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The Confederate Flag Officially Comes Down

Columbia- The Confederate Battle Flag has officially been removed from the South Carolina State House Grounds. The flag was lowered at approximately 10:13a as a South Carolina honor guard carefully removed and presented it to be moved to the Confederate Museum and Relic Room. Our own Andrew Kiel was live. Hear the event unfold live […]

Charleston shooter ‘was big into segregation and other stuff,’ roommate says

9 people were shot and killed during a prayer service at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC.

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Lowcountry taxpayers foot the bill for city parties

Government workers in the Low country did some holiday partying on the taxpayers’ dime. The City of Charleston spent more than $10,000 on various holiday parties, Dorchester County spent more than $7,000 while the City of North Charleston spent $1,700 in taxpayer money. Lawmakers like Mayor Keith Summey defended the spending, calling it a gesture […]

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Fiber optics manufacturer to expand Spartanburg County facility

AFL, a Japanese-owned company that makes fiber optic products and equipment, announced Wednesday that it will expand its operations in Spartanburg County. The $8.6 million investment is expected to create 95 new jobs over the next two years. AFL&#821…

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Air defense exercises conducted over some parts of the state

The South Carolina Air National Guard is conducting air defense exercises Thursday near Anderson, Florence, and Greer. Guard spokesman Staff Master Sgt. Edward Snyder explains that the exercises are to ensure protection against airborne attacks. “Bas…

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Charleston man charged with murdering adoptive mother

Charleston Police have charged a 21-year-old man with the murder of his adoptive mother. Walker Wayne Pinkleton has been charged with the murder of 59-year-old Patricia Walker. Pinkleton had been charged with grand larceny earlier this week after au…

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Seneca man accused of killing 7-month-old niece

A Seneca man has been charged in the death of his 7-month-old niece. Oconee County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 26-year-old McKenzie Turner and have charged him with murder by child abuse. EMS was called to Turner’s home in Seneca early Sunday morni…

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