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Sen. Doug Jones will vote for Republican-backed budget deal

Sen. Doug Jones, D-AL, said he will vote for a month-long spending deal to avert a government shutdown, becoming the fourth Democratic Senator to support the Republican-backed measure. Jones, who took office last month, told NBC News he would vote for the measure because of its funding for the Child

AL.COM - 2018-01-20 02:59:23

Kentucky looks to bounce back against Florida

No. 18 Kentucky will be looking to get back on track Saturday night when the Wildcats host longtime rival Florida at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky. The Wildcats (14-4, 4-2 SEC) will be coming off a disastrous 76-68 loss at South Carolina, blowing a 14-point lead they had built midway through the secon

YAHOO SPORTS - 2018-01-20 03:48:43

Confident Gamecocks face No. 21 Volunteers

South Carolina will look to build off its biggest win of the season, an upset of No. 18 Kentucky, when the Gamecocks host No. 21 Tennessee on Saturday in a battle of two SEC teams with postseason aspirations. South Carolina forward Chris Silva continued his breakout season, tying his career-high w

FOX SPORTS - 2018-01-20 03:59:16

Government shutdown: What to expect around Charleston

Buy Now Active duty military will still report to work during a government shutdown, but most civilians at Joint Base Charleston would likely be ordered to stay home. File/Grace Beahm/Staff Fort Sumter could be impacted if the government shuts down. File/Dave Munday/Staff There are an estimated 50,0

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-01-20 04:00:00

Bindulis Pushes Stingrays Past Norfolk In OT

Kris Bindulis helped the South Carolina Stingrays (24-9-3-1) overcome a last-minute push from the Norfolk Admirals (13-19-5-1), scoring at 1:45 of overtime to secure a 3-2 victory on Friday night at the Norfolk Scope. In addition to Bindulis' overtime winner, Hampus Gustafsson scored his first profe

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-01-20 03:32:17

South Carolina moving up in SEC basketball standings

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Early on South Carolina didn't look much like the Final Four team it was a year ago. Lately, though, the Gamecocks are have turned things around, both on and off the court. New additions, a talented junior living up to potential and a relentless knack for overcoming problems ha

USA TODAY - 2018-01-19 21:09:16

Motorist killed in I-94 crash was South Carolina resident, police say

PARMA TWP., MI - A South Carolina man died Friday morning when he rear-ended a semitrailer on I-94, police say. The 58-year-old man was driving at about 10:12 a.m., Jan. 19, on eastbound I-94 when he collided with a semitrailer in front of him near the Concord Road exit, according to a Michigan Stat

MLIVE.COM - 2018-01-19 20:42:01

Tom Cotton tears into Lindsey Graham for calling him the 'Steve King of the Senate'

Sen. Tom CottonZach Gibson - Pool/Getty ImagesSen. Lindsey Graham referred to Sen. Tom Cotton as the "Steve King of the Senate" to paint him as a hardline opponent to a bipartisan immigration deal.Cotton responded on Tuesday by hitting Graham's lack of success in the 2016 presidential campaign. WAS

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2018-01-19 20:12:15

Injury update on A'ja Wilson, rest of South Carolina's battered roster

A'ja Wilson, Mikiah Herbert Harrigan, Lindsey Spann, Tyasha Harris. The list of players limited or out of Friday's practice for South Carolina women's basketball was nearly as long as the list of players in it, as the No. 10 Gamecocks continue to deal with a nearly unprecedented wave of injuries. "T

THE STATE - 2018-01-19 21:42:00

FMU's South Carolina Chamber Music Festival returns for sixth year

FLORENCE, SC - The South Carolina Chamber Music Festival, produced by Francis Marion University's Dr. Paolo Gualdi, will make its way to Florence for its sixth season and a full week of classical chamber music beginning on Monday, Feb. 19. The festival will once again bring together world-class musi

WBTW.COM - 2018-01-19 20:07:01

How South Carolina is creating 'good offense' despite poor shooting

Frank Martin, a high school math teacher before he became South Carolina's basketball coach, knows his way around numbers. The Gamecocks (12-6, 3-3 SEC) have won consecutive games despite shooting a combined 32.5 percent from the field. "When you shoot free throws and you got low turnovers, that mea

THE STATE - 2018-01-19 22:46:00

Racists Signs Posted on the Campus of the University of South Carolina

Racist flyers were posted on a display case outside the offices of the African American studies department at the University of South Carolina. The fliers partially obscured a display of photographs of important African Americans in South Carolina history. One of the flyers read: "You stupid monkeys

JBHE.COM - 2018-01-19 22:08:11

Neptune Beach teen dies after being struck by boulder while hiking in South Carolina

GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC - Authorities in South Carolina are investigating the death of an 18-year-old from Neptune Beach. Jacob Acker, 18, was hiking with a group at the Wildcat Branch Falls on Friday morning, according to a release from the Greenville County Coroner's Office. While attempting to clim

FOX30JAX.COM - 2018-01-19 23:59:18

US attorney in Oklahoma City stepping down for federal post

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma Mark Yancey is stepping down to take another federal post in South Carolina. The U.S. attorney's office in Oklahoma City announced Friday that Yancey is resigning the post he's held since January 2016. Yancey will begin his new

KOKI FOX 23 - 2018-01-19 21:57:55

Dawn Staley on Te'a Cooper waiver: 'I just want a decision. It's been a month'

It has been a month since South Carolina women's basketball officially submitted a hardship waiver to the NCAA to make redshirt junior guard Te'a Cooper immediately eligible, and it's been radio silence since then. Coach Dawn Staley has been asked several times over the past several weeks about Coop

THE STATE - 2018-01-19 22:11:00

'We've got to get our mentality right.' Basketball is supposed to be fun, Calipari says.

John Calipari acknowledged that Florida could beat his Kentucky team Saturday night in Rupp Arena. "I know how good they are," he said. But the UK coach said he is not fretting about losing to the Gators, which would be his team's second straight loss (and third in the last five games). Nor is Calip

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-01-19 20:46:00

Audit: SCE&G 'unlikely' to go bankrupt if lawmakers cut funding for failed nuclear project

South Carolina Electric & Gas is unlikely to be forced into bankruptcy if lawmakers force the power company to stop charging customers for its failed nuclear project, according to a new government analysis. The Office of Regulatory Staff, a utility watchdog agency, said Friday that a bankruptcy is "

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-01-19 22:10:00

Ex-pitching coach becomes South Carolina administrator

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Former South Carolina pitching coach Jerry Meyers is back in the athletic department as assistant director of athletics development. Athletic director Ray Tanner, Meyers former boss on the baseball staff, announced the hiring Friday. Meyers had spent 16 years on the Gamecocks s

USA TODAY - 2018-01-19 20:46:26

Reverend Jesse Jackson visits Greenville for King Legacy Gala

In celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. all this week, Rainbow Push Coalition Greenville has focused on education, employment and equality with events throughout the community. The group's founder, The Reverend Jesse Jackson, returned to his hometown of Greenville for a sp

WYFF4.COM - 2018-01-19 21:59:00

One person dead after Asheville shooting, police say

One person has died after a shooting in Asheville on Friday, Asheville police said. The shooting happened on Patton Avenue during the afternoon, police said. The gunshot victim was taken to Mission Hospital by emergency medical services personnel, police said. Police said the victim died at the ho

WYFF4.COM - 2018-01-19 23:52:00