South Carolina

Build the Death Star and Other White House Petitions Doomed From the Start

December 22, 2012, 10:24 pm

Despite the general serious tone of petitions on the White House “We the People” site, some are a little more offbeat.

Republican Sen. Jim DeMint Resigns for New Job

December 6, 2012, 9:47 pm

Jim DeMint, a Republican senator from South Carolina, announced Thursday that he would resign next month to head the conservative Heritage Foundation think tank.

Georgia Man Posed as Doctor for 6 Months

August 26, 2012, 10:41 pm

A Georgia man pretended to be a doctor for six months and treated as many as 500 patients at five senior citizens care facilities.

Saluda Shoals River: Hidden Beauties of the South

March 12, 2012, 3:11 am

Columbia, S.C-On a mild flowing day, the Saluda Shoals River can soothe the senses with sounds of fresh water softly rushing over rocks.

Gingrich Win Extends GOP Primary Battle

January 22, 2012, 11:35 pm

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has won the South Carolina primary, opening the GOP to a protracted race for the presidential candidate campaign.

South Carolina Concerned Over Big Retail Development in City

December 28, 2011, 8:32 pm

An old ballpark owned by the city in downtown Columbia, was almost sold to Bright-Meyers, a development company best known for selling retail space to Wal-Mart.

Federal Judge Backs S.C. No-Camping Rule

December 23, 2011, 3:30 am

A federal judge on Thursday backed an emergency regulation passed earlier this week by South Carolina’s Budget and Control Board (BCB), ruling that Occupy Columbia [...]

Hidden Beauties of the South: Lake Murray

December 20, 2011, 2:50 pm

Lake Murray is a short drive from Columbia, S.C. and borders three towns: Lexington, Chapin, and Irmo. The lake is a gem, surrounded by tall pine trees, green land, red clay, [...]

Massachusetts Woman Reels in 13-Foot-Long Alligator

September 18, 2010, 1:14 am

A 900-pound gator was caught in South Carolina by a Massachusetts woman using her fishing pole.

Mike Kirkham, MMA Rookie, Dies After First Pro Match

June 28, 2010, 10:36 pm

Mixed martial arts fighter Michael Kirkham died Monday after complications from injuries received during his first professional MMA fighting competition in South Carolina.

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