LCSD: 3 arrested, 3 wanted in connection with financial fraud

LCSD received assistance from the U.S. Postal Inspection Service with the case.

  Dem split on jobless benefits slows virus relief, stimulus checks bill in Senate

Eight Democrats voted against the proposal, suggesting that Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and other progressives vowing to continue the fight in coming months will face a difficult fight.
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  By slimmest of margins, Senate takes up $1.9T relief, stimulus checks bill

It’s widely expected the Senate will approve the bill and the House will whisk it to Biden for his signature by mid-March, handing him a crucial early legislative victory.

TOP STORIES

17-year-old charged with murder in Columbia shooting

  SC reports 1,079 new COVID-19 cases, 36 more deaths Friday

  Furry Friend Fridays: Meet Clara

Newborn baby found dead at Columbia apartment complex

Large fire damages home on Lake Murray

It happened around 3 a.m. in the 2100 block of Shull Avenue, on Shull Island.
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  Jump in hiring fuels optimism for US economic recovery

Unemployment fell from 6.3% to 6.2%, the Labor Department reported Friday. That is down dramatically from 14.8% last April.

  First Alert Forecast: Cooler temps today with some clouds by tonight

Saturday marks one year since first COVID-19 cases reported in South Carolina

  ‘I was concerned for my life:’ Newberry Co. Sheriff still recovering from COVID-19

  CVS set to receive J&J vaccine shipment ahead of phase 1b rollout

  SC lawmakers debating bill to make sure all COVID-19 vaccinations are voluntary

Man charged with attempted murder after north Columbia stabbing

  SC reports 819 new COVID-19 cases, 38 more deaths Thursday

DHEC employee stabbed at ‘off-campus’ location

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Woman discovers mystery room behind bathroom mirror in her NYC apartment

It started with a weird draft in the bathroom.

SPORTS

SC State announces spring football schedule

Moody leads No. 12 Arkansas past South Carolina 101-73

AJ Lawson led South Carolina with 18 points.

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  New DHEC data ranks Saluda Co. amongst the least vaccinated communities

Sheriff: SC house guest leaves home in nightmarish condition with feces, urine on walls

Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office: Suspect sought in assault

Woman found safe after leaving Lexington assisted-living home

  Group of SC veterans wants medical marijuana bill passed

The veterans say it relaxes them, and helps them have a better quality of life.
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  Guatemala woman, 23, is among 13 killed in California crash

The California Highway Patrol says nine migrants in an SUV packed with 25 people that drove through an opening in a border wall suffered major injuries after their vehicle slammed into a tractor-trailer and killed 13 others inside.

Authorities audit over 2,800 unemployment claims for fraud in SC

  DHEC: More than 100 independent pharmacies added as vaccine providers

  Monoclonal Antibody Treatment provides quick recoveries for some COVID-19 patients

Governor’s Mansion goes blue in honor of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month