Manatees love the warm waters surrounding the Carolinas in the summer — and frequently show up around Hilton Head Island. But it's illegal to feed, water, touch or otherwise harass the gentle giants — and violators could pay a heavy price.
A resident of the Washington Heights neighborhood of Columbia talk about a string of fires in the neighborhood in early June. The fires resulted in the death of a 68-year-old woman. Columbia fire officials say the fires suspicious and may be related.
Gov. Henry McMaster and John Warren vowed to protect South Carolina's tourism industry from offshore drilling but declined to directly answer questions about climate change during the debate June 20 ahead of the runoff election.