There's a time and a season for everything hunting and fishing, but a proposed bill in the South Carolina House of Representatives would relax those rules for children with terminal illnesses. A bill by State Rep. Davey Hiott, R-Pickens, would waive hunting fees and season limits for children who are facing illness from which they may not recover. The law would grant the Department of Natural Resources director the freedom to make the changes
Lockheed Martin’s announcement last week that it will move production of the F-16 fighter plane to a plant in Greenville could be big news for a Greenville Technical College program. Greenville Tech has an aircraft maintenance program licensed by the Federal Aviation Administration to train 120 students. Those students are split between 60 on day shift and 60 on night shift. The Greenville News reports the program is located just across
Included in the noon newscast: -- At least two South Carolina congressmen were among the Republicans who went against their own leaders on health care plan. -- A Columbia man has now been arrested on murder charges more than a year after a Savannah teen girl's body was found in a Georgia home. -- A House budget panel has released its first draft of projects that will be covered by a nearly $500 million borrowing plan. -- Several South
South Carolina saw a strong month for new jobs in February, but an increase in those listed as "unemployed" kept the state's jobless rate unchanged for the month, according to new data released Friday. The state Department of Employment and Workforce on Friday released data showing South Carolina's unemployment rate remained at 4.4 percent in February, even as it said the state experienced the largest one-month increase in individuals working
The State Grand Jury has subpoenaed health insurer BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina as part of its ongoing probe into public corruption at the South Carolina Statehouse. According to the Charleston Post and Courier, the state’s largest health insurance group gave few details when asked about the request for information that the subpoena seeks. In a statement, the company said it received and responded to the subpoena. Under South
Included in the noon newscast: -- One of SC's largest businesses is being subpoenaed, reportedly part of a probe into Statehouse corruption. -- Gov. Henry McMaster releases his tax returns from 2000-2015.
South Carolina saw a strong month for new jobs in February, but an increase in those listed as “unemployed” kept the state’s jobless rate unchanged for the month, according to new data released Friday. The state Department of Employment and Workforce on Friday released data showing South Carolina’s unemployment rate remained at 4.4 percent in February, even as […]
For three years in a row, sudden weather changes have hurt South Carolina peach farmers. Early reports from the state Department of Agriculture suggest that 80 to 90 percent of this year’s crop is ruined and will not grow back. The cold snap last week brought temperatures below freezing for three days and could cause […]