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York County Council to Consider Tax Breaks

Carowinds and MSI-Forks, an international maker of fork lift arms, are seeking tax breaks to expand or move in York County. The York County Council will consider tonight a fee-in-lieu tax agreements that would lower the property taxes for both businesses for the next 30 years, reducing the assessment rate from 10 percent to 6 […]

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Governor to Announce Flood Relief

Gov. Nikki Haley will make an announcement about flood relief at the Governor’s Mansion Complex. Haley’s office said the governor will make the announcement Monday morning. Rain fell Oct. 2-5, dumping up to two feet in some parts of the state. Nineteen people died in the South Carolina floods, 12 from drowning and seven in […]

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Sunday Morning Shooting in Lancaster

An early morning shooting on Sunday in Lancaster sent two victims to the hospital via helicopter. Police were called to the 400 block of Miller Street around 6 a.m. Sunday. Investigators had not yet identified a suspect immediately after the shooting, although responders were collecting evidence at the scene. The extent of the men’s injuries […]

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USC Keeping Grant Money From Coca-Cola

The University of South Carolina will not be returning a $500,000 grant from Coca-Cola to start an obesity-prevention group although another college sent back $1 million from the soft-drink giant last week. The University of Colorado returned Coca-Cola’s grant for the Global Energy Balance Network, which has been criticized for downplaying the role of soft […]

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S.C. suffers season’s first flu deaths in different geographical areas

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced today that the state has suffered its first four flu-associated deaths of the season. “Tragically, individuals from the Upstate, Pee Dee and Lowcountry regions have become our first lab-confirmed, influenza-associated deaths of the season,” said Linda Bell, M.D. and state epidemiologist. “We are in the […]

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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 […]

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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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