South Carolina

Vandals have damaged two power substations in Moore County. Leaving many without power. AP News has more on the story:   Two power substations in a North Carolina county were damaged by gunfire in what is being investigated as a criminal act, causing damage that could take days to repair and leaving tens of thousands of […]

Hurricane Ian makes landfall into South Carolina, after ripping through Florida and leaving a trail of death and devastation. From NBC News: At least 12 people have died after Hurricane Ian tore across Florida with such ferocity that President Joe Biden said it could be the deadliest in the state’s history. Speaking after a briefing with Federal […]

Democrat officials in South Carolina are calling for their own nominee for US Senate to withdraw from the race, after a video was published showing her trash-talking her constituents. SC state representative Krystle Matthews won the Democratic primary and is facing incumbent Republican Tim Scott in the general election. But now, according to the Associated […]

A hurricane watch was issued for the Sunshine State's western coast, but it's unknown if Elsa will strengthen before making landfall. The system is not predicted to reach hurricane status for a second time. However, there is some possibility of that happening right before landfall early Wednesday, according to the Weather Channel.

Video of the incident shows the two deputies outside Sutherland's cell trying to remove him for a court hearing. One of them appears to use a taser several times as Sutherland cries out for help on the floor. They also kneeled on his back before he eventually stopped moving. An hour later, Sutherland was pronounced dead, according to officials at the Al Cannon Detention Center.  

According to The Post and Courier, Bobby Paul Edwards, 56, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for forcing John Christopher Smith, 43, to work at J&J Cafeteria in Conway, S.C. over the course of years. Edwards was originally ordered to pay Smith $273,000, but an appellant court overruled that decision.

The former Gamecock is a very confident player with a brash demeanor he exhibits through his work on the field. He shows great competitive toughness in his willingness to match up against anyone and will often chirp in between plays. He finished his collegiate career with 101 tackles, 23 pass deflections and two interceptions in 30 games.

The Horry County Police Department said that because the two people responsible for damaging the house are minors, they could not be charged due to their ages. To make matters worse, Police added that the vandalism was done intentionally. The kids told police they were playing outside the house and broke in to "get a drink." 

Bobby Cherry, 58, pleaded guilty to wire fraud conspiracy charges, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of North Carolina said Friday in a press release. According to court documents, Cherry was involved in a scheme to defraud Lowe’s Home Improvement of more than $450,000 over the course of two years.

"I own an AR-15," Graham said. "If there's a natural disaster in South Carolina where the cops can't protect my neighborhood, my house will be the last one that the gang will come to because I can defend myself. You don't have to have an AR-15, but if you have one lawfully, I think you should be allowed to keep it."