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17 min ago | The Island Packet

59th Annual Water Festival gears up for changes

With the addition of a second national act, the expansion of the DragonBoat Beaufort races, the addition of Salsa Tuesday and potentially quieter bars, a number of changes are in store for the 59th Annual Beaufort Water Festival.

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3 hrs ago | The State

Want to buy a SC plantation? For $4M, it's yours

The 15,000 acre Wedge Plantation, on the banks of the Santee River, is the largest parcel of state-owned property in South Carolina.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, University of South Carolina, McClellanville, SC, Georgetown County, SC, Charleston County, SC

7 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

Zais says he will kill Common Core

Common Core education standards are still in effect through the 2014-15 school year, but the S.C. Department of Education is writing new standards for math and English for the 2015-16 school year.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., South Carolina Government

11 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

DSS accused of keeping abusive siblings together

That allegation is part of a lawsuit filed earlier this year by the girl, now 19, against DSS, several companies contracted to provide group home foster care, and several employees for grossly negligent supervision.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government, Criminal Defense Law, Law

14 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

New transit service Uber could run into legal troubles

The new transit company, Uber, launched services in four cities across South Carolina.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government, Gaston, SC, Latta, SC

18 hrs ago | WSOCTV

Deputies: 'Armed and dangerous' man on run Friday

Rock Hill officials are searching for a man Friday morning they said is armed and dangerous.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Free Republic

Connecticut Mom Charged for Leaving Preteen in Car

In spite of the recent tragedies of toddlers being killed or seriously hurt from being locked in a car, I guess it really isn't all that surprising that police are being extra-vigilant to protect kids from hot cars.

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Related Topix: Toddlers, Family, Kids, Criminal Defense Law, Law

ABC News 4 Charleston

Energy officials discuss German waste in SC

U.S. Energy Department officials say the German government is paying researchers at the Savannah River Site near Aiken to study how to handle waste that might be sent to South Carolina.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy

Post and Courier

Report: Fatality rate on South Carolina's rural roads highest in nation

The report by TRIP, a national transportation research group, said South Carolina's crashes and fatalities on rural roads are also nearly six times higher than on the rest of the state's roads.

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Related Topix: Murrells Inlet, SC

News 12 WRDW

DHEC confirms South Carolina's first case of chikungunya virus in 2014

The first case of chikungunya virus this year in a South Carolina resident has been confirmed by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government

WIS-TV Columbia

DHEC confirms South Carolina's first case of chikungunya virus

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has confirmed its first case of chikungunya virus this year in a South Carolina resident.

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Related Topix: South Carolina Government

ABC News 4 Charleston

Sheheen posts $1.7M on hand, Haley has $4.5M

Democratic state Sen. Vincent Sheheen has $1.7 million for his rematch with Gov. Nikki Haley, who touts a campaign-record fundraising quarter that boosted her available cash to nearly $4.5 million.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors

Post and Courier

Tourism agency takes over SC welcome centers

South Carolina's nine welcome centers are getting a new look, after the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism takes over operation from the state transportation department.

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The Island Packet

In photos: SC Welcome Centers

Heather Frech sits with her son Jonathan, 4 as they wait for their dog to eat and go to the bathroom.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

After 234 years, Revolutionary War battle Huck's Defeat brought to life at Brattonsville

Dontavius Williams, a living history interpreter at Historic Brattonsville, stands on the new trail were the Battle of Huck's Defeat was fought.

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Garnet And Black Attack

Virginia running back A.J. Turner commits to South Carolina at The Opening

Three-star running back A.J. Turner of Clifton, Va. committed to South Carolina on Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Clemson, SC, Columbia, SC, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of South Carolina NCAA

The Island Packet

'Along a Southern Road' exhibit takes artistic look at rural South Carolina

WHAT: "Along a Southern Road" art exhibit WHEN: There will be an opening reception for the exhibit 5-7 p.m. July 12. The exhibit will be open until July 19. Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday.

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Related Topix: Hilton Head Island, SC, Hardeeville, SC, Ulmer, SC, Estill, SC, McConnells, SC

Rock Hill Herald

Walmart Foundation gives funds to Children's Attention Home in Rock Hill

Kurt Herkert with the Walmart Foundation presents a check to Children's Attention Home board of trustees chair Nicki Nash and chief executive officer Phil Hynes.

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Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Food, Kids, Family

WLTX-TV Columbia

Rideshare Service uber Launches in South Carolina

Rideshare Service uberX Launches in South Carolina Columbia, SC -- Rideshare service uber launched today in South Carolina, offering their transportation in the four major urban areas of the Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://www.wltx.com/story/life/2014/07/10/rideshare-service-uber-launches-in-south-carolina/12478905/ Columbia, SC -- ... (more)

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC, Greenville, SC

Business Journal

Big Boss Brewing Co. expanding sales to South Carolina

The Triangle's second largest craft brewery, Big Boss Brewing Co. of Raleigh, is expanding its sales beyond the state's borders.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink

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