- SC counties to receive between $2M and $18M for road repair Updated: Jul-01-15 6:47 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina's counties are expected to receive between $2 million and $18 million each this year for road repair through the state budget that took effect Wednesday.
- Gov. Haley vetoes 87 SC budget items tallying $30 million Updated: Jun-30-15 6:59 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley thanked legislators Tuesday after issuing 87 budget vetoes that strike $30 million from the Legislature's budget package.
- New law means Uber rides will continue in South Carolina Updated: Jun-29-15 8:28 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - People in South Carolina can continue catching a ride through the Uber app under a law signed by Gov. Nikki Haley.
- Survey shows enough votes to remove Confederate flag in SC Updated: Jun-29-15 8:07 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A survey of South Carolina legislators shows there is enough support to remove the Confederate flag from Statehouse grounds if all supporters cast a vote.
- Time will tell if furling the rebel flag means deeper change Updated: Jun-28-15 11:13 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Across the South, Confederate symbols are toppling, teetering or at least getting critical new looks. But is it a sign of real change in a region known for fiercely defending its complex traditions, or simply the work of frightened politicians and nervous corporate bean counters scrambling for cover in the wake of another white-on-black atrocity?
- Pastor killed in church shooting bridged faith, politics Updated: Jun-18-15 6:17 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - When Clementa Pinckney stepped to the well of the South Carolina Senate chamber in April, fellow legislators expected him to lobby for funding of police body cameras. But the charcoal-suited Pinckney, speaking in the rich, deliberate tone that was his calling card, set aside almost any mention of politics or policing, in favor of a biblical story.
- Charleston shooting took place at 1 of oldest black churches Updated: Jun-18-15 4:23 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The slayings of nine people in Charleston wrote a grim new chapter into the history of one of the oldest black churches in the South.
- Pastor killed in church shooting was also honored legislator Updated: Jun-18-15 12:44 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Clementa Pinckney, among those killed in the Charleston church where he was the beloved pastor, was also a state senator lauded Thursday as "the best of the 46 of us in this chamber" as colleagues gathered in tribute near his black-draped desk in the state Capitol.
- Regular session ends with SC budget package far from done Updated: Jun-06-15 11:15 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - While the South Carolina Legislature's regular session is officially over, the work is far from done.
- Contractor sentenced in case that ensnared ex-SC Rep. Viers Updated: Jun-06-15 10:11 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A Pawleys Island contractor has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for his role in a money laundering case that included a former South Carolina House member.
- South Carolina road bill got off track at 3 critical points Updated: Jun-05-15 3:43 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina lawmakers ended their regular session this week without a road funding bill, despite both the governor and Legislature making it a priority and business groups pushing hard to do something to fix the potholes and expand lanes.