Grayson Lee was 19 when she died on a S.C. road in 2014, one of more than 4,500 people killed on the state’s roads since 2011. Hundreds of those deaths, including possibly Grayson’s, could have been prevented if the state spent more to make its roads and bridges safer. State officials say they know how to make roads safer. But, they add, they don’t have the money.
State Rep. Mia McLeod called Monday for the resignation of the Richland County Recreation Commission’s embattled executive director and five board members “who support him.” The Richland Democrat said their resignations are necessary to regain the public’s trust amid ongoing state and federal law enforcement investigations into corruption at the office, and given civil lawsuits accusing director James Brown III of sexual harassment and other improper behavior.
Charlotte-based Campus Pride, one of the nation’s leading advocates for LGBT college students, released its annual Shame List Monday, highlighting “The Absolute Worst Campuses for LGBTQ Youth.” Eight Carolinas colleges are on it.
Democratic 1st District candidate Dimitri Cherny says humankind needs a backup plan should NASA scientists discover an object barreling toward Earth, bringing annihilation with it. U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford’s general election opponent suggests using the United State’s defense spending to work on finding ‘Planet B,’ in case climate change or an incoming asteroid threaten life as we know it.
Christian groups have recently been putting more time and resources into addressing racism, with the issue at the forefront because of police shootings of black men and the Black Lives Matter movement.
Democrats eye House seats amid Clinton Foundation scrutiny. Republicans continue debate prep while GOP insiders worry Donald Trump is out of time. Voting starts in a month -- and neither party is taking it lightly.
US Rep Jim Clyburn asked the SC Transportation Department to spend $21 million in surplus revenue on projects he picked out in his district instead of DOT priorities, and the Commission said yes. For that waste of money, blame the commission -- and the legislators who appointed commissioners.
An unofficial student group at Clemson University has rankled some by inviting alt-right conservative provocateur and Breitbart.com tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos to speak at the school during an event called "Make Clemson Great Again."
The S.C. Department of Revenue collected $178 million last year for unpaid debts that Palmetto State residents they owed to another state agency or a local government. That amount, collected through two programs, is $17.1 million more than the agency collected in the previous fiscal year.
Nearly no one has a positive opinion of both major presidential candidates, and unusually high numbers of people view both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump unfavorably, says a new Monmouth University poll
Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate Deborah Ross of Raleigh, N.C., is hoping to highlight political ethics as polls show a tightening race against incumbent U.S. Sen. Richard Burr. Her campaign is criticizing a past Burr vote on insider trading prohibitions and pushing her call to undo Citizens United.
The disgraced ex-congressman, who is married to the vice chairwoman of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, has reportedly been sexting a Donald Trump supporter, even sending a suggestive picture with his toddler son in bed with him. Huma Abedin announced she was leaving him on Monday.