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  1. Matt Moore to seek re-election for S.C. GOPa s chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Post and Courier

    Matt Moore, 32, said his interest in moving the S.C. Republican Party into the 21st century is one of many reasons he wants to get re-elected as chairman. He is so far the only candidate who has announced interest in the position.


  2. Victim of violent hit-and-run accident returns to construction job with a wheelchair and a smileRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Post and Courier

    If you came across 33-year-old Greg Penwarden at work, you might see him behind the wheel of a machine, like a skid steer or a laser tractor, or you may find him closer to the court, driving nails, even digging the occasional post hole. And because it is always near, though frequently unoccupied, you would see his empty wheelchair.


  3. Ex-Lexington County Sheriff Mettsa name gone from buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Post and Courier

    Former Lexington County Sheriff James Metts walks outside federal court in Columbia last month. Lexington County Council voted this week to remove his name from the county jail and sheriff's office.


  4. Lexington County officials identify man killed by treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Post and Courier

    The Lexington County coroner has released the name of a man killed when a tree fell on his mobile home. Coroner Margaret Fisher told local media outlets that 37-year-old Robert Alfonso Geiger of Lexington died when the tree fell on his home Sunday afternoon.


  5. One last game before the NFL for Gamecocks' understated star A.J. CannRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Post and Courier

    AP/FileSouth Carolina guard A.J. Cann in action against Kentucky in Lexington on Oct. 4. The senior offensive lineman is expected to be the first Gamecocks player chosen this spring in the NFL Draft. If he did, the South Carolina offensive lineman would see his name near the bottom of the first round.


  6. Nominee to lead social services reform facing scrutiny from SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Post and Courier

    Gov. Nikki Haley's pick to lead the overhaul of the state's troubled Department of Social Services is facing a "very hard look" before being confirmed from senators in the midst of investigating the agency's failings. Haley on Monday nominated Susan Alford to lead an agency whose last director resigned under fire amid allegations of mismanagement, unworkable case loads and reports of the deaths of dozens of children within its system.


  7. Lexington senator to pre-file bill that dissolves DSSRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Post and Courier

    A Lexington Senator plans to file a bill that would dissolve the Department of Social Services and create a new child protective services agency. Sen. Katrina Shealy, R-Lexington, announced through a press release this morning that on Wednesday, she will pre-file a bill for the upcoming legislative session that would create a new agency called the Department of Family Protective Services.


  8. High School Playoffs: Timberland game time changed; Division I-A title game postponedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Post and Courier

    The kickoff time for Timberland High School's state championship game Friday at River Bluff High School in Lexington has been changed to 6 p.m. The 13-0 Wolves' Division II-AA matchup with Keenan was originally set for 4:30 p.m., but was moved to better accommodate parking for fans at the game. The I-AA title game between Dillon and Newberry will go as scheduled at 1:30 p.m. at River Bluff.


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

    Nov 21, 2014 | 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.


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

    Nov 16, 2014 | 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.


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

    Nov 8, 2014 | 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.


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

    Nov 4, 2014 | 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.


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

    Nov 2, 2014 | 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.


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

    Oct 30, 2014 | 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.


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

    Oct 28, 2014 | 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.


  16. 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.


  17. 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.


  18. 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.


  19. 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.


  20. 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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