Enplanements continued to climb in May at Charleston International Airport (CHS), breaking all previous records. Enplanements are the number of people boarding a flight at CHS reached 193,095 in May. That’s a 58 percent increase in the last five years. Deplanements are the number of people arriving in Charleston reached 189,924 people. A 55 percent increase in five years. Charleston International Airport said it pumps more than $1
Federal officials want to know how a South Carolina serial killer was able to collect a cache of weapons years after a kidnapping conviction made it illegal for him to buy guns. According The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg the FBI and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms are investigating Todd Kohlhepp's ability to get the weapons. In 1987 Kohlhepp was convicted raping a 14-year-old neighbor at gunpoint. Kohlhepp was sentenced to
Research is being done by the University of South Carolina to find ways to improve the design and life of roads. More from Bill Dubensky.
State-owned power utility Santee Cooper's board of trustees indicated Monday they will likely make a decision by early August on whether to continue building or terminate a $14 billion nuclear expansion project at the V.C. Summer plant in Fairfield County that has been hampered by financial woes and long delays. The State newspaper reports the board voted to add anadditional 45 days for an audit on the feasibility of the project. The
A University of South Carolina civil engineering expert is researching methods that could lead to better roads, finding improved solutions for a current 50-year-old paving method Associate civil engineering professor Sarah Gassman told South Carolina Radio Network her research is studying the materials used to build roadways. “We certainly have a lot of deteriorating roads in our state," she said. "Through this research project, we hope to
South Carolina state police are investigating after a North Charleston officer shot and fatally injured an armed robbery suspect Sunday night. Meanwhile, the suspect's family are calling for any footage of the incident to be made public. The State Law Enforcement Division said Monday it is investigating the shooting. The agency said it is not yet sure if dashboard camera footage exists. In a press conference organized by the National Action
Enplanements continued to climb in May at Charleston International Airport (CHS), breaking all previous records. Enplanements are the number of people boarding a flight at CHS reached 193,095 in May. That’s a 58 percent increase in the last five years. Deplanements are the number of people arriving in Charleston reached 189,924 people. A 55 percent […]
South Carolina’s Upstate is no longer in a severe drought following a wet May. The state Drought Response Committee downgraded the statuses of every county northwest of the Midlands at its Tuesday meeting. The committee had classified all of the Upstate as either in “moderate” or “severe” drought at its last meeting in April, but said conditions […]