South Carolina football recruit Shameik Blackshear arrested, charged with petit larceny

...school was aware of the arrest and would let the legal process play out.Blackshear, 17, is a 6-foot-5 defensive end from Bluffton High School. He signed with the Gamecocks this month. He was rated the nation's 11th best defensive end by Scout.com...

College signing lists

...WT. SCHOOL HOMETOWNZack Bailey OL 6-5/330 Summerville Summerville, S.C.Shameik Blackshear DE 6-5/240 Bluffton Bluffton, S.C.Toure Boyd DB 5-11/180 Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga Blake Camper OL 6-7/295 Frank W. Cox Virginia...

For the record

...Teriana Michelle Gaffney, 19, of Virginia Beach, Va.Keith Marshall, 40, and Shontel Maneek Singleton, 41, both of Bluffton, S.C.Christopher Lorenzo Curtis, 25, and Whitley Serena Griffin, 25, both of AugustaBrian Sellers, 20, of Fort Gordon...

SC bill would change magistrate selection

...instead of the current $7,500 limit.Some magistrates have proved embarrassing.In 2008 the Supreme Court reprimanded Bluffton magistrate Peter Lamb for calling crack cocaine addiction a "black man's disease." Lamb stepped down from his position...

Southeastern Conference football signings list

...Mo.) HS SOUTH CAROLINAZack Bailey, ol, 6-5, 330, Summerville (S.C.) HSShameik Blackshear, de, 6-5, 240, Bluffton (S.C.) HSToure Boyd, db, 5-11, 180, Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.Blake Camper, ol, 6-7, 295...

Private, public school advocates clash over court mandate to fix SC's poor schools

...been tried."Weaver said lawmakers who attended her group's event were eager for new ideas.Rep. Bill Herbkersman, R-Bluffton, who also chairs the delegation of one of the eight poor districts, said school-choice options and vouchers should "absolutely...

Bluffton University begins to heal

BLUFFTON, Ohio - Baseball coach James Grandey...weeks ago, wasn't planning to coach the Bluffton University team but wasn't going to...Bill Schroeder, 52, whose son Curtis is Bluffton's starting catcher and had minor injuries...

Savannah cemetery now a dump

...responsibility of the site, Bell said. "You basically can't serve someone if he is technically disabled," he said. Bluffton resident Garfield Moss said he knew Jones, as well as his mother, who left Jones' the cemetery when she died. Moss would...

SC lawmakers wary of changing hospital rules

...since the law itself had not been repealed.That uncertainty tripped up dozens of projects in the home health industry and other areas, including the Pace Healthcare Commons, a massive geriatric health care complex planned for Bluffton.

SC county officials oppose transferring roads from state care

...them get re-elected."I live on one. It's a dead-end road that serves 50 people," said Rep. Weston Newton, R-Bluffton. "I understand it's a state road, but I don't think it should be."The state DOT has said it needs an additional...