- South Carolina military police on tap for Guantanamo force Updated: May-03-16 3:07 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Military police from the South Carolina Army National Guard have been ordered to prepare for a possible deployment to Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba as early as this fall, a Guard official said Tuesday.
- Port Call: Port envisioned by 2025, Haley wants it yesterday Updated: May-02-16 3:12 pm
RIDGELAND, South Carolina - Gov. Nikki Haley said Monday she expects lawmakers in both South Carolina and Georgia will have to start banking money to help pay for a joint port terminal on the Savannah River, a terminal consultants expect will be needed by 2025 and which Haley said she would've liked to have had yesterday.
- Bills borrowing for schools, roads meet crossover deadline Updated: Apr-30-16 11:44 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Bills to borrow money to repair South Carolina's crumbling roads and public schools are among those clearing Sunday's crossover deadline, while measures not likely to make it include those strengthening penalties for killing a K-9.
- Haley: Feds have left South Carolina in dark on Guantanamo Updated: Apr-28-16 2:02 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Gov. Nikki Haley on Thursday criticized the federal government for keeping her in the dark about plans to potentially transfer Guantanamo detainees to South Carolina, telling a U.S. House panel that she has heard no details about what she says could be detrimental for her state.
- South Carolina body camera law not exactly as Haley suggests Updated: Apr-27-16 5:55 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley told a prison inmate this week that state law requires every police officer to wear a body camera, "so if something happens we can see it."
- Senate passes bill creating 'Eartha Kitt Day' in SC Updated: Apr-26-16 3:54 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Senators have given key approval to make every January 17th in South Carolina "Eartha Kitt Day" in honor of the late actress.
- Transgender advocates fear bill's fallout even if it dies Updated: Apr-14-16 10:13 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Transgender people said Thursday they fear a South Carolina bill that would require them to use the public bathroom for their biological sex will stoke misguided fears and endorse restroom vigilantism, even if the bill ultimately dies as expected.
- Conservative lawmakers drive backlash against LGBT rights Updated: Apr-14-16 5:14 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Year after year, South Carolina Sen. Lee Bright has watched as gays won more rights through legislation and the courts. And as he sees proposals elsewhere in the U.S. aimed at allowing transgender people to use the bathroom that conforms to their identity, he says plenty of people feel just like he does.
- The Latest: Appalachian State students end sit-in protest Updated: Apr-13-16 6:52 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The Latest on legislation that critics say discriminates against transgender people by limiting their bathroom choices. Supporters say it protects privacy and safety. (all times local):
- Want to graduate college debt free? Teach in a rural area Updated: Apr-10-16 11:33 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The teacher shortage in poor, rural districts in South Carolina is so bad, the state is considering offering would-be instructors a way to graduate from college debt free.