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The South Carolina Supreme Court stayed the state’s first execution by firing squad, originally scheduled for April 29.Read More
A Richland County judge kept a challenge to the state of South Carolina’s execution methods alive on Thursday, denying the state’s motion to dismiss it.Read More
As South Carolina’s death row has been delayed by lethal injection shortages, lawmakers have voted to make the electric chair and the firing squad the primary execution methods.Read More
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State Law Enforcement has cancelled an Amber Alert for an infant child in Hilton Head. Authorities in Beaufort County explained that Jairus Housey abducted his ten month old daughter at gunpoint last night. Housey is the non-custodial father to the victim and is now in custody.
Thursday’s vote in the South Carolina Senate passed the early voting bill that would allow South Carolina voters to vote in-person up to two weeks before the election for any reason. The bill unanimously passed in the house too.