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LPL Financial Explores Potential Sale

As over 1,000 LPL Financial employees are preparing to move into their brand new complex in Fort Mill,  Reuters Media is reporting a potential sale of the company. The source who wished to remain unidentified says LPL is working with investment bank, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. on a sale process that has attracted other companies […]

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Obama Declares Disaster in SC

President Barack Obama  declared a disaster in South Carolina on Tuesday, allowing federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the 13 counties hit hardest by Hurricane Matthew. The declaration makes federal money available to reimburse local governments, state agencies, eligible private non-profits and electric co-operatives for some storm-related expenses, S.C. Gov. Nikki […]

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SC Hurricane Death Toll at 3

The death toll in South Carolina rose to three on Sunday after officials blamed Hurricane Matthew for two deaths in Florence County and another in Richland County. According to the Florence County Sheriff’s Office in separate incidents, two people were either swept away in floods or drove into washed away bridges or roads.

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Hurricane Matthew Unearths Civil War Cannonballs

The bomb squad was called to Folly Beach Sunday afternoon as Hurricane Matthew unearthed Civil War cannonballs from the sand. Charleston County Sheriff’s spokesman Major Eric Watson said the bomb squad members could not get to the bombs immediately but they were later disposed of by Joint Base Charleston The first shots of the Civil […]

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Gamecocks and Bulldogs to Play Sunday Afternoon

Gamecocks coach Will Muschamp announced the news on his weekly “Carolina Calls” radio show on Interstate 107 that the Gamecocks’ home game against the Bulldogs, which was originally scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, has been moved to 2:30 p.m. Sunday because of the predicted impact of Hurricane Matthew on the state. The game will be […]

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Columbia Area Newspaper Alleges Senate Candidate Had Inappropriate Relationship With Minor

According to the “Independent Voice,” a newspaper that covers Farfield County and the Blythewood area, Mike Fanning, the democratic nominee for South Carolina Senate Disctrict 17 had an inappropriate relationship with a 16 year old female student when he was a teacher at Estill High School. A spokesperson for the S.C. Law Enforcement Division (SLED) […]

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Mandatory Coastal Evacuation Issued in SC for Hurricane Matthew

Governer Nikki Haley has issued a state of emergency and a mandatory medical and full evacuation of the coast of South Carolina in wake of Hurricane Matthew. Haley says all coastal schools and government offices will close beginning tomorrow and everyone should be at least 100 miles from the coast. Greenville county will be sending […]

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