Chapin veteran who served in Pearl Harbor receives Quilt of Valor

Tonight out in Chapin, American Legion Post 193 hosted an event to honor veterans in our area. Quilts of Valor is a non-profit group that creates full-sized handmade quilts for those who’ve served.

Drug company exec wore fentanyl spray costume in rap video to motivate opioid sales team

Former Insys Therapeutics Inc. executives are charged with scheming to pay doctors bribes and kickbacks in exchange for prescriptions of opioids.
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Guy goes out alone for Valentine’s Day, convinces onlookers he’s been stood up, gets dinner paid for by sympathetic couple

A man posted on Twitter about his plan to see if could get a free dinner if he he looked depressing enough alone at an Outback Steakhouse on Valentine's Day.

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Resources offered to help residents of Allen Benedict Court

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  NFL, Colin Kaepernick settle collusion lawsuit

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid have settled their grievances of collusion against the NFL, said a league representative Friday to the Associated Press.

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Suspect arrested after police chase ends on Augusta Rd. in Lexington

5 people displaced after house fire on Cullasaja Circle

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Burned dog Tommie dies a day after taking steps

House committee moves forward with energy bill

New bill aims to give cities more power, hold housing authorities accountable

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  Trump tests presidential power, declares emergency at border

Defiant in the wake of a stinging budget defeat, President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Harold White, Gamecocks’ first black coach, passes away

  Belk confirms he’s leaving South Carolina football team

Josh Belk is no longer with the South Carolina football team.

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  Gov. McMaster removes entire Richland Co. election board

Governor Henry McMaster has issued an executive order to remove every member of the Richland County Board of Voter Registration and Elections.
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Travis Kauffman, 31, admitted, “There was a point where I was concerned I wasn’t going to make it out.”

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