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  1. Rapid response to child abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Post and Courier

    Susan Alford, DSS director, takes a break in-between meetings to eat lunch at her desk Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at the South Carolina DSS in Columbia. If the cause of death is abuse or neglect, other children in the same household could be in danger.


  2. Bishop England, Wando vying for volleyball championships on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | Post and Courier

    Bishop England coach Cindy Baggott's team is trying to win its 16th consecutive Class AA volleyball state title. Jeff Blake/File Two Lowcountry volleyball teams will play for state championships on Saturday.


  3. Senate Democrats float borrowing plan for flood recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 9 | Post and Courier

    South Carolina's Democratic Leaders in the Senate have announced they plan to pre-file a $500 million bonds bill to cover the damages October's flood caused to the state's already crumbling infrastructure, though it still is unknown what the total cost of repairs will be. In a written release, Minority Leader Sen. Nikki Setzler and Assistant Minority Leader Sen. John Matthews said the floods were devastating to the state's roads, and preliminary estimates show the damage could rival the recovery costs Hurricane Hugo in 1989.


  4. Jeb Bush aims to a fixa Washington a " and his struggling campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 | Post and Courier

    Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush presented his new pitch before Midlands voters Tuesday as he continued a four-day tour aimed at jump-starting his campaign in early primary states. For a map tracking visits to the Palmetto State from announced or prospective presidential candidates, go to postandcourier.com/candidate-visits .


  5. Beck tennis column: Hammonda s experience, doubles too much for Ashley HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Mary Gastley's dream of winning another state championship in her 30th season as Ashley Hall's tennis coach didn't happen on Saturday at Sumter's Palmetto Tennis Center. The SCISA girls Class AAA state final went the limit as expected, but the Panthers were beaten at their own game.


  6. Port of Charleston cargo up 10% in 1st 3 months of new fiscal yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Post and Courier

    The State Ports Authority closed out the first quarter of its 2016 fiscal year with a nearly 10 percent gain in cargo volume. The State Ports Authority also handles breakbulk cargo, namely items too large or heavy to ship in a container.


  7. South Carolina roads hit hard by flooding, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Historic rainfall and flooding closed more than 300 South Carolina roads and bridges on Sunday. The count was expected to rise as more reports were received from throughout the state, officials said.


  8. Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster kicks off effort to help seniors with petsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster talks frequently about how much he loves his dog, and now he's working to make sure South Carolina's seniors have the resources needed to care for their furry friends. The program named for McMaster's English Bulldog assists senior citizens with their pets by supplying pet food, supplies and veterinary care.


  9. Friend of Charleston shooting suspect seeks evidence in caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | Post and Courier

    The friend of a white man charged with killing nine black churchgoers wants to see all evidence the federal government has against him, according to court papers filed Thursday. Attorneys for Joey Meek, 21, said in the routine motion that they want a judge to order federal prosecutors to let them inspect and make copies of documents, blood or fingerprint samples.


  10. In South Carolina, Carly Fiorina says fed govt needs accountabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Carly Fiorina focused on economics during a campaign stop in South Carolina, telling several hundred voters in the early voting state she would hold federal agencies accountable for every dime they request in their budgets. The businesswoman told a crowd at a packed barbecue restaurant in Lexington that the federal government should play no role in the minimum wage debate and that people need to be made less reliant on entitlement programs.


  11. Two more women poised to join South Carolinaa s a mena s clubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2015 | Post and Courier

    The number of women in one of South Carolina's most exclusive “men's clubs” could go up dramatically next year - from one to three. Margie Bright Matthews recently won the Democratic primary for the vacant Senate District 45 seat formerly held by slain pastor and state Sen. Clementa Pinckney.


  12. Indictment: Friend didna t report Dylann Roofa s plan to attack church, then lied to FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Dylann Roof spent three or four nights a week at this mobile home in the Lexington County community of Red Bank before he was accused of fatally shooting nine people on June 17 at the Emanuel AME Church in downtown Charleston. On Thursday, federal agents arrested Joseph “Joey” Meek Jr., a friend who welcomed Roof into the home.


  13. Feds investigate friend of Dylann RoofRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | Post and Courier

    A friend of the suspect in the Charleston church shooting is being investigated for lying to police and not reporting everything he may have known about the crime, a federal law enforcement official has told The Associated Press. Joey Meek, 21, of Lexington was notified by a so-called target letter that he is under investigation for lying to police and for knowing about a crime before or after it was committed but failing to report it, the official told the AP.


  14. Step up efforts to stop sex trafficking in S.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Jamie Mitchell, a former victim of sex trafficking, now works as a prostitute on the streets of North Charleston. It's easy to understand why sex trafficking has stayed mostly in the shadows in South Carolina.


  15. Victim turns advocate, tries to a deal with traumaaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2015 | Post and Courier

    It's been nearly seven years since Lexington resident Megan Madsen was forced to sell herself for sex on Craigslist in another state, but the trauma is still fresh. Madsen was 21 at the time and coming out of a failed marriage in California.


  16. Charleston, state trying to combat sex traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2015 | Post and Courier

    After being forced into prostitution in California in 2008, Megan Madsen returned to her home state of South Carolina more than a year ago in hope of rebuilding her life. She's been trying to get help ever since.


  17. Spur of the Moment: For Gamecocks against Kentucky, the magic number is 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2015 | Post and Courier

    The fact that Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops is openly discussing his team's epic road losing streak with his players likely indicates that the Wildcats feel like they have a chance to end it Saturday night at Williams-Brice Stadium. For South Carolina, that would be quite the blow to Steve Spurrier's stated goal of eventually returning the Gamecocks to the top 10. Last season - when USC melted down in the fourth quarter and was beaten 45-38 in Lexington by a Kentucky team which hasn't won an SEC game since - was bad enough.


  18. Inside the Game: Kentucky at South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Kentucky stunned South Carolina last season in Lexington, but the Wildcats haven't won in Columbia since 1999. AP Photo/David Stephenson Kentucky may have lost 22 consecutive road games dating back to 2010, but South Carolina knows better than anyone not to underestimate the Wildcats.


  19. Hodges, Matthews head for runoff in Senate District 45Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Voters in Senate District 45 are divided between sending Margie Bright Matthews and Rep. Kenneth Hodges to represent them in the state Senate this fall. With all counties reporting just before 11 p.m., Matthews and Hodges led the Democratic primary with 37 percent and 35 percent of the vote, respectively.


  20. Haley to speak of a a New SouthaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | Post and Courier

    South Carolina State Rep. Nikki Haley from Lexington, pictured on May 14, 2009, is launching a bid to become South Carolina's first female governor. ¬ ¬ Published Date 5/15/2009: State Sen. Nikki Haley ¬ Published Caption 5/14/10: Haley Gov. Nikki Haley will use her appearance at the National Press Club on Wednesday to say South Carolina is more racially tolerant than not, and that the violent incidents seen in the Charleston community were not examples of what the state has achieved.


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