South Carolina's peach season is expected to be a banner one; last year's was a disappointment after a late freeze. Peach lovers should expect to be able to get fresh, local peaches from June through Labor Day. Georgia's season starts in May.
A Mooresboro, NC woman was the bookkeeper for a Cherokee County, SC business where she embezzled money and falsified records to the government out of half a million dollars, pleaded guilty to tax evasion and got a 2 year prison sentence.
Mike Colter, a South Carolina native, was critical of Starbucks after two black men were arrested sitting in a coffee shop. Now the star of Netflix's Marvel show "Luke Cage" applauds the decision to close the coffee stores for racial-bias training on May 29, 2018.
South Carolina ranks third in the nation for having the most DUI-related fatalities — making it one of the top states where people are most likely to be involved in a fatal alcohol-related crash, according to a new report from ValuePenguin, a consumer research group.
A 16-year-old in Ladson, SC allegedly shot his father and then ran from their home, according to Berkeley County Sheriff's Office. The teen is in custody Wednesday night and when charged will be tried as an adult, the sheriff said.
A Maryland man tried to buy more than $10,000 of marijuana, but was arrested in an undercover operation by the Columbia Police and charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute, and another man was charged with heroin trafficking.
A statue honoring gynecologist J Marion Sims in New York City's Central Park was removed because of the South Carolina native's controversial legacy of medical breakthroughs but at the cost of experimenting on slaves without anesthesia. A statue in SC remains.