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  Teachers prepare for ‘all out’ rally at the statehouse for education reform

Educators want to make sure that this isn’t identified as a “walk out” where they leave their classrooms and refuse to come back until their demands are met.

SC may use firing squad as death penalty workaround

Chester Co. Schools cancel class May 1 in reaction to SC teacher rally

  Judge orders Florence County sheriff on house arrest, GPS monitoring due to retaliation concerns

  Proposal to train new law enforcement hires at technical college denied

  FBI on Brittanee Drexel case: ‘We’re still hopeful we’ll solve this case’

  SC House passes bill to ban abortions once heartbeat detected

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  Coroner identifies man killed in shooting at Sangaree home; teen charged with murder

  ‘Happy birthday to my girl in heaven:’ Fallen Florence County investigator remembered on her 37th birthday

Myrtle Beach tweets reminder about juvenile curfew ahead of busy summer season

  ‘A great Knight:’ Coaches, teachers remember former Stratford football player Xavier Young

  Boeing revenues take hit in Q1 after 737 MAX issues, company withdraws 2019 financial guidance

Police searching for missing Carolina Forest High School student

  SC State Museum shares disaster plan in wake of Notre Dame fire

In the wake of that devastating fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral, officials with the South Carolina State Museum want you to know they do have plan in place in the case of an emergency.

  Grassroots group hoping to stop potential sale of Santee Cooper

Glenn Stephens retired last June after working for Santee Cooper for 35 years. He is now a part of the grassroots effort to pump the brakes on a potential sale of the only state-owned public utility.

  SC drivers weigh in on proposed amendment to place tolls along I-95

An amendment to the state budget to create four tolls along Interstate 95 is causing quite a stir.

  Watch where you step: Jellyfish washing ashore in Myrtle Beach

On your next trip to the beach in the Grand Strand, you may want to keep an eye on where you step.

  Lowcountry family serving as March for Babies ambassadors

  7-year-old SC boy shot during domestic dispute dies

NFL player plays good Samaritan and helps woman change tire on rural SC roadway

  SC Senate subcommittee makes change to proposed ridesharing safety bill

  USC Police seek suspect wanted for attempting to grab women while in restroom stalls

Authorities still looking for missing Goose Creek teen one year after she disappeared

Special bond: Photo captures dog’s ‘goodbye’ to owner

A moment displaying the bond between a man and his dog was captured at a funeral home in Huntersville.

Observation tower on SC’s highest point now open to the public

The long-awaited observation tower on Sassafras Mountain opened to the public on Monday, coinciding with Earth Day.

  UofSC students protest first presidential candidate forum, claims female choices weren’t considered

At the open forum portion of Monday’s schedule, a few students read a letter in protest of the presidential selection process.

Missing 24-year-old woman in Atlantic Beach found safe

The Atlantic Beach Police Department said a missing 24-year-old woman has been found safe.

  Man accused of throwing Molotov cocktail-type device into ex-girlfriend’s apartment

A Charleston man is accused of throwing a Molotov cocktail type device into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment early Monday morning.

  Controversial SC megachurch pastor called to #TheJesusChallenge to ‘live minimally’ for 1 year

The challenge came in the form of a Twitter post and YouTube video on Easter Sunday.

Man wanted for homicide in D.C. could be in the Carolinas

The U.S. Marshals Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force is looking for a man who is charged with second-degree murder and could be in the Carolinas.

Man pleads guilty to secretly recording young girls on yacht in Myrtle Beach, various places

A North Carolina man admitted on Monday to secretly recording young girls, some as young as five years old, on board his yacht in Myrtle Beach and other various places.

  UofSC board of trustees names four finalists in the search for next president

The University of South Carolina's board of trustees has announced the names of the four candidates under consideration to become the school's 29th president.

SC teacher group plans May 1 walkout and march to Statehouse

A group of South Carolina teachers organized on social media is asking all teachers to take a day off during the middle of next week and march on the Statehouse.

SC could implement tolls to fund improvements to I-95

A proposed amendment moving through the South Carolina Statehouse could add tolls to Interstate 95.

Parents can trade in unwanted car seats at Target’s annual event

The event starts Monday and will last through May 4.

  Seacoast Church opens doors of new building in time for Easter services

A Lowcountry church was able to celebrate a major accomplishment as it held Easter services Sunday morning, welcoming worshipers into a new space with more than double the number of seats of the old one.

SC woman goes berserk after ‘snake convention’ invades her back porch

A South Carolina woman says she was so startled by a group of backyard invaders, she was forced to throw her cup of coffee in self defense.

  Conway congregation celebrates Easter despite uncertainty caused by Florence flooding

For the first time in more than six months, a church service was held at Trinity United Methodist Church in Conway.

  Multiple tornadoes, including an EF-2, confirmed so far in the Midlands from Friday’s storms

“Teams will continue to assess the damage to determine the length and width of the tornado paths and the EF ratings,” the tweet says.

  2 charged in connection to SC Walmart arson investigation that caused $3M in damages

The Columbia Police Department says two men have been arrested in connection to an arson investigation at a Columbia Walmart earlier this week.

  Missing York County teen found safe

Julia Petagna, 19, was found safe in Fort Mill, the York County Sheriff’s office tweeted Wednesday morning. She had previously been reported missing the in the Fort Mill area.

  Man shoots at mother of children, 7-year-old as they fled domestic dispute, SC deputies say

“It is bad enough for someone to get injured in an act of violence, but when you recklessly shoot into a car occupied by small children, your own children, it is simply despicable,” Newberry County Sheriff Lee Foster said.

SC man bites wiring inside patrol car, scuffles with deputy, report says

Steven Pugh, 55, faces slew of charges, according to records.

  Attorney to discuss video of inmate found fatally stabbed at Turbeville Correctional Institution

A little more than a year after the death of Allen Capers, attorney Justin Bamberg will address newly released video that shows the inmate after he was stabbed.

  Police: 2 charged after stealing frozen pizzas, La Croix sparkling water from freezer in W. Ashley home

Two men are charged with burglary/breaking and entering a garage after stealing boxes of frozen pizza and two boxes of sparkling water, Charleston police say.

  ‘We must ensure nothing like this ever happens again’: Uber launches new safety features in app in Columbia

The University of South Carolina and Uber announced a nationwide effort to raise public awareness and educate students about rideshare safety Thursday morning.

Former SC political strategist involved in statehouse investigation facing new perjury charges

A former South Carolina political strategist involved in a statehouse investigation is facing new perjury and obstruction of justice charges,the First Circuit Solicitor's office announced on Thursday.

  Charleston paramedic fired after call to treat man accused of DUI

Shepard was previously placed on leave in connection with the arrest.

  SC Highway Patrol issuing high-powered rifles to troopers

State troopers no longer have to purchase their own high-powered rifles to be better prepared in potential active shooter situations.

  Hanahan man allegedly attacked teen’s car with golf club in fit of road rage

The victim, a 16-year-old, told officers he was leaving baseball practice when it happened

Study: SC one of the top 10 states for home break-ins

South Carolina residents are more likely to be the victims of a home break-in, according to the results of a new study.

Man wins $100K by playing same lottery numbers for decades

A South Carolina man has won $100,000 playing the same lottery numbers that he's played for more than 20 years.

  City leaders consider adding more safety measures to Five Points after UofSC student’s death

The tragic death of Samantha Josephson, a student at the University of South Carolina, is sparking action in Five Points.

  Family and friends remember slain Benedict College student

The question of who killed a 20-year-old Benedict College student early Sunday morning still goes unanswered.

Beaufort County Board of Education announces new superintendent

The Beaufort County Board of Education has selected Dr. Frank Rodriguez to be their new superintendent of schools.

  Family of Florence officer killed in shootout ‘deeply angered’ over alleged killer’s letters appearing in newspaper

The family of one of the two Florence officers killed in an ambush last October say they are “deeply angered” by the words of the accused murderer, which ran in a South Carolina newspaper this past weekend.

  Sen. Ernest ‘Fritz’ Hollings remembered as ‘legend,’ ‘man who knew how to get things done’ at funeral

Former Vice President Joe Biden, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and Congressman Jim Clyburn eulogized former U.S. Sen. Ernest “Fritz” Hollings at The Citadel Tuesday morning.

Strong winds create otherworldly sand formations on Outer Banks beach

On Sunday, Cape Lookout National Seashore posted photos to Facebook of “cool looking and unusually large sand pedestals” found at the north end of the North Core Banks.

Missing Leland teen found

Officials with the Leland Police Department are asking for the public’s help to find a missing 16-year-old girl.

  Coroner working to identify skeletal remains found in Berkeley Co.

The Berkeley County Coroner’s office and Berkeley deputies are working to identify skeletal remains found on Monday afternoon.

84-year-old man arrested, accused of shooting at geese from living room chair

A North Myrtle Beach man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly shooting at geese outside his home.

Report: Woman burns father with Hot Pocket, chokes child

A woman is facing charges after police say she physically attacked several family members Sunday night, including two children.

Summerville man arrested on child porn charges

All 19 counts are second-degree exploitation of a minor and each is punishable by up to 10 years in prison

  ‘We have a lot of catching up to do:’ SC lawmaker proposes bills to protect sexual assault victims on college campuses

One South Carolina lawmaker has multiple bills filed in the Statehouse looking to change the conversation on sexual assault.

  SC Aeronautical Training Center expected to open for fall classes

A new aeronautical training center is expected to be done in time for fall classes at Trident Tech.

SC middle school student drinks 9 mini bottles of whiskey, passes out in nurse’s office, report says

A 13-year-old Upstate middle school student is facing charges after getting drunk at school and passing out mini bottles of whiskey to other students.

  Inhabitants return to Murrells Inlet’s ‘Goat Island’ for 25th year

After spending the off-season in their winter home, the inhabitants of Murrells Inlet’s famed Goat Island made a welcome return to their summer sanctuary on Monday.

Study: SC has one of the highest rates of sexually transmitted diseases in the country

According to a recent study, South Carolina ranks among the highest states in the country for sexually transmitted diseases.

  3 dead in collision on US-15 in Orangeburg County

Three people have died in a collision on US-15 near Theater Drive in Orangeburg County.

Woman sentenced to 50 years in prison after killing man in Moncks Corner home invasion

A Berkeley County woman was sentenced to 50 years in prison after killing a man in a 2015 home invasion, the Ninth Circuit Solicitor’s Office announced on Friday.

  VIDEO: Police investigating after fraternity brawl at CCU’s Wheelwright Auditorium

Police are investigating after a fight between two fraternities broke out Tuesday night at Coastal Carolina University’s Wheelwright Auditorium.

  Man charged with attempted murder in officer-involved shooting at Laurens Co. hospital

SLED is investigating a shooting inside Laurens County Memorial Hospital in Clinton.

  Police: Sexual trauma services employees threatened with rape, bombing ahead of cancellation of walk

The Forest Acres Police Department is investigating threatening phone calls made to a local organization days before its biggest fundraiser was set to take place.

Judge threatens to stop Carnival ships from docking In US

A federal judge has threatened to temporarily block Carnival Corp. from docking cruise ships at ports in the United States as punishment for a possible probation violation.

  Dozens displaced after apartment building fire in Georgetown

Dozens of people are displaced after fire swept through an apartment building in Georgetown.

North Charleston Fire and Police departments compete to raise autism awareness

The inside of Panera Bread at Tanger was covered in blue on Thursday morning to promote autism awareness.

  Gunman opens fire inside Upstate hospital, officer and suspect shot

Both the security guard and the suspect were hurt, according to SLED.

Teacher has license suspended after altercation with student in school bathroom

The teacher denied he “choke-slammed” the student but did admit to pushing him.

South Carolina launches free coding education program

Anyone who has wanted to learn how to code can now learn for free in South Carolina.

  Judge denies motion to toss confession of man accused of killing two Conway bank employees

Accused double murderer Brandon Council appeared in federal court for a hearing on Wednesday.

  Deputies identify SC hospital shooting suspect; Victim remains in critical condition

Orangeburg County deputies say a gunman faces a charge of assault and battery with intent to kill after a shooting left a hospital employee in critical condition Wednesday morning at The Regional Medical Center-Orangeburg.