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  1. South Carolina's governor nominees made much more money last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    Democratic state Rep. James Smith and Republican Gov. Henry McMaster meet in the first South Carolina governor debate on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, at Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in Florence. Andrew J. Whitaker/Staff The families of Republican Gov. Henry McMaster and Democratic state Rep. James Smith each earned nearly 30 percent more in 2017 than the previous year, according to income tax returns provided to The Post and Courier.

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  2. Palmetto Politics: In SC, Democrats' strategy has to be more than nice guys finish lastRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    Democratic state Rep. James Smith and Republican Gov. Henry McMaster mixed it up in their South Carolina governor debate at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in Florence. Andrew J. Whitaker/Staff Joe Cunningham, running for Congress, former Vice President Joe Biden, gubernatorial candidate James Smith and Mandy Powers Norrell, running for lieutenant governor, arrive at Page's Okra Grill Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Mount Pleasant.

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  3. Son of Florence shooting suspect collected 'mementos' of sex assaults, deputies allegeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    Officers surround the home near the intersection of Ashton and Dunston Drive on Oct. 4 as authorities investigated the shooting of seven South Carolina law enforcement officers, including one who was killed. File/Andrew Whitaker/Staff The son of a man accused of shooting seven officers at his Florence County home had allegedly collected "mementos" of sexual assaults involving a minor, according to documents.

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  4. Florence County Jail Death Prompts (Another) Richland County InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | FITSNews

    An inmate at the Florence County, S.C. detention center died on Friday afternoon, deputies told reporter Tonya Brown of WPDE TV 15 . Not in this case, though.

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  5. Florence County Sheriff's deputies leave hospital two weeks after mass shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    More than two weeks after 7 officers were shot during a mass shooting, one dying from his injuries, two Florence County Sheriff's deputies left the hospital to a round of applause. Friday afternoon, Florence County Sheriff's Office Deputy Arie Davis and FCSO Investigator Sarah Miller left Carolinas Hospital in Florence after being patients there.

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  6. Deputies went looking for sex assault - mementos,' warrant says. Then the shooting startedRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

    Florence County deputies went to the home of Frederick Hopkins earlier this month looking for evidence that his son, Seth Hopkins, had sexually assaulted a child, according to WPDE. Before they could search the house, police say, the older Hopkins started firing at the deputies in a standoff that lasted for hours, leaving one law enforcement officer dead and six injured.

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  7. Despite youth, Carolina Forest wins region volleyball crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Horry Independent

    Carolina Forest's Avery Campbell celebrates after the Panthers score a point during Thursday night's win over South Florence. The victory secured the region title for the team.

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  8. Fact checking the South Carolina governor's debate on taxes, Medicaid, rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post and Courier

    Democratic state Rep. James Smith and Republican Gov. Henry McMaster meet in first South Carolina governor debate on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 at Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in Florence. Andrew J. Whitaker/Staff In Wednesday night's first debate of the South Carolina governor's race, Republican incumbent Henry McMaster and Democratic challenger James Smith threw out several claims about the state and each other's records.

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  9. Hicks column: What McMaster and Smith really meant during that governor's debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post and Courier

    Democratic state Rep. James Smith and Republican Gov. Henry McMaster meet in the first South Carolina governor debate on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 at Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in Florence. Andrew J. Whitaker/Staff On Wednesday, Gov. Henry McMaster met his challenger, state Rep. James Smith, for the first of two sparring sessions ahead of the November election.

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  10. Container Bar is now open with a rotation of food trucks in CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Post and Courier

    ... Central project didn't receive its liquor license as swiftly as anticipated (owner Brad Creger blames Hurricane Florence), Container customers were at first encouraged to bring their own beer and wine to the food truck park. Now, in addition to a ...

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  11. South Carolina gov hopefuls clash in 1st of 2 debatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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  12. The Latest: South Carolina gov hopefuls draw final contrastsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    The Latest on the first of two general election debates between the candidates competing for South Carolina governor : The men vying to be South Carolina's next governor are drawing their final contrasts as voters prepare to decide between them in next month's election. Republican Gov. Henry McMaster and Democratic state Rep. James Smith met in Florence on Wednesday for the first of two general election debates.

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  13. Watch: SC governor candidate's debate liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Post and Courier

    Republican Gov. Henry McMaster and Democratic state Rep. James Smith will debate twice before voters choose one of them to become South Carolina's CEO. The Columbia lawyers face-off 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in Florence.

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  14. It was guns, taxes and schools in SC gov candidates James Smith and Henry McMaster debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Post and Courier

    Democratic state Rep. James Smith and Republican Gov. Henry McMaster meet in the first South Carolina governor debate on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 at Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in Florence. Andrew J. Whitaker/Staff Democratic state Rep. James Smith and Republican Gov. Henry McMaster meet in the first South Carolina governor debate on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 at Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in Florence.

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  15. Washington foster kids sent to Iowa facility run - like a correctional institution'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Olympian

    ... foster youth - currently about 80 - to facilities in a dozen other states. That includes placements as far away as Florence, S.C., and Camden, N.J., making it difficult for family or advocates to visit them. According to state data in late 2017, ...

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  16. Well-thrown horseshoes make a championRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Jackson Hole News And Guide

    ... Association. At the 2018 National Horseshoe Pitchers Association World Championship Tournament, held in July in Florence, South Carolina, Reetz was in the men's C2 group, which was determined by average ringer percentages from his top three ...

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  17. How S.C.'s different responses to Florence and Michael reflect lessons learnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Charleston City Paper

    South Carolina's response to news of Hurricane Michael, as opposed to its response to Hurricane Florence, showed a thoughtful adjustment by state officials, suggesting that some important lessons were learned between the two storms. Tracking the path of a hurricane is an imprecise science and Hurricane Florence did cause tremendous damage to parts of the Carolinas.

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  18. At least 129 guns in home at scene of Florence police shooting, investigators sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | HeraldSun.com

    When sheriff's deputies went to serve a warrant related to a child sex crimes investigation in Florence, South Carolina, there were at least 129 guns in the home, according to investigators. Police say Frederick Hopkins opened fire at officers from a second-floor window on Oct. 3. "This was a planned ambush," Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott, tasked with investigating the shooting, said Tuesday.

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  19. Obituaries/October 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | The News

    ... the Mount Beulah United Methodist Church of Lake City. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at the Florence Memorial Gardens & Mausoleum of Florence. Ms. Scott, 61, of Florence, died Tuesday, October 2, 2018, at the Ronald J. McNair ...

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  20. SC officials: Gunman knew police were coming to investigate sex assault. 'Ambush' ensued.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Post and Courier

    Frederick Hopkins sits in a wheelchair Friday as he appeared for a bond hearing in Florence County. He faces a count of murder and six attempted murder charges in a shootout that killed a Florence policeman and wounded a half-dozen other officers and sheriff's deputies.

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