‘He never let us down:’ Rep. Neal remembered as champion for voiceless

State Rep. Joe Neal was remembered Monday as a man who wore many hats but remained true to God, himself and the “underdogs” that he represented at the State House. More than 2,000 filled the pews of Columbia’s First Nazareth Baptist Church to mourn the pastor and Richland Democrat who died unexpectedly at 66 last Tuesday.

This business-friendly bill is friendly to some businesses — but not most

For years, businesses have complained about the hassle of local business license taxes: separate forms to fill out in every jurisdiction, with different deadlines and different bookkeeping requirements everywhere they do business. Finally, a bill in the House would standardize all that — and do a whole lot more.

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Gamecocks Frank Martin reacts to a question about politics

University of South Carolina Head Coach Frank Martin reacts to a hypothetical question about going to the White House after winning the National Championship.
Gamecocks Frank Martin reacts to a question about politics 3:31

Gamecocks Frank Martin reacts to a question about politics

Apartment fire off Garners Ferry Road 0:48

Apartment fire off Garners Ferry Road

USC's Frank Martin previews Florida Gators vs. Gamecocks matchup 2:56

USC's Frank Martin previews Florida Gators vs. Gamecocks matchup

Frank Martin on criticisms of the State of South Carolina 0:56

Frank Martin on criticisms of the State of South Carolina