Here is an early look at the stories we plan to cover Friday, March 15, 2013, subject to change as developments warrant. The South Carolina News Digest for Saturday AMs will move at 3 p.m.
The news editor is Tim Rogers. The AP bureau for South Carolina can be reached at 800-922-1565 or 803-799-5510.
GREENVILLE — A major bank is celebrating its new presence in South Carolina. TD Bank plans to cut the ribbon officially opening its new building in Greenville at 10 a.m. Friday. By Jeffrey Collins.
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MOTORCYCLE GANG-TRIAL, from COLUMBIA — Three members of the Hells Angels from Rock Hill have been convicted on federal weapons and drug charges. New. Moved as APNewsNow.
CREEK BODY, from LAURENS — Laurens County sheriff's deputies are investigating the discovery of a man's body on the edge of a creek. New. Moved as APNewsNow.
MENTAL EVALUATION DEATH, from GREENVILLE — Sheriff's deputies say a 39-year-old Greenville County woman has died while being taken for a mental evaluation. New. Moved as APNewsNow.
SPORTS BETTING RING, from COLUMBIA — Nine men have been arrested as Richland County sheriff's deputies investigate a sports betting operation that was revealed in a double homicide last April. New. Moved as APNewsNow.
DHEC-APPLICATION DEADLINE, from COLUMBIA — The deadline is here for applications to a contest that state health officials hope will encourage kids to stay active and healthy. New. Moved as APNewsNow.
MARINE CORPS-COLORS, from PARRIS ISLAND — One of the most famous ceremonial units in the Marine Corps is scheduled to perform for the public at the recruit depot on Parris Island. New. Moved as APNewsNow.
SCIENCE FAIR, from COLUMBIA — High school science and engineering students from throughout central South Carolina are set to hit the University of South Carolina to show their expertise. New. Moved as APNewsNow.
MEDICAL SCHOOL-MATCH, from COLUMBIA — Graduating students at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine are poised to learn where they will get their advanced years of medical training. New. Moved as APNewsNow.