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  1. Palmetto Sunrise: S.C. State tries to emerge from crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Post and Courier

    Statues of bulldogs, the mascot of South Carolina State University, line a sidewalk on the campus of the university in Orangeburg. The financial crisis at South Carolina's only historically black college had been well-known for years when leaders brought in current president Thomas Elzey.

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  2. Medical University Hospital grows beyond Lowcountry, establishes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Post and Courier

    The hospital has forged relationships with a number of community hospitals across the state - in Georgetown and Beaufort, and more recently, in Hartsville and Camden. The Board of Trustees discussed a potential affiliation with an Orangeburg hospital on Thursday.

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  3. S.C. State's history integral to education of black studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Post and Courier

    U.S. Rep. James Clyburn speaks outside S.C. State University's MLK Auditorium as he discusses the state Democrats' plans to hold the nation's first presidential debate in Orangeburg on April 26, 2007. Founded in 1896, South Carolina State University was the state's only public college for black students.

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  4. S.C. State leaders say school can survive deficits, scandal and politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Post and Courier

    Brick buildings on the once-thriving South Carolina State University campus bear the names of freedom seekers like Sojourner Truth and Martin Luther King Jr. in giant letters. A coffee table outside the president's office offers up books with titles like "I Have a Dream."

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  5. Clemson notes: Huggins brightens Swinney's day, offensive players press on without MorrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Post and Courier

    Assistant coach Jeff Scott - last week a recruiting coordinator, this week a co-offensive coordinator - interrupted Swinney's media address Friday with an official sheet in his hand. "Did it go our way?" Swinney said, smiling toward Scott.

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  6. Rep. Jim Clyburn: SC State still has chance to use $13M from fedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Post and Courier

    U.S. Rep Jim Clyburn says financially troubled South Carolina State University can still use $13 million in federal money he secured a decade ago, but must move quickly or risk losing the money. The Democratic lawmaker tells The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg that money he secured for a transportation center is still available but the university must develop plans for using it.

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  7. S.C. House, Senate clash over ethics reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Post and Courier

    South Carolina's House and Senate are on a collision course regarding ethics reform, as each seeks a swift resolution when the Legislature reconvenes next month to lingering questions about laws that govern elected officials. New House Speaker Jay Lucas, R-Hartsville, has said that the Legislature needs to reassure the public that elected officials are serious about ethics reform in the wake of the guilty plea and resignation in October of former House Speaker Bobby Harrell over ethics-related violations.

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  8. State to dig into emergency cash for SC State bailoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Post and Courier

    Calling it "irresponsible," Gov. Nikki Haley abstained Monday from joining other state officials in approving a $12 million bailout over the next three years for South Carolina State University. The state Budget and Control Board voted 3-1 over Haley's and state Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom's objections to tap into a contingency fund for the second round of aid this year for the state's only historically black public college.

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  9. S.C. State's $12 million boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Post and Courier

    With the $12 million state loan that S.C. State University was promised this week, the struggling school plans to pay off long overdue bills - and experience some much-needed relief. But even with that immediate pressure abated, and with a president who has earned respect during his first year there, S.C. State has a tough row to hoe to recover from years of poor management, money problems and decreasing enrollment, all of which have threatened the Orangeburg institution's accreditation.

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  10. 2nd loan approved for SC State, this time for $12 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Post and Courier

    South Carolina State University will receive a second state loan to pay long overdue bills and keep student services running. Area media outlets report the $12 million loan was approved this week by a legislative committee.

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  11. Berkeley County wreck victim was 36-year-old Orangeburg manRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Post and Courier

    The identity of the man who died in a head-on collision in Berkeley County Monday afternoon has been released. Douglas Soles, 36, of Orangeburg was not wearing a seat belt and died at the scene, Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury said.

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  12. Berkeley County wreck victim was 36-year-old Orangeburg manRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Post and Courier

    The identity of the man who died in a head-on collision in Berkeley County Monday afternoon has been released. Douglas Soles, 36, of Orangeburg was not wearing a seat belt and died at the scene, Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury said.

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  13. Motley Rice files suit against airbag-maker Takata in Charleston woman's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Post and Courier

    The Motley Rice law firm has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against airbag-maker Takata in connection with a 2008 crash that claimed the life of a Charleston woman. The action is believed to be the first federal lawsuit filed in South Carolina related to defective Takata airbags, which have led to the recall of millions of automobiles in recent years.

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  14. Pigskin Picks: 'Meaningless' Saturday has real meaning for Gamecocks, Tigers and BulldogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Post and Courier

    The national schedule lacks marquee games. ESPN's "GameDay" is at Yale-Harvard. Can South Carolina, coming off a 23-20 overtime win at Florida and facing South Alabama, put back-to-back good performances on defense together for the first time this season? Can former South Carolina head coach Sparky Woods do at VMI what he couldn't do with the Gamecocks, beat The Citadel? Can Charleston Southern, which suffered a 21-20 loss at Vanderbilt on Oct. 11, again exceed relative expectations against an SEC team when it faces Georgia? Does Missouri win in Knoxville and take a big step toward its second straight SEC East title? Or will Tennessee win, probably locking preseason SEC East favorite South Carolina into fourth place? The biggest question of all, with exactly 4,791 Pigskin Picks entries over the last two weeks and only 43 contestants outpicking both Warren Peper and me: Can you people ... (more)

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  15. Who needs Gaillard for Spoleto Strut?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Post and Courier

    The $142 million Gaillard Center "renovation," which looks suspiciously like the construction of an entirely new building, won't be finished in time for the 2015 Spoleto Festival USA in May. One of the reasons the Gaillard won't be done by its previous April 2015 deadline is so that the new concert hall will sound a lot better than the old one. As Post and Courier colleague Diane Knich reported last week: " When the hall is finished , it must undergo a detailed 'tuning process' to test acoustics, much like tuning a musical instrument.

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  16. Former Eutawville police chief seeks immunity under 'Stand Your Ground' law for 2011 shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Post and Courier

    A SLED crime scene investigator takes photographs at the location where Bernard Bailey was shot and killed outside the Orangeburg County town's offices and police department on May 2, 2011. Former Eutawville Police Chief Richard Combs is arguing that he should be immune from prosecution under the state's "Stand Your Ground" law for his actions in a 2011 shooting that left a retired correctional officer dead in the parking lot of town hall.

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  17. Prosecutor challenges ex-Eutawville police chief's self-defense claim in 2011 shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2011 | Post and Courier

    Prosecutors are fighting former Eutawville Police Chief Richard Combs' claim of immunity in a fatal shooting in 2011, arguing that his actions didn't meet the self-defense standard under South Carolina's "Stand Your Ground" law. Combs, 36, is awaiting trial on a charge of misconduct in office.

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  18. Jim Clyburn announces $2 million grant for health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Post and Courier

    U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn announced Friday that $2 million from the Department of Health and Human Services has been awarded to the Family Health Centers in Orangeburg. The centers have locations in six South Carolina communities.

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  19. S.C. House panels weigh abuser programs, bond changes for domestic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Post and Courier

    South Carolina programs dedicated to helping those who abuse a loved one suffer from a lack of oversight and weak, outdated standards that could give abusers a free pass on rigorous counseling, advocates and officials told a S.C. House subcommittee on Wednesday. That issue was one of several considered by two S.C. House subcommittees as members grapple with putting together new legislation to deal with the prevalence of domestic violence in South Carolina.

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  20. Orangeburg newspaper praises Sen. Tim Scott for his focus on veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Post and Courier

    Tim Scott may be getting a lot of national publicity as the first African-American U.S. senator elected from South Carolina since Reconstruction, but on Veterans Day, Scott should get credit for championing veterans causes, according to an editorial posted on The Times and Democrat's website. Scott has been working on behalf of veterans since becoming an appointed U.S. senator in early 2013, the editorial says.

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