South Carolina is one of the best places for military retirees, according to a WalletHub study. The state clenched No. 5 on the list, which measured economic environment, quality of life and health care.
Mooreville-based Lowe's has named former J.C. Penney CEO Marvin Ellison its new president and CEO, effective July 2. He succeeds Robert Niblock, who announced his plans to step down as chief executive in late March 2018.
An 18-year-old Clemson freshman who was hiking with friends was swept away over a 400-foot Whitewater River waterfall, the Oconee County Emergency Services says. The coroner identified her as Anna McCall Mimms of Seneca, South Carolina.
Records from his 1974 divorce reveal that Sumter Democrat Archie Parnell, who is campaigning to unseat Ralph Norman in South Carolina's 5th Congressional District, physically abused his wife in 1973, causing her to fear for her life.
The median pay for CEOs at Charlotte's 24 largest publicly traded companies in 2017 totaled $5.9 million, down 11 percent from 2016. Doug Lebda, CEO of LendingTree, made the most, with $59.6 million. Perks stayed generous, including use of the corporate jet.
A child was hospitalized after being bitten by a shark in waters off an Isle of Palms, SC, beach, according to Charleston County emergency officials. This is the second week in a row a child has been bitten by shark off South Carolina.
Eighteen protestors were arrested near the S.C. State House Monday, May 21, 2018, after blocking the intersection of Main and Lady streets in downtown Columbia. The protest was part of the national revival of the Poor People's Campaign.
Amtrak has stopped paying the medical bills for people injured in the Feb. 4 crash in Cayce, SC, that killed two and injured more than 100. An Amtrak passenger train collided with a CSX freight train. The NTSB blamed human error.
Charleston businessman Phil Noble says he's confident he will win the June 12 Democratic primary — a three-way race with state Rep. James Smith, D-Richland, and Florence attorney Marguerite Willis. But a critic says he is "a gadfly."
A Midlands power company with some of the state's highest electricity rates is embroiled in controversy after its part-time board members gave themselves high pay and benefits, and worked to defeat proposals to rein in their compensation.
An Anderson, SC man was bitten twice in the hand by rattlesnake after it fell from a tree and into the kayak he was in on the Edisto River in Colleton County. After the man was rushed to the hospital, he was airlifted to MUSC in Charleston.
The father of one of the escaped inmates from Orangeburg County Detention Center helped his son before he was caught. Now both will be behind bars as Hoyte Boltin has also been taken into custody, the sheriff's department said.
Public Service Commission allows Carolina Water to charge its customers its legal costs in a lawsuit that it lost for polluting the Saluda River. Decision gives utilities "a green light" to violate law and bill customers, regulator says.
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