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2 Kentucky cities, utility receive $2.7M for water projects

Dec. 01, 2021 04:01 AM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Two Kentucky cities and one utility are receiving $2.7 million for three sewer and water improvement projects. The funding is going to the city of Lawrenceburg, the South Anderson Water District and the city of Frankfort, Gov. Andy Beshear's office...

Smith leads College of Charleston over Tulane 81-77

Nov. 30, 2021 22:18 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Reyne Smith had 22 points as College of Charleston narrowly defeated Tulane 81-77 on Tuesday night. The Cougars led 77-65 with 2:18 to play but needed four free throws in the final five seconds to ensure the victory. Brenden...

SEC Championship game features 2 of nation's top defenders

Nov. 30, 2021 14:20 PM EST

Alabama’s Will Anderson wreaks more havoc in opposing backfields than any college player in the country. Georgia’s Jordan Davis anchors the best defense in college football. They could well be the best players on the field Saturday in the Southeastern Conference...

Private house OK'd on remote SC island where resort denied

Nov. 30, 2021 13:02 PM EST

PORT ROYAL, S.C. (AP) — A part owner of a private island in South Carolina accessible only by plane or boat has been given permission to build his own home on the island after Beaufort County last year denied a request to build an ecotourism resort. Bay Point, near...

Cops: Gun shop owner fatally shot worker in prank gone wrong

Nov. 30, 2021 11:50 AM EST

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina gun store owner faces a involuntary manslaughter charge after police say he shot one of his employees in the face in an attempted prank. Jon Whitley, who owns Coastal Firearms in the Wando area, was arrested Monday nearly a...

2 students detained after reports of handgun at high school

Nov. 30, 2021 08:04 AM EST

LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a South Carolina high school was locked down over fears of weapons on the campus. WIS-TV reports that White Knoll High School was on lockdown Monday afternoon, as sheriff’s deputies...

Boston scores 29, leads No. 1 Gamecocks past NC A&T 79-42

Nov. 29, 2021 21:53 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley told All-American Aliyah Boston earlier this month that she needed to become more dominant after a sluggish start to the season. Message received. Boston scored a career-high 29 points on...

Cunningham joins SC Democrats unhappy with US House proposal

Nov. 29, 2021 15:24 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Democratic senators said Monday they want more information about how staff members came up with the proposed new maps for U.S. House seats before they can support them. The new maps didn't make wholesale changes in the state's seven...

Maryland falls 6 spots to No. 8 in women's AP Top 25, 8 of top 10 teams change places; South Carolina a unanimous No. 1

Nov. 29, 2021 13:03 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Maryland falls 6 spots to No. 8 in women's AP Top 25, 8 of top 10 teams change places; South Carolina a unanimous No. 1.

Ammo in toaster sparks fire at South Carolina senior home

Nov. 29, 2021 09:40 AM EST

GREENWOOD, S.C. (AP) — Police responding to a fire alarm and the sound of gunshots at a South Carolina assisted living facility say a resident had placed several rounds of ammunition in a toaster. The ammunition discharged on Sunday night, making employees believe a...