Anderson County officials say two students and a teacher have been injured during a shooting at a small elementary school Wednesday afternoon. The Anderson County Sheriff's Office said a teen suspect fired a handgun at the students and teacher on a playground at Townville Elementary School around 1:45 p.m. Spokesman Garland Major said one student was shot in the foot and the other in the leg, while the teacher was struck in the shoulder. The
Included in this evening's newscast: -- Anderson County officials say two students and a teacher are in the hospital after a teen suspect started shooting at Townville Elementary School. -- Meanwhile, investigators are eyeing another crime scene in a home not far away where a man was found dead. -- Officials say the situation is "fluid" and more information will come later. -- ALSO: The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office is recruiting
Potential jurors have been screened for the death penalty trial of Dylann Roof, the accused white man of shooting and killing nine black parishioners at Emanuel AME Church last year. The Post and Courier reports a jury pool of 758 potential jurors has been chosen after qualification rounds ended Wednesday morning at the federal courthouse in downtown Charleston. Summons went to about 3,000 individuals from around the Charleston area.
A paper plant in Dillon County will soon close its doors. Georgia-based paper company WestRock told employees that higher operating costs made it difficult to stay competitive in global markers and that the plant in Latta will cease operations in November and permanently close its doors by December 31. The company said approximately 100 jobs will be eliminated as a result of the decision. “The decision to close this plant in no way
Officials at South Carolina’s State Park Service say they now have defibrillators on-hand in each of their 47 parks across the state, finishing a campaign that was designed to have the lifesaving devices at properties that are often isolated and far from emergency help. Park Service director Phil Gaines said grants from the South Carolina Office of Rural Health and the state's chapter of the American College of Cardiologists helped provide
Included in this afternoon's newscast: -- Gov. Nikki Haley creates new task force to study veterans issues, after legislative counterpart expires. -- Charleston County Sheriff's Office recruiting new hires via social media.
A paper plant in Dillon County will soon close its doors. Georgia-based paper company WestRock told employees that higher operating costs made it difficult to stay competitive in global markers and that the plant in Latta will cease operations in November and permanently close its doors by December 31. The company said approximately 100 jobs will be […]
As the season changes, the dangers of indoor carbon monoxide increase with the use of heaters. University of South Carolina nursing professor Robin Estrada told South Carolina Radio Network that carbon monoxide alarm is a must for homes just like a smoke detector. “If you’re in a closed space, carbon monoxide builds up and it can sicken […]