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SC awaiting state unemployment figure for March

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — State officials will reveal if South Carolina's unemployment rate is continuing to fall. Read more »

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Facebook Spat: Gov. Haley vs Sen. Shealy

Wednesday, following a DSS Senate Subcommittee hearing, Facebook posts from Governor Nikki Haley's page and Senator Katrina Shealy's page made headlines. Read More »

Mayor Easter Egg Hunt

Columbia, SC (WOLO)- You can celebrate Easter with the city's first family. Read More »

Pollen Problematic for Allergy Sufferers

Two different surveys recently list Columbia in the top ten cities in the country with the highest pollen count. Read More »

Police Find Body of Missing Union County Man

UNION, S.C. (AP) _ Authorities say they suspect foul play in the death of a missing Union County man whose body was found in a densely wooded area behind his home. Read More »

SC economic advisers make no change in projections

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — State economic advisers say their tax collection projections for South Carolina are on target. Read More »

Midlands Teen Killed in Boating Accident

A Pelion High School student has died while on a spring break trip in Ohio. Read More »

Citadel announces speakers for commencements

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James will deliver the commencement address when cadets graduate from The Citadel next month. Read More »

USC Upstate students protest state funding cuts

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Attempts by state legislators to cut university funding over controversial plays and books are causing a backlash on South Carolina campuses. Read More »

Cold, wet winter has delayed some SC produce

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Farmers markets are opening across South Carolina, but in some areas local produce has been delayed a bit because of this year's cold, wet winter. Read More »

Police search for suspects in armed robbery of Irmo business

Police are looking for a man and woman accused of robbing an Irmo business with a toy gun. Read More »

SC men walk in heels, bring attention to violence

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina men and women are walking a mile in high heels to bring attention to the scourge of sexual abuse and violence against women. Read More »

Sewer Main Break Near Lake Murray

The Town of Lexington is working to repair a sewer main break on Highway 378 West at the Horse Creek Bridge. Read More »

SC NFL Stand outs Wanted for Questioning

NYPD says two former Gamecock stand outs may know about a beating at a New York Night club that left a man hospitalized. Read More »

DSS Director, Lillian Koller Testifies Before Lawmakers

Department of Social Services Executive Director, Lillian Koller testified before lawmakers Wednesday morning. Read More »

Brewing School

Columbia, SC (WOLO)- Something is brewing at one South Carolina college. The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reports Horry Georgetown Technical College will be offering a degree in brewing, distillation, and fermentation. Read More »

SC could buy some alternative-fuel school buses

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A state budget proposal would provide new buses that run on alternative fuel to South Carolina school districts willing to pay part of the bill. Read More »

Gamecocks Nab Nation's Top Recruit

South Carolina head women’s basketball coach Dawn Staley announced that the top recruit in the 2014 class, A’ja Wilson (Columbia, S.C./Heathwood Hall), has signed a National Letter of Intent to attend the University and play for the Gamecocks. Wilson will have four years of eligibility beginning with the 2014-15 academic year. The addition improved the Gamecocks’ recruiting class ranking to No. 2 in the nation. Read More »

Peach Fuzz Delayed Due to Peach Freeze

Peach orchards across the state are barely bearing fruit, as agriculture experts say the weather has taken its toll on farmers' crops. Read More »

Former Gamecock Hampton Arrested

A former Gamecock has run afoul with the law. Read More »

SC bill banning abortions beyond 19 weeks stalls

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A bill banning abortion in South Carolina beyond 19 weeks of pregnancy has stalled in the state Senate, with lawmakers raising concerns that the bill also bans contraception. Read More »

SC blll giving hiring preference to vets advances

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A bill allowing South Carolina employers to give hiring preference to veterans and spouses of disabled veterans has advanced in the Senate. Read More »

Heathwood's Wilson Chooses South Carolina

The country's top-ranked female basketball recruit A'ja Wilson has decided to play her college basketball at South Carolina. Wilson made the announcement Wednesday afternoon on ESPNU at Columbia's Heathwood Hall. Read More »

SC gas prices up; still cheaper than last Easter

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina drivers have seen a steady increase in gas prices in recent months, but motorists taking to the road this weekend will still find it a bit cheaper to drive than a year ago. Read More »

SC seeks ruling in nuclear fuel funding lawsuit

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina wants a federal judge to rule in the state's favor in a lawsuit seeking to keep viable a nuclear reactor fuel project at the Savannah River Site near Aiken. Read More »

Man gets 23 years in death of woman in Wagener

AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — A Wagener man has been sentenced to 23 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to the shooting death of a Lexington woman last year. Read More »

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