Political scientists from the College of Charleston, Francis Marion University and York Technical College assess who won and who lost the May 24, 2018, S.C. Democratic debate for governor: Phil Noble, James Smith, or Marguerite Willis.
The three Democratic candidates for S.C. governor faced each other in their first statewide televised debate on Thursday, May 24, 2018. With three weeks to go until the primary election on June 12, here's what happened at Clemson University
Former NASCAR driver and current Indy driver Danica Patrick revealed new details about how she met beau Aaron Rodgers, the star quarterback for NFL's Green Bay Packers, at the 2012 ESPYs. She spoke on "The Jenny McCarthy Show."
A man who worked as a caregiver at an Alzheimer's Care Center and private residence pleaded guilty to financial crimes, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for preying on elderly and disabled patients, Lexington County, SC, prosecutor says.
California billionaire Tom Steyer stopped in Columbia May 23, 2018, as part of his multistate tour urging voters to sign onto his "Need to Impeach" President Donald Trump campaign. In 2016, Trump won with 55 percent of the vote in S.C.
At Clemson University on Wednesday, SC Gov. Henry McMaster took on his four GOP primary challengers for the first time. The incumbent Republican came in for some criticism during the debate but emerged largely unscathed.
A black bear on the beach in the Outer Banks town of Duck on Thursday joined men-of-war, copperheads and sharks as the latest threat from the wild to beachgoers along the Carolinas coast. Keep your children and pets inside, Duck advised.
A Beaufort County SC jury found Isaiah Gadson guilty of the 1980 murder of David Krulewicz and rape of Krulewicz's 15-year-old girlfriend. The case is one of the county's oldest. DNA found on victim's underwear linked Gadson to the scene.
Former NC Senator Eddie Goodall decided 13 years ago not to have prostate cancer surgery. Now the cancer has spread through his bones. He says he has no regrets but plenty of advice, as controversy over screening continues.
A former doctor who put an abortion pill into his girlfriend's tea when she was 17 weeks pregnant to cause her to have a miscarriage was sentenced to 20 years in prison but will serve only three years after she asked the court for leniency.
Columbia SC Mayor Steve Benjamin bought dinner for his fellow American Airlines passengers during a long flight delay on May 22, 2018. Benjamin recently took on the role of president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
After expected Democratic frontrunner Archie Parnell was accused of physically abusing his then-wife in the 1970s, his opponents in the Democratic primary for South Carolina's fifth Congressional District race may see a boost to their campaigns. The Democrats are looking to unseat GOP incumbent Ralph Norman, who defeated Parnell by just 3 percentage points in a recent special election.
A man accused of supplying firearms, silencers to serial killer Todd Kohlhepp pleaded guilty to all counts of gun charges in Greenville, SC. When Kohlhepp was arrested, he had 29 guns given to him by the man to whom he confessed murder.
A Lancaster, South Carolina, man was sentenced to 40 years in prison on Thursday, May 24, 2018, after a jury found him guilty of sex crimes against a child. David Matthew Carter committed the crimes against a single victim from 2011 to 2016 when he was arrested, prosecutors said.
The city of Columbia could eliminate the 400-foot spacing law between bars in the Capital City. The move would kill a lawsuit filed by a Five Points retailer and attorney Dick Harpootlian against four bars in the entertainment district.