Author: Associated Press

Group of SC senators returns to discuss education bill

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Some South Carolina state senators are returning to Columbia to discuss their version of a bill to overhaul the state’s education system. An education subcommittee meets at 10 a.m. Monday to discuss the massive bill. They met a dozen times during this year’s legislative session to discuss the bill. The group’s agenda said senators will talk about what…

SC group works to pay students’ lunch debt

FORT MILL, S.C. (AP) – An alumni group in one South Carolina school district is helping pay students’ lunch debt. Fort Mill School District spokesman Joe Burke says as of June 18, the most recent information available, students had about $12,000 in combined student lunch debt. The Herald reports the Fort Mill Ol’ School Crowd is gathering donations to cover…

2 dozen Dallas officers disciplined over offensive posts

Dallas police officials say more than two-dozen officers face disciplinary measures after they were found to have posted bigoted or other offensive material to social media in violation of the department’s code of conduct, including mocking protesters who were pepper-sprayed.. Officials announced Friday an internal review determined that 25 officers posted or shared objectionable material. Four of those officers have…

Royal baby Archie christened at private Windsor ceremony

(ABC News) Prince Harry and Duchess of Sussex Meghan’s newborn son. The youngest member of Britain’s royal family, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, was christened at Windsor Castle on Saturday in a private ceremony — too private for some royal fans. The 2-month-old son of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex was baptized in a private chapel at the castle west of…

Trump’s ‘Salute to America’ set for July 4th

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is marking the 243rd anniversary of the Founding Fathers’ adoption of the Declaration of Independence, an event he says “cast off the shackles of tyranny.” Trump says in an Independence Day message released by the White House that the country is celebrating the rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness and recognizing…