Upstate 9/11 memorial vandalized with ‘Taliban’ graffiti

U.S. 09/13/21, 18:04

A structure dedicated to thousands of lives lost in the nation's deadliest terrorist attack was defaced on Sept. 11. Mourning South Carolinians were shocked to find the Greenville 9/11 memorial covered in graffiti. The words "Taliban" were spray painted on a pair of granite slabs, resembling the World Trade Center's Twin ...

Prominent South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh shot in head says report

U.S. 09/05/21, 21:50

Authorities are investigating exactly how a well-known legal personality was shot on Sept. 4. The gun attack came just months after two immediate family members were mysteriously shot dead at their huge estate. South Carolina Law Enforcement (SLED) confirmed Alex Murdaugh was shot in the head after his vehicle broke down ...

Mother and son of prominent South Carolina family discovered shot to death

U.S. 06/12/21, 17:45

A mother and son from one of South Carolina's most prominent families were found shot to death on their family’s land this week, police reported. Maggie Murdaugh and her son Paul (middle) were both found shot dead. (Facebook) According to a statement from the sheriff's office, deputies in Colleton County discovered the ...

South Carolina to employ firing squads for capital punishment

U.S. 05/19/21, 02:15

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has signed into law a bill that determines how the death sentence is delivered in his state. Under this new reform, firing squads are now a part of the execution methods used on death row inmates in South Carolina, which previously only included lethal injection as ...

Lara Trump acclaimed as North Carolina senator and she’s not even running for office

U.S. 04/14/21, 15:56

According to a poll, Lara Trump, the daughter-in-law of former President Donald Trump, obtained a double-digit superiority as possible senator of North Carolina against her immediate opponent, even without running for the position. The results show Lara Trump's favorability at 32.4% against the eight primary candidates, according to The Hill's April ...

Mark Sanford drops GOP presidential primary challenge to President Trump

U.S. 11/12/19, 15:11

Mark Sanford suspended his challenge to President Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday, saying the focus on impeachment has made it difficult for his campaign to gain traction. "You've got to be a realist," Sanford said outside the New Hampshire statehouse. "What I did not anticipate is an ...

Sen. Lindsey Graham posts record $3.29M fundraising haul

Politics 10/15/19, 14:17

South Carolina's Lindsey Graham has posted what his campaign says is a record-setting fundraising haul as he seeks a fourth term in the U.S. Senate. Graham's $3.29 million raised in the third quarter of this year is the most raised in a single quarter by any candidate in South Carolina's history, ...

Trey Gowdy returns as Trump defender: ‘A super smart thing’

Politics 10/10/19, 16:59

Trey Gowdy, the Republican congressman from South Carolina, retired from office last year, declaring his skills are better used "in a courtroom than in Congress." Now he's coming back for impeachment. A former prosecutor who led the House investigation into the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, Gowdy is poised to join President ...

Hurrican Dorian reaches the coast of South Carolina with Category 2 wind speeds

U.S. 09/04/19, 19:40

Hurricane Dorian has moved within approximately 130 miles south of Charleston, South Carolina, as of 7:00 p.m. Wednesday evening, Sept. 4, bringing the threat of high storm surge and flooding to the low-lying coastal areas of Georgia and South Carolina.  The National Hurricane Center is warning that storm surge along the ...

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