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    COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The mother of a South Carolina teacher who died from COVID-19 weeks ago has also died from the virus.Shirley Bannister's 28-year-old daughter Demetria was an elementary school teacher in South Carolina. Demetria died from COVID-19 complications in early September.When Shirley started having COVID-19 symptoms, she went to the hospital to get tested....
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A group of historians wants a national site dedicated to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling that declared school segregation illegal to incorporate locations in South Carolina that helped pave the way for the case. Historians and family members of those who fought for equal education of Black children in South...
    By JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's most competitive U.S. House race also became its nastiest Monday night as U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham accused his Republican challenger of missing dozens of votes in the South Carolina House last week. State Rep. Nancy Mace repeated several times during Monday's first debate between...
    NEWBERRY, S.C. (AP) — A 72-year-old woman getting out of her car in a small South Carolina city died after being caught in the crossfire between people in two vehicles, authorities said. Carolyn Sims was able to tell police officers in Newberry that people in a truck and a car were shooting at each other...
    Senate Majority PAC, a super PAC devoted to flipping the Senate majority to the Democrats, will spend $6.5 million on behalf of Jaime Harrison, the Democratic challenger to Sen. Lindsay Graham (R-S.C.). The ads will begin airing this week, the PAC’s first foray into the Palmetto State this election cycle. The buy includes $5 million...
    A South Carolina college nursing instructor reportedly died from complications of coronavirus on Sunday — less than three weeks after her daughter lost her life to the disease. Shirley Bannister, 57, the nursing department chair at Midlands Technical College, tested positive for COVID-19 on Sept. 7, the same day her 28-year-old daughter Demetria “Demi” Bannister died, a...
    A South Carolina college nursing instructor reportedly died from complications of coronavirus on Sunday — less than three weeks after her daughter lost her life to the disease. Shirley Bannister, 57, the nursing department chair at Midlands Technical College, tested positive for COVID-19 on Sept. 7, the same day her 28-year-old daughter Demetria “Demi”...
    Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamHarris slams Trump's Supreme Court pick as an attempt to 'destroy the Affordable Care Act' Sunday shows preview: Lawmakers prepare for SCOTUS confirmation hearings before election Confirmation hearing for Trump's Supreme Court pick to start Oct. 12 MORE (R-S.C.) is virtually tied with his Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison, according to a CBS...
    President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden says voters should choose who nominates Supreme Court justice Trump, Biden will not shake hands at first debate due to COVID-19 Pelosi: Trump Supreme Court pick 'threatens' Affordable Care Act MORE and Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden says voters should choose who nominates Supreme Court justice Trump, Biden will not...
    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is looking for input on its plans to convert one of the state's two toll roads into a free parkway next summer. The Cross Island Parkway on Hilton Head Island will no longer collect its $1.25 toll next July, the South Carolina Department of Transportation said. The...
    South Carolina football coach Will Muschamp might have had the best video on the internet Saturday. Twitter user @cocks_by_90 tweeted a leaked video of Muschamp saying, “It’s time for Carolina football. So, get the f**k out of your seats. Spurs up!” (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) You can watch...
    Tennessee quarterback Jarrett Guarantano expected a difficult time at South Carolina. He also expected the 16th-ranked Vols to come out on top, no matter how hard things got. The Vols squandered a two-touchdown lead in the second half and held on to defeat the Gamecocks 31-27 for their seventh straight victory. The game wasn't decided...
    Minnesota Covid-19 survey halted after team members report racial slurs, state officials say The best cheap burger in every state Watch: South Carolina loses on botched punt return South Carolina lost its opener 31-27 against Tennessee on Saturday, and a botched punt return did not help their cause. © Jeff Blake-USA TODAY Sports South...
    By REBECCA LIEBSON, The State COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Local attorney and civil rights activist Hemphill Pride II is calling on the city to preserve the 80-year-old Allen Benedict Court public housing project, which he says is an important symbol of Black history in Columbia. “The project produced some of the most outstanding lawyers, doctors,...
    Tennessee football showed signs of promise, but has a way to go to be great.It wasn’t pretty, but there were plenty of positives from Tennessee football’s Week 4 win. The Tennessee Volunteers went into Williams-Brice Stadium and came out with a W over the South Carolina Gamecocks. Though it was closer than many in Rocky...
    Oh, fudge. He didn’t say “fudge.” South Carolina football coach Will Muschamp was trending on social media Saturday afternoon after a video of him using colorful language was leaked. The video looks like standard promotional material shot by the athletic department to play during Gamecock football games, except Muschamp drops an F-bomb to encourage fans. “It’s...
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A federal appeals court has reversed course and reinstated a ruling by a South Carolina federal judge that would not require a witness signature for those wishing to vote absentee in that state. A majority of judges on the full 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals late Friday vacated a ruling...
    BAMBERG, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina county councilman is in custody, accused of molesting a child, state authorities said. The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division on Friday arrested Bamberg County Council Chairman Kerry Trent Kinard on a charge of first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor, attempted criminal sexual contact with a minor, two...
    Looking to build off their end of season success from a year ago the Tennesse Volunteers open up 2020 with a road game against the South Carolina Gamecocks. The 2019 season for the Tennessee Volunteers got off to a horrendous start with the Vols starting 2-5, including a season-opening loss to Georgia State. Now in...
    ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia woman is one of several property owners suing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention over the CDC's Sept. 1 moratorium on evictions. The case, filed earlier this month in federal court in Atlanta, alleges that the CDC order improperly denies...
    BARNWELL, S.C. (AP) — A lawsuit against the state of South Carolina said a $600 million federal settlement over nuclear waste should go to the seven counties near the Savannah River Site instead of the whole state budget. The lawsuit said those counties were the most hurt when the federal government failed to follow its...
    Getty Tennessee Volunteers quarterback Jarrett Guarantano. The No. 16 Tennessee Volunteers football team will visit fellow SEC squad the South Carolina Gamecocks on Saturday in each team’s 2020 debut. The game starts at 7:30 p.m. ET and will be televised on SEC Network. But if you don’t have cable, here’s how to watch...
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- Frightening eyewitness video shows the moments an apparent tornado tore across the beach Friday afternoon in South Carolina.Footage from multiple angles shows beach umbrellas and other debris tossed through the air as the cell moved down the beach. The Myrtle Beach Fire Department said in a tweet that it happened around...
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — For the second time this week, South Carolina health officials said a lab failed to report thousands of COVID-19 tests over several months. Urgent care clinic chain Doctors Care reported the results of more than 7,000 COVID-19 tests from July through this week. About 400 of them were positive, the South...
    GREENWOOD, S.C. (AP) — Police in South Carolina are investigating after a 9-year-old child shot himself while playing with a gun. The Greenwood Police Department said it happened Thursday afternoon. Officers responded to the scene about 3 p.m. and found the child with a gunshot wound, police spokesman Jonathan Link said. The injuries appeared to...
    BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — Officials have rejected plans for a resort on an uninhabited barrier island in South Carolina. A Beaufort County zoning board voted unanimously Thursday against the project on Bay Point Island, The Post and Courier reported. "This is a great idea,” Zoning Board of Appeals vice chair Kevin Mack said just before...
    Someone shot at a Republican Party building in South Carolina earlier this week – prompting the chairmen of both major parties in the state to trade barbs in local media and on Twitter. Meanwhile, no suspect was immediately identified and deputies weren’t sure if the GOP office was the intended target, according to local reports. “A...
    DOJ orders Pennsylvania county to change ballot practices after troubling findings Olive Garden-parent Darden is more attractive the longer the pandemic drags, Jim Cramer says Will Muschamp wants South Carolina fans drinking and loud at the game Will Muschamp is hoping to get a boost from fans at South Carolina’s season-opening game on Saturday....
    As deep red as South Carolina is — President Donald Trump carried the state by 14% in 2016 — Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham is fighting a surprisingly tough reelection battle this year. His Democratic challenger in South Carolina’s U.S. Senate race, Jaime Harrison, is trailing him by only 1% in a Morning Consult poll released...
    No. 16 Tennessee at South Carolina, Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET (SEC Network). Line: Tennessee by 3 1/2. Series record: Tennessee leads 26-10-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Tennessee fans have plenty of enthusiasm that third-year coach Jeremy Pruitt has the Vols pointed back in their championship direction. A victory at South Carolina, where Tennessee has...
    By JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina General Assembly wrapped up a most unusual 2020 session by passing a bill supporters said will help get high speed internet to hundreds of thousands of people in rural areas. The gap between cities and richer areas with good internet access and poorer,...
    A federal affidavit says that a South Carolina man planned attacks on various locations in the U.S., claiming that they would be “Netflix worthy.”  According to the Columbia, S.C.-based newspaper The State, documents from the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas in San Antonio say that Kristopher Sean Matthews, who used the...
    Tennessee football faces a big first test vs. South Carolina football.Tennessee football can’t come out flat vs. South Carolina football and expect a victory. All offseason everybody was talking about how the Tennessee Volunteers are this close to being back. They’ve recruited well under third-year head coach Jeremy Pruitt, but are still a good ways...
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tennessee linebacker Henry To’o To’o is convinced the team’s run back to Southeastern Conference prominence wasn’t a late-season fluke — and it can continue when the 16th-ranked Vols open the season at South Carolina on Saturday. The enthusiasm is high on Rocky Top, largely because of Tennessee’s fast finish of...
    South Carolina recently dropped an inspiring football hype video. The Gamecocks tweeted a video about the importance of playing football during the coronavirus pandemic, and how it can unite us all. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) Of all the sports videos you see today, I can promise this one...
    GREENVILLE Riverside High School coach Eric Cummings died on Tuesday. The cross country coach had been placed on administrative leave for the Greenville County school district on September 3 for unknown reasons. 2Cross country coach Eric Cummings passed away for unknown reasonsCredit: Riverside High School Who is Greenville Riverside High School coach Eric Cummings?  Eric...
    By JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The leader of the board that directs South Carolina's health and environmental agency promised Wednesday to select a new director by November as senators questioned how the agency is handling its emergency powers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control...
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Some South Carolina teachers took a personal day Wednesday to fight for safer classrooms amid the pandemic as well as an annual small raise that was frozen after the economy crashed because of the virus. Unlike May 2019, when SC for Ed brought 10,000 people to the Statehouse for a rally...