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South Carolina Legislature working for Shorter Sessions

The Associated Press is reporting that both chambers of the South Carolina Legislature are taking a break the week after Easter, and the House is taking two additional weeks off. House Speaker Jay Lucas said Wednesday the House won’t meet the week leading up to the state’s Republican presidential primary on Feb. 20. The House […]

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Authorities release more information about home invasion

The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office needs help finding two men in connection with a home invasion and burglary Wednesday. The sheriff’s office says in a news release that deputies were called out to the home of an older couple on Cureton Taylor Drive in the northern end of the county about 8:30 p.m. The wife […]

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Clemson Student Death Lawsuits Consolidated

A judge has consolidated two lawsuits that were filed after a Clemson University student was found dead in Lake Hartwell more than a year ago. The Greenville News reported that Circuit Judge Robin Stilwell said consolidating the two lawsuits filed by Tucker Hipps’ family would be more efficient and convenient for the court. Hipps’s body […]

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Lancaster Man Sentenced in Sexual Assault Cases

A Lancaster man will spend 11 years in prison for three sexual assaults against women he knew from 2010 and 2011,according to state prosecutors. Nicholas Blake Rallings, 25, pleaded guilty Monday under an Alford plea. Rallings pleaded guilty to one count of assault and battery and two counts of criminal sexual conduct according to published […]

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Clover Cell Tower Lawsuit Filed by Citizens Against City

A lawsuit was filed Tuesday by opponents of a proposed cell tower in Clover against the town and its zoning board’s decision in the matter. The pending lawsuit temporarily puts a stop to any potential construction until a judge rules on the suit – which could take months. The filing says that because the zoning […]

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State Roads Bill Stalls… Again in Legislature

After trying to “fast track” a roads bill to the Senate floor, state senators are now hitting the brakes on a plan to get more money to South Carolina’s highways. Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman told the Finance Committee on Tuesday he wants to bring in the Department of Transportation and the state Infrastructure […]

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Emanuel AME Church has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Nine members of the congregation were slain by a self-avowed white supremacist in June 2015. In a response that stunned many, church members told accused killer Dylann Roof that they forgave them. Thornton Township, Ill., supervisor Frank Zuccarelli and other politicians, including U.S. […]

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