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.
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.
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.
Clemson President Jim Clements and University of South Carolina President Harris Pastides are among the country’s top 50 highest paid university presidents according to a report from Chronicle of Higher Education.
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.
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.
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.
Even after he lost a SC primary thanks in part to the opposition of President Donald Trump, U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford is teaming up with other congressmen to challenge Trump’s tariff policy. Trump would not be able to impose tariffs without Congress’s review.
S.C. lawmakers aim to pass a bond bill in 2019 to address years of deferred maintenance at the state’s buildings and colleges. But Gov. Henry McMaster could veto the borrowing if he wins a new term in November.
Crime and bad behavior unfold in Richland County Magistrate Court. Drug sells, thefts, and other crimes unfold in preliminary hearings while neighbors battle in a suit over a dog attack incident. Also, a magistrate judge tells his story
President Trump’s choice to be the next associate justice on the Supreme Court was tasked with deciding the fate of the controversial S.C. voter ID law in 2012. Brett Kavanaugh ruled on the law while a judge.
After vetoing $16 million for health care, a move aimed at defunding Planned Parenthood, Gov. Henry McMaster orders S.C.’s health agency to use leftover money to cover the health care costs of low-income South Carolinians.
SCANA said Friday it would launch its own investigation into whether its board and top executives mismanaged a failed nuclear construction project. It has added two new board members to conduct the inquiry.
Days after a man was shot and killed in Swansea near the Lexington County airport, deputies believe they have identified the shooter. Investigators are searching for Charlie Don Robinson III in connection with the shooting Wednesday night.
Richland County, SC, sheriff’s deputy Kevin Lawrence is leaving the hit A&E show ‘Live PD.’ Lawrence, who has been a favorite on the show for much of its two seasons, was promoted to the department’s criminal investigations division.
Money to protect S.C. land has been cut while questioning state lawmakers watch the S.C. Conservation Bank. The bank has saved hundreds of thousands of acres from development, but has been under fire for how it has handled money.
S.C.’s highway fatality rate is higher than in Georgia. A lawmaker thinks part of the solution to lowering that death toll is stopping S.C. drivers — like Georgia has — from using their cellphones, cutting down on distracted driving.