Created: Wed, 11 Sep 2013 09:16:00 EST
Updated: Thu, 12 Sep 2013 08:51:31 EST
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Officials at a VA hospital hope a health summit to battle suicide will help military veterans and families learn more about their services. Dorn psychiatrist Dr. Oladipo Kukoyi (koo-KOH'-ee) says he thinks the Columbia conference will increase communication among those who want to prevent suicides. NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Speakers at a conference in North Charleston say the wind energy industry faces challenges including a regulatory environment that doesn't offer much incentive. They said research is needed on the best turbines to hold up to the winds and waves of tropical storms and hurricanes. LANCASTER, S.C. (AP) — Police in Lancaster say one of two convicted felons was killed as they got together for a gun deal. Deputies say 35-year-old Robert Hood was accidentally shot in the abdomen last night when a stolen gun he was trying to get went off as he looked at it. Demario Buchanon is charged with possession of a handgun and stolen property. COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two of the three students who integrated the University of South Carolina have retraced their steps from 50 years ago. James Solomon and Henrie Monteith stood in the doorway of the administration building where they became students on Sept. 11, 1963.