University of South Carolina Opens New Journalism Building to Students

August 19, 2015 - Posted in News by Katie Geer
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In recent years, the fatality rate on South Carolina roads has steadily risen. In the most recent preliminary report released by the South Carolina Department of Public Safety (DPS), so far in 2015, there have been 535 fatal crashes, which are 96 more than the 439 reported...

South Carolina Unemployment Rate Drops

July 22, 2015 - Posted in News by V. Ortiz

The unemployment rate for the State of South Carolina dropped slightly last month, after increasing a bit in May, the Department of Employment and Workforce said on Tuesday. According to , the unemployment rate was 6.6 percent in June, compared to 6.8...

S.C. Ranked 42nd for Child Well-Being

July 21, 2015 - Posted in News by Aimee Crouch

South Carolina showed some improvement in the annual Kids Count Data book ranking, moving up three spots from 45 to 42. The data book is published to raise awareness on child well-being throughout the states and nation. South Carolina's improved ranking is because of the...

Increased Security for Guard Facilities Announced

July 20, 2015 - Posted in News by S. Simmons
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Governor Nikki Haley and Major General Bob Livingston announced Monday that the security of National Guard facilities across the state will be reviewed and strengthened, Fox Carolina reports . The undertaking of increasing security comes as a result of the shooting at two...

SCETV Remembers Charleston

July 17, 2015 - Posted in News by Aimee Crouch
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A look back at the last month in South Carolina. From tragedy to triumph, we are #OneSC.

“Triumph over Tragedy”: A Front Row Seat

July 15, 2015 - Posted in News by Xavier Blake

It has been quite a remarkable three weeks. After the tragedy on that Wednesday night, I spent Thursday afternoon at Morris Brown A.M.E., attending the prayer vigil for those now known as the Charleston 9. It was an incredibly touching day. I was asked to go back down on...

S.C. Benefits with $18 Million in Grants for Teen Pregnancy Prevention

July 13, 2015 - Posted in News by V. Ortiz

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Adolescent Health has awarded three South Carolina health organizations $18 million in grants to fund teen pregnancy programs, as announced by the OAH last Tuesday. The recipients of the grants include the South...

South Carolina: Confederate Flag History Made

July 10, 2015 - Posted in News by Yolian Ortiz

South Carolinians comment on the historic day as the Confederate flag is removed from the State House grounds.

Healing Continues with Flag Removal

July 10, 2015 - Posted in News by Yolian Ortiz

South Carolinians speak about what the removal of the flag means to them as the state continues to heal.

Confederate Flag No Longer Flies on S.C. State House Grounds

July 10, 2015 - Posted in News by Veronica Brown

After years of debate, South Carolina state troopers removed the Confederate battle flag from the State House grounds in seven minutes. An estimated 8,000 to 10,000 people flooded downtown Columbia on Friday in order to witness the historic moment. Emotional onlookers...

Reaction to Confederate Flag Removal

July 9, 2015 - Posted in News by Katie Geer

It was a historic day in South Carolina as Governor Haley signed the bill into law that will remove the Confederate flag from State House grounds. Palmetto Scene was there, interviewing South Carolinians and lawmakers about the historic day.

S.C. House Votes in Favor of Removing Confederate Flag

July 9, 2015 - Posted in News by S. Simmons
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Representatives in the South Carolina House voted early Thursday morning to remove the Confederate flag that flies on the State House grounds, ABC News reports . After over 13 hours of deliberation, the House approved the bill, originally written by Senator Vincent Sheheen...

An Emotional Night in the S.C. House of Representatives

July 9, 2015 - Posted in News by Andrea Esselman

With the S.C. House of Representatives voting in favor of taking down the Confederate flag, all that remains is for Governor Nikki Haley to sign the bill, and the flag will come down from the State House grounds. The debate surrounding the flag is one of historical...

On Third Reading, the S.C. Senate Has Voted to Remove the Confederate Flag

July 7, 2015 - Posted in News by S. Simmons
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On third reading, the South Carolina Senate has voted 36-3 in favor of removing the Confederate flag from the State House grounds. On Monday, the South Carolina Senate voted 37-3 in favor, CBS News reports . According to a report from the Huffington Post, Senator Vincent...

South Carolina Named the 12th Best State for Summer Road Trips

July 7, 2015 - Posted in News by V. Ortiz

South Carolina is ranked among the best states for summer road trips according to WalletHub , a personal finance website. WalletHub conducted a study of the 50 U.S. states to determine the 2015’s Best and Worst States for Summer Road Trips. The study compared the states on...