Shots fired at Atlantic Beach Bikefest Rally, trooper on leave

A South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper is now on administrative leave after firing shots at the Atlantic Beach Memorial Day Bikefest Rally. SLED is investigating. According to reports, the state trooper was directing traffic, had his arm inside of a SUV and was giving instructions when the SUV fled the scene. Once the vehicle drove [...] Read More

Incumbent advantage? Not everyone returns (AUDIO)

Most elected officials in the upcoming June 8th primary for the South Carolina House will return to office. But there are sometimes surprises. AUDIO: Primary preview–incumbent [...] Read More

Federal Textile Enforcement and Security bill has bipartisan support

Two U.S. Representatives from South Carolina have gotten involved with legislation that would be the first ever to specifically target textiles traveling internationally. Called the Textile Enforcement and Security Act of 2010, the bipartisan legislation has the support of both Republican Congressman Jim Inglis and Democrat John Spratt. If passed, the bill would require electronic [...] Read More

USC learns regional foes

South Carolina will host an NCAA baseball regional this weekend at Carolina Stadium. The Gamecocks (43-15), who did not receive a top-eight national seed, will be the regional’s top seed and play fourth-seed Bucknell in the opening round Friday. No. 2 seed Virginia Tech will face third-seeded The Citadel (42-20), the Southern Conference champion, in the other first-round matchup in Columbia.

Coastal Carolina (51-7) earned the No. 4 national seed as the Big South champion. The Chanticleers will host second-seed College of Charleston (42-17), third-seed N.C. State and fourth-seed Stony Brook at the Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ Single A ballpark. A national seed means CCU will host a Super Regional if it can advance through this regional.

Clemson (38-21) will travel to Auburn as the No. 2 seed in that regional. The Tigers will Southern Miss in a first-round game. Auburn will play Jacksonville State in the other matchup.

The 64-team tournament is made up of 16 four-team, double-elimination brackets. Read More

Prince Edward gets Upstate welcome at Scottish Games (AUDIO)

In the Upstate this weekend, a visit from British royalty was the highlight of the Scottish Games held at Furman University. Prince Edward, the youngest son of Queen Elizabeth attended the games, which bring together clans — with full kilts and flags–who have descendents in America. Many did settle in the Upstate. Nancy McCarrell is the owner of [...] Read More