Friday, May 24 2013 6:49 PM EDT2013-05-24 22:49:23 GMT
A teenager was killed and a second was arrested on DUI charges in an overnight accident, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. Investigators say a BMW being driven by 18-year-old Cameron StringfellowMore >>
A teenager was killed and a second was arrested on DUI charges in an overnight accident, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 9:13 AM EDT2013-05-25 13:13:40 GMT
Brett Parker took the stand in his own defense in his double murder trial Friday and answered questions for nearly three hours.Parker is on trial for the murders of his wife, Tammy Jo, and business associateMore >>
Brett Parker took the stand in his own defense in his double murder trial Friday and answered questions for nearly three hours.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 11:58 AM EDT2013-05-25 15:58:59 GMT
Richland County deputies are searching for a man they say shot and killed his girlfriend's sister. Deputies say shortly before 4:00 a.m. Friday officers responded to shots fired call at 2104 Green OaksMore >>
Richland County deputies say a man accused of killing his girlfriend's sister has been arrested.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 4:17 PM EDT2013-05-24 20:17:05 GMT
Police say a motorcyclist in West Ashley had to tip his bike over to the side in order to get rid of a drunk woman who had hopped into the rear seat. On Thursday at 8:50 a.m., a man on a motorcycle approachedMore >>
Police say a motorcyclist had to tip his bike over to the side in order to get rid of a drunk woman who had hopped into the rear seat.More >>
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's state military support panel is distributing $200,000 to four regions to help them maintain military installations in their communities.
State Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom said in a release Thursday the money appropriated by the General Assembly will help Charleston, Beaufort, Columbia and Sumter protect nearby bases.
Eckstrom said $50,000 goes to each community. He says it is designed to help them maintain the military sites amid budget cutting pressures and potential base closure moves.
A 2012 study by the state Department of Commerce estimated South Carolina's eight military bases, the S.C. National Guard and state defense contractors generated $15.7 billion in economic activity in 2011. The report also showed the military sector supported 138,000 jobs in the state.
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