COLUMBIA - With help from federal officials, South Carolina's top prosecutor has set up a specialized unit in a pilot project to go after people accused of abusing the state's food stamp program.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - With help from federal officials, South Carolina's top prosecutor has set up a specialized unit in a pilot project to go after people accused of abusing the state's food stamp program.
...The owners of Graystone Ranch in Hephzibah withdrew their application for a new operating license with the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Friday and have relinquished all of their exotic animals to other facilities, officials confirmed.The...
Protesters say the circus is an outdated form of entertainment that is physically and psychologically abusive to animals, which has been documented in undercover videos and spurred recent government penalties against offenders.
In 2011 Ringling Brothers was fined a record $270,00 for numerous violations of the Animal Welfare Act.
Kill buyers purchase horses at auctions or other outlets in the U.S., haul them hundreds of miles and sell them by the trailer-load to slaughterhouses in Mexico and Canada.
The New Year brings a small pay raise for more than 18,000 federal employees in the Augusta area.
SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Atop the roof at the Savannah Mall, 10 vulture effigies have been strung up on poles to frighten other birds.
Graystone Ranch in Hephzibah is being investigated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture after exhibiting its Bengal tiger, raccoons, gray foxes and nearly 50 other animals to the public without a license for almost...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Turkey production is at its lowest level in nearly three decades and wholesale prices are at an all-time high, but Thanksgiving cooks probably won't see much difference in the price they pay.