South Carolina students have the fifth highest average federal and private student loan debt, and that number could be coming down with the swipe of President Biden’s pen or an act passed in Congress.Read More
Justice Jean Hoefer Toal, the first female justice and chief justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court, aims to uplift women leaders in the legal field and beyond.Read More
After an April 15 prison riot, House Democrats called for prison reform, including raising salaries for correctional officers.Read More
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S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster declares a state of emergency, does not order a coastal evacuation ahead of Hurricane Ian's projected Friday arrival in the Palmetto State. Read more by @kaileycota: https://carolinanewsandreporter.cic.sc.edu/mcmaster-orders-no-evacuations-ahead-of-hurricane-but-warns-of-flooding-high-winds/
COMING UP: Richland County has the highest homeless population in South Carolina.
How are local homeless shelters bracing for the impact of #Ian? I’ve got the story on @USCCarolinaNews at 4.
Lexington Co. Sherriff Jay Koon speaks on the impact the budget analysis had on his department.
Based on a compensation analysis McMaster initiated, the latest budget provides $40 million in new dollars for law enforcement recruitment and retention pay raises.