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Ramblin' Rhodes: Newberry Opera House has another season of hits

...County and, in 20 years, had a greater positive impact on the citizens of our county and state than she."The South Carolina Senate recently passed a bill commending her service.Newberry Mayor Foster Senn summed up Smith's contributions saying...
SC Senate panel advances medical marijuana bill

COLUMBIA - A Senate panel on Thursday advanced a bill legalizing marijuana in South Carolina for patients suffering from an array of ailments recognized by a doctor.
Fundraising huge for SC Senate candidate

COLUMBIA - When women run for the Senate in South Carolina, they usually have difficulty raising enough cash to campaign across an area that can span several counties.
U.S. House moves to ban Confederate flag in federal cemeteries

...reportedly has told authorities that he wanted to start a race war.Following the lead of GOP Gov. Nikki Haley, the South Carolina Senate has voted to remove the flag from the Capitol grounds and the state House was taking up the measure Wednesday...
NRA board member blames Charleston pastor's concealed weapons opposition for church shooting

...when people realize there is no such thing as a gun-free zone?"Larry Martin, the Republican chairman of the South Carolina Senate Judiciary Committee, called Cotton's comments "outrageous." He said South Carolina's concealed carry law...
Senate Republicans meet in secret after Davis' filibuster against gas tax increase continues

COLUMBIA - After another frustrating day of not getting anywhere, Republicans in the South Carolina Senate called a closed-door meeting to see if they can reach an agreement on how to spend extra money coming into the state budget and...
Senate kills $237 million bill to borrow

COLUMBIA - The South Carolina Senate killed a $237 million borrowing package Tuesday on a technicality, but efforts to borrow for college construction and workforce...
South Carolina Senate makes little progress on 3rd day of budget talks

COLUMBIA - With debate stuck on the best way to spend an expected revenue increase, senators have made little progress on South Carolina's $7 billion spending plan.
SC Senate passes bill on officer body cameras

The Senate passed a bill Wednesday that aims to eventually equip law enforcement officers across South Carolina with body cameras but restricts the public release of the videos.
South Carolina Senate panel's debate on roads could predict floor fight

COLUMBIA, S.C. - A Senate committee replaced a bill to get more money for South Carolina roads with its own version Tuesday, but not before a surprising and testy debate that could foreshadow the floor fight to come.