City of Columbia, Richland County and State DHEC officials launch an aggressive exterminating plan after confirmed cases of West Nile virus show up in mosquitoes in Columbia.
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) _ The Greenville County sheriff's office says a deputy was following proper procedures when he pursued a suspicious vehicle that wrecked, killing the driver. A deputy was pursuing a vehicle thought to contain a man who had been the object of a massive manhunt that prompted the lockdown of 10 schools on Oct. 28.
Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann has added an adviser to her South Carolina presidential campaign. Bachmann said Wednesday that Wesley Donehue has joined her team. The outspoken Republican activist will serve as a spokesman and strategist, as well as help the national new media team.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) _ A 23-year-old Horry County man admits he made counterfeit $10 and $100 bills on a computer. U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles said Tuesday that Parish Gagum of Conway pleaded guilty in federal court in Florence to making counterfeit money.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) _ South Carolina students' scores on national math and reading tests haven't changed much in two years and continue to hover below the national average. The U.S. Department of Education released data Tuesday showing South Carolina's fourth- and eighth-graders posted scores that were between two and five points below the national average.
Steve Spurrier is frustrated by his team's lack of passing production and says it will need to improve for #9 USC to win at #7 Arkansas this weekend. ABC Columbia Sports Director Tim Hill recaps Tuesday's weekly Steve Spurrier press conference from Williams-Brice Stadium.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A Columbia man accused of posing as a social worker to take money from seven vulnerable adults faces new charges.
LANCASTER, S.C. (AP) _ More than a dozen people have been indicted as part of a gang roundup in Lancaster County. South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson and Sheriff Barry Faile said Monday 15 people had been indicted for gang activity.