South Carolina

News from the state of South Carolina

Noem to headline GOP event in early-voting South Carolina

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, possibly mulling a 2024 White House bid, is making her debut in South Carolina next month...

3 GOP House members lose appeals over $500 mask fines

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Three Republican U.S. House members have lost appeals challenging fines for not wearing face coverings on the House floor earlier this...

Britney Spears’ conservatorship case sparks legislative push

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Prompted by Britney Spears’ conservatorship fight, a bipartisan legislative effort has emerged to reform the process created to protect the rights...

1st person of color named as Houston Chronicle editor

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HOUSTON — Maria Douglas Reeve has been promoted to editor of the Houston Chronicle after serving as managing editor of the daily for about...

French president honors US civil rights leader Jesse Jackson

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PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday made American civil rights leader Jesse Jackson a commander of the Legion of Honor, France’s highest...

Crews demolish bridge with aim to reopen Georgia interstate

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SOPERTON, Ga. — Crews have demolished a damaged overpass above a Georgia interstate and are hauling away the debris with the aim of reopening...

Company says expansion will shore up US medical supply chain

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WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. — A South Carolina-based pharmaceutical manufacturer is launching a $100 million expansion, something officials say is part of a broader effort...

Police defend withholding details in South Carolina killings

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WALTERBORO, S.C. — State police told a judge that they don't want to release more information about the slayings of two members of a...

School IDs buildings honoring racists, says names can’t go

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The University of South Carolina president has indicated he does not plan to ask the Legislature for permission to change the...

20 states support South Carolina in abortion lawsuit

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Twenty states are supporting South Carolina's defense of a new abortion law, arguing in an amicus brief that a federal judge...