Average gas prices in South Carolina increased by 10.6 cents per gallon in the last week, with a state average of $3.23 per gallon today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 3,028 stations in South Carolina.
The first week of the Alex Murdaugh murder trial wrapped up Friday after a three-day jury selection, fiery opening statements and first responders detailing their response on the night his wife and son were killed.
By Patrick Phillips, Steven Ardary, Jeffrey Collins and Blair Sabol
The prosecution called a deputy who responded to the scene of the June 7, 2021, double killing at Alex Murdaugh’s family property as its first witness in the murder trial of former Lowcountry attorney Alex Murdaugh Thursday morning.
Gov. Henry McMaster reiterated some calls he’s been making to the General Assembly recently, including raising teacher starting pay, accelerating road and bridge fixes, and shoring up state reserve funds, during Wednesday’s State of the State Address.
Nearly four years after a family filed a wrongful death lawsuit against disbarred attorney Alex Murdaugh and his family members, a judge approved a settlement agreement in the case, dropping the estate of Murdaugh’s wife and his surviving son.