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SC Flu Season at it’s Peek

Flu season in South Carolina is reaching its peak and it has not been as severe as last season. Department of Health and Environmental Control figures show there have been 12 lab-confirmed flu deaths in the state as of Feb. 20. Last season 101 people died of the flu. Since the current season began in […]

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Fort Mill Man Injured after Collision with Ambulance

A 74-year-old Fort Mill man was injured after an ambulance struck his car while paramedics were responding to a call Wednesday, according to Lance Cpl. Gary Miller of the S.C. Highway Patrol. The crash happened just after 7 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. 521 and Marvin Road. .The man driving a Kia SUV pulled […]

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House Republicans not happy with Senate roads plan

While Senate Republicans are praising an agreement they’ve reached to approve new road money without a gas tax increase… their colleagues in the House aren’t so happy with it. House Speaker Jay Lucas criticized the idea in a statement Thursday, saying it “kicks the can down the road.” Rock Hill Republican Gary Simrill who’s been […]

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Mark Sanford will not support Trump

U.S. Rep. and former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford, who is running for re-election in South Carolina’s 1st Congressional District, says he won’t support Donald Trump if the businessman wins the GOP presidential nomination. Sanford, who said as early as last summer that he would not endorse Trump after the businessman’s criticism of Fox News […]

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Deal or No Deal for SC Senate?

South Carolina Democrats have agreed to allow a Republican proposal to raise $400 million yearly for South Carolina roads without raising the state’s gas tax to be debated. The agreement came about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday after a day of short tempers. The proposal would also allow the governor to appoint every member of the state […]

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Governor Orders Study of Local Government’s Impact on Business

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley says a statewide evaluation of local taxes and regulations will help counties attract and grow businesses.The Governor announced Wednesday signing an executive order that creates the Local Government Competitiveness Council. It says city and county governments can benefit or burden the business community, so there should be an analysis of […]

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Carowinds shows off new attractions just over three weeks before opening

Carowinds officials led area media on another hard hat tour of the park Wednesday, this time showing off new attractions that will debut this year. Carowinds Public Relations Manager Laresa Thompson says she’s really excited about the 2016 season and what the park will offer its guests. Thompson says Carolina Harbor will be the Carolinas […]

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