Latest News

Latest News

Brig. General Pete Johnson named new Fort Jackson commander

Brig. Gen. John P. "Pete" Johnson was named the 49th commanding general of Fort Jackson, the Army’s largest initial training base. The change of command at Victory Field took place amid the pomp of a ceremony that dates back to the American Revolution. Johnson took the installation’s flag from Maj. Gen. Anthony C. Funkhouser, commanding general, Center for Initial Military Training.

Latest News

Four more S.C. residents have Zika virus

Four more S.C. residents have contracted the Zika virus, bringing the state's total number of cases of the illness to five. All five cases were travel-related, according to the state Department of Health and Environmental Control.

Local

York County Council mulls referendum on 4-year council terms

Voters in York County could be asked to decide in November whether York County Council terms should be lengthened from two to four years. A proposal to put the issue on the November ballot was approved this week by County Council members in a 6-1 vote, with Christi Cox the lone dissenting vote.

Latest News

Beaufort, SC, teen has artwork displayed in U.S. Capitol

After winning this year’s Congressional Art Competition for South Carolina’s 1st Congressional District, a Beaufort County teenager will have her work displayed in the U.S. Capitol building for a year. Isabelle Lieblein’s graphite drawing of an old car abandoned in the mountains of her home state, titled “Crushed,” was selected by a panel of Rep. Mark Sanford’s staff members over 30 other entries.