Update: Hollings’ body arrives at South Carolina Capitol

U.S. 04/15/19, 09:17

The Latest on the funeral of Ernest 'Fritz' Hollings (all times local):10:15 a.m.The body of Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings has arrived at the South Carolina Statehouse, where mourners are paying their respects to the former South Carolina governor and longtime ...

SC senator questions benefits analysis of Panthers HQ move

Football 04/10/19, 16:19

A state senator said Wednesday he still isn't convinced an economic incentive bill meant to lure the NFL's Carolina Panthers practice fields and team headquarters to South Carolina is a worthwhile deal for taxpayers.Democratic state Sen. Dick Harpootlian of Columbia ...

Exclusive: Foster agency sued for turning down Catholic

U.S. 02/15/19, 12:06

A Catholic mother accuses a federally funded South Carolina foster agency of not working with her because she's "not the right kind of Christian," her lawyers say.In a federal lawsuit filed Friday, Aimee Maddonna challenges a waiver granted earlier this ...

SC gov State of State hits on familiar education, tax themes

U.S. 01/23/19, 20:22

Gov. Henry McMaster's vision for South Carolina laid out Wednesday in the State of the State address was the continuation of his themes of education reform, tax relief and environmental protection he has been preaching since starting his first full ...

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster sworn into office

Politics 01/09/19, 12:57

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster took the oath of office Wednesday for his first full term, the culmination of years of work to win the office in his own right. McMaster has held the office since early 2017, when the then-lieutenant ...

Update: McMaster promises economic prosperity for SC

Business 01/09/19, 12:29

The Latest on Gov. Henry McMaster's inauguration (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Gov. Henry McMaster promised to keep recruiting businesses to South Carolina and lower taxes in his inaugural speech. McMaster used several sports metaphors during Wednesday speech after he took the oath ...

McMaster creates broad group to solve SC flooding problems

Business 12/20/18, 14:29

Gov. Henry McMaster isn't taking three once-in-a-lifetime floods in South Carolina in four years lightly.He created a commission of dozens of government officials, business leaders and academic experts and told them their job is to solve the problems for generations ...

South Carolina ups its relief request for Hurricane Florence

U.S. 12/08/18, 20:09

South Carolina's congressional delegation will be able to ask for more funds to provide relief following Hurricane Florence, thanks to a move by the state's governor.In a letter obtained Saturday by The Associated Press, Gov. Henry McMaster told U.S. Rep. ...

South Carolina gov hopefuls clash in 1st of 2 debates

Politics 10/17/18, 23:05

With less than three weeks until Election Day, the men vying to be South Carolina's next governor got a chance Wednesday to begin drawing their final contrasts as voters prepare to decide between them.The debate in Florence is the first ...

S. Carolina gov spots men on flooded road, summons rescue

U.S. 09/17/18, 23:53

CHERAW, S.C. (AP) — As South Carolina continues its wait to see how the rains of Florence will impact the state's low-lying communities, Gov. Henry McMaster's flight over soggy parts of the state Monday turned from an observation trip to ...

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