Jobless Rate Increases

South Carolina unemployment went up slightly in May, re-establishing double-digit jobless numbers. The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce said Friday that the May jobless rate was 10 percent, up from 9.8 percent in April.

Authorities want death for Florence County man

FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say they want the death penalty against a Florence County man charged with murder after authorities identified a body as belonging to his missing 22-year-old wife.

SC delegation traveling to White House

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Florence Mayor Stephen Wukela and state Rep. Bakari Sellers of Denmark are part of a small contingent of South Carolina leaders meeting at the White House.

Compromise reached on $6B SC spending plan

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina businesses will get a $146 million bailout on unemployment taxes after a budget conference agreed to less money for public schools as final deals were reached in a compromise version of $6 billion state spending plan.

Statesboro firm hired to clear river weeds

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a Statesboro company will use herbicides to clear aquatic weeds — including one type of weed commonly used in tropical fish tanks — from the Savannah River.


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