south carolina

March 26, 2018 - 10:40 am
New statistics released from the Centers for Disease Control show South Carolina has the highest Alzheimer’s Disease death rate of any state.
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Patrick Gentry
July 20, 2018 - 3:44 pm
Heavy rain caused flooding overnight in South Carolina's largest city, prompting police in Charleston to ask people to not come downtown until flooding subsides. The National Weather Service said widespread rain of up to 6 inches fell early Friday. Police say flood waters closed the main east-west...
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Patrick Gentry
July 20, 2018 - 12:54 pm
A former youth minister at a church in South Carolina has been arrested and accused of sexually assaulting several girls before he assumed the post. News outlets reported that 64-year-old Norman Abernathy of Conway surrendered to Horry County police Wednesday. Abernathy is charged with two counts...
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South Carolina Radio Network
July 20, 2018 - 12:50 pm
The private charitable CVS Health Foundation in partnership with the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics has awarded a total of $60,000 in grants to three South Carolina clinics. La Clinica Gratis of Community Initiatives, Inc. in Greenwood was one of those clinics. Executive...
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South Carolina Radio Network
July 20, 2018 - 12:30 pm
An effort is underway in Washington, D.C. to honor South Carolina native and baseball hall-of-famer Larry Doby with the Congressional Gold Medal. The House voted overwhelmingly this month to approve the measure. Click here to read the bill. “It’s not easy to get 300 of your colleagues in this body...
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Patrick Gentry
July 20, 2018 - 12:15 pm
The United States' top labor official is visiting South Carolina to see firsthand the company's commitment to workforce development and training. Boeing says U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta is making a trip Friday to the aerospace giant's plant in North Charleston. The visit follows on...
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Patrick Gentry
July 20, 2018 - 11:34 am
South Carolina's unemployment rate has fallen below four percent. The jobless figure for June was 3.8 percent according to the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce. It was four percent in May. The number of people with jobs reached a new high with an estimated 2.2 million employed...
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Patrick Gentry
July 19, 2018 - 11:32 am
A new steel manufacturing company says it will start operations later this year, creating 180 jobs in South Carolina. The South Carolina Commerce Department said in a news release Thursday that Schuff Steel Company will spend $9 million to renovate an existing fabrication plant in Rock Hill. The...
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Patrick Gentry
July 19, 2018 - 10:59 am
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster is stepping up efforts to sell a state-owned utility that was the minority partner in the abandonment of the construction of two nuclear reactors last year. News outlets reported McMaster has appointed himself to a nine-member committee that will study whether...
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South Carolina Radio Network
July 19, 2018 - 10:48 am
If you plan on fishing this weekend in South Carolina and don’t have a license, you have two days to get one. “Get one now,” said David Lucas with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Computer system security upgrades will prevent SCDNR from issuing hunting and fishing licenses...
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