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Small earthquake rattles New Madrid Fault Zone
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:18:24 -0700

A magnitude 3.1 earthquake centered near Tiptonville, Tennessee shook the ground Sunday night. 

South Carolina political campaign goes to the dogs
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:48:39 -0700

In some ways, political campaigning has gone to the dogs in South Carolina.

Motorcyclist killed in Richland County crash
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:48:20 -0700

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a man on a motorcycle was killed in a crash Monday morning

Labor Day marks end of '100 Deadly Days of Summer'
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:48:13 -0700

Labor Day marks the end of the "100 Deadly Days of Summer." There were at least ten deadly accidents across South Carolina this weekend.

Average price of gas in South Carolina drops to $3.16 a gallon
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:48:38 -0700

Gas prices are down nationally about 15 cents from the holiday weekend a year ago. In South Carolina, the average price has dropped to $3.16 a gallon.

2 children die when boat capsizes on Lake Hartwell
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:18:13 -0700

Authorities say a 9-year-old and a 5-month-old boy have died after a boat capsized on Lake Hartwell.

Democrats threaten shift from Republican party in South Carolina
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:21:27 -0700

AIKEN — This year’s elections give Democrats in South Carolina a rare opportunity to flip the state’s leadership away from the Republican Party. But they will have to overcome decades of Republicans gathering power to do it.

Battle of the Bulge veterans in Columbia for reunion
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:34:03 -0700

As America's population of World War II veterans continues to shrink, respect for their role in history appears to be growing.

Greenville natives film new web series called 'The Girl From Carolina'
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 06:33:18 -0700

A new web series, written, produced by and starring Greenville natives just wrapped up filming in and around Greenville Labor Day weekend. 

Law enforcement using social media to crack down on underage drinking
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 05:33:27 -0700

Dozens of videos are all over social media from parties held at Coastal Carolina University.