Inspector: More Training Needed for DJJ Guards

Plus, Gamecocks Swept Out of SEC Tourney
By Chris Trainor | Friday, May 27, 7:10 am
A look at news across the state.

Haley Signs Bill Banning Most Abortions After 19 Weeks

Plus, New S.C. Chief Justice Confirmed
By Eva Moore | Thursday, May 26, 10:06 am
The day's news from Columbia, S.C.

S.C. Democratic Party Backs Bjorn in Primary

Party Calls Phil Black a "Fake Democrat"
By Eva Moore | Friday, May 27, 9:01 am
The day's news from Columbia, S.C.

Fireflies Try to Score a Hit with Prince Night

By Andrew Shain | Thursday, May 26, 12:30 pm
Minor-league baseball teams try all sorts of gimmicks to lure fans to the park, but the Columbia Fireflies found one with a “Sign O’ the Times.”
News. Brief.

Stop Counting: Police Ticket Quota Ban Cruising Through State House

Plus: Lawmakers Overturn Farm Bill Veto
By Free Times | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
A proposal to ban police from setting ticket quotas is picking up steam in the South Carolina General Assembly.
Local and State News

Latest S.C. Abortion Bill Is Part of National Strategy

By Eva Moore | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Candi Waites holds a hot-pink sign adorned with a blown-up photo of herself taken in 1991, in which she’s clutching a baby and a bumper sticker that reads, “Keep Your Laws Off My Body.”
Local and State News

Irmo Mayor Wants to Boot Council Member from Meetings

By Al Dozier | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Irmo Mayor Hardy King is seeking legal authority to remove Councilman Barry Walker Sr. from Town Council meetings for unruly behavior.
Local and State News

County Keeps Promise to Sue State Tax Agency

By Chris Trainor | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Richland County has made good on its threat to sue the South Carolina Department of Revenue for withholding Transportation Penny Tax money from the county.
Growth & Development

As June Deadline Looms, Group Forms to Save Christine Apartments

By Eva Moore | Wednesday, May 18, 2016
As rumors continue to circulate that the Christine building will be demolished, a group of historic preservationists, developers and community members has formed to try to save the iconic building.

Opinion

City Watch

Dave Matthews Rocks Charlotte, Maroon 5 Poses in Columbia

By Kevin Fisher | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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