A failing heating and cooling system at the University of South Carolina Aiken has contributed to mold problems and high electricity bills. Borrowing could help fix that but some S.C. lawmakers are skeptical.
Joe Houston and his nephew Scott Houston, both of Chester, successfully hunted a 12-foot, 5-inch, 620-pound alligator near the South Carolina coast. They had to use a crossbow, harpoons and a gun to finish the hunt, which took an hour and 45 minutes, before they were able to get the alligator in the boat. Joe Houston is having the meat processed and having the head and other parts mounted.
The Richland County Sheriff's Department on Oct. 16, 2017, unveiled a policy that trains deputies to better recognize students with emotional, mental or intellectual disabilities and assess during an incident whether a student poses a threat to their own safety or the safety of those around them.