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2 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

Evolution compromise heads to SC education panel

A special six-member panel of three State Board of Education members and three Education Oversight Committee members will meet Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the Blatt Building, Room 501, to discuss a change to the state's high-school science standard for teaching evolution: The rub: The two boards disagreed on whether to make high school science students ... (more)


Related Topix: South Carolina Government

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Island Packet

Shuttle service best idea for Office Park, Coligny

In order to solve the traffic problems at Coligny, why not this solution: Instead of using the newly acquired Office Park Road land to build a University of South Carolina Beaufort campus, why not create beach parking with free shuttle service to the Coligny area? The shuttles could be privately run or publicly run and operate on a set schedule, ... (more)


Related Topix: University of South Carolina Beaufort

The Aiken Standard

State symbols: A look at the emblems chosen to represent South Carolina

The state of South Carolina is represented by a variety of symbols, emblems and icons - the most recent being the Columbian mammoth, which the legislature approved as the state fossil in May. Other state symbols include the Carolina wren as the state bird, boiled peanuts as the state snack food and amethyst as the state gem.


Related Topix: Columbia, SC, University of Georgia, Antreville, SC, Spartanburg, SC

Charleston City Paper

Appeals court ruling could bring gay marriage to S.C.

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage today, clearing the way for a similar ruling on the ban in South Carolina.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Lexington County, SC, Nikki Haley, US Governors, US Supreme Court

ABA Journal

Latest legal victory has LegalZoom poised for growth

Chas Rampenthal, LegalZoom's general counsel, has helped the firm prevail against lawsuits brought by several states.


Summerville Journal Scene

Builder touts green-building

The term 'high performance home' may conjure images of high-tech computerized houses, but high performance homes aren't futuristic at all.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

Fort Mill Times

Heat advisory posted for parts of South Carolina

Forecasters say heat index values as high as 110 degrees are possible because of temperatures in the mid- to upper-90s and high humidity.


Related Topix: Marion, SC, Fort Mill, SC


Graham: U.N. move 'anti-Semitic'

During an interview on CNN's "State of the Union," the South Carolina Republican slammed the U.N. Human Rights Council for its vote last week to launch an investigation into potential human rights abuses in Gaza.


Related Topix: US News, State of the Union, Israel, World News, Middle East

Sun Jul 27, 2014

music reviewSingular sensations at Newport Folk Festival

"Drop all your worries about authenticity," he said toward the end of his closing set at Saturday's portion of the Newport Folk Festival.


Related Topix: Newport Folk Festival, Country, Music, Entertainment


Why do we vilify low-income black women simply for being mothers?

Debra Harrell was criminalized for letting her kid play in the park. Her real crime: Being a poor, black woman When Debra Harrell allowed her 9-year-old daughter to play in a park unattended on July 1, the 46-year-old South Carolina mother did not abandon her child, as some provocative headlines would have readers believe, nor did she carelessly ... (more)


Related Topix: South Carolina Government

WTOC-TV Savannah

Single vehicle Crash kills St. Helena woman in Beaufort

A Saint Helena woman, Ebony Jenkins, 25, has died after a single vehicle collision took place around 1:00 a.m. at Airport Circle and U.S. 21 in Beaufort on Saturday, July 26th.


Detroit Free Press

James Brown remains a spiritual godfather to many

Trailer: 'Get on Up': 'Get on Up' offers a fun, fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of James Brown.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Funk, Bootsy Collins, Parliament, Funkadelic

Rock Hill Herald

Officials across South Carolina increasingly keeping public in the dark

Whether it is the result of court decisions, acts by elected officials, or bureaucrats who make decisions such as charging the public high prices to copy public records, people acting in the name of government are taking actions that keep the public in the dark.


Related Topix: Richland County, SC

Free Republic

Familiar names lead 2016 presidential race in South Carolina poll

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is leading the Democratic pack among this state's voters, according to a new Palmetto Politics poll, while former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is receiving the most love here on the GOP side.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, Florida, Florida Government, College of Charleston, Joe Biden

The News Tribune

South Carolina's Beaufort: Where time slows down but there's plenty to do

If you are looking for a quiet spot to spend time as a family, where time seems to slow down but there still is plenty to do when you are feeling active, take a gander at Beaufort.


Related Topix: The Prince of Tides, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Vocal, Barbra Streisand, Life, Food, Candy, Dessert, Ice Cream

Sat Jul 26, 2014

ABC News 4 Charleston

Haley to see Myrtle Beach town officials on bikers

Gov, Nikki Haley is planning to meet with leaders of Atlantic Beach, two months after she said the beach town's biker rally had to end following a Memorial Day shooting rampage in which three people were killed.


Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors

WTOC-TV Savannah

Beaufort Water Festival Grand Parade draws thousands

One of the best writers of his generation, Pat Conroy, was Grand Marshal of the parade on Saturday.


Journal and Courier

The View From Here: Christmas hymn of the Tiger BrotherThe View From...

The View From Here: Christmas hymn of the Tiger Brother "Last year, I sabotaged not just a family tradition but the longest friendship I've had."


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas, Opinion

ABC News 4 Charleston

SC Democrats busy just 100 days before election

South Carolina Democrats plan a weekend of knocking on doors and talking to voters just 100 days before the November elections.


Myrtle Beach Online

Grand Strand homeowners insurance rates near top in state

It should come as no surprise to readers that South Carolina has the 11th highest homeowner insurance rates in the U.S. and that its coastal areas pay the most in the state.


Related Topix: Georgetown County, SC, Horry County, SC, Charleston, SC, Beaufort County, SC


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