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2 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald
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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6 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia
The new transit company, Uber, launched services in four cities across South Carolina.
10 hrs ago | Bluffton Today
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has confirmed the first case of chikungunya virus this year in an Upstate resident who returned from a trip to Haiti.
16 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online
South Carolina's success in attracting international business to the state has made clean energy one of the most important topics in the critical world of economic development, the state's top business official said The state has led the nation in foreign direct investment the past two years and is on track to repeat that feat this year, state ... (more)
Republican Gov. Nikki Haley had a record fundraising haul in the past quarter, her campaign said Thursday, racking up around $1.045 million in donations.
Savannah-based insurance broker Seacrest Partners Inc. announced Wednesday the opening of its first South Carolina office on Hilton Head Island.
The state: South Carolina is a bit of a hothead as states go. Its scions include a president who defied the Supreme Court by relocating the Cherokee Nation, a senator who championed the policy of nullification for federal laws he didn't agree with, and the Godfather of Soul himself, James Brown.
States around the country enacted the fewest number of abortion restrictions this year since 2010, mirroring the recent legislative session in South Carolina when such efforts were largely stalled, according to a new study from the sexual and reproductive health rights research group Guttmacher Institute.
"When August rolls around, there will be some collective action," she says. "I'm excited to see what's going to happen."
The bill allows a misdemeanor trespassing charge against people who return to a library before their written warning to stay away expires.
When Mark and Pam Crawford took their family to Great Wolf Lodge, a water adventure park, for a week's vacation, their seven-year-old made a request.
Author Billie H. Wilson's new memoir , "Bug Swamp's Gold" , presents a fresh perspective of the past, as seen through the eyes of a spirited South Carolina girl who witnesses the trials of the 1930s and '40s firsthand.
This week, second term Gov. Mark Sanford of South Carolina disappeared for six days, leaving the state without a chief executive who could make decisions in an emergency.
Grey skies and occasional rain failed to dampen spirits as crowds turned out for the Carnaval del Sol on downtown Granville Sunday and the East Van Summer Jam Saturday at Strathcona Park.
State Sen. Ray Cleary says he's skeptical about a financial plan to fix South Carolina's crumbling roads and bridges that Gov. Nikki Haley will announce in January.
Updated: Fri Jul 11, 2014 11:32 pm
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