CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Public Service Commission is holding public hearings starting later this month to gather comment on rate increases requested by West Virginia American Water Co.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s Senate president compared the U.S. government’s COVID-19 vaccine regulation for companies to Nazi Germany as the Republican-controlled Senate narrowly passed a bill Tuesday to limit employers in their ability to require workers to be vaccinated against the virus.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A prominent civil rights attorney on Tuesday demanded that a South Carolina prosecutor revisit a case and criminally charge the two jail employees who stunned a mentally ill Black man 10 times and kneeled on his back until he stopped breathing.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — After days of delays, West Virginia's Republican-controlled Senate approved its redistricting map with little debate Tuesday.
The 17-district map passed on a 31-2 vote after the start of the Senate's floor session was pushed back multiple times.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Ports CEO Jim Newsome is retiring next year, handing over the running of the docks in Charleston to the first woman to lead a top 10 container port in the United States.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jack Chambers threw for 357 yards and four scores and Charleston scored three touchdowns in the third quarter and went on to beat Hampton 35-5 on Saturday.
Chambers broke it open throwing a 45-yard touchdown pass to Kale Anderson on the Buccaneers' (2-3, 1-2 Big South Conference) first drive of the second half for a 21-3 lead.
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Zak Wallace had 21 carries for 125 yards and two touchdowns to help UT Martin beat Eastern Illinois 28-17 on Saturday.
Keon Howard was 12-of-21 passing for 166 yards and a TD for UT Martin (5-1, 2-0 Ohio Valley Conference).
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A historic site along the South Carolina coast is inviting visitors to look at the work archeologists are doing to explore a town lot from 1671.
Archeologists and historical interpreters were giving tours of the site Saturday at Charles Towne Landing in Charleston.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina has put up a portrait of a Reconstruction-era Black lawmaker in the state Senate chamber — part of an effort to recognize a broader array of historical figures in a place that once flew the Confederate battle flag at the Statehouse.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A bill to limit West Virginia employers in their ability to require workers to be vaccinated against the coronavirus passed the House of Delegates on Friday.
The proposal, which would allow certain medical and religious exemptions to company COVID-19 vaccine mandates, passed the Republican-led chamber 68-30 with two delegates absent.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Detroit man has been arrested in the fatal shootings of two women in West Virginia, police said.
Marquis Jermayne Goodman, 21, was arrested Thursday in Detroit in the Oct.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two incumbent Republicans in the U.S. House whose West Virginia districts merged under a newly minted congressional map announced Thursday that they will run for reelection next year.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s House of Delegates passed its redistricting map Wednesday amid sharp criticism from Democrats that the new single-member district system for all 100 delegates was weighted heavily in favor of supermajority Republicans.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia employers would be limited in their ability to require workers to be vaccinated against the coronavirus under a bill introduced by Gov. Jim Justice on Wednesday.
Dylann Roof's chances for a new appellate hearing continue to dwindle, with a court refusing to reconsider recusing itself from his appeal over his death sentence and conviction in the 2015 racist slayings of nine members of a Black South Carolina congregation.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The 2020 U.S. Census numbers mean less state funding for 35 of South Carolina's 46 counties.
The Local Government Fund provides money to counties based off their share of the state population.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Friday called a special session of the Legislature for next week to deal with redistricting as well as to dole out federal pandemic funding.
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Two human feet that washed ashore months and miles apart in South Carolina belonged to the same person, officials said.
Charleston County Coroner Bobbi Jo O’Neal said at a news conference Wednesday that her office determined that they belonged to Janet Robinson, a 57-year-old woman who went missing.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A deadline for city workers in Charleston to get a first shot of COVID-19 vaccine dose has passed, with some requesting exemptions.
The deadline to get that first shot was Monday, WCSC-TV reported.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The first female bishop for the Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina has been ordained in Charleston.
WCIV-TV reports that Rev.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is hosting free tire collection events in October.
Up to 10 tires per person will be accepted at each event, but the tires must be off the rims and from cars or light trucks, a statement from the agency said.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A popular riverfront festival is returning to West Virginia's largest city next year after a decade-long absence.
The Charleston Sternwheel Regatta will take place over the Fourth of July weekend next year, Mayor Amy Shuler Goodwin said in a news release Friday night.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two West Virginia fathers are suing state officials over a law that allows charter schools to open without the approval of local voters, the Charleston Gazette-Mail reported.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A freight services company is investing $400,000 in an expansion that will bring 35 new jobs to South Carolina's Charleston County.
Argents Air Express, Ltd., a full-service logistics solution company, said Thursday the new jobs will be at its facility in North Charleston.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Five finalists have been named for Marshall University's president, the university's Board of Governors said.
The finalists will be invited for visits to the Huntington and South Charleston campuses in October, the university announced Thursday.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina attorney said he’s being unfairly targeted by legal regulators for employing a screeching hawk as his mascot on local TV advertisements.
MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (AP) — Investigators made an arrest in a 2004 fatal shooting at a South Carolina nightclub after people who were reluctant to talk to police at the time finally spoke to detectives, a sheriff said.
Attorneys for the federal government have opposed Dylann Roof's request for a new appellate hearing, arguing that the South Carolina man was properly convicted and sentenced for the 2015 racist slayings of nine members of a Black congregation.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A 17-year-old West Virginia girl has been sentenced to 10 years of incarceration on four counts of accessory after the fact in the slayings of four people.
Rebecca Lynn Walker was sentenced Thursday in Kanawha Circuit Court for assisting the 16-year-old suspect after the shooting deaths happened, news outlets reported.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Home Depot is announcing plans to expand its operations throughout South Carolina.
The Georgia-based home improvement retailer will grow its distribution operations at facilities in Charleston, Greenville, Jasper, and Lexington counties, WIS-TV reported.
WALTERBORO, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in Colleton County are investigating a deadly hit-and-run crash in South Carolina’s Lowcountry.
The wreck is believed to have happened Tuesday along U.S. 17, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — People who need a secure location for child custody exchanges, in-person ecommerce transactions or similar meetings can now use a Safe Zone set up at the West Virginia Capitol Complex in Charleston.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities have identified a West Virginia man killed when he was struck by a train.
Dallas Noah Adkins, 52, of Marmet, was pronounced dead at the scene, Charleston police said in a news release Monday.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Public comment is being sought on a case that could affect the future of three coal-fired power plants in West Virginia.
The state Public Service Commission scheduled a hearing for this week in a reopened case.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A grassroots group is using newspaper advertisements to further push Sen. Joe Manchin to support issues it considers important to low-income West Virginians.
The Poor People's Campaign took out the full-page ads Sunday in the Charleston Gazette-Mail, The Herald-Dispatch in Huntington, The Parkersburg News and Sentinel and The Journal of Martinsburg.
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Pha'leak Brown scored on a 3-yard run with 1:54 to play and Illinois State defeated Eastern Illinois 31-24 on Saturday night, it's fourth straight win in the 109-year old Mid-America Classic.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Juwon Farri rushed for three touchdowns, Tony Muskett passed for two more and Monmouth defeated Charleston Southern 41-14 in the Big South Conference opener for both teams Saturday night.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In the past few weeks, South Carolina has set records for COVID-19 hospitalizations and new cases have approached peak levels of last winter. Classes, schools and entire districts have gone virtual, leaving parents frustrated and teachers quitting weeks into the school year.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A lawyer and former lawmaker in West Virginia has filed notice that he again intends to sue Gov. Jim Justice over his residency.
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts city known for its colonial era witch trials is launching a workshop this week focused on the risk of climate change to its cultural and historic sites.
Salem's “ Keeping History Above Water " runs from Monday to Tuesday and will examine ways to adapt to rising seas, increased coastal flooding and other consequences of climate change.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Two of the South’s most picturesque destinations have topped a major travel magazine’s list of best U.S. cities.
Readers of Travel + Leisure ranked Charleston, South Carolina, No.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A special House committee working on drawing new districts based on the 2020 U.S. Census is crisscrossing South Carolina this week.
The House ad-hoc committee will hold four meetings, traveling from Rock Hill to Greenville to North Charleston and then to Bluffton.