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1 hr ago | 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.

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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.

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

AmericanBankingNews.com

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.

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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.

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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 ."

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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.

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

KSL-TV

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.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina Sumter

The Smoking Gun

Cops: Woman Tried To Shoplift Vibrator By Hiding Device Behind Her Child In Stroller

A woman who allegedly tried to steal a vibrator from the "love section" of a Spencer's gift shop in South Carolina was foiled when a Misty Ann Lee, 38, was nabbed Friday afternoon inside the WestGate Mall in Spartanburg, according to a police report .

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Related Topix: Weird

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Post and Courier

South Carolina woman makes clothes from castoffs

For Jillian Owens, some of her passion for fashion was motivated by a desire for new garments without the creation of more waste.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Life, Sewing, Hobbies

WENN Blog

Farrah Franklin Arrested

Former Destiny'S Child star Farrah Franklin has been released on bail following an early morning arrest in South Carolina on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Kelly Rowland, Hip-Hop, R-N-B, Destiny's Child

Rock Hill Herald

Actress who played Mel Gibson's daughter in 'The Patriot' dies

Bartusiak appeared in a number of films and TV shows, including "The Cider House Rules," "Don't Say a Word," "House," "Lost" and "CSI."

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Related Topix: The Patriot, War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Thriller, Skye McCole Bartusiak, The Cider House Rules, Celebrities, Mel Gibson

Rock Hill Herald

Our leaders fail to find fix for roads

S.C. Department of Transportation workers make repairs Thursday to the Interstate 77 bridge over the Catawba River after the recent discovery of a foot-wide hole South Carolina has the most dangerous rural roads in the nation and state lawmakers don't have the collective political will to do anything about it.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government, Florida, Florida Government, West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Virginia, Virginia Government, Nikki Haley, US Governors

Post and Courier

Shrimp business leaving Lowcountry behind

Lowcountry shrimpers fight for their livelihood against cheaper, price-cheat imports - that's the industry line.

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Related Topix: McClellanville, SC, Life, Food, Seafood, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur

Country Weekly

Maryland's Maggie Rose Seeks Southern Favorite for Tailgating Treat

She's a pretty little thing who admits to not knowing all the rules and regulations for a gridiron showdown, but she's got it going on when it comes to tailgating treats.

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Related Topix: Recipes

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Bluffton Today

Beaufort, Jasper counties see higher jobless rate

South Carolina's unemployment rate stayed at 5.3 percent for the second straight month, while Beaufort County's jobless figure reached 5.6 percent.

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Related Topix: Beaufort County, SC, Jasper County, SC

Rock Hill Herald

Legal cases in 9-year-old Rock Hill girl's death continue in civil courts

Ronald Fred Gregory's guilty pleas last week ended the criminal proceedings in the murders of his wife and 9-year-old granddaughter.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Violent Crime

Post and Courier

Bishop: Episcopal Church has no specific law against breakaway dioceses

A past president of southeastern Episcopal bishops testified Friday in an ongoing civil trial that he wasn't aware of church law that says an individual diocese cannot leave the national Episcopal Church.

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Related Topix: Religion, Episcopal Church

WPDE

Commerce awards Darlington $472,160 for sewer upgrades

The South Carolina Department of Commerce has awarded the City $472,160 in funds from the latest round of the Community Development Block Grant program.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Spelunking

Automotive News

Tire makers roll into South Carolina

Five tire plants have opened or are in the works in that state, as suppliers race to alleviate a tire shortage in North America's booming automotive market.

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Related Topix: Chester County, SC, Spartanburg County, SC, Anderson County, SC

News Observer

Holding family limited South Carolina bank's options in First Citizens deal

The Holding family, which owns a controlling interest in both Raleigh-based First Citizens Bank and the South Carolina bank it recently agreed to acquire for $600 million-plus, staunchly opposed the South Carolina bank seeking out other potential buyers.

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