MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (AP) _ The wreckage of a plane belonging to a Berkeley County man missing for two weeks has been located near the county airport near Moncks Corner. Authorities say 65-year-old Kenneth Tollett was found dead inside. Tollett was last seen Oct. 13 on his way to the airport. He regularly flew out of state and his family reported him missing on Sunday.
Officials Palmetto Health celebrate the groundbreaking of a brand new $99 million hospital, promising hundreds of jobs for South Carolinians.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) _ Authorities say a 38-year-old Columbia man has admitted defrauding a finance company by inflating the amount of his mother's inheritance. Prosecutors said Darial Chatman pleaded guilty Wednesday to wire fraud in federal court and faces up to 30 years in prison and a $1 million fine when he is sentenced next year.
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) _ At least the firefighters at one Florence fire station didn't have to go too far to answer a recent call. Authorities say a Florence firefighter left an unwatched pot on a stove which caused a blaze that damaged the station.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Five assistant U.S. attorneys in South Carolina are being recognized for their roles in obtaining convictions and recovering more than $1 million from people who falsely received federal stimulus money from the Department of Energy.
Despite a slight drop in the polls here in South Carolina, Texas Governor Rick Perry campaigns across the state Tuesday. While in Columbia he laid out his plan to get Americans back to work.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) _ The Pickens County coroner says a 21-year-old Clemson student who was swimming with friends has drowned. Coroner Kandy Kelley said that Prashanth Elangovan (praz-HAWNTH ee-LAWN-go-vawn) was swimming at Twelve Mile Recreation Area in Clemson at about 6:30 p.m. Monday when he went under and didn't resurface.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) _ The South Carolina Republican Party says GOP presidential candidates will debate at Wofford College. Party Chairman Chad Connelly announced Wednesday that the debate in Spartanburg on Nov. 12 will focus on national security and foreign policy and start at 8 p.m.
GRAY COURT, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry is proposing a sweeping economic plan that includes a flat tax proposal, private retirement accounts for Social Security, a lower corporate tax rate and reforms aimed at keeping Medicare solvent.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is making himself an official South Carolina presidential primary candidate. State Rep. Eric Bedingfield said he notarized Perry's candidate papers Monday.