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Deputies find missing man who wandered away from home

Colleton County deputies were able to locate a man reported missing from his home Friday within less than two hours of his disappearance.

  Goose Creek church replaces steeple blown off during Hurricane Matthew

Dying father’s last wish to see his son graduate high school comes true

Louisiana twins earn $1.3 million each in college scholarships

PAALS service dogs cross the stage for the cutest graduation ever

  Injured pet chicken gets 3D-printed leg designed by 8th-grade class

Salisbury boy saves little sister from burning home

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Truck stolen from church found, deputies say

Man catches record-breaking 50-pound catfish in Pennsylvania

Two Habitat for Humanity houses being built in North Charleston

  Shaq buys 10 pairs of shoes for teen who wears size 18

  Classroom Champions: Robotics team at Woodland High needs work benches

  Lowcountry college student and father get big surprise at graduation

South Carolinians love a good ‘yo mama’ joke, study says

Who doesn’t love a good laugh?

  Good Samaritans rescue hours-old baby from garbage can in Chicago alley

Officials begged those in similar situations not to leave their babies stranded. Illinois has a safe haven law that allows newborns to be surrendered to authorities, with no questions asked.

Sentimental photo calendar found at CLT airport ahead of Mother’s Day: ‘TO MOM WITH LOVE’

An anonymous traveler found the personalized calendar at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The 2019 calendar, about the size of a large paperback book, is filled with inspirational messages and sentimental photographs.

8-year-old Myrtle Beach bowler gets biggest win of career; beating cancer

For eight-year-old Titus Radosti, there’s no better sport then professional bowling. However, since the age of four his focus in life wasn’t about knocking down pins; it was about knocking out cancer.

Black bear caught in a hot tub living its best life in Tennessee

Teens swept out to sea pray for help, rescued by ship named ‘Amen’

Good Samaritan, friend rescue swimmer following near-drowning at Pawleys Island

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

  Good Samaritan stops child kidnapping suspect from escaping

  Lowcountry father returns home after being deployed for nine months

  Good Samaritans donate car to homeless Mississippi man

The benefactors said they are not done helping this family; they plan to help Elijah get a permanent place to call home.

Identical twins named Valedictorian, Salutatorian at Ohio high school

The competition is a win-win, no matter how you slice it. Both twins secured full rides to The Ohio State University to study electrical engineering.

  Good Samaritan finds love letters from 1950s, returns them to couple’s daughter

A New Jersey woman learned of her parents’ many love letters when they were returned by a good Samaritan who found them in an antique store.

NC man with stage 4 cancer wins lottery, plans special trip with wife

Richard Beare stopped at a Quik Trip in Charlotte two weeks ago and bought four Carolina Black scratch-off tickets while also buying a Powerball ticket.

April Fools: CofC jokes about moving spring graduation out of Cistern Yard

The press release even had fake quotes which sound pretty real.

Officer helps boy with autism who called 911 over missing teddy bear

Instead of asking his parents for help, a 12-year-old boy with autism called 911 when his teddy bear went missing, but the officer who responded treated him with kindness and understanding.

  Alex Trebek returns to taping ‘Jeopardy!’ one week after cancer announcement

Tuesday was the first scheduled production day at the game show since the announcement, and Trebek was there, making sure contestants answered in the form of a question.

  Sheriff’s dispatcher honored for saving a life on the way to work

A Colleton County dispatcher was honored for quick thinking deputies say saved a life during an early-morning commute.

Concord man buys second winning $1 million lottery ticket at same spot

Terry Splawn of Concord purchased his first winning ticket, a Millionare Bucks, at Sam’s Mini Stop on Old Charlotte Road in Concord in April 2017. Less than two years later, he bought a $150 Million Cash Explosion scratch-off ticket from the same store.

Tim Tebow comes to Myrtle Beach, helps struggling family

Sports star Tim Tebow made a visit Wednesday morning to Myrtle Beach to make sure a family had heat and air conditioning.

Small SC town reacts to lottery winner claiming record breaking prize

Clyde Quarels frequents the gas station. He said, “I’m glad he did finally come forward because we were all puzzled.”

95-year-old Normandy Beach vet honored with Myrtle Beach quilt of valor

A decorated crowd filed into the Veterans Cafe in Myrtle Beach Friday to offer thanks to a deserving group of veterans.

Charleston restaurants named among James Beard Award semi-finalists

Last year, Rodney Scott of Rodney Scott’s BBQ took home the Best Chef Southeast award. M

Park ranger furloughed during shutdown wins lottery

The NJ resident won a whopping $29.5 million jackpot.

Good Samaritan rushes into icy creek to rescue stranger’s dog

Breaking ice along the way, the man waded through waist-deep water to rescue the small black pup.

  Man “Scream”-ing with delight after collecting lottery winnings

A man who won more than $1 million in Jamaica didn’t want his identity revealed, and showed up to collect his check in a full “Scream” get-up, complete with mask and leather gloves.

  ‘I was bawling’: Family overwhelmed as lost dog returns 4 years later

Four years ago, Lucy vanished from the family's property. They have no idea what happened to her, who had her and how she fended for herself on the streets.

  911 dispatcher helps boy with his fractions homework

Lafayette Police dispatcher Antonia Bundy answered the call from the boy, who said he had "a bad day at school."

  Student helps police foil school shooting plot in VT

Lyndonville, VT, police detained the student as he got off the bus Friday, after Lyndon Institute officials alerted them a student showed signs he planned to shoot up the school Thursday.

DNA test helps man find his birth mother after 47 years

Christian Guerrero received a DNA test as a Christmas gift, and along with a Facebook group, he found his mother.

SC boy battling cancer gets his wish granted to ride in Jeep, hang out with K9 deputies

Landon Derrick had a pretty awesome Monday thanks to the Richland County Sheriff's Department.

USC student wins $125K off Christmas lottery ticket from Grandma

A University of South Carolina sophomore will be starting classes on Monday with a little extra change in his pocket.

Good Samaritan saves choking baby during Thanksgiving meal at Golden Corral

The baby's family panicked when the 7-month-old started choking on mashed potatoes, but a fellow restaurant customer managed to save the little girl.

Former Camden High student to be honored for gift of life through organ donation

A former Camden High School student, who died after a vehicle crash in 2015, ended up saving lives through organ donation and will be honored on a national stage.

Doorbell camera captures good Samaritan

A man returned a lost wallet to the home of a woman who dropped it on a snowy street in Washington, D.C.

Columbia mayor Steve Benjamin, actor Mike Colter honored by Ebony Magazine

Two South Carolina men are being honored by Ebony Magazine. Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin and Actor Mike Colter were both named on Ebony’s 2018 Power 100 list.

  AL Piggly Wiggly employee rewarded with car after good deed

Anthony Starr was working at the Piggly Wiggly in Forestdale when he found a woman's purse with almost 300-dollars in it and immediately returned it. Wednesday he was rewarded with a car.