Beaufort Co. woman in running for top prize on American Idol

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BEAUFORT COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Tonight is the night America will decide if a young woman from St. Helena Island in Beaufort County will be the next American Idol.

Lowcountry native Candice Glover wowed judges with her performance Wednesday night.

She sang a total of three songs, including  "I, Who Have Nothing"  and her own original single, "I Am Beautiful."

The 23-year-old is up against Kree Harrison from Texas.

Live 5 News will be in Beaufort at the watch party Thursday night for the idol finale at the Highway 21 Drive-In Theater on 55 Parker Drive.

Raphael James will be live at the event starting at 7 p.m.

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