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Charleston Shooter Hearing To Be Held Tuesday

A federal judge is holding a hearing today on the status of the trial of Dylann Roof who faces dozens of federal charges in the slaying of nine parishioners at Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church. Setting the trial date is expected to be one of the issues discussed today in federal court in Charleston. In October, […]

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SLED Invites Public Comments For Accreditation

South Carolina’s top police agency is offering the public an opportunity to weigh in as part of its accreditation process. The State Law Enforcement Division is holding a public information session on Tuesday at 5 p.m. at the South Carolina Sheriff’s Association in Columbia. People are invited to say what they think about SLED as […]

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Clover Man Arrested Firing B-B Gun In Parking Lot

A 20-year-old Clover man was arrested by York police officers at gunpoint after he purchased a new B-B gun, then took it out and test fired it multiple times in the Wal*Mart parking lot. He was charged with discharging a firearm inside the city limits. Store employees gave officers a description of the man after […]

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Former Lancaster Mayor Passes Away

Lancaster’s longest-serving mayor has passed away. A city administrator has confirmed that Joe Shaw died Sunday at the age of 81. Shaw served the city of Lancaster for 26 years. He was born in 1934 in Kershaw County. A posting on the city’s website says Shaw actively participated in a number of civic organizations… including […]

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South Carolina State House Annual Tree Lighting Tonight

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and her family are kicking off the holiday season with an annual tree-lighting ceremony at the Statehouse. The 49th annual Governor’s Carolighting will start with family festivities at 6 p.m. Monday on the north steps of the Statehouse. The free program begins at 7 p.m. Haley will be joined by […]

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Presidential Candidate Carly Fiorina Back in South Carolina

Carly Fiorina is bringing her presidential campaign back to South Carolina with several stops throughout the state. The GOP hopeful is participating today in a presidential series hosted by the Upstate Chamber Coalition. That’s taking place at the Embassy Suites in Greenville. Later today, Fiorina goes to Anderson, where she is taking part in a […]

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Fewer SC Inmates

The director of South Carolina’s prison system says his agency has reduced its inmate population in the past five years… but still faces rising costs with those who remain. Department of Corrections director Bryan Stirling says there are just shy of 21-thousand inmates in the system now down from 25-thousand five years ago as authorities […]

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