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59 min ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

Copper ordinance passes first reading

In the state of South Carolina anyone transporting or trying to sell scrap metal must have a permit or they will be fined.


4 hrs ago | Business Journal

Government to payday lenders: Don't sue us, sue the banks.

The payday lenders' complaint "is misdirected: the banks, not federal banking regulators, terminated those business relationships, and plaintiffs have no standing to contest the FDIC's guidance documents cautioning banks about high-risk relationships ," says the government's Aug. 18 response, which seeks to dismiss the suit.


9 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

Heat advisory issued for south Ga, eastern SC

The advisory includes Chatham, Bryan, Effingham, Liberty, Bulloch, Screven, Candler, Evans, Tattnall, Toombs, Appling, Bacon, Wayne, Glynn, Long, McIntosh and Ware counties.


13 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Palmetto Sunrise: A sinister 'Till Death Do Us Part' in South Carolina

State lawmakers introduced 12 bills during this past legislative session to try to address the deadly and consistent violence against women in every corner of the Palmetto State.


Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, Sellers, SC, Denmark, SC

16 hrs ago | Post and Courier

HistoryMakers oral history archive more than halfway to its goal of...

Denise Grimes, an interviewer with The HistoryMakers project, talks with Herman Blake, a former university president and scholar in residence at the Medical University of South Carolina.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, James Clyburn, Democrat, University of South Carolina, Medical University of South Carolina, African-American, Charleston, SC

Thu Aug 21, 2014


Meet Cobol's hard core fans

With the long-anticipated Cobol skills shortage starting to bite, many businesses have been steadily migrating applications off the mainframe.


Russia Taday

S. Carolina student arrested after writing about shooting a dinosaur

The mother of a South Carolina high school student was left irate when her 16-year-old son was suspended and then arrested after writing that he intended to buy a gun and kill a dinosaur as part of a homework assignment.


Related Topix: Violent Crime

Carolina Beaches

South Carolina Gamecocks Football just one week away from opener

A hot and muggy afternoon on the first day of fall semester classes greeted the South Carolina football team as they worked out for about two hours at the Bluff Road practice fields.


Post and Courier

South Carolina film history on new Film Commission smartphone app

The feature films "The Patriot," "Forrest Gump" and "Cold Mountain" all have something in common - they were filmed in whole or in part in South Carolina.


Related Topix: Charleston, SC

Bryan County News

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Many people in the United States might not be aware that a hot political topic in the land of my birth is that of Scottish independence.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Essex County, England, Greater London County, England


SC Investment Commission Scandal Expands .

Back in 2012, this website wrote extensively on the American Timberlands scandal at the S.C. Retirement System Investment Commission - a deal that's emblematic of this underperforming agency's over-reliance on questionable "alternative investments."


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Pension

CBS Local

Ex-Officer Sues Over South Carolina Inmate's Death

A former jail officer has filed a federal lawsuit against York County officials over an alleged cover-up of an inmate's death, saying his free speech rights were violated after he voiced concerns about the situation.



USC hosts political experts on 2014 fall election

Five political science experts and scholars are slated to appear at the University of South Carolina to discuss the upcoming fall elections.


Related Topix: University of South Carolina, Nikki Haley, US Governors

The Summerville Journal-Scene

Tom Lansford, MD

When treating injuries and disorders of the spine, Dr. Todd Lansford strives to find solutions that do not involve surgery, and when surgery is necessary, he considers whether the best treatment can be done with a minimally invasive approach.


Related Topix: UC San Francisco

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Detroit News

The fight over corporate tax inversions

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin was able to prevent Walgreens from leaving America's shores, but as long as tax inversions make dollars, they'll make sense to corporations considering a move abroad.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Barack Obama, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, South Carolina Government, Opinion

USA Today

Giraffe, Autumn, delivers stillborn calf at S.C. zoo

Autumn, the Greenville Zoo's 8-year-old Masai giraffe gave birth to a stillborn calf early Wednesday morning in South Carolina, officials said.


WIS-TV Columbia

SC Criminal Justice cadets taught to understand cultures in training

A battle between law enforcement that has seemingly played out nightly since the death of Michael Brown displays a strained relationship between the two group.


Related Topix: Sumter County, SC, Sumter, SC, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC

Post and Courier

Texas Gov. Rick Perry headlining South Carolina GOP fundraiser on eve of USC-Texas A&M game

Texas Gov. Rick Perry talks with media and supporters at the Blackwell Thurman Criminal Justice Center after he was booked, Tuesday in Austin, Texas.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

Viva Recycling Of South Carolina, LLC To Establish Anderson County Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. Viva Recycling of South Carolina , a tire recycler and rubber manufacturer, announced today its decision to establish a new facility in Anderson County.


Related Topix: Anderson County, SC, Columbia, SC, Moncks Corner, SC, Anderson, SC

Post and Courier

Stand against domestic abuse

Flowers sit on the front steps and police tape still surrounds the residence of Tasha Lucia who was found dead Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, South Carolina Government


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