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2 hrs ago | Autoblog

Odds of dying in a traffic accident depend on which state you reside in

Motorists in Massachusetts and Washington DC can breathe easier on their afternoon commutes today.


Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, Autos

5 hrs ago | Daily Kos

SC-Gov: Vincent Sheheen (D) Calls For Transparency For Nikki Haley's (R) Super-Secret Roads Plan

If you've driven around South Carolina recently, you don't need me to tell you that our roads leave a bit to be desired.


Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, South Carolina Government, US News, Liberal Political News

10 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Fourth bacterial infection death reported at South...

A patient who contracted a rare bacterial infection during surgery at a South Carolina hospital died last week, bringing the total deaths to four since the outbreak was first suspected in May, a hospital spokeswoman said on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Bluffton Today

Bluffton's Oyster Factory Park hosts May River Shrimp Festival

The May River Shrimp Festival brought hundreds of people to Oyster Factory Park on Friday as part of the Bluffton Sunset Party series.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival

Rock Hill Herald

Haley's latest problem with the facts

"Over 3,000 recommendations were made to where we saw South Carolina needed to improve.


Related Topix: South Carolina Government, Nikki Haley, US Governors

ABC News 4 Charleston

More space, rare books at Charleston library

When finished, the library will have more study spaces as 200 seats are added to the current 1,200.


Warrant: Suspect tried to cover up slaying of Fort Worth executive

A suspect in the robbery and slaying of a Fort Worth executive apparently went to great lengths to try to cover up the crime in his apartment, including replacing carpet, painting and removing furniture, court documents show.


Related Topix: Arts, Painting, Violent Crime

New York Magazine

Mom Arrested for Letting Her Kid Play at the Park Loses Her Job

Debra Harrell, the South Carolina mother who was jailed for letting her 9-year-old daughter play , unsupervised, at a crowded park, is now out of a job.


Related Topix: South Carolina Government, Sports

Post and Courier

Vincent Sheheen calls for $500 million fund for state's highways, roads

State Sen. Vincent Sheheen, the Democratic candidate for governor, said he has a plan to repair South Carolina's roads that involves a $500 million fund that lawmakers would replenish annually, according to a story posted at The State's website.


The Smoking Gun

Why Can't All Armed Robbers Be As Polite As The Guy Who Just Held Up A South Carolina Bank?

In a wonderful example of Southern manners, a pistol-packing gentleman said "Sorry for the inconvenience" as he departed yesterday from a Wells Fargo bank in South Carolina that he had just robbed, police report .


Related Topix: Weird


Re: The KKK Tries To Lure New Members with Sweet Treats | News One

Do you have a sweet tooth and a terrible attitude toward anyone that's not White, protestant, and heterosexual? If so, if you're looking to visit South Carolina in the not too distance future, the Ku Klux Klan would like to offer you a bag and candy and a brochure instructing you to "Save your land, join the Klan."


Related Topix: Immigration Reform

The Moultrie News

Sea turtle returns home after full recovery

After a full recovery at the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Hospital, Briar the loggerhead has returned home to the Atlantic waterways.


Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Isle of Palms, SC


South Carolina Swamp

South Carolina is a really beautiful state. Around Charleston there are hundreds of Cypress swamps.


The Virginian-Pilot

Pushers organize Norfolk Comedy Fest to boost scene

When he wasn't at his day job producing commercials for WVEC, the local ABC affiliate, Sean Devereux was onstage somewhere around Hampton Roads, usually at the Generic Theater in Norfolk, making fun of himself and morphing into an array of characters.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, The Steve Harvey Show, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Post and Courier

Popular S.C. historian Walter Edgar testifies in Episcopal trial

The historic Christ Church in Mount Pleasant is among more than $500 million in church properties at stake in a lawsuit at trial now between The Episcopal Church and a South Carolina group led by Bishop Mark Lawrence who left it in 2012.


Related Topix: Religion, Episcopal Church, Mount Pleasant, SC

BMW Group production plant in South Carolina USA

The BMW plant near Spartanburg in South Carolina, USA, began producing BMW automobiles for the world market in 1994.


Related Topix: BMW X5, BMW X3, SUV, BMW X4, BMW, BMW X6

ABC News 4 Charleston

SC ports record 8 percent container growth

The South Carolina Ports Authority saw an 8 percent growth in container volume during the fiscal year that ended June 30th.


The Daily Caller

Ex-Destiny's Child Member Found Sleeping In Someone's Yard After Wild Night, Arrested

Former member of Destiny's Child Farrah Franklin was arrested for disorderly conduct Sunday morning after she was found sleeping in someone's South Carolina yard, and reportedly told cops she had " planned on sleeping in the woods ."


Related Topix: R-N-B, Destiny's Child, Conservative Political News, US News

The Gaston Gazette

Weather Service issues flash flood warning for Gaston

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for: eastern Gaston County, northeastern York County in South Carolina and southwestern Mecklenburg County until 1 p.m. Monday.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, York County, SC, Fort Mill, SC


Woman back in school at age 73

Sumter resident Betty Brown is not your typical college student. She isn't an 18-year-old fresh out of high school with the world as her playground.


Related Topix: University of South Carolina Sumter


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