Former SC Transportation Department official John Hardee was arrested, charged with hiring a prostitute and thrown into jail. Hardee was previously accused of taking bribes and pleaded guilty to evidence tampering.
The South Carolina Department of Corrections fails to provide basic medical care to all inmates in its 21 prisons, lawsuits and inmates say. The results: a baby’s death, blindness, misdiagnoses — and questions about how taxpayers’ dollars are being spent.
Nestled in downtown Columbia, the University of South Carolina is a vibrant part of the culture of the capital city. As more than 25,000 undergraduate students prepare to start the 2019/20 school year, they bring a energy to the city each August.