Hundreds of eclipse viewers had filed Monday morning into PARI, a science education center 2,800 feet high and six miles up a winding mountain road, where 85-foot radio telescopes don't care if skies turn cloudy.
USC women's basketball coach Dawn Staley spoke to lawmakers at the S.C. State House Tuesday and said her team's success was due in part to the removal of the Confederate flag from the State House grounds two years ago.
Nikki Haley held her last Christmas open house at the governor's mansion, Monday, December 5, 2016. The Columbia Garden Club decorated the mansion with three live Christmas trees from South Carolina farms and poinsettias grown by the Future Farmers of America from Lexington Technology Center. Another highlight was the gingerbread house made by the mansion's chefs.
Based on a shell count and the few loggerhead sea turtles found dead in the nest, 83-percent of the turtles made it out of the nest near Myrtle Beach. S.C.U.T.E. has monitored the nest daily since it was discovered a few months ago.
Days after a gunman in Dallas killed five police officers during a Black Lives Matter rally, South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott gave a speech on the Senate floor about police shootings. He praised the heroism of law enforcement and said Americans need to have a “family conversation.”
Hundreds of York County residents came out to the streets Monday afternoon to watch the funeral processional of Detective Mike Doty, a York County Sheriff’s Office deputy who died in a shooting last week that wounded three other police officers. Doty’s funeral was held at Calvary Church in Charlotte. Doty was scheduled to be buried at Forest Hills Cemetery in Rock Hill.
A horse-drawn caisson carried Det. Mike Doty's casket to his burial site Monday at Forest Hills Cemetery in Rock Hill. The SLED helicopter that sustained bullets during an ambush that left three York County law enforcement officers injured and that resulted in Doty's death two days later, flew overhead as thousands of attendees gathered for the funeral.
Hundreds of people met in front of the York County courthouse to remember Det. Mike Doty, a York County Sheriff's Officer who was shot Tuesday, Jan. 16. During the candlelight vigil, Sheriff Kevin Tolson said law enforcement will always have "your back." Doty died Thursday from his injuries.