Kanye West’s first rally to kick off his presidential campaign coincided with a tight deadline to get his name on the ballot in South Carolina, but Kanye’s message left many people with questions about his run for office.
Some law enforcement agencies in South Carolina have failed to follow state law when it comes to reporting when an officer leaves their job because of allegations of misconduct, while others never even show up to prosecute misconduct cases.
The South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy has taken a financial hit from the coronavirus pandemic. About 42 percent of the academy’s funding comes from traffic ticket fines and fees, which has become unreliable source of cash flow because of COVID-19.
The South Carolina Department of Education is working to gather a list of potential volunteers to keep children fed across the state while classrooms are closed. The department is working with The United Way of South Carolina to establish a database of people who could step in and fill gaps.
South Carolina State University leaders have announced a mandatory evacuation of residence halls Sunday night. The deadline for students to move out is March 29 at 6 p.m. A post on the university’s Facebook page said three confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Orangeburg County have heightened the threat.
Months after the state rolled out its new, centralized child support system in the Lowcountry, some parents are complaining about issues with their payments. South Carolina’s new child support system has battled delays for decades but is finally operational statewide. The Palmetto State is the las
Federal authorities are investigating a drug trafficking organization in the Lowcountry that’s using the mail system to distribute cocaine, marijuana and drug money, according to a search warrant application.