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SC Education Agency Pulls Out Of Testing Program

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Education Superintendent Mick Zais has withdrawn the state from testing for new standards next year. Zais wrote the chairman of the South Carolina Board of Education on Monday saying […]


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Man Drowns In Pond Near SC Bar

LITTLE RIVER, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say the drowning of a 63-year-old man in an Horry County pond appears to be an accident. Rescuers pulled Michel Melanson from the water behind a bar and restaurant […]


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How SC Students Will Be Tested Next Year Unknown

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A years-long effort by state officials to help create standardized tests for South Carolina’s public schools may become moot, leaving uncertain how students will be tested next spring. More than 350 […]


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SC Gas Prices Jump 17 Cents In Past Month

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Gas prices in South Carolina have jumped 17 cents in the past month. AAA Carolinas says the average price per gallon on Tuesday was $3.36. That’s compared to $3.19 a month […]


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Fort Mill Deputies Kill Man Who Pointed Gun At Them

FORT MILL, S.C. (AP) — York County deputies have shot and killed a man they say pointed a gun at them. The sheriff’s office says deputies responded to a home in Fort Mill early Tuesday […]


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4 Tenn. Teens Expected To Appear In Court In SC

NEWBERRY, S.C. (AP) — The four Tennessee teens who led police on a 10-hour chase last week are due in court in South Carolina. Authorities say the teenagers are expected to appear before a judge […]


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Heroin Use In South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Some states are reporting a rise in heroin use as many addicts shift from more costly and harder-to-get prescription opiates to this cheaper alternative. THE ISSUE: In South Carolina, it appears […]


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SC Officers Find Teens Wanted In Tenn. Killing

A 16-year-old wanted in the killing of his father in Tennessee hid from police dogs, officers and helicopters in central South Carolina with three of his friends for 10 hours Thursday before they were caught, police said.


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SC Justices: No Casino Allowed On Catawba Land

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A statewide ban on video gambling means that South Carolina’s only federally recognized tribe cannot have a casino on its York County reservation, the state’s highest court ruled Wednesday. In its […]


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Body Found In Burning Car Likely Homicide Victim

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Investigators say the body of a woman has been found in a burned car in southern Greenville County. Firefighters found the body Tuesday after putting out the blaze near Honea Path. […]