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South Carolina editorial roundup

Nov. 13, 2019 3:26 PM EST

Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: ___ Nov. 12 The Times and Democrat on stress at work: A study conducted by TermLife2Go found that South Carolina's number one mental health concern is stress at work. The study looked at the most googled health concerns across the nation and found that internet...

Psychiatrists conflict over rehabilitation for teen shooter

Nov. 13, 2019 3:01 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A teen who killed his father at home before fatally shooting a first-grader on a South Carolina elementary school playground is either a traumatized son who can be rehabilitated or a dangerous and pathological liar with no remorse, according to the conflicting testimony of several...

S Carolina man pleads guilty to $1M federal fraud charge

Nov. 13, 2019 5:34 AM EST

LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man has pleaded guilty in federal court to embezzling more than $1 million over three years from a company that sells dumpsters. U.S. Attorney Sherri Lydon said in a statement Tuesday that 39-year-old William Tye Grisel created fake companies to charge the waste...

William & Mary defeats Wofford 80-79

Nov. 12, 2019 11:12 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Bryce Barnes hit the winning bucket with four seconds left, Nathan Knight and Andy Van Vliet scored 21 points apiece and William & Mary narrowly beat Wofford 80-79 on Tuesday night, snapping the Terriers home win streak. Wofford's streak of 17 straight home wins was fourth...

Mounce carries Furman over Charleston Southern 91-47

Nov. 12, 2019 10:08 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Clay Mounce had 19 points to lead five Furman players in double figures as the Paladins romped past Charleston Southern 91-47 on Tuesday night. Mike Bothwell added 12 points for the Paladins (3-0). Jalen Slawson, Noah Gurley and Jordan Lyons all finished with 11 points. Gurley also...

Pacheco-Ortiz leads Liberty past SC State 65-39

Nov. 12, 2019 9:46 PM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz had 12 points as Liberty romped past South Carolina State 65-39 on Tuesday night. Caleb Homesley had 10 points and six rebounds for Liberty (3-0). Darius McGhee added six rebounds. Scottie James had 12 rebounds for the hosts. Jahmari Etienne had 14 points for the...

Harris helps N. Kentucky hang on to beat Coastal Carolina

Nov. 12, 2019 9:25 PM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Karl Harris made two free throws in the final seconds to give Northern Kentucky just enough cushion to hold off Coastal Carolina 69-68 on Tuesday night. Coastal Carolina's Garrick Green missed a 3-point attempt with one second left but was fouled. Green missed the front end of the three...

Prosecutor: Messages show teen plotted SC school shooting

Nov. 12, 2019 6:17 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Prosecutors who want a teen to serve a lifelong prison sentence for killing a first-grader on a South Carolina school playground showed a judge cellphone videos and messages Tuesday that they say demonstrate he planned the crime. Jesse Osborne pleaded guilty last year to two counts of...

The Latest: Teen in school shooting charged with escape

Nov. 12, 2019 5:05 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a teen in a South Carolina school shooting (all times local): 5:05 p.m. An official says a teen facing 30 years to life in prison for killing a first-grader on a South Carolina school's playground was charged with escape last month. A jail investigator...

All-America Watch: Clemson QB Lawrence back in top form

Nov. 12, 2019 4:59 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Praise him or criticize him, Trevor Lawrence doesn't care. Not as long as the quarterback keeps improving and No. 3 Clemson keeps winning. Lawrence and the Tigers have done plenty of both this season. "I really like the way we're playing," Lawrence said with a smile Monday. Lawrence...