A South Carolina House subcommittee passed a bill that would ban almost all abortions if a fetal heartbeat is detected after hearing over an hour of testimony from both supporters and detractors of the legislation.
Governor Henry McMaster announced Wednesday that a meeting with leadership from the state’s general assembly and the Carolina Panthers are looking to moving their football operations to South Carolina.
“Decisions that put the financial stability of a school district at risk and put the education of students and tax dollars of the public in jeopardy cannot be tolerated,” Spearman said in the announcement.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Mitchell Zais will join U.S. Congressman Tom Rice and South Carolina Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Florence.
The bill, S.79, refers to child protection and permanency but has been nicknamed the “free-range” parenting bill. Seen as the opposite of “helicopter” parenting, it would decide if the parents are responsible for harm or neglect if the child is left alone at a certain age.
South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson filed a motion in federal court on Monday to join a lawsuit against the Trump administration to block planned seismic testing and offshore drilling along the South Carolina coast.
A Sumter teen will rub elbows with some of the world's most powerful leaders next spring in Washington D.C., after being selected as a student delegate to represent South Carolina in the U.S. Senate Youth Program.