South Carolina

John Kasich Doesn’t Hold Back Over Trump’s Response To Charlottesville: ‘Pathetic, Just Pathetic’

John Kasich has rarely minced words on the matter of Donald Trump, but he was especially firm on <i>The Today Show</i> while discussing the president’s controversial responses to the violence that broke out Charlottesville, Virginia. In particular, Kasich took umbrage with President Trump’s attempts to …

John Kasich

Amazon stock market value falls by $5bn after critical Trump tweet

President accuses company of ‘doing great damage to tax paying retailers’, leading to ‘many jobs being lost’ – despite own failure to release tax returns<p>Donald Trump wiped over $5bn off Amazon’s stock market valuation on Wednesday with a tweet accusing the company of “doing great damage to tax …

News (U.S.)

‘Pathetic’: GOP Reactions to Trump’s Charlottesville Comments

Republican members of Congress and the Senate, such as John Kasich and Lindsey Graham, are responding to Donald Trump’s comments on the violence in Charlottesville.

John Kasich

Trump disbands business councils after CEOs exit in protest

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump disbanded two high-profile business advisory councils on Wednesday after corporate CEOs quit in protest at his remarks blaming violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, not only on white nationalists but also on the protesters who opposed …

John Kasich

Republicans admonish Trump in wake of Charlottesville comments

'There are no good neo-Nazis,' says Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.<p>GOP lawmakers and party leaders rebuked President Donald Trump Wednesday after the president again claimed that both sides were responsible for a deadly clash in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend.<p>"We can have no …

John Kasich

Governor Kasich calls Trump's behavior "pathetic" and likens it to Germany in the 1930s

Ohio governor and 2016 presidential candidate John Kasich was fired up on the <i>Today Show</i> this morning, speaking out against the way Trump handled the …

John Kasich

South Seas Tiki Bar is now open

When Jonathan Buckley last year set up his three-part shop on Ann Street, the New York restaurateur’s unofficial business advisers urged him to …

Charleston

Bushes, Obama, Clinton weigh in on Charlottesville much more presidentially

While President Donald Trump offered three vastly different public statements over four days on the violence triggered by a white supremacist rally …

John Kasich

The Harbor Announces CoHort 8 Accelerator in Charleston

This week Charleston’s nonprofit accelerator announced the latest startups to join their 14-week program. Dubbed <b>CoHort 8,</b> eight new startups from the …

Charleston

The 3 best and worst states to retire

Are you looking for the perfect place to retire? As we age our needs tend to change, so do your homework when it comes to finding the ideal retirement spot for you.<p>For those heading into your Golden Years on a fixed income, affordability and healthcare might top your list. According to a new …

Retirement

Former South Carolina state trooper sentenced for opening fire on unarmed driver

The trooper in court came face to face with the man he wounded, saying, "I screwed up."

Crime

Maine Transfer Wesley Myers Commits To South Carolina

Former Maine talent Wesley Myers has committed to the South Carolina Gamecocks, a source told FanRag Sports on Wednesday. A graduate transfer, per …

South Carolina Gamecocks

Should Confederate Symbols Be Banned In The United States? 

Symbols of the Confederacy were the subject of two very different events over the last few days. In Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday, white …

Racism

Robocall scams get craftier as tech industry tries new ways to block practice

Federal agencies are stepping up their efforts to combat robocalls nationwide.<p>“For too long, Americans have been plagued by unwanted and unlawful robocalls,” Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said in a statement. “For too long, they’ve found unauthorized charges and changes to …

Security

Secessionist, Black Nationalist Agree — Over Beer — to Peaceful Protest in S.C.

James Bessenger and Shakem Amen Akhet had never met in person when they sat down to a couple of cold beers at an Applebee's in North Charleston, South Carolina, on Monday night. They had chatted over social media for a few months, but face-to-face conversation — that was a big step.<p>The conversation …

Racism

Kate Fagan's What Made Maddy Run subverts the stigma of mental illness

In January 2014 my mom sent me a link to a story in a Pennsylvania newspaper. I can't remember the headline or the exact day or even the paper. But I …

Charleston

Map Shows the Safest and Most Dangerous States in the US — Here's Where to Avoid

It's no secret that the world can be a dangerous place.<p>That said, there are some places that are a little more perilous than others.<p>Thanks to a …

College & University

Jadeveon Clowney reveals his pre-game ritual -- and the one food he never eats during the season

If you invite linebacker Jadeveon Clowney to a party, you'd better have room for his friends -- and his nachos.<p>"I like to pile a lot of stuff on top of them," the self-proclaimed "nachos guy" says of his favorite snack to make with Tostitos chips. "I like them so they get flimsy."<p>The young Houston …

South Carolina Gamecocks

SC police seize drugs, $115K after complaints that Mast General Store smelled like pot

Following a handful of complaints that a downtown business smelled like marijuana, the Columbia Police Department's Organized Crime and Narcotics …

Upstate South Carolina

Tim Scott seems to call out Donald Trump in tweetstorm

Sen. Tim Scott, R-North Charleston, called for outspoken leadership against racism on Twitter Tuesday, in an apparent swipe at President Donald Trump.<p>…

South Carolina Primaries

How This $35 Million Company is Saving Small Towns Across America

Recycling company Recleim first came to prominence after stepping in when Graniteville, South Carolina faced a double whammy of calamities. Now the company's efforts are paying off.<p>When we last heard from Steve Bush, the CEO of Recleim, an appliance-recycling company based in tiny Graniteville, …

Business

'Your words are dividing Americans:' How South Carolina politicians have reacted to Charlottesville violence

Charlottesville has become a one-word name for racial violence in America.<p>Here is how top South Carolina politicians have reacted to the clashes over …

Charleston

Young Fil-Am journalist recounts Charlottesville violence

Watch also in iWantv or TFC.tv<p>A young Filipino-American journalist recently wrote about his experience as a witness to the violence in …

Upstate South Carolina

Pharma faces its big tobacco moment

Big pharma is having a big tobacco moment as litigation over opioids attract star lawyers and a growing list of US states and local governments …

News (Ireland)

Steve Benjamin says monument at SC State House ‘should come down at some point’

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin said Tuesday that the most offensive statue on the state’s capitol grounds to him was not the Confederate monument.<p>“It …

Robert E. Lee

Girl may be pregnant with rapist's child, Sanford police say

A 15-year-old Sanford girl may be pregnant with her rapist’s child, police said.Dennis Latroll Brown, 37, was arrested last week on a warrant after …

Crime

Mayor of Columbia says statue of J. Marion Sims should come down

The Confederate battle flag came down from the South Carolina Statehouse grounds two years ago, but Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin said Tuesday night …

Charleston

Dominion Energy Is A Great Utility At A Very Good Price

D is a great utility with good future earnings.<p>D has a sustainable dividend with a history of good growth.<p>At the current market price, D is a very …

Stocks

SCE&G drops request to abandon nuclear project

COLUMBIA, SC SCE&G has withdrawn its request to abandon the V.C. Summer nuclear expansion project, according to a letter Tuesday to the state Public …

American South

Kasich: Ohio 'pitching' Taiwanese electronics maker Foxconn | Miami Herald

Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) is acknowledging that Ohio is trying to attract a Foxconn facility.<p>In his first public remarks on the matter, the …

John Kasich