The killer of a Rock Hill, South Carolina teen at the Fort Mill Peach Stand purchased a firearm an hour before the murder. Christopher Mendez pleaded guilty, was sentenced to life for killing Karson Whitesell.
In the spirit of the man whose life they came to celebrate, the family and friends of Edward Lee Elmore did not dwell long on the controversial circumstances under which he spent more than half of his life in prison.
President Donald Trump on Friday picked budget director Mick Mulvaney to be his next chief of staff, ending a chaotic search in which several top contenders took themselves out of contention for the job.
When House Speaker Jay Lucas was deciding who should lead a special committee to address South Carolina's multi-billion dollar nuclear power debacle last year, he looked for a lawmaker he could trust to act thoughtfully but decisively.
Boosting S.C. teacher pay isn’t the only change educators want lawmakers to pass in 2019. Teachers also want less testing and paperwork that cuts into instruction. A Senate panel will address that Monday .
The predator met her in an Internet chat room the Columbia teen-ager kept secret from her parents. He sent her a bus ticket to Texas, where he was going to lock her up. Thursday, he was sentenced to prison.
The National Weather Service can be added to the growing list of “fake” accounts locked by Facebook. The Columbia, S.C., NWS Facebook account was disabled in November and reactivated Friday after a major storm.
A Rock Hill, South Carolina, construction worker has died after a fall at a school building site in Chester County. The 64-year-old man died after a fall following an electric shock, coroner officials said.
The South Carolina Forestry Commission is selling an 80-foot lookout tower in Greenville. As of Friday, the high bid was $525 in the auction. The tower, built from tons of steel, must be removed within 10 days.