Midlands area charities are celebrating a banner year of fundraising in the second Midlands Give campaign. Unofficial totals for the 24-hour online fundraiser that begin at midnight Tuesday had topped $1.5 million by midnight Wednesday, more than doubling the $704,932 raised during last year’s inaugural effort.
All but one S.C. lawmaker voted to oust S.C. State University’s trustees, but the board of the financially troubled school remains in place because legislators cannot agree on the number of interim trustees who should oversee the school or who should appoint them.
The transfers of Demetrius Henry, Shamiek Sheppard and Reggie Theus raises the number of departures from last year’s 17-16 men’s basketball team to five. The Gamecocks have a four-man class committed and have room to add one more scholarship player. A look at the 2015-16 roster: