04/23/14 02:45 PM
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's unemployment agency unveiled Wednesday a free app that allows jobless residents to seek weekly benefits through their iPhones. The Department of Employment and Workforce calls it the nation's first such app for smartphones. The U.S. Department of Labor...
04/22/14 05:15 PM
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a man who fled from Maryland to South Carolina with one of his daughters on nine criminal counts, including killing the girl's mother and kidnapping the child. Among the charges the man faces in Monday's indictment in Baltimore County is...
By Seanna Adcox | 04/21/14 08:08 AM
South Carolina may spend $27 million next fiscal year on continued efforts to secure taxpayers' personal data and provide another year of credit protection following the 2012 hacking at the state's tax-collection agency.
04/18/14 11:15 AM
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's unemployment rate continued a nearly yearlong decline last month, falling for the 10th month in a row, state officials said Friday. The state's jobless rate was 5.5 percent in March, according to the Department of Employment and Workforce. That's down...
04/16/14 02:45 PM
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius' lawyers tried to roll back the prosecution's momentum at his murder trial Wednesday following the star athlete's shaky testimony, presenting a forensic expert who quickly found his own credentials and findings sharply questioned. With Pistorius...
By Rebecca Berg | 04/15/14 05:47 PM
Two months ahead of the South Carolina primary, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham is campaigning with gusto to ward off any potential political threats along his right flank, where he was thought to be vulnerable to a competitive Tea Party challenge. But, in fundraising, at least, Graham's...
By Associated Press | 04/09/14 08:55 AM
South Carolina State University has diverted $6.5 million meant for agriculture research to cover debts since 2007, contributing to its cash flow crisis, the state inspector general said in a report released this week.
By Rebecca Berg | 04/08/14 09:57 AM
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will headline South Carolina's annual Silver Elephant dinner in June, one of the major events on the state's Republican calendar and a key function for any potential presidential candidate hoping to play in the first-in-the-South primary. “We are proud to welcome...
04/07/14 07:30 AM
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A South Carolina company is the only firm expressing interest in taking over the operations of the Oxford Conference Center. The Oxford Board of Aldermen this year issued a Request for Proposals to management companies interested in taking over the center. The Oxford...
04/03/14 06:15 PM
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Duke Energy last week assured South Carolina Public Service Commission members that the utility's coal ash pits in the state were safe and designed differently from the one that failed at its Eden, N.C. plant, coating a 70-mile stretch of the Dan River in toxic sludge....
By Associated Press | 04/01/14 09:04 AM
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Lawmakers are again calling on the Obama administration to keep open a South Carolina facility to process weapons-grade plutonium into commercial reactor fuel.
By Zack Colman | 03/19/14 03:54 PM
Supporters of a South Carolina nuclear fuel project say the Obama administration's move to halt work there would leave weapons-grade plutonium onsite and allow Russia to break a nuclear arms agreement. The state of South Carolina sued the Energy Department on Tuesday over the decision to...
By Seanna Adcox | 03/12/14 09:14 AM
Republicans say K-12 public schools are a big winner in the House budget plan approved late Tuesday, but Democrats criticized the plan as still not meeting the state's obligation to education.
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