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    Democratic Maine state House Speaker Sara Gideon is leading Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsAnalysis finds record high number of woman versus woman congressional races Group of GOP senators back more money for airlines to pay workers Republicans uncomfortably playing defense MORE (R) in the state’s closely watched Senate race, while Democrats in South Carolina and...
    SEC football logo. (Photo by Lance King/Getty Images) South Carolina is losing two promising linemen this season after they opted out due to COVID-19 safety concerns. The NCAA is requiring all member institutions to honor scholarships and give athletes an opt-out option this fall amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and the list of athletes who won’t...
    LAURENS, S.C. (AP) — The first trial in a South Carolina courtroom since the COVID-19 pandemic began included spread out jurors, a glass shield around the witness stand and bailiffs reminding everyone that masks are required. The murder trial started Tuesday in Laurens County and was the first case tried in front of a jury...
    (CNN)A young boy in Conway, South Carolina, is making a big difference in his community, one act of kindness at a time.Feeding the hungry and mowing lawns for busy first responders and single mothers are just a few of the ways Greyson Winfield is making a positive impact. With the help of his parents, the...
    By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Wary of possible vulnerability to coronavirus-related lawsuits, hundreds of members of South Carolina's business community are calling on the state's federal lawmakers to support liability protections they see as vital for the state's economic recovery. In a letter sent Tuesday to all nine members of the...
    FOUR people have died and millions have been left without power after Hurricane Isaias smashed the East Coast with tornadoes and rain on Tuesday. Two people died when Isaias spun off a tornado that struck a North Carolina mobile home park, and authorities said two others were killed by falling trees toppled by the storm...
    Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have spent decades in the U.S. Senate — McConnell was first elected in 1984, Graham in 2002 — and the southern Republicans are both up for reelection this year. Democratic voters would love to see both of them voted out of office, but...
    A new poll of South Carolina voters shows Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamObama announces first wave of 2020 endorsements Trump putting TikTok ban on hold for 45 days: report This week: Negotiators hunt for coronavirus deal as August break looms MORE (R-S.C.) leading his Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison by a percentage point, 44 percent to 43...
    TROPICAL Storm Isaias is smashing parts of the East Coast and bringing tornadoes with it as it continues to head north. The storm left a trail of wreckage in its wake as it made landfall in North Carolina as a hurricane, with its strong wind gusts tossing boats against docks and displacing a still growing...
    By SARAH BLAKE MORGAN, Associated Press NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Tropical Storm Isaias brought dangerous winds and heavy rain over eastern Virginia early Tuesday after making landfall as a hurricane near Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina. The hurricane's eye crossed over the coast just after 11 p.m. on Monday with maximum sustained winds...
    (CNN)Hurricane Isaias slammed into North Carolina Monday night, bringing coastal and inland flooding with the storm that is expected to keep moving up the coast.With wind speeds maxing out at 85 mph, Isaias strengthened back into a Category 1 hurricane before reaching land near Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, around 11:10 p.m., according to the...
    By SARAH BLAKE MORGAN, Associated Press NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Hurricane Isaias has made landfall near Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, according to the National Hurricane Center. The hurricane touched down just after 11 p.m. on Monday with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph (136 km/h). Coastal shops and restaurants closed early, power...
    Image copyright Getty Photographs Graphic caption Waves and wind as the storm brushed by Florida Coastal communities in the Carolinas are bracing for Hurricane Isaias, which is heading for the US japanese seaboard. The National Hurricane Heart predicts it will strike involving north-eastern South Carolina and southern North Carolina someday on...
    By SARAH BLAKE MORGAN NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Coastal shops and restaurants closed early, power began to flicker at oceanfront hotels and even the most adventurous of beachgoers abandoned the sand Monday night as newly restrengthened Hurricane Isaias sped toward the Carolinas. The U.S. National Hurricane Center warned oceanside home dwellers to brace...
    ISAIAS has strengthened back into a hurricane again and is expected to pummel the Carolinas as New Yorkers prepare for storm surges and heavy rain. The National Hurricane Center announced Monday night the storm is expected to make landfall at around midnight near the border of North Carolina and South Carolina. 13Hurricane Isaias has quickly...
    Isaias strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane hours before it is expected to make landfall along the coast of the Carolinas.   The U.S. National Hurricane Center issued a hurricane warning from South Santee River, South Carolina, to Surf City, North Carolina.  The storm’s maximum sustained winds reached 121 kph (75 mph) Monday evening and...
    (Reuters) - Isaias regained hurricane strength on Monday night to become a Category 1 hurricane just hours before it was due to make landfall in the Carolinas with dangerous winds and storm surge, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. The hurricane was located about 60 miles (100 km) east of Charleston, South Carolina, with...
    Miami, Aug 3 (EFE) .- The winds of tropical storm Isaías will recover the strength of the hurricane before reaching this Monday the coasts of northeast South Carolina and southern North Carolina, the National Hurricane Center reported ( NHC) of the USA The federal agency stressed in its latest bulletin that Isaías is “getting better...
    Coastal communities in the Carolinas are bracing for Tropical Storm Isaias, which is expected to regain hurricane strength before it makes landfall. The National Hurricane Center predicts it will hit between north-eastern South Carolina and southern North Carolina sometime on Monday night. Isaias was downgraded after hitting islands in the Caribbean, where it caused the...
    Tropical Storm Isaias was gaining strength and expected to make landfall as a hurricane in northeastern South Carolina or southern North Carolina on Monday night, then continue inland up the eastern seaboard with storm warnings in effect as far north as Boston. The National Hurricane Center said the storm, centered 60 miles south southeast of...
    Tropical Storm Isaias is expected to strengthen into a low-level hurricane before it makes landfall along the coast of the Carolinas. The U.S. National Hurricane Center issued a hurricane warning from South Santee River, South Carolina, to Surf City, North Carolina. The storm’s maximum sustained winds reached 110 kph (68 mph) Monday afternoon but was...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Tropical Storm Isaias is getting better organized and expected to make landfall Monday night at or near hurricane strength with dangerous winds and storm surge. Strong wind and heavy rain is forecast from the eastern Carolinas to the mid-Atlantic coast. At 5 p.m. Monday, the center of the storm was 60 miles...
    WAYCROSS, Ga. (AP) — A Maryland-based energy firm says it has completed its acquisition of a pellet plant in southeast Georgia. Enviva Partners of Bethesda, Maryland, previously announced that it would buy the Georgia Biomass plant in Waycross, as well as export terminal capacity that Georgia Biomass leases at the Port of Savannah. Enviva on...
    NHC Tropical Storm Isaias is nearing the United States coast. Read on to see live radar and maps of the storm, along with a map of its projected future path so you can track its approach to North Carolina. The storm is expected to strengthen back to a hurricane before making landfall.Live Streams, Trackers...
    Coronavirus pandemic creates Americas first female recession amid child care, unemployment woes The CDC Reports a Major Illness Outbreak in 34 States Tied to This Food South Carolina pulls in transfer WR from Tarleton State South Carolina is the latest football program to benefit from a lower level of the sport opting out of...
    By Myrtle Beach | Associated Press MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Isaias was forecast to strike land as a minimal hurricane on Monday in the Carolinas, where coastal residents were warned to brace for flooding rains and storm surge. The U.S. National Hurricane Center issued a hurricane warning from South Santee River, South Carolina, to Surf...
    BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (AP) — U.S. marshals are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a man accused of killing two people outside a Connecticut bar as authorities search for him in the Northeast and South. The marshals' Fugitive Task Force is looking for Russell Smith, of Windsor, Connecticut, who police say...
    (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Isaias is expected to regain its hurricane strength on Monday as it moves up the East Coast of the United States and could make landfall in North Carolina or South Carolina by Monday night, the National Hurricane Center said. The forecast path showed the storm would continue churning up the coast...
    VERO BEACH, Fla. -- Isaias was forecast to become a hurricane Monday as it neared landfall in the Carolinas after bands of heavy rain from the tropical storm lashed Florida's east coast.The U.S. National Hurricane Center issued a hurricane warning from South Santee River, South Carolina, to Surf City, North Carolina, in its 5 a.m....
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Tropical Storm Isaias is forecast to restrengthen in a Category 1 hurricane on Monday as it approaches the Carolinas. At 5 a.m. Monday, the center of the storm was 115 east-southeast of Jacksonville. Isaias was moving toward the north near 9 mph. A turn the north and north-northeast along with an...
    (CNN)After a weekend of storm preparation with utility crews being staged and shelters being opened in Florida, Tropical Storm Isaias is on track to impact the Carolinas, with storm warnings being extended as far north as Delaware early Monday morning.While Florida did not bare the brunt of the storm -- it was downgraded from a...
    By LILLIA CALLUM-PENSO, The Greenville News GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Restaurants continue to contend with COVID, and universities plan reopening strategies for the fall, but for culinary schools, which combine both elements, the landscape is particularly challenging. While program leaders across the state say enrollment is down, there is still a great need for hospitality...
    BAKERSFIELD (CBSLA) — A Salmonella outbreak that has impacted dozens of states has been traced back to red onions from Bakersfield, Calif. The FDA says Thomson International, Inc. is recalling several varieties of onions because of the risk of cross contamination. Nearly 400 people have gotten sick. The cases were reported between June 19th and...
    EDISTO BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Dozens of newly hatched sea turtles were recently found dead by a gas station at Edisto Beach, likely because white lights by the beach led the turtles toward land instead of the ocean, according to a conservationist with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Sea turtles can mistake the...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Isaias continues to bring heavy rainfall and gusty winds over the northwestern Bahamas. Tropical storm conditions are close to the east coast of Florida. At 8 a.m. Sunday, the center of the storm was 40 miles east-southeast of West Palm Beach and 155 miles south-southeast of Cape Canaveral. Isaias is moving toward...
    Thousands to evacuate as fire grows in SoCal Ground beef recall 2020: JBS Food Canada recalls more than 38,000 pounds of meat Old Dominion to make $1.5 million for 2024 game vs. South Carolina, the Monarchs’ biggest-ever single-game payday © Getty Images Old Dominion has added another game to its future football slates.  And...
    SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — Two people have survived after a small plane crashed Saturday in a swampy area of South Carolina. The Sumter Fire Department, sheriff's office and emergency services division responded to a location between Highway 15 and Highway 401 in Sumter. Fire Department Division Chief Joey Duggan said a twin-engine Piper PA-31 went...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A fugitive from North Carolina was killed in a shoot out with police in a South Miami-Dade home. It happened around 1:30 a.m. in a residence in the 25000 block of SW 147th Avenue. Download The New CBS4 News App Here When police went to arrest the 56-year-old man, he reported...
    Seven people were killed Friday after two planes collided in midair south of Anchorage, Alaska, state troopers said. The sole occupant of one of the planes was Alaska House Speaker Gary Knopp. The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed a single-engine de Havilland DHC-2 Beaver and an unidentified aircraft collided in midair around 8:30 a.m. Two FAA...
    TWO planes collided midair on Friday killing seven people including an Alaska lawmaker. The crash occurred near an airport in Soldotna, leaving no survivors Alaska State Troopers said in a statement. Gary Knopp, an Alaskan State Rep. piloted one of the planes. The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating. Most...
    By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — As officials grapple with ways to carry out November’s general election amid the continuing coronavirus pandemic, South Carolina Democrats are again taking legal action to challenge limits on absentee voting, warning that poll workers and voters “are headed for calamity” unless changes are made. “The COVID-19...
    Clemson Tigers, South Carolina Gamecocks. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) Clemson football wishes the Palmetto Bowl wasn’t canceled for 2020 season.Clemson football will have to look for another guaranteed victory in the non-conference now. With the SEC going conference-only for the 2020 college football season, that means the four in-state rivalries between ACC and SEC...
    In the parking lot of Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg, South Carolina, construction workers have been working around the clock to erect a series of inflatable white and blue medical tents as doctors inside scramble to contain the wave of coronavirus patients.  The rural hospital, which serves a population twice the size of Rhode Island,...
    Kirby Smart, Georgia Bulldogs, (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images) The nation’s No. 1 dual-threat quarterback for 2022 will commit to either Georgia or South Carolina. Though the focus for Kirby Smart and his coaching staff at Georgia remains on the 2021 class, that doesn’t mean the Bulldogs haven’t been putting in major work on 2022...
    South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster announced new restrictions and new openings Wednesday to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. He also called on local governments to pass mask ordinances. Event venues, festivals, theaters, stadiums, concert halls and similar venues are permitted to open, effective Monday, Aug. 3, as long as they follow state guidelines....
    Lindsey Graham’s Democratic Senate opponent, Jaime Harrison, slammed the South Carolina Republican for his 180-degree conversion from Trump critic to cheerleader, likening the flip-flop to “a live version of Invasion of the Body Snatchers. During an appearance on CNN Tonight with Don Lemon, Harrison, a former chair of the South Carolina Democratic Party, decried Graham for...