Susan Alford retired Monday as director of the embattled S.C. Department of Social Services. In 2015, Alford was named to head the troubled agency by then-Gov. Nikki Haley after its previous director resigned.
N.C. Influencers surveyed by the Charlotte Observer, the (Raleigh) News & Observer and The Herald-Sun said that getting more training for jobs and skills is the biggest issue for North Carolina’s economy. But they fear tariffs.
Season 2 of “Trial & Error” premieres on NBC Thursday July 19 parodying the HBO true crime documentary “The Jinx” (Season 1 tackled “The Staircase,” the Michael Peterson murder trial in Durham NC) and starring Kristin Chenoweth.
If private developers accept a $2.5 million offer from the state of North Carolina to purchase a stretch of land near the Bird Island Coastal Reserve in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, that land will never be available for development.
The Republican National Convention’s host committee would pay the city of Charlotte for costs of the 2020 event that are not covered by an expected $50 million federal grant, according to a summary of two contracts.
At the end of his Comedy Central roast Saturday, Bruce Willis ended the night by declaring that “Die Hard” is not a Christmas movie, ending one of the biggest ongoing debates in pop culture. Fans say otherwise.
Dessandra Thomas, 7, was hit and killed on I-94 in Romulus while going to get help after her dad crashed while allegedly driving drunk, the Michigan State Police said. The girl thought her dad was killed, but he’s now in jail.
South Carolina has fallen behind nine other states throughout the country in higher education funding since the Great Recession, according to a new report from the nationwide union American Federation for Teachers.
Clemson President Jim Clements and University of South Carolina President Harris Pastides are among the country’s top 50 highest paid university presidents according to a report from Chronicle of Higher Education.
Conservative groups have long wanted to restrict the latitude of the EPA and other federal agencies. They will get a chance in the fall, with a Supreme Court case that Brett Kavanaugh could help decide.
Trump voters support President Donald Trump’s decision to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday in Helsinki, Finland even after Moscow meddled in the 2016 presidential election. It marks the leaders’ first formal summit.
Workers in Powell, Wyoming found marijuana plants growing in the city’s large public planters. Officials had unknowingly tended to the plants for weeks. Police do not know who may have planted the sprouts as a prank.
The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced an 80-year-old woman from a cruise ship 150 miles from Wilmington, North Carolina. She was taken to the New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington for treatment. (Video has no sound.)