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  1. Officials: Man shot by Lexington deputies diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Post and Courier

    Sheriff Lewis McCarty says Key had been at an Irmo home visiting his brother, who called deputies to say that Key had a knife and was threatening to harm himself. Two deputies responded and found Key in the kitchen in the home.

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  2. Wando, Bishop England lacrosse teams one win away from state finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Post and Courier

    Wando is 16-0 this season under senior captains Hamilton Bower , Bryan Cole and Creighton Shipman . Frankie Mansfield/Moultrie News The girls' lower state final pits top-ranked Bishop England against second-ranked Wando Tuesday night.

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  3. South Carolina mana s candid, honest video about race and traffic stops goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Post and Courier

    This screen capture from a WIS-TV/NDN news video shows Will Stack, a 22-year-old Lexington County man who made a video after being stoppped by a police officer this week. LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. - A video of a young African American man talking candidly and honestly about a recent traffic stop in Lexington County is now reaching a larger audience due to social media in the wake of the shooting of an unarmed man in North Charleston.

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  4. Former Gamecock pitcher Jordan Montgomery assigned to Charleston RiverDogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Post and Courier

    Former South Carolina pitcher Jordan Montgomery will be on the Charleston RiverDogs' roster when the team opens the season Thursday. Montgomery, a 6-4, 225-pound left-hander, was taken by the New York Yankees in the fourth round of last year's Major League Baseball draft.

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  5. Lawmakers frustrated at Statehouse gridlock after change on leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | Post and Courier

    South Carolina's legislative session began with new leadership in the House and Senate and high hopes of fixing some long-standing problems: an epidemic of domestic violence, poor roads and bridges and ethics reform. But lawmakers headed home for the holiday break feeling that little has been accomplished - nearly all the priorities mentioned at the outset remain stalled by disagreements between the House and Senate or languishing because of disputes with Gov. Nikki Haley.

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  6. Senate joins House in endorsing education in battle against domestic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Post and Courier

    For more political coverage, information on the Palmetto Politics app or to sign up for our newsletter, go to palmettopolitics.com . COLUMBIA - Faced with a statewide domestic violence epidemic, lawmakers Wednesday sought to take on the culture of violence by better equipping South Carolina's youngsters to report it and not become the next victims or abusers.

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  7. DSS caseloads skyrocket as workers use more scrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Post and Courier

    Fifteen percent of the state's 747 DSS caseworkers are seeing 50 children or more, which is more than double the recommended caseload of 24 children, Alford said as she presented a report Wednesday on her progress changing the agency at a Senate DSS Oversight Committee meeting. One caseworker in Spartanburg county has 143 cases and a second sees 113 children as a new regional intake system provides more scrutiny to reports of abuse to DSS than the old county-based system, Alford said.

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  8. Parks at Lake Murray Dam opening for 2015 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Post and Courier

    South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. is opening its parks on the Lexington and Irmo sides of the Lake Murray Dam on Wednesday.

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  9. Report recommends more funding for DSS to protect children, reduce caseloadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Post and Courier

    A Senate panel recommended major changes at the Department of Social Services, a year after the agency came under fire for failing to protect the state's most vulnerable children. The DSS Oversight Subcommittee turned in its long-awaited report on DSS on Wednesday, calling for a rapid response team of caseworkers who can be deployed to counties with high caseload levels and having the Legislature explore restructuring DSS so that it can focus on child protective services.

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  10. DSS panel suggests legislature provide needed funding for the agency, critical of staff workloadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Post and Courier

    A Senate panel has turned in its long-awaited report of the Department of Social Services, calling for a series of reforms at the child welfare agency. The DSS Oversight Subcommittee made several major recommendations to the General Assembly on how lawmakers and other state stakeholders can help improve DSS, ranging from having the agency implement a rapid response team of caseworkers who can be deployed to counties with high caseload levels to exploring restructuring DSS so that it can focus on child protective services.

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  11. Trucking firm using drones to drum up businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Post and Courier

    J.E. Oswalt & Sons, an 88-year-old Midlands company that got its start moving homes by rolling them atop logs out of the way of road construction, is embracing a new technology - drones - to entice customers to its heavy-duty cargo hauling business. David Oswalt, owner of the Batesburg company, which moves cargo for customers to and from the Port of Charleston, decided on a whim in January to let friend James Player use a drone to film one of his company's trucks moving an oversized transformer along Lake Murray and through the town of Lexington.

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  12. Saturdaya s high school resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Goals: W: Phelan 3, R. Seay 3, Breen 2, Weiss 2, Brower, Davies, Kuisel, Lipsky, Shipman. G: Krall 5, Baca 3. Records: AM 3-5; Irmo 6-3.

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  13. Blue Bell ice cream products pulled because of listeria outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Specific lots of these products have been recalled by Blue Bell Creameries. Customers have been warned not to eat them.

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  14. Sen. Katrina Shealy to seek state Republican Party postRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Post and Courier

    South Carolina's lone female senator will seek the state Republican Party's first vice chairman position at the S.C. Republican Party Convention. Sen. Katrina Shealy, R-Lexington, announced in a news release that she will seek the position in May to advance the party's conservative causes.

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  15. Berkeleya s Oa Gorman finalist for superintendent at Batesburg-LeesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Berkeley County Chief Academic Officer Kevin L. O'Gorman is in the running to be superintendent of Lexington County School District 3, possibly following in the footsteps of another Berkeley County leader. The school board on Wednesday announced the names of its three finalists: O'Gorman; current Assistant Superintendent Randall R. Gary; and Lexington District 4 Superintendent Linda G. Lavendar.

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  16. Their losing seasons: Gamecocks attempt to break the cycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Five straight losing seasons, for a men's basketball program with modern arena and SEC resources? At a school which has proven in recent years it can win at just about everything else? That's the skid South Carolina is trying to break beginning Wednesday at the SEC tournament in Nashville, where an opening-round victory over a 9-22 Missouri program would guarantee the 15-15 Gamecocks their first non-losing record since 2008-09. This is a game South Carolina absolutely should win, particularly if USC plays as well as it did in its final three regular-season outings.

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  17. 13 arrested in Lexington for selling counterfeit goodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Lexington County sheriff's deputies say 13 people have been arrested at a flea market on charges of selling counterfeit goods. The Post and Courier is pleased to offer readers the enhanced ability to comment on stories.

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  18. Mitchell carries Gamecocks to share of SEC titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Post and Courier

    The reigning SEC Player of the Year certainly looked like it Thursday, scoring 16 to carry the second-ranked Gamecocks past No. 11 Mississippi State, 69-50.

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  19. King Day, Memorial Day not for school makeup timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Post and Courier

    The S.C. House of Representatives passed a bill last week that calls for a mandatory day off during Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Memorial Day . Introduced by Reps.

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  20. Sen. Corbina s a jokesa expose sexism in South Carolina Legislature, activists sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Crude “jokes” by an Upstate lawmaker have exposed sexist attitudes in the predominantly male Legislature, the lone woman in the state Senate and others said. The remarks by Sen. Tom Corbin came only days before he called a legislative effort to ban convicted domestic abusers from a possessing firearms “nothing but a big gun grab.” Corbin, R-Travelers Rest, brought down a nation's ridicule and his female colleagues' wrath after his remarks at a recent dinner in Columbia about state Sen. Katrina Shealy, R-Lexington, hit the Internet.

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