Haley and DeSantis Are Relying More on Outside Campaign Groups With Time Running Out to Stop Trump

[ad_1] Struggling to energize his campaign, DeSantis this week privately encouraged his donor network to support a newly formed super PAC that’s taking over advertising responsibilities. That’s after a leadership shakeup at the pro-DeSantis super PAC that for months has been handling the bulk of both his advertising and his get-out-the-vote operation. At the same … Read more

Koch Network Endorses Nikki Haley in Republican Presidential Primary

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — Americans for Prosperity, the political arm of the powerful Koch network, formally endorsed Nikki Haley’s presidential campaign on Tuesday, promising to commit its nationwide army of activists — and virtually unlimited funds — to helping Haley defeat former President Donald Trump in the GOP primary contest. “AFP Action is proud … Read more

Women Falls to Death Down a Well Shaft Hidden Below Rotting Floorboards in a South Carolina Home

[ad_1] SALEM, S.C. (AP) — An 83-year-old woman who died when she fell through rotting floorboards in a century-old South Carolina house and down a well shaft the owner didn’t know was there, authorities said. It took rescuers nearly four hours Sunday to get the women’s body out of the nearly 50-foot (15-meter) deep hole, … Read more

Nikki Haley Draws the Largest Crowd of Her Campaign in Her Home State of South Carolina

[ad_1] BLUFFTON, S.C. (AP) — Nikki Haley drew the largest crowd of her campaign Monday at an event in her home state of South Carolina, as she tries to close the gap with GOP front-runner and former President Donald Trump just weeks from the start of the primary season. Around 2,500 people gathered to hear … Read more

Sea Turtle Nests Break Records on US Beaches, but Global Warming Threatens Their Survival

[ad_1] INDIAN ROCKS BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Just as they have for millions of years, sea turtles by the thousands made their labored crawl from the ocean to U.S. beaches to lay their eggs over the past several months. This year, record nesting was found in Florida and elsewhere despite growing concern about threats from … Read more

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

[ad_1] Post and Courier. November 19, 2023. Editorial: SC has bigger problems than controversial school library books Critics believe S.C. Education Superintendent Ellen Weaver’s proposal to let the State Board of Education decide which books are prohibited in school libraries is a thinly disguised plan to override local officials and get rid of any controversial … Read more

Maine and Massachusetts Are the Last States to Keep Bans on Sunday Hunting. That Might Soon Change

[ad_1] PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Some states are steadily chipping away at longstanding bans on Sunday hunting, and there’s a push to overturn the laws in Maine and Massachusetts, the final two states with full bans. Maine’s highest court is considering a lawsuit asking whether the state’s 19th century law, which prevents hunting big game … Read more

4 Killed in South Carolina When Vehicle Crashes Into Tree Known as ‘The Widowmaker’

[ad_1] CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Four people were killed early Saturday when a vehicle veered off a narrow South Carolina road and crashed into a tree known locally as “The Widowmaker,” police said. The crash occurred shortly after 1 a.m. on James Island in southeastern South Carolina, according to media reports. The four passengers in … Read more

Ron DeSantis Picks up 10 South Carolina Endorsements From Former Backers of Tim Scott’s Campaign

[ad_1] COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Ron DeSantis has picked up 10 endorsements in South Carolina from former backers of Sen. Tim Scott’s presidential campaign, support the Florida governor is hoping can shore up his strength in the first-in-the-South primary state as the 2024 GOP field continues to consolidate. In a list shared Friday with The … Read more

Alex Murdaugh Murder Trial Judge Steps Aside After Murdaugh Asks for New Trial

[ad_1] COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The judge that presided over Alex Murdaugh’s murder trial has agreed to step aside as the former lawyer convicted of killing his wife and younger son requests a new trial, citing alleged jury tampering, the South Carolina Supreme Court said Thursday. But the justices refused a request from defense lawyers … Read more