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South Carolina women's basketball team declines White House invite

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Trump to host NCAA champs, South Carolina women decline invite

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South Carolina lawmaker charged with assault following altercation with female lawmaker

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Georgia, the Playoff Committee’s Top Dawg, Holds Off South Carolina

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South Carolina girl kills herself over bullying, family says

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Lowcountry hospital holds wedding for Goose Creek woman diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer

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Prep notebook: Coal Grove's Hall signs with North Greenville
Coal Grove High School girls basketball player Alexis Hall signed last week to play at North Greenville University in Tigerville, South Carolina. Hall transferred back to Coal Grove after three seasons with Huntington St. Joe, where she was a standout on the Irish's Class A state championship team last year. North Greenville, a NCAA Division II school, went 14-13 last season   Read More ...
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Centralia couple likely face longer sentences after fleeing
CENTRALIA, Wash. (AP) - The Lewis County prosecutor says he'll likely seek longer sentences for a Centralia husband and wife who fled Washington state after pleading guilty to mistreating their 16-year-old son. Prosecutor Jonathan Meyer told The Chronicle last week that Anthony and Mary Foxworth violated the terms of their plea deal by skipping their Nov. 1 sentencing hearings. They were arrested in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, a few days later   Read More ...
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Centralia couple likely face longer sentences after fleeing
CENTRALIA, Wash. (AP) — The Lewis County prosecutor says he'll likely seek longer sentences for a Centralia husband and wife who fled Washington state after pleading guilty to mistreating their 16-year-old son. Prosecutor Jonathan Meyer told The Chronicle last week that Anthony and Mary Foxworth violated the terms of their plea deal by skipping their Nov. 1 sentencing hearings. They were arrested in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, a few days later   Read More ...
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2 found shot to death in vehicle in South Carolina
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) - Two people have been found shot to death in a vehicle in South Carolina. Aiken Public Safety Department Capt. David Turno told local media outlets the victims were found in a car near Aiken High School early Sunday. Turno said no arrests have been made. The victims' names have not been released yet. No other details were immediately available Monday morning   Read More ...
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2 found shot to death in vehicle in South Carolina - | WBTV Charlotte
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) - Two people have been found shot to death in a vehicle in South Carolina. Aiken Public Safety Department Capt. David Turno told local media outlets the victims were found in a car near Aiken High School early Sunday. Turno said no arrests have been made. The victims' names have not been released yet. No other details were immediately available Monday morning   Read More ...
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2 found shot to death in vehicle in South Carolina
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — Two people have been found shot to death in a vehicle in South Carolina. Aiken Public Safety Department Capt. David Turno told local media outlets the victims were found in a car near Aiken High School early Sunday. Turno said no arrests have been made. The victims' names have not been released yet. No other details were immediately available Monday morning   Read More ...
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Darius Rucker Is Giving Back to His Hometown of Charleston by Building Affordable Homes for Families in Need
South Carolina’s very own Darius Rucker is lending a hand to his hometown. The country star is teaming up with Habitat for Humanity and Ply Gem, a manufacturer of exterior building materials, to build 15 homes for families in need of affordable housing in North Charleston. On Nov. 10, Rucker was on hand to help with the construction of one of the homes, which will belong to a 31-year-old mother-of-two named Kenya   Read More ...
Man dies after shooting near home in central South Carolina
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Sheriff's deputies are investigating the shooting death of a man found in a road in central South Carolina. Richland County Sheriff's lt. Curtis Wilson said deputies were called to a home southeast of Columbia around 7:30 p.m. Saturday and found a man lying in the road. He was taken to Palmetto Health Richland Hospital where he died shortly after 10 p   Read More ...
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Man dies after shooting near home in central South Carolina - | WBTV Charlotte
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Sheriff's deputies are investigating the shooting death of a man found in a road in central South Carolina. Richland County Sheriff's lt. Curtis Wilson said deputies were called to a home southeast of Columbia around 7:30 p.m. Saturday and found a man lying in the road. He was taken to Palmetto Health Richland Hospital where he died shortly after 10 p   Read More ...
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Report: South Carolina baseball to hire Skylar Meade as pitching coach
South Carolina may have found its next pitching coach. According to a report by Brian Sakowski of Perfect Game USA, the Gamecocks are going to hire Skylar Meade for the position. Meade previously held the same title at Michigan State. Confirmed via multiple contacts that @GamecockBasebll will hire Skylar Meade of @statebaseball for their vacant Pitching Coach position. Superstar hire both in terms of development and recruiting   Read More ...
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University of South Carolina Women’s Basketball Team Says No To Last-Minute Trump White House Invite
In the past, American sports teams who had won contests ranging from little league championships to gold medals in the Olympics couldn’t wait for the customary invitation to the White House. And South Carolina Gamecocks coach Dawn Staley is no different. Her team won the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball National Championship in April. If invited, she said at the time, her team would accept because, “It’s what national champions do   Read More ...
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Fiery collision in Clarendon County kills one
CLARENDON COUNTY, SC (WIS) - A late-night car wreck in Clarendon County on Saturday claimed the life of one person. The incident happened at about 11:45 p.m. on Moses Dingle Road near Olin Road. Troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol say the victim was traveling eastbound on Moses Dingle Road when they ran off the right side of the road and struck a tree, causing the car to catch fire   Read More ...
South Carolina vs. Wofford: What We Learned
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - South Carolina defeated the Wofford Terriers 31-10 on Saturday night at Williams-Brice Stadium as the yearly rivalry game against the No. 2 Clemson Tigers. Here’s what we learned. 1. Clemson looms large, but some Gamecocks aren’t saying much about it. The Clemson Tigers at No. 2 have a legitimate shot at playing for a third straight national championship game, but if you ask some of the Gamecocks, they’re not saying much about their next opponent   Read More ...
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South Carolina dusts off after shaky start, pummels Wofford 31-10
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - South Carolina (8-3, 5-3 SEC) shrugged off a shaky offensive start and took care of the Wofford Terriers (9-2, 7-1 SoCon) at Williams-Brice Stadium. South Carolina started the game with a leaky drive, followed by a punt in Wofford territory. The Terriers quickly answered back with a sustained drive of their own, grinding over seven minutes off the clock after a facemask penalty pushed Wofford past midfield   Read More ...
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2 killed, 1 injured in single-car crash in South Carolina
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - Two people were killed and a third person was pinned under a car in a one-vehicle accident in South Carolina. North Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue posted to its Facebook page that its personnel found a car overturned and on its side in the woods between the Cherry Grove exit and the Sea Mountain Highway overpass late Friday night   Read More ...
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2 killed, 1 injured in single-car crash in South Carolina - | WBTV Charlotte
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - Two people were killed and a third person was pinned under a car in a one-vehicle accident in South Carolina. North Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue posted to its Facebook page that its personnel found a car overturned and on its side in the woods between the Cherry Grove exit and the Sea Mountain Highway overpass late Friday night   Read More ...
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Badgers women's soccer: South Carolina ends UW NCAA title aspirations
The University of Wisconsin women’s soccer team entered Friday night’s second-round NCAA tournament match as an underdog to No. 1 seed South Carolina. The Badgers (14-6-2) dominated first-half possession and outshout the Gamecocks 5-2 before the break, but the hosts broke through before halftime. The Gamecocks performed as advertised, scoring a goal in the 39th minute en route to a 1-0 victory in Columbia   Read More ...
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South Carolina women's basketball team declines White House invite
President Donald Trump will host college sports championship teams at the White House on Friday, although the South Carolina women's basketball team declined the invitation. The White House says 18 NCAA teams will attend a reception at the executive mansion. "We did hear from the White House about attending (Friday's) event, but we will not be able to attend," South Carolina coach Dawn Staley said in a statement Thursday night   Read More ...
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Task force looking at how officer involved shootings are handled in South Carolina
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - Examining the use of deadly force, a state task force made up of five South Carolina solicitors, two legislators, SLED and the Department of Public Safety has come up with recommendations they hope lawmakers will discuss when they get back to work in January. The task force has been meeting for the past year. We talked to Solicitor Walt Wilkins, who is on that task force   Read More ...
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NCAA women's basketball champions say no to Trump
The South Carolina Gamecocks waited months to receive an invitation to the White House. When it finally arrived earlier in November, the NCAA women's basketball champions gave this reply: thanks, but no thanks. Gamecocks Coach Dawn Staley confirmed Thursday that her squad will not be joining other NCAA spring-season title teams in a ceremony Friday at the White House. South Carolina reportedly cited a scheduling conflict, the same reason the NCAA men's champion North Carolina Tar Heels offered in September, when they turned down an invitation to be honored by President Donald Trump   Read More ...
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Sentencing set for former South Carolina officer who shot unarmed man
A sentencing hearing has been scheduled for a white former South Carolina police officer who pleaded guilty to a federal charge in the shooting death of an unarmed black man two years ago. Court records filed Friday show that a hearing for former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager will begin Dec. 4. Slager pleaded guilty in May to violating Walter Scott's civil rights   Read More ...
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South Carolina ex-cop faces December sentencing for motorist’s shooting
A white former South Carolina police officer filmed as he fatally shot an unarmed black motorist in the back two years ago will be sentenced on Dec. 4 on a federal civil rights charge, court officials said on Friday. Ex-North Charleston officer Michael Slager pleaded guilty in May to violating motorist Walter Scott’s civil rights by using excessive force in the April 2015 shooting   Read More ...
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South Carolina ex-cop faces December sentencing for motorist's shooting
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A white former South Carolina police officer filmed as he fatally shot an unarmed black motorist in the back two years ago will be sentenced on Dec. 4 on a federal civil rights charge, court officials said on Friday. Ex-North Charleston officer Michael Slager pleaded guilty in May to violating motorist Walter Scott’s civil rights by using excessive force in the April 2015 shooting   Read More ...
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Trump To Host NCAA Champs, South Carolina Women Decline Invite
WASHINGTON (CBSMiami/AP) — President Donald Trump will host college sports championship teams at the White House on Friday, although the South Carolina women’s basketball team declined the invitation. The White House says 18 NCAA teams will attend a reception at the executive mansion. “We did hear from the White House about attending (Friday’s) event, but we will not be able to attend,” South Carolina coach Dawn Staley said in a statement Thursday night   Read More ...
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South Carolina lawyer confirmed for US District judgeship - | WBTV Charlotte
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina lawyer has been confirmed for a U.S. District judgeship. The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Spartanburg attorney Don Coggins to be a federal judge. The 58-year-old attorney was first nominated by President Obama in February 2016 and his confirmation was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee but delayed by the full Senate. President Trump re-nominated Coggins in August   Read More ...
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South Carolina lawyer confirmed for US District judgeship
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina lawyer has been confirmed for a U.S. District judgeship. The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Spartanburg attorney Don Coggins to be a federal judge. The 58-year-old attorney was first nominated by President Obama in February 2016 and his confirmation was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee but delayed by the full Senate. President Trump re-nominated Coggins in August   Read More ...
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South Carolina lawyer confirmed for US District judgeship
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina lawyer has been confirmed for a U.S. District judgeship. The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Spartanburg attorney Don Coggins to be a federal judge. The 58-year-old attorney was first nominated by President Obama in February 2016 and his confirmation was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee but delayed by the full Senate. President Trump re-nominated Coggins in August   Read More ...
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Trump to host NCAA champs, South Carolina women decline invite
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will host college sports championship teams at the White House on Friday, although the South Carolina women’s basketball team declined the invitation. The White House says 18 NCAA teams will attend a reception at the executive mansion. “We did hear from the White House about attending (Friday’s) event, but we will not be able to attend,” South Carolina coach Dawn Staley said in a statement Thursday night   Read More ...
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South Carolina's jobless rate steady in October
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's jobless rate was unchanged last month. The Department of Employment and Workforce said in a news release Friday the unemployment rate in the state was 3.9 percent, unchanged from September. The national unemployment rate dropped to 4.1 percent in October compared with 4.2 percent in September. The agency said the leisure and hospitality segment added more than 4,500 jobs in October   Read More ...
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South Carolina women's basketball team declines Trump's invite to White House
South Carolina women’s basketball team, the 2017 NCAA champions, declined President Trump’s invite to the White House Friday. The White House said 18 NCAA teams would attend the college sports championship gathering at the executive mansion. However, Dawn Staley, the head coach of the University of South Carolina’s Gamecocks, said the team would be unable to attend. "We did hear from the White House about attending (Friday's) event, but we will not be able to attend," Staley said in a statement   Read More ...
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South Carolina's jobless rate steady in October - | WBTV Charlotte
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's jobless rate was unchanged last month. The Department of Employment and Workforce said in a news release Friday the unemployment rate in the state was 3.9 percent, unchanged from September. The national unemployment rate dropped to 4.1 percent in October compared with 4.2 percent in September. The agency said the leisure and hospitality segment added more than 4,500 jobs in October   Read More ...
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South Carolina women's basketball team declines White House invite
President Donald Trump will host college sports championship teams at the White House on Friday, although the South Carolina women's basketball team declined the invitation. The White House says 18 NCAA teams will attend a reception at the executive mansion. "We did hear from the White House about attending (Friday's) event, but we will not be able to attend," South Carolina coach Dawn Staley said in a statement Thursday night   Read More ...
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Check your tickets: $200K lottery ticket sold in Greenville
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - The South Carolina Education Lottery said a Palmetto Cash 5 player in Greenville won $200,000 in Thursday night’s drawing. The winning ticket was sold at the Eagles on Pelham Road. The ticket matched all five numbers drawn to win the $100,000 top prize and the buyer spent an extra $1 to boost the $100,000 top prize was doubled to $200,000 when a two was drawn   Read More ...
NCAA champion South Carolina declines long-awaited White House invitation
The South Carolina Gamecocks waited months to receive an invitation to the White House. When it finally arrived earlier in November, the NCAA women’s basketball champions gave this reply: thanks, but no thanks. Gamecocks Coach Dawn Staley confirmed Thursday that her squad will not be joining other NCAA spring-season title teams in a ceremony Friday at the White House. South Carolina reportedly cited a scheduling conflict, the same reason the NCAA men’s champion North Carolina Tar Heels offered in September, when they turned down an invitation to be honored by President Trump   Read More ...
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Lowcountry police officers raising funds Friday to benefit Special Olympics
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Police officers from around the Lowcountry will be getting out of their cruisers and into restaurants Friday to help raise money for charity. Law enforcement will be at Chick-Fil-A locations in Summerville, Goose Creek and Mount Pleasant (Oakland Market) as part of an event called "Cops on the Coop". They are collecting donations from 7 a   Read More ...
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Charleston mansion and penthouse expected to break real estate records
Two properties in Charleston, South Carolina, are poised to set real estate records. "Charleston is growing and growing, and Charleston has been found," said Debbi Fisher, owner of Handsome Properties, which has both listings. 'Sword Gate' Mansion One is a historic landmark, which could become the most expensive residence ever sold in Charleston, if it fetches its asking price of $19   Read More ...
Man charged with bank fraud after allegedly scamming banks in South Carolina, North Carolina
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – A man has been arrested for fraud after allegedly cashing multiple checks belonging to a construction company at banks across South Carolina and North Carolina, according to Myrtle Beach Police Department online records. Christopher Dean Criscoe, 38, was arrested Wednesday and charged with two counts of bank fraud and two counts of forgery less than $10,000   Read More ...
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NCAA champion South Carolina women decline White House invitation
South Carolina women’s basketball coach Dawn Staley said the only invitation that interests her is one to the 2018 NCAA Tournament. That was one of the reasons why Staley declined an invitation from the White House to attend a ceremony Friday to honor college sports’ championship teams, ESPN reported. “We did hear from the White House about attending tomorrow's event, but we will not be able to attend,” Staley said in a statement   Read More ...
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South Carolinians with special needs can now save without losing benefits
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - State Treasurer Curtis Loftis opened the door to tax-advantaged savings for people with disabilities across South Carolina on Thursday. South Carolina becomes the 29th state to activate “ABLE” accounts. The Stephen Beck Jr., Achieving a Better Life Experience Act was passed in 2014. It’s also known as the ABLE Act. 49 states have passed the legislation, but South Carolina becomes the 29th to activate it   Read More ...
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South Carolina’s Dawn Staley issues official statement declining White House invitation
The South Carolina women’s basketball team is busy defending its national title. In fact, the Gamecocks are do busy that they’ve had to politely decline an invitation to visit the White House to commemorate the championship. President Donald Trump is set to host NCAA champions on Friday, and South Carolina Gamecocks coach Dawn Staley both acknowledged the invite and revealed the program had to decline in one statement on Thursday evening   Read More ...
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