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Senator urges flag support with social media, fundraising

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — One of the Legislature's most ardent supporters of the Confederate battle flag says he will introduce an amendment that would allow South Carolina voters to decide whether the flag should fly over the Statehouse grounds. Read more »

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SC counties to receive between $2M and $18M for road repair

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The state budget is expected to provide South Carolina's counties between $2 million and $18 million each this year for road repair. Read More »

Man Attacked by Shark near Outer Banks NC

Shark attack in North Carolina Outer Banks, seventh in three weeks. Read More »

National Action Network Calls for Peaceful Flag Protests

The National Action Network is calling for peaceful protests on both sides of the confederate flag debate. Read More »

Federal Source says fire at Mt. Zion AME likely caused by lightning

A fire that destroyed Mount Zion AME church in Greeleyville does not appear to be the work of an arsonist, but the result of a lightning strike, a federal law enforcement source said Wednesday. Read More »

Mount Zion AME Church catches fire

A black church burned Tuesday night, 20 years after it was torched by two former members of the KKK. Read More »

Safety patrols increase around the State House

The S.C. Department of Public Safety increases patrols to make sure the State House is protected, the grounds are maintained and protesters are safe. Read More »

Look at July 4th events around the Midlands

It's a time for parades, barbecues, fireworks and celebrating our nation's independence. Read More »

Williamsburg Church Fire, 20 Years After Burned by Former KKK Members

(WOLO) BREAKING TONIGHT... A black church is on fire.... 20 years after it was burned to the ground by two former members of the KKK. Read More »

Man found dead in US 321 median likely hit-and-run victim

GASTON, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say an 18-year-old man has been found dead in the median of U.S. Highway 321 south of Columbia. Read More »

South Carolina joins 8 states to challenge EPA water rule

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina and eight other states are suing over new water regulations they say are unconstitutional. Read More »

Logging accident claims life of Timmonsville man

BISHOPVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A Timmonsville man has died in a logging accident in Lee County. Read More »

Governor Haley Vetoes 87 Items in State Budget

On Tuesday, Governor Nikki Haley slashed $30 million from the state budget and vetoed 87 items. Read More »

Governor Haley issues Budget Vetoes

Governor Nikki Haley has vetoed 87 budget items in the South Carolina budget. Read More »

Stepped Up Security at State House near Confederate Flag

Stepped Up Security at State House near Confederate Flag in light of recent protests near the monument. Read More »

Gov. Haley vetoes 87 SC budget items tallying $30 million

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has vetoed 87 items worth about $30 million from the Legislature's budget package. Read More »

Clemson trustees call for removing Confederate flag

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — The Clemson University board of trustees has joined the chorus of South Carolina officials calling for removal of the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds in Columbia. Read More »

Man Arrested accused of fighting Flag Protesters

An Irmo man has been arrested after police say he got into a fight with anti Confederate Flag protesters at the State House Monday. Read More »

Video Local shop owner gets heat about Confederate flag

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WOLO) -- An Orangeburg business owner is facing backlash from the community, for something that's standing in his parking lot. The problem is, the Confederate flag does not belong to... Read More »

Memorial scheduled for victim in Charleston church shootings

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A minister from Emanuel AME Church in Charleston is to be remembered at a memorial service. Read More »

Myrtle Beach council calls for removal of Statehouse flag

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Myrtle Beach City Council has called for removal of the Confederate flag from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse in Columbia. Read More »

New law means Uber rides will continue in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — People in South Carolina can continue catching a ride through the Uber app under a law signed by Gov. Nikki Haley. Read More »

Kentucky woman drowns off South Carolina beach

GARDEN CITY, S.C. (AP) — A Kentucky woman has drowned while swimming over the weekend near Myrtle Beach. Read More »

Sheriff: Police officer hit girlfriend, shattered phones

LUGOFF, S.C. (AP) — Kershaw County deputies say an Elgin police officer has been charged with domestic violence after he hit his girlfriend, put a pillow over her face to keep her from screaming, threw her to the ground then smashed two phones to try to keep her from calling for help. Read More »

Jeb Bush calls Confederate flag a "racist symbol"

Republican frontrunner Jeb Bush made it very clear Monday that he thinks the Confederate flag is a racist symbol and Governor Nikki Haley is doing the right thing by having it removed. Read More »

Elgin Police Officer Charged with Domestic Violence

Kerhsaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews says Monday afternoon Douglas Barton, an Elgin police officer, was arrested and charged with 2nd degree domestic violence. Read More »

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