Included in the evening's final newscast: -- Investigators say a Hardeeville man who was killed after he shot and injured two law enforcement officers had a previous criminal history. -- An "automatic stay" bill advanced through a House panel this week. -- Residents in the Augusta area have reported feeling a small 2.5-magnitude earthquake this morning. -- "Bring out your dead" -- Birds, that is.
South Carolina's overall labor force grew in March, as the number of people listed as both "employed" and "unemployed" increased. As a result, the state's unemployment rate remained at 4.4 percent last month, according to the state Department of Employment and Workforce. The agency said nearly 2.223 million people were employed in March, a new high in the state's history. The number of people holding jobs increased by more than 9,500 since
Investigators say a Hardeeville man who was killed after he shot and injured two law enforcement officers had a previous criminal history. The Jasper County Sheriff's Office said 26-year-old Jose Trejo has prior domestic violence and unlawful weapons charges on his record before he fired on a deputy and a Hardeeville police officer responding to a domestic disturbance call at his home Thursday evening. Trejo died in the incident, according to
Included in the noon newscast: -- Senators have only weeks remaining if they want to pass a road funding bill. -- Gov. McMaster reiterated he will veto the measure if it includes a tax increase.
A daily review of what’s making news in South Carolina state government. A week of debate ended in the state Senate Thursday on a bill that would raise the gas tax to help fix the state’s roads. Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence, said the debate was just a warmup for what is to come. “We finally got started on the roads bill this week doing what I think really has to be done before we really get into the bill,”
South Carolina property owners currently have the right to block land development near their home by issuing what's known as an "automatic stay," which halts construction until a judge can hear the dispute. Under a bill which passed a state House subcommittee on Thursday, developers could resume construction after 30 days if a judge does not rule before then. The Senate approved a different version of the bill earlier this year with a 90-day
South Carolina’s overall labor force grew in March, as the number of people listed as both “employed” and “unemployed” increased. As a result, the state’s unemployment rate remained at 4.4 percent last month, according to the state Department of Employment and Workforce. The agency said nearly 2.223 million people were employed in March, a new […]
The swing in temperatures this spring has intensified the allergy season. Greenville Health System allergist John Pulcini told South Carolina Radio Network that the weather plays a big role in how soon allergy sufferers start to experience symptoms and how severe they are. “It kind of got warm then it got cold again,” Pulcini said. […]