In first visit to SC as president, Obama tells crowd to honor country's progress via service

...bettering themselves."Do not get cynical about what's possible," Obama told a crowd of more than 1,000 at Benedict College. "There are no excuses not to put in the effort."Obama spoke on the eve of a trip to Selma, Ala., to commemorate...

South Carolina man shot driver, fled to Florida for spring break, police say

...How callous can you be? You shoot someone, you kill him, and then you take his car ... and you go to Daytona Beach for spring break," Lott said. "That just doesn't fit."Brown was an instructor at Benedict College in Columbia.

President Obama set to visit South Carolina on Friday for the My Brother's Keeper initiative

...S. Rep. James Clyburn said Obama plans to visit Benedict College in Columbia on Friday.It will Obama's first time...provided to The State newspaper.He thanked "the Benedict College family for hosting President Obama's event with...

Denzel Dillingham's late 3-pointer bails out Lions

...hopeful swished that decisive shot, a 3-pointer with 4 seconds remaining that lifted Paine to a 71-69 victory over Benedict College at the HEAL Complex."It's a big win to extend our (winning) streak to seven," said Dillingham, who came...

Georgia Palmore

...School, North Augusta, where she taught for 35 years. She was a graduate of Butler High School, Barnwell, SC, Benedict College, Columbia, S.C., where she received her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a concentration...

Curtis Baptist falls in title game again

...Hill, 26-21, in the South Carolina Independent School Association Class A state championship game Saturday at Benedict College.Curtis Baptist finished 10-3 one year after it lost in the Georgia Independent School Association Class A title...

Paine knocks off Benedict in season finale

...possessions ? a move that proved to be the deciding factor in the game.Powered by Loranzo Hammonds, the Lions beat Benedict College 45?34 in the 22nd annual Augusta City Classic on Saturday.It was the first victory over a conference opponent...


...three-plus years at Paine College, golf coach Herman Belton turned in his resignation Thursday and is headed back to Benedict College for a second stint at the Columbia school.Benedict plays in the same conference (the South ern Intercollegiate...

Augusta Christian looks for return to winning ways

...He has higher aspirations, however."The main goal is win," Brinson said. "We want to be back Nov. 23 at Benedict College."Walton doesn't expect to veer far from his standard offense, running the multiple I with power running. Clemson...

S.C. State annihilates Benedict in Palmetto Capital City Classic

...15 yards, Javon Hargrave returned a fumble 61 yards for a touchdown, and South Carolina State beat Division II Benedict College 63-0 in the Palmetto Capital City Classic on Saturday.Simmons had 78 yards on 12 carries to lead the Bulldogs...