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...

School bus crash kills child, 4

...20 years a child has died inside a South Carolina school bus from an accident, state school officials said.South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Judd Jones said traffic investigators determined the bus was traveling north on Beech Island...

Rants & Raves

...were going to extract money from the stormwater tax. Bye, bye next SPLOST. CHICK-FIL-A IS teaming up with South Carolina Highway Patrol to reward drivers wearing seat belts free chicken sandwiches and lemonade. DID ANYONE REALLY think that...

Five Blackville teens face charges

...45 p.m. on Thursday, April 30 when two women and a child were placing yard sale signs at the crossroads of South Carolina highways 70 and 304. The women "were approached by three black males. A pistol was presented and they were told to get...

Chick-fil-A working with S.C. highway patrol to reward motorists

...motorists with chicken sandwiches and lemonade this summer for wearing a seatbelt.Chick-fil-A has provided the South Carolina Highway Patrol with 55,000 coupons to thank people for buckling up and putting their children in proper child restraints...

Officials urge motorcyclists to take safety precautions during rise in crashes

...Most local cases involving another vehicle usually come down to a driver just not seeing the motorcycle, said South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Judd Jones.Helmets are another measure police encourage, even in states such as South Carolina...

Deputy hospitalized after morning crash

...crash occurred. The deputy was able to alert other officers of the crash.Lott and the other driver, who has not been identified, are in stable condition at an area hospital.The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

One dead in Aiken County traffic collision

...County.Around 1:15 p.m., deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident on Augusta Road, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Judd Jones.Betty Cain, of Bath, S.C., was transported to Georgia Regents Medical Center...

Crash kills man fleeing SC cops

...a possible drunken driver. Phinney said a deputy noticed the car near Summerville and began to chase it.The South Carolina Highway Patrol said the driver of the car ran off the road, overcorrected and hit a pole on the other side and overturned...

Fatal wreck in North Augusta

...caused the vehicle to catch fire. The driver has not been positively identified at this time, the news release said.No other persons were involved in the crash.The South Carolina Highway Patrol and Coroner's Office are investigating.