COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A man accused of torturing his victim with a hot screwdriver before killing him in 2008 faces federal charges, a year after the South Carolina Supreme Court threw out his state conviction.
Men’s basketball teams from Oregon State, Clemson and Arizona were staying at a hotel in Barcelona, Spain, near where a van drove into pedestrians on Thursday, but team officials said everyone was safe.
People walk down a main street in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. Police in Barcelona say a white van has mounted a sidewalk, struck several people in the city’s Las Ramblas district. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
A traffic stop by the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office resulted in cops seizing drugs and guns.
Photo courtesy Jasper County Sheriff’s Office A search of the vehicle in Wednesday’s pursuit revealed five pistols (two stolen) and drugs, including two dosage units of a scheduled II controlled substance, 4.1 grams of cocaine and 26.8 grams of marijuana, the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ronald Dantowitz has been looking forward to Monday’s solar eclipse for nearly 40 years.
FILE - This March 9, 2016, file photo shows a total solar eclipse in Belitung, Indonesia. A solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, is set to star in several special broadcasts on TV and online. PBS, ABC, NBC, NASA Television and the Science Channel are among the outlets planning extended coverage of the first solar eclipse visible across the United States in 99 years. (AP Photo/File)
Seth Cope, a Ridgeland native, recently made an appearance on a popular gameshow with some help from the past.
Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Thomas Heyward graduate and Ridgeland native Seth Cope recently appeared on Jeopardy. Coming in third, his final winnings totalled $1,000. He said his history lessons from school “definitely helped.”
In February, the South Carolina Department of Transportation announced a safety improvement plan for a 33-mile strip of Interstate 95 that runs through Jasper County and the Georgia-South Carolina border.
Anthony Garzilli/Jasper County Sun Times - The South Carolina Department of Transportation received a bid on the estimated $9 million dollar project.
In partnership with Ridgeland Elementary School, the YMCA Summer Camp completed another successful year.
Photos by Darryl Owens/Janie Housey In partnership with Ridgeland Elementary School, the YMCA Summer Camp completed another successful year. The summer camp provides youth with valuable resources and hands-on activities that allow them to be productive in their schools, communities, and peer groups.