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  1. Three Charleston area schools to attend statewide mock trial competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Post and Courier

    Three Charleston area schools have advanced to the S.C. Bar's Middle School Mock Trial competition, officials announced on Friday. Buist Academy, Marrington and Moultrie middle schools will participate in the statewide event next month in Lexington, a news release from the state judicial association said.

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  2. National group gives SC failing grade for child custody lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Post and Courier

    South Carolina, along with most states, received a failing grade from a national parenting organization for laws that discourage shared custody of children and, instead, promote single-parent families. The National Parents Organization gave South Carolina and 22 other states a grade of "D" for its laws in its 2014 Shared Parenting Report Card.

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  3. Bishops claim 15th straight volleyball titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 8 | Post and Courier

    Bishop England celebrate their 15th state championship win against Liberty Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 at White Knoll High School in Lexington. Paul Zoeller/Staff Bishop England head coach Cindy Baggott's message to her team in the third set of the state championship was simple.

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  4. Wando, Charleston Charter win Lower State volleyball titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Post and Courier

    Wando and Charleston Charter School for Math and Science each won a Lower State volleyball championship on Tuesday, advancing to Saturday's stat championship matches in Lexington. Wando took the Class AAAA Lower State title with a 3-0 win at River Bluff High School, winning by scores of 25-19, 25-12 and 25-17.

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  5. Summerville High School's marching band is best in the stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 2 | Post and Courier

    The Summerville High School marching band performed during the Lowcountry Invitational Marching Band Festival Saturday last month at the Wando High School stadium. File/ Paul Zoeller/Staff The Green Wave's marching band placed first out of 13 bands from the state's largest high schools with a superior rating.

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  6. Wando volleyball 'so due' for a state championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | Post and Courier

    Wando High School head volleyball coach Alexis Glover and the Warriors are seeking their first state title since 1993 this season. The year was 1993.

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  7. Lexington, Stephenson successfully defend Class AAAA girls' state golf titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Post and Courier

    Lexington won its 10th Class AAAA girls' state golf championship in the past 11 years and Wildcats senior captured her second consecutive individual title Tuesday at Wescott Golf Club. Lexington shot 589 in the 36-hole event, beating runner-up Spartanburg by 27 strokes.

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  8. Jeb Bush lauds Haley's leadership at Lexington campaign eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Post and Courier

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush stumped in the Upstate and Midlands with Gov. Nikki Haley on Thursday, with less than two weeks left until Election Day. Bush, who is said to be toying with a presidential run in 2016, arrived with Haley slightly later than expected at Hudson's Smokehouse, where he gave a quick speech to the crowd and passed along the spotlight to Haley.

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  9. Judge: Cops didn't violate slain kids case orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Post and Courier

    In this image taken from video on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, Smith County Sheriff's Deputies escort Timothy Ray Jones Jr., from jail in Raleigh, Miss.

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  10. On Gamecocks' defense, everything is up for reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Post and Courier

    There may be no game on the schedule Saturday, but this is hardly an off week for South Carolina's defensive coaches. From schemes and players to practice and game procedures, everything is up for review.

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  11. Atheists take aim at Rep. Joe WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Post and Courier

    U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, South Carolina's 2nd District's Republican congressman from the GOP stronghold of Lexington, has been given a failing grade from atheists regarding his views on separation of church and state. The Secular Coalition for America released its Congressional Voter Guide grading candidates on their public positions surrounding six questions, including what role religion plays in their decision-making and their support for scientifically based legislation.

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  12. For USC-Kentucky, more in the air than just a hint of winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Post and Courier

    These days, you can feel the anticipation in the Bluegrass State - and it doesn't have anything to do with college basketball practice, which begins Monday over at Rupp Arena. They've rediscovered football at Kentucky thanks to second-year head coach Mark Stoops, who's turned a pair of strong recruiting classes into a 3-1 record heading into Saturday night's game against South Carolina.

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  13. Audit finds South Carolina underreports child fatalitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Post and Courier

    An audit has found data on child deaths from the Department of Social Services and other state agencies is unreliable and potentially inaccurate. The Legislative Audit Council released its long-awaited audit Friday, which also said DSS does not ensure its workforce is well-qualified or paid competitively when compared to similar positions in South Carolina.

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  14. 13-year-old boy shot to death in Lexington homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Post and Courier

    Authorities are investigating the shooting death of a 13-year-old boy in a Lexington home where no adults were around. The Lexington County Coroner's Office said in a news release that Ethan Payne died at the hospital Wednesday afternoon about a half-hour after he was shot.

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  15. Judge issues gag order in case of 5 slain South Carolina kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Post and Courier

    A judge has issued a gag order in the case of a South Carolina father who authorities said killed his five children. Local media outlets report Wednesday that Circuit Judge Thomas Russo approved the step in the case of Timothy Ray Jones Jr. Jones' attorneys wanted pretrial statements by prosecutors, law enforcement officials and potential witnesses kept from the public.

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  16. 'Emma's Law' to fight DUIs goes into effect in South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Post and Courier

    A law requiring more people convicted of drunken driving in South Carolina to use a locking device that won't let their car start if they have been drinking is going into effect. The state Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services said it is ready to enforce "Emma's Law" when it becomes law Wednesday.

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  17. Warrant: Lexington dad feared 5 slain kids would kill himRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Post and Courier

    A South Carolina father who authorities said killed his five children believed the kids "were going to kill him, chop him up and feed him to the dogs," according to an unredacted arrest warrant released Wednesday. Authorities said Timothy Ray Jones Jr. killed his children at his Lexington home, put the bodies in plastic trash bags and drove for nine days around the Southeast.

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  18. Slain 5 kids loved to play, wrestle with their dadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Post and Courier

    The five children who authorities say were killed by their father loved to dress up as superheroes, play in the park and pool, and pose for the camera, always smiling. At their memorial in this rural Mississippi town Friday, about 100 people, some who didn't even know the Jones children, watched a slide show of their short lives.

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  19. DSS files reveal Timothy Jones Jr. was an overwhelmed father before killing his 5 childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2012 | Post and Courier

    Timothy Ray Jones Jr., the father and ex-convict accused of killing his five children, was an increasingly overwhelmed parent, according to his family's Department of Social Services file. The 32-year-old is facing five counts of murder.

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  20. DSS files reveal overwhelmed father in case of Lexington man accused of killing his 5 childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Post and Courier

    The Lexington County father who is accused killing his five children had an extensive relationship with the Department of Social Services, according to files released late Wednesday by the agency. Five murder warrants await Timothy Ray Jones Jr., 32, when he arrives in South Carolina.

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