Richland County sheriff terminates deputy involved in school altercation
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announced Wednesday that Deputy Ben Fields is being terminated from the department for the circumstances surrounding the arrest of a student at Spring Valley High School.
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.
Former First Lady Barbara Bush died on April 17 just days after she announced that she would stop receiving treatment for her failing health. She’s the second woman to be both wife and mother of a U.S. president.