SC Dems want to ditch Jefferson, Jackson for inflicting 'historic pain'

S.C. Democrats are divided over a decision by their leaders to drop the party’s founders from the name of the Democrats’ annual fundraiser. Critics say the change is unnecessary and discounts the achievements of former Presidents Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson. Supporters say the S.C. Democratic Party must change with the times.

Editorial: Payback that makes us all proud

We’re sure the University of South Carolina, its fans and every South Carolinian would have preferred to never pay back LSU for what that school did after October’s floods here. Unfortunately, we got a chance to repay the favor just this month, and we responded in kind. The payback was heartwarming, bringing tears to more than one Louisianan.

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USC commit Eric Douglas 'can't wait to win state, SEC championships'

Q&A with Mallard Creek (NC) High offensive lineman Eric Douglas, who is committed to the South Carolina Gamecocks football team for the 2017 class.
USC commit Eric Douglas 'can't wait to win state, SEC championships' 3:27

USC commit Eric Douglas 'can't wait to win state, SEC championships'

Obama declares land from Burt's Bees co-founder a national monument 0:53

Obama declares land from Burt's Bees co-founder a national monument

Behind Baby Joe: Beaufort 5 month old to undergo third heart surgery 1:10

Behind Baby Joe: Beaufort 5 month old to undergo third heart surgery

How the cinnamon rolls are made 0:32

How the cinnamon rolls are made