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