Statue of Ben Tillman, former governor and white supremacist, vandalized

...Services assigned to the Statehouse, as well as Columbia police, University of South Carolina officers and the South Carolina Highway Patrol, officials said.Nicholas Thompson, 25, of Irmo, South Carolina, has been charged with disorderly...

Aiken wreck kills motorist

One person is dead after a collision Friday morning on U.S. Highway 78 just outside Aiken.South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Judd Jones said the driver of a 2002 Honda Accord ran off the road, returned, crossed the center line and...

Aiken fire engine, patrol car crash

...Chesterfield Street. Both were significantly damaged in the crash. The driver of the patrol car was transported to Aiken Regional Medical Centers and later released.The crash is being investigated by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Aiken woman cited in Wagener wreck

...a 2007 Peterbilt tractor-trailer traveling southbound on state Route 39, said Lance Cpl. Judd Jones of the South Carolina Highway Patrol.Jones said the tractor-trailer driver, 58-year-old Howard Mivens of Summerton, S.C., struck...

Aiken County accident kills 1, injures 1

...seriously injured Monday morning in a single vehicle crash on Storm Branch Road.Lance Cpl. Judd Jones, of the South Carolina Highway Patrol, said the driver was traveling south on Storm Branch Road in a 1996 Honda about 5:30 a.m. when he...

Senate Republicans meet in secret after Davis' filibuster against gas tax increase continues

...million to go to roads or tax relief and thinks the Department of Transportation has enough money to improve South Carolina highways if it was spent better or sent to the counties along with many of the 41,000 miles of public roads the state...

I-20 accident may slow traffic

Traffic may be delayed this morning by a traffic accident with injuries on Interstate 20 in North Augusta.The South Carolina Highway Patrol reports the accident at I-20 and Palmetto Parkway took place about 3:40 a.m.

Aiken County school bus driver placed on leave after fatal head on collision with tractor-trailer

...2011 and has no driving or employee infractions or violations in her history with Aiken County Public Schools."South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Judd Jones said traffic investigators determined the bus was traveling north on Beech Island...

School bus crash victim still in fair condition

...Kyrie C. Henry, a 4-year-old who was sitting directly behind Michayla on the bus, died at the scene. A South Carolina Highway Patrol incident report confirmed that the children were wearing lap belts at the time of the wreck.Highway Patrol...

Child's condition upgraded after Beech Island bus wreck

...directly behind Michayla on the bus, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to an incident report from the South Carolina Highway Patrol. His funeral was Sunday at New Beginning Ministries in Beech Island.The incident report confirmed that...