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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
S.C. lawmakers aim to pass a bond bill in 2019 to address years of deferred maintenance at the state’s buildings and colleges. But Gov. Henry McMaster could veto the borrowing if he wins a new term in November.
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.)