Costa Pleicones become South Carolina's first new chief justice in 15 years

COLUMBIA - South Carolina lawmakers elected Supreme Court associate justice Costa Pleicones the state's first new chief justice in 15 years on Wednesday...

University of South Carolina - Aiken | The Augusta Chronicle

...Johnson | Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 University of South Carolina - Aiken Laura DiSano and Bob Clark, consultants...Small Business Development Center on the University of South Carolina's Aiken campus, were rewarded by the Small Business...

SC bill to allow concealed weapons without permit dies for year

...without a permit has died for the year in South Carolina.A Senate subcommittee took no action...state. The second bill would require South Carolina to accept weapons permits from Georgia...the stringent training required by South Carolina is admired across the country and keeps...

Increased domestic violence penalties headed to Haley's desk

...COLUMBIA - A bill increasing penalties in South Carolina for repeat domestic violence offenders...said something had to be done to move South Carolina down in the ranks as one of the top...on batterers. The governor has said South Carolina also must stop being uncomfortable...

SC parks proposal targets Augusta

...COLUMBIA - Hoping to lure hunters from Augusta, lawmakers in South Carolina have carved out $700,000 in the state budget for a new...produced by the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina estimated that nearly $30 billion in economic benefits...

Kevin Lynn named head baseball coach at Fox Creek

...Fox Creek High School reached into the Class AAA ranks in South Carolina to find its new head baseball coach, recently announcing...state title in 1997 and being named The Augusta Chronicle South Carolina Player of the Year.

Ex-South Carolina state Sen. Ford sentenced to probation

COLUMBIA - Former state Senator Robert Ford must serve five years of probation on charges connected to an ethics case involving campaign funds spent on personal expenses.

Downtown stadium | The Augusta Chronicle

...River if North Augusta's plans for a riverfront stadium survive litigation pending in South Carolina Supreme Court. North Augusta has asked the South Carolina Supreme Court to take up the Project Jackson lawsuit, urging a quick resolution to...

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

...getting anywhere, Republicans in the South Carolina Senate called a closed-door meeting...gas tax to fix roads.Davis thinks South Carolina can find enough money in its budget...Transportation has enough money to improve South Carolina highways if it was spent better or...

SC officer indicted on felony charge in fatal shooting

COLUMBIA - A South Carolina police officer was indicted Wednesday on a lesser felony charge...an officer in North Augusta, is the third police officer in South Carolina since September to be indicted on a felony charge for shooting...