Westinghouse and state regulators explained to lower Richland residents why the company’s Bluff Road nuclear fuel factory leaked uranium into the ground recently. Private well pollution has not been documented yet.
The SC race for governor needs to be about improving education, ethics, accountability and the economy in South Carolina, not about Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton or any federal issue, over which governors have no control.
South Carolina is struggling to fill all its classrooms with qualified teachers because the state doesn’t pay them enough, doesn’t given them the autonomy to do their job and doesn’t prepare them well enough.
S.C. schools Superintendent Molly Spearman, R-Saluda, has declared a second state of emergency since 2017 for the Allendale County School District, citing “numerous” travel requests made by its school board.
Voters in the Columbia area will decide on party nominees for a new S.C. senator Tuesday, as Democrats and Republicans in Richland and Lexington decide their nominees to represent them in the state Senate.
South Carolina head football coach Will Muschamp came to the defense of Maryland football coach DJ Durkin this weekend. Since that time, Durkin has been placed on administrative leave and Muschamp’s comments have been criticized by Paul Finebaum.
The Outlets at Southern Commons, along the 12th Street Extension and Saxe Gotha Drive in Cayce, SC, is back on track. Once planned solely as a retail outlet center, new plans envision dining, entertainment, residential options.
Prisoner advocacy groups are calling for a national protest in response to the April riot at SC’s Lee Correctional. Jailhouse Lawyers Speak and the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee are pushing for better conditions.
Utility work will affect inbound traffic on Bull Street near SC 277 in downtown Columbia, SC, beginning Aug. 13, 2018, and lasting for roughly 30 days, according to city officials. The work will upgrade stormwater infrastructure.
A 45-year-old was killed in what BMW called “an accidental death,” at one of its paint shops in Spartanburg, SC, a contractor was fined $6,975 by OSHA. That’s less than one tenth the average cost of a new BMW.
After comparing cost and health care accessibility, financial site Wallethub found South Carolina is one of the worst places in the U.S. to have a baby. The state was ranked 49th overall, only beating Alabama and Mississippi.
The Richland County, SC, coroner on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, identified a man who was fatally struck by a vehicle on the 1200 block of Averyt Avenue in Columbia on Aug. 11. Columbia police are investigating.
Crews recovered a body in the Anderson County, SC, area of Lake Hartwell on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, one day after a boat was found with its engine running and a dog and cellphone on board but no boater.
South Carolina quarterbacks Jake Bentley and Michael Scarnecchia have been encouraged by Gamecocks offensive coordinator Bryan McClendon and quarterbacks coach Dan Werner to throw more deep passes this season.
Clemson football quarterback Kelly Bryant has taken his game to another level as he competes with Trevor Lawrence and Chase Brice for the starting job. Tigers coach Dabo Swinney said Bryant is playing the best football of his career.
Repticon’s Columbia wildlife show features venomous snake sales in a state with few restrictions on the practice. The show is an attraction for poisonous snake enthusiasts. The event is Repticon’s largest in SC
South Carolina Gamecocks football coach Will Muschamp said he’s optimistic on his team’s appeal to let Clemson transfer Josh Belk play immediately and plans to appeal for Southern Cal transfer Jamel Cook.