SC House Speaker Bobby Harrell on misconduct charges related to campaign money violations

...lied to law enforcement about his campaign expenses, according to court documents.Prosecutor David Pascoe announced that a Richland County grand jury indicted the 58-year-old Charleston Republican on nine charges: two counts of misconduct in office...

Dine & Dish: Steakhouse is Prime spot for dinner

...Prime for quite a while. The restaurant opened back in 2009 on Richland Avenue, in the heart of downtown Aiken. The restaurant itself...dinner anytime.ON THE MENUWHERE: Prime Steakhouse, 216 Richland Ave., NW, AikenHOURS: Daily for dinner, starting at 5...

South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell suspends himself from office

...June 30 without indictment or public notice. Harrell announced both changes to his case last month, before he presided over a special, one-day House session. Wednesday's indictments were handed down by a Richland County grand jury.

Ex-SC football player Harold Green II faces charges of sexual assaults on five female high school students

...reported that the 46-year-old Green turned himself in to Richland County sheriff's deputies Monday. Sheriff Leon Lott said...a volunteer coach. The students were working as trainers. Richland District 2 school spokeswoman Libby Roof said Green has not...

Nontraditional independent republican candidate Tom Ervin looks to shake up South Carolina's gubernatorial race

...and her Department of Social Services, saying testimony before a Senate panel about the beating death of a 4-year-old Richland County boy prompted him to run.But the 62-year-old Honea Path native discounts both Haley, 42, and Sheheen, 43, as...

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions' Carol Johnson speaks at Augusta chamber event

...where she led the $2.4 billion environmental cleanup of a 220-square-mile site at the Columbia River Corridor near Richland, Wash.Johnson said SRS will soon begin new operations and is focused on updating old infrastructure that dates back 60 years...

Construction roundup

...Dunkin Donuts, 1014 Edgefield Road, North Augusta; commercial building, $183,000? C&G Builders; Walmart, 3603 W. Richland Ave., Aiken; renovations, $250,000? R.W. Allen; Order of St. Helena, 414 Savannah Barony Drive, North Augusta...

Columbia police drug analyst quits

...Chief William Holbrook said at a news conference Monday that Brenda Frazier had submitted her resignation. An audit by the Richland County Sheriff's Department found inconsistencies in Frazier's work and raised concerns about her training and methodology...

Democrats threaten shift from Republican party in South Carolina

...Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham is challenged by state Sen. Brad Hutto as he seeks a third term, while GOP Sen. Tim Scott faces Richland County Councilwoman Joyce Dickerson in the race to fill out the final two years of DeMint's term.History tends to favor...

Invitational has been a boost for North Augusta High swimmers

...past 10 years and led it to its first region championship last season. Mims comes from the AAU ranks as the former coach of Richland County Swim Association.Mims said her transition has been eased by the corporate knowledge of the program. She wanted to...