A clerk at a Greenville convenience store gave a woman the wrong scratch-off ticket from the SC Lottery, but she played the game anyway and won a $250,000 jackpot, which she plans to give to her church.
An Orangeburg, South Carolina, woman is asking for help finding her missing exotic pet, an African serval, that looks like a jungle cat found in a zoo. She says Noah is harmless and asks anyone who sees him not to shoot him.
South Carolina is one of 5 Southeastern states participating in Operation Southern Shield, a push focused on speeding, distracted driving, seat belt violations, joining Georgia, Florida, Tennessee and Alabama.
The South Carolina Education Lottery generated a record $435 million for education, officials said Monday. The funds are primarily used to fund HOPE, LIFE and Palmetto Fellows scholarships available to graduating seniors.
Georgia man Juan Manual Pantoja Negrete drowned swimming with family Sunday at Calhoun Falls State Park in South Carolina, the Abbeville County coroner said. He was missing for 30 minutes before his body was found.
Maurice’s Piggy Park BBQ closes location in northeast Columbia. The Two Notch road restaurant, across from Sesquicentennial Park, sold to a car dealership. O’Neil Court and Clemson Road locations to remain open.
A Rock Hill, South Carolina, teen was charged with vandalism Friday, after pouring cooking oil on the floor of a skating rink, police said. The teen told police he “though it would be funny,” police said.
An irate customer in the drive-thru at a Spartanburg, SC, Wendy’s kicked and mooned the car in front of her, according to police. Another suspect was yelling profanities at the couple in the car, police say.
After a controversial meeting between Russian President Putin and President Trump, S.C. Sen Lindsey Graham sounded off when Trump refused to say whether he sided with Putin or his own intelligence communities on 2016 election meddling.
A woman was arrested in Spartanburg County Sunday after trying to sneak methamphetamine into a South Carolina prison by putting it in her vagina. Christy Curtis tried to bring 80 grams of the drug into Tyger River Correctional Institution.
Columbia attorney John Meadors submitted 13,461 signatures Monday to the S.C. Election Commission, seeking to run as a petition candidate for the 5th Circuit solicitor’s post in November vs. Democrat Bryan Gipson.
A Columbia man walked away a quarter-million dollars richer after playing the lottery Monday, according to a S.C. Education Lottery statement. The man, who chose to remain unidentified, won $250,000 playing the Win Big! game.
The University of South Carolina will continue to use race as a factor in its admissions processes, despite new guidance from the Trump administration calling for a return to the race-neutral admissions approach the Bush administration adopted.
Jacksonville, Fla.-based Willie Jewell’s Old School Bar-B-Q restaurant will be opening in Lexington in the Saluda Pointe shopping center in the space formerly occupied by Barberitos Southwestern Grille and Cantina.
The Midlands are full of restaurants where you can get a good hot dog. Here are four area restaurants where you can get the dog of your choice when you celebrate National Hot Dog Day this year on Wednesday, July 18.
South Carolina has fallen behind nine other states throughout the country in higher education funding since the Great Recession, according to a new report from the nationwide union American Federation for Teachers.
Susan Alford retired Monday as director of the embattled S.C. Department of Social Services. In 2015, Alford was named to head the troubled agency by then-Gov. Nikki Haley after its previous director resigned.
Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers will open its third Midlands area location Tuesday, July 17, at 10611 Broad River Rd. in Irmo. The new restaurant joins two other Freddy’s locations on Sunset Boulevard and Killian Road.
Lake City, SC, resident Darla Moore is one of ten women featured in Garden & Gun magazine’s August/September 2018 cover story. As “The Philanthropist,” Moore describes her upbringing, financial career and philanthropic drive.
A 77-year-old Kershaw County, SC, man died of heat exposure while cutting trails for a new four-wheeler, according to the county coroner’s office. The death happened Tuesday, July 10, 2018 in the Camden area.