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South Carolina man dubbed "the fastest deer skinner around"

David Soto has become an internet sensation for having the rare ability to skin a deer in minutes. David works in Dalzell, S.C. at peach Orchard Processing, where they sell a knife named after him, "the Davide Blade." Videos of him skinning deer have attracted millions of viewers on outdoors websites. WARNING: This video contains graphic content.

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Chronic wasting disease and South Carolina's deer herd

Chronic wasting disease is a transmissible spongiform encephalopathy of white-tailed deer. It is referred to as the mad cow disease of deer. DNR wildlife biologist Charles Ruth talks about the disease and how it affects the South Carolina deer herd. Video by Matt Walsh, footage submitted by DNR

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How the flood of 2015 changed the lives of children in Columbia

17 people died in the October 2015 South Carolina flood. Hundreds of families were displaced while their homes were torn down and rebuilt after being flooded or inundated with mold in the wake of the storm. University of South Carolina professor Patrice Franz Penney explains how the traumatic events of the storm affected children 1 year later.

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Family wants closure a year after 2015 flood death

It took two days to recover Sampson "Twon" Pringle’s body after he was swept away by flood waters in October 2015. Firefighters found him in Cary Lake, just downstream from where his truck broke down. Pringle left behind Smith, two daughters, his mother and two sisters.

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Nature programs keep shining at Huntington Beach State Park

Seven nature programs at Huntington Beach State Park will continue through the rest of summer – including “Crabbing,” “Coastal Birding,” and “Coastal Kayaking” – in the aftermath of the lightning-stoked blaze that demolished the nature center on July 20. This means the show will go on to continue educating the public about the abundance of wildlife at the park, on U.S. 17, between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, across the road from Brookgreen Gardens.

Environment

Staying safe in the heat

Some parts of the country are seeing dangerously high temperatures and as the mercury rises, so does the risk of heat-related illness. An emergency department doctor has tips on how to stay safe in the heat. Credit: The Cleveland Clinic

Videos

What it's like to be up close with great white shark Miss Carolina

Ever wondered what it's like to get up close and personal with a great white shark? This video of Chip Michalove tagging a great white shark off Hilton Head Island in January 2017 will take you there.
Chip Michalove
What it's like to be up close with great white shark Miss Carolina 0:30

What it's like to be up close with great white shark Miss Carolina

South Carolina man dubbed 2:13

South Carolina man dubbed "the fastest deer skinner around"

Hog Wild: Hogs hunted for killing sea turtles on deserted S.C. island 2:31

Hog Wild: Hogs hunted for killing sea turtles on deserted S.C. island

Coyote powerball: how coyote bounty program affects the deer population 2:52

Coyote powerball: how coyote bounty program affects the deer population