The push to start drilling in the Atlantic Ocean is gaining momentum and dividing people along the grand coast of South Carolina, where some local leaders fear what it could mean for tourism.
An expedition is heading out this week to recover the remaining gold from a sunken 19th-century steamship that yielded an estimated $50 million a quarter century ago before legal challenges shut down the recovery.
Chief Skip Holbrook told City Council on Tuesday he needs to fill jobs quickly that extend from a deputy chief, three captains and a crime scene specialist to street officers and a business license/zoning inspector who also is an police officer.
AT DAWN STALEY’S introduction as the South Carolina women’s basketball coach in May 2008, there existed almost as much stir about her annual salary as her coaching skills.
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A judge removed a taxpayer-funded public defender from a double-murder suspect Tuesday because the suspect has more than $600,000 in a retirement account.