Tag archive for ‘South Carolina’
By admin On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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Person struck and killed by Amtrak train in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A man has died after he was struck by an Amtrak passenger train in central South Carolina. Columbia police told news outlets that the man was struck shortly before 3 a.m. Tuesday. No one on More...

By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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New group starts conversation on race in New Hampshire

EXETER, N.H. (AP) - It was the 2015 massacre of African-Americans in a Charleston, South Carolina church that made local activist Ken Mendis take action. "We had a memorial service and invited people from different More...

By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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SC couple settles roadside cavity search case

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A black South Carolina couple has settled a lawsuit filed after they accused police of subjecting them to illegal body searches. Documents filed in federal court late last week show Lakeya More...

By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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South Carolina pain clinic sued after man’s infection, death

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina pain clinic is accused of actions that led to a patient's death. The State newspaper reports the family of 86-year-old George Nichols is pursuing legal action against Vitality More...

By admin On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Vermont town administrator departs to move to South Carolina

FAIRLEE, Vt. (AP) - A town official in Fairlee, Vermont is stepping down after he announced he's moving to South Carolina. Sixty-three-year-old Brian Hanson has been on the job as Fairlee's town administrator since More...

By admin On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
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Rescuers get stuck helping kayakers in South Carolina

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - Rescuers got stuck, too, when they went out to assist two kayakers caught at low tide in marshes on Hilton Head Island. The Island Packet reports that authorities were called Thursday More...

By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Coroner identifies man found in S. Carolina interstate ditch

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say a man whose body was found in a ditch on the side of a busy South Carolina interstate was hit by a car about two weeks ago. Richland County Coroner Gary Wats has identified More...

By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Teen kayaker dies during camp outing at South Carolina lake

KERSHAW, S.C. (AP) - A teenager has died while kayaking as part of a summer camp excursion on a South Carolina lake. Authorities tell media outlets rescue crews were called to a recreation area at Lake Wateree at More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Police: No charges expected in S Carolina pedestrian death

SUMTER, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say a 41-year-old woman was walking in the road when she was struck and killed by a car in South Carolina. Sumter Police said a driver on her way to work hit Berlese Botwe on the More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Bryant opens bank account for 2018 South Carolina gov race

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina Lt. Gov. Kevin Bryant has taken a tangible step toward running for governor, although he says he hasn't officially decided to enter the race. Media outlets report the 50-year-old More...