COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Dawn Staley was worried how her top-ranked South Carolina team would handle its next game after its rousing success in The Bahamas.
For a half, Staley had good reason — until the Gamecocks caught fire to put away Elon 79-38 on Friday.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A group of cancer doctors at the Medical University of South Carolina took confidential information to a competitor in an effort to establish a new treatment facility, according to a lawsuit filed this week.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Appellate arguments over a lawsuit challenging South Carolina’s abortion law have been pushed into the new year.
Oral arguments in the case had originally been planned for next month, but the 4th U.S.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's top judge is telling full-time magistrates they must work 40-hour weeks or face discipline.
Chief Justice Don Beatty issued an order earlier this month saying it had been brought to his attention that some magistrates are working less than 40-hour weeks despite having a full-time job and the pay to go along with it.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — First-year South Carolina coach Shane Beamer has had the same message driven home nearly each day since taking the job last December: Beat Clemson.
CAMDEN, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina sees the upcoming 250th anniversary of the American Revolution as a chance to remind people that the state played a huge part in winning the nation’s independence, even if it did try later to tear the United States apart in the Civil War.
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — The man charged with killing someone in South Carolina this week had wounded the same victim in a shootout at a North Carolina mall earlier this year, investigators said.
A 911 caller reported finding a man on the ground early Tuesday on a street in Rock Hill.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Fifteen charities have been recognized by South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond for their exemplary service this year.
The 2021 Angels include animal rescues, food assistance organizations and groups helping troops and veterans.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Construction crews have stopped closing lanes and state troopers are stepping up enforcement to help travelers in South Carolina over the long Thanksgiving weekend.
Work crews can't close lanes on interstates unless there is an emergency from Wednesday through Monday, according to the South Carolina Department of Transportation.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The city of Charleston, South Carolina says almost all of its employees have complied with a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy ahead of a deadline this week.
City officials say 90% of workers were vaccinated by the Monday deadline and another 9.7% received medical or religious accommodations.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Aliyah Boston spent the offseason working on her fitness to be able to excel late in games.
It's already paid off for South Carolina's star post player, who was dominant in the final quarter of the No.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Ahmir Langlais came off the bench to score 15 points to lead five players in double figures and South Carolina Upstate held off South Carolina State 82-78 on Tuesday night.
Langlais sank 5 of 6 shots and grabbed seven rebounds for the Spartans (2-3).
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Erik Stevenson finished with 25 points, six rebounds and three assists to spark South Carolina to an 85-74 victory over Wofford on Tuesday night.
Stevenson made 9 of 14 shots from the floor, including 5 of 7 from 3-point range, for the Gamecocks (4-1).
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Senate has released its proposed U.S. House districts for next year's elections, which don't make significant changes in the previous districts.
Preliminary analysis of the maps show the state would likely continue to elect six Republicans and one Democrat to the U.S.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Attorneys for Alex Murdaugh want a judge to stop a lawyer suing him from publicly speaking about the massive legal entanglement Murdaugh finds himself in and recommend a panel that disciplines attorneys look into the matter.
South Carolina was the unanimous choice as the No. 1 team in The Associated Press women's basketball poll released Tuesday after a dominant win over then-No.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A coalition including state representatives, pastors and union leaders is asking a tire manufacturer to improve conditions at its South Carolina production facilities, including allowing workers to unionize.
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A convicted felon who said he accidentally shot two children during target practice at a South Carolina home has been charged with involuntary manslaughter after one of the children died, authorities said.
BIG STONE GAP, Va. (AP) — A South Carolina man has been charged in the shooting death of a police officer during a welfare check in western Virginia earlier this month.
Michael White, 33, of Cross, South Carolina, was indicted Monday in the death of Big Stone Gap Officer Michael Chandler earlier this month, the Bristol Herald Courier reported.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Aliyah Boston had 22 points and 15 rebounds to help No. 1 South Carolina beat second-ranked UConn 73-57 on Monday to win the inaugural women's Battle 4 Atlantis championship.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Dawn Staley's top-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks turned up their defense in the fourth quarter to turn away UConn.
Aliyah Boston had 22 points and 15 rebounds and the Gamecocks held the No.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Dawn Staley brought more than her top-ranked South Carolina team to the inaugural women’s Battle 4 Atlantis.
Her best pal — 4-year-old dog Champ — is alongside her as she walks the resort with fans recognizing him by name, in the locker room and even at news conferences.
YORK, S.C. (AP) — A man who caused a motorcyclist to crash and die after the biker gave him the middle finger has agreed to deal to spend six years in prison, prosecutors in South Carolina said.
After the gesture, Joseph Anthony Rufo passed the biker on U.S.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Federal agents in South Carolina are looking for someone who used a metal detector and dug 19 holes earlier this month looking for artifacts at a historic site which was once the Charleston area plantation of a signer of the U.S.
LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man has been ordered to spend eight years in prison for a drunken driving crash that injured a Lexington County deputy on his way to work so badly he can never work as an officer again, prosecutors said.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — After running past Oregon, top-ranked South Carolina is ready to face No. 2 UConn.
Zia Cooke scored 20 points and Laeticia Amihere added 18 to help South Carolina rout No.
The class of U.S. Rhodes scholars for 2022 includes the largest number of women ever selected for the scholarship in one year, the Rhodes Trust announced Sunday.
Of the 32 students chosen to study at the University of Oxford in England, 22 are women, the office of the American secretary of the trust said in a statement.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster is getting ready to light up the state's Christmas tree.
McMaster will flip the switch at the end of Sunday evening's 55th Annual Governor’s Carolighting ceremony at the Statehouse.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A former director of South Carolina's wildlife agency has been honored with a bronze plaque at the agency's Columbia headquarters.
The plaque of Alvin Taylor was unveiled Thursday after the Department of Natural Resources board meeting.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — It's not his ultimate goal at South Carolina, but first-year coach Shane Beamer couldn't hold back the tears after his Gamecocks became bowl eligibl e with a 21-17 win over Auburn on Saturday night.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Top-ranked South Carolina used a dominant inside presence to run away from Buffalo on Saturday night.
Aliyah Boston scored 19 of her 23 points in the first half of the Gamecocks' 88-60 win in the opening round of the inaugural Battle 4 Atlantis tournament.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Corey Fields Jr. threw three touchdown passes to Shaquan Davis, Kendrell Flowers rushed for 172 yards and a score and South Carolina State rallied in the fourth quarter to defeat Norfolk State 31-21 on Saturday.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina health and education officials want students to come up with a short song to encourage people to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
The winning jingle will get the winner's school $10,000 toward music programs and be recorded and featured in statewide radio advertisements in 2022.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina senator is the new leader of the National Foundation for Women Legislators.
Republican Sen. Katrina Shealy of Lexington was sworn in as chair of the group earlier this month.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh was indicted Friday on 27 additional charges, with prosecutors saying he stole nearly $5 million in settlement money he had obtained for his dead housekeeper, an injured state trooper and other people and fees meant for his law firm.
SENECA, S.C. (AP) — One of the most wanted fugitives in the United States apparently died about four months ago in a South Carolina home nearly 16 years after he was first wanted in San Diego for sexually assaulting children, investigators said.
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — State Sen. Hugh Leatherman, South Carolina’s oldest and most powerful state lawmaker, was remembered Friday as an astute public servant and family man who wielded his considerable power without pomp or pretense.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Devin Carter hit two free throws with two seconds left and South Carolina held off UAB to earn a 66-63 win Thursday night, handing the Blazers their first loss in four games.
James Reese V hit a 3-pointer with just under three minutes left to put the Gamecocks in front by five, 62-57, but UAB battled back behind two free throws from Michael Ertel and two more from Jordan Walker with 1:02 left.
BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — The remains of 34 people who died decades ago, but whose families were never located, were finally laid to rest Thursday in South Carolina's Beaufort County.
The first four — three soldiers and a Marine — were buried at the Beaufort National Cemetery with full military honors during a small ceremony, WCSC-TV reported.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A Los Angeles visual arts space wants to display a South Carolina statue of former vice president and slavery advocate John C. Calhoun as part of an art exhibit, but members of a city panel have raised concerns about the political nature of such a display.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Senate is scheduled to return next month to the Statehouse for a special session where lawmakers are expected to address redistricting.
Senate President Harvey Peeler said senators will meet Dec.
GREER, S.C. (AP) — BMW will expand its South Carolina operations with the construction of a $100 million logistics center, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster’s office says.
The facility will be located near the German automaker’s existing factory in Greer, according to a news release from the governor's office.
Auburn's chances for a Southeastern Conference title fell apart the last two games. The Tigers will look to bounce back at South Carolina with a new quarterback after Bo Nix's injury.
Nix, Auburn's starter, broke his ankle yet kept playing in a 43-34 loss to Mississippi State after the Tigers were up 28-3.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Dawn Staley saw a South Carolina offense she didn't recognize in the opening half against Clemson. Destanni Henderson and Zia Cooke made sure the final 20 minutes were little more to their coach's liking.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said leading receiver Justyn Ross will have surgery to fix the stress fracture in his foot then get ready for the NFL draft.
Ross will miss Saturday's game against Wake Forest and the season-ending rivalry contest at South Carolina on Nov.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A University of South Carolina donor and graduate has resigned from the school's presidential search committee citing concerns the selection process will be a repeat of 2019's controversial search.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina city is paying $650,000 to a Black man who was stomped in the head by a white police officer upset that the man could not quickly lie flat on his stomach because of rods and pins in his leg.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina House will return to Columbia to meet in a special session about redistricting in early December.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina has recorded its first flu-related death of the season, state health officials confirmed Wednesday.
One person from the Upstate region has died from complications due to the flu, State Epidemiologist Dr.