South Carolina

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, shakes hands with a patron while visiting a coffee shop on Main Street in Concord, N.H., Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. Gillibrand visited New Hampshire as she explores a 2020 run for president. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
February 15, 2019 - 6:14 pm
The Latest on Democratic presidential candidates on the campaign trail(all times local): 6:15 p.m. California Sen. Kamala Harris has held her first South Carolina town hall since announcing her 2020 presidential bid. The crowd swelled, and some attendees climbed on top of folded bleachers for...
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Patrick Gentry
February 15, 2019 - 11:34 am
South Carolina lawmakers and education officials say offering school districts incentives before moving to consolidate is best way to ensure positive public reception. Members of a Senate subcommittee met Thursday to discuss legislation to require school districts within a single county that meet...
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February 14, 2019 - 8:13 am
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A man wanted in a shooting death in South Carolina last month has been arrested in Washington state. News outlets reported North Charleston police said 20-year-old Da'Shawn Marquis Richards was arrested without incident by federal marshals in Seattle. Richards is...
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Patrick Gentry
February 11, 2019 - 12:03 pm
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Atlantic Beach SC
South Carolina African American Heritage Commission
Ken Pauli
February 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
Our series for Black History Month continues with another location to visit in South Carolina . It's called “The Black Pearl.” The town of Atlantic Beach near North Myrtle Beach got the nickname, “The Black Pearl” because it’s one of the few black-owned and governed oceanfront communities in the...
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Patrick Gentry
February 06, 2019 - 2:59 pm
South Carolina lawmakers have elected an attorney to the state Court of Appeals who has never been a judge, leading some black lawmakers to temporarily walk out of the chamber. Members of the House and Senate in a joint session Wednesday voted 87-73 to put Conway lawyer Blake Hewitt on South...
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Gadsden’s Wharf
Ken Pauli
February 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
Our series for Black History Month continues with places to visit and learn about African American struggles right here in the Palmetto State. Location #2 recommended by the South Carolina African American Heritage Commission is the port where slaves arrived. Gadsden’s Wharf in Charleston was built...
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Penn Center
Ken Pauli
February 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
The first location featured in our Black History Month series is recommeded by the South Carolina African American Historical Commission and is also the very first place listed in the Green Book of South Carolina . That historical location is Penn Center near Beaufort. About 3 and a half hours from...
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South Carolina African American Heritage Commission
South Carolina African American Heritage Commission
Ken Pauli
February 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
February is Black History Month all across our nation and here in South Carolina, a great way to celebrate might be to visit the many historical places dedicated to African American heritage in our state. There are 11 sites in the Palmetto State that are recommended by the South Carolina African...
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Patrick Gentry
January 31, 2019 - 12:41 pm
Officials in a small South Carolina city missed a state deadline to tell the public about lead in the drinking water as they tried to come up with a plan for the problem. The Anderson Independent Mail reported Belton utilities manager Bo Barnes said city officials wanted a plan before releasing...
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