(WOLO) CAYCE,S.C., -- " it just seems to me like they are going too high too fast." It's been 2 decades since Cayce City Council members have seen an increase in their annual pay. But the vote to approved increasing the pay from 55 hundred dollars a year to 18 thousand a year has some residents questioning the decision making
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A court hearing has been scheduled for suspended South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell, who prosecutors say misused his office for personal gain. Prosecutor David Pascoe said Harrell will be in court in Richland County at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. He would not say what the hearing was about or give any other information. Harrell was indicted
Lancaster, SC (WOLO)- A former Lancaster County Sheriff has been arrested after authorities found a gun and laptop that belonged to the sheriff's office in his home. The state law enforcement division charged 58-year-old John Cauthen with misdemeanor breach of trust. Sled says Cauthen should have returned the property when he left office in 2008.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida sounded like a presidential candidate in a speech in South Carolina. Rubio has not yet said he is running. But he only briefly mentioned Republican candidates during his 20-minute speech at a Columbia fundraiser Wednesday outlining his conservative, populist vision to improve America. Rubio says college should be more affordable.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democrat Vincent Sheheen has faced an uphill struggle since deciding to run against Republican Gov. Nikki Haley again in 2014. Sheheen lost the governor's race by 60,000 votes to Haley in 2010. This year, he is struggling to get traction from voters who already know him and is fighting a fresh face in independent candidate Tom
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) _ Air traffic at Myrtle Beach International Airport is back to normal after a problem with the runway lights forced flights to be canceled or delayed. Local media outlets report the runway lights went out for about an hour Tuesday night causing the cancellation of three flights and delaying a fourth. The lights were operating again
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida is returning to South Carolina to talk to voters who will cast the first ballots in the South in the 2016 Republican presidential primary. Rubio is joining U.S. Sen. Tim Scott at a lunchtime fundraiser Wednesday in Columbia. The senators are raising money to help South Carolina Republicans get out
WASHINGTON (AP) - A South Carolina pork-and-poultry executive accused of trying to enter a congressional office building in Washington with a handgun in his bag has pleaded guilty in the case. A spokesman for the U.S. Attorney's Office says 59-year-old Ronald Prestage of Camden, South Carolina, pleaded guilty Tuesday in the District of Columbia's Superior Court to misdemeanor charges of
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A Lexington County man has pleaded guilty to weapons charges after the shooting death of a child by a boy at a birthday party earlier this year. U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles said in a statement that 28-year-old Warren McDaniel of Gaston admitted the rifle belonged to him. Nettles said the convicted felon admitted he had bought
(WOLO) COLUMBIA,S.C., -- "Congressman Tom Cole is a major player on the national scene." So dominate , Time Magazine voted him as having the "sharpest mind in the house." That mind spent hours sharing some of his political wisdom with hundreds of students majoring in poly sci like senior Keith Taylor who tell us he's fascinated by the workings of