Austin police say that a suspect in the package bombings that have terrorized the city this month has died after detonating an explosive device as SWAT team members closed in on him near Interstate 35 on Wednesday.
Intersate 26 in South Carolina is planned to be widened from Irmo to Little Mountain, according to the S.C. Department of Transportation. Construction will start in 2020. Officials are seeking public input.
Correctional officers at Lee Correctional Institution make up to $1,600 less than the national average. Their low pay is tied to high turnover and a high number of vacancies at the institution and throughout South Carolina Department of Corrections.