No. 16 Virginia Tech, No. 23 Purdue win in Charleston
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Northeastern forward Jeremy Miller loves playing Power Five opponents. He and his teammates made sure the Huskies got a chance to play another by routing Alabama at the Charleston Classic.
Vasa Pusica had 20 points while Miller and Bolden Brace had 11 points each as ...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the Charleston Classic (all times local):
Jon Axel Gudmundsson scored 33 points including Davidson’s final 12 to lift the Wildcats to a 57-53 victory over Wichita State on cap the opening round of the Charleston Classic on Thursday ...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Officials say more than 100 buildings have been demolished in West Virginia’s capital and most populous city over the past year.
The Charleston Gazette-Mail
JAMES ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Police in South Carolina say an officer was arrested on suspicion of DUI while he was on his way to work.
Folly Beach Police Chief Andrew Gilreath tells news outlets Sgt. Shane Smith was involved in a crash Wednesday night in Ladson shortly before he was arrested ...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Three parents have a lawsuit asking a judge to nullify the West Virginia School Building Authority board vote to approve consolidating Nicholas County schools damaged by the June 2016 flood.
Man gets up to 655 years for sexually assaulting children
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia judge has sentenced a man to between 165 years and 655 years in prison for sexually assaulting two young boys.
News outlets report 47-year-old Jeffrey Thomas Phipps was sentenced last month following his September conviction of sexual assault and ...
Illinois state trooper guilty of soliciting prostitute
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois State trooper who admitted to soliciting a woman to have sex with him has been sentenced to a form of probation and agreed to resign from his job.
The News-Gazette in Champaign reports Leonard Kirkpatrick of Charleston ...
Tourism officials promoting W.Va. through ‘Fallout’ game
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Tourism officials are hoping to promote West Virginia to a wider audience with the launch of Bethesda Game Studios’ “Fallout 76” video game.
Tourism officials heralded the game’s worldwide debut Wednesday with an event at the West Virginia Capitol in ...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democrats pondering 2020 presidential bids in the aftermath of the midterm elections are pivoting from campaigning for other candidates across the country to refocusing on their own efforts, including moves in early-voting states like South Carolina.
On Friday, former ...
Inmate dies in maximum security prison in South Carolina
SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — An inmate has died in a maximum security prison in South Carolina.
State prisons spokesman Dexter Lee told The Post ...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Christian Keeling led the way with 27 points as Charleston Southern eased past South Carolina State 89-72 on Tuesday night.
Keeling was 8 of 14 from the floor and 9 of 9 from the free throw line as Charleston Southern (2-1) made 20 of 29 free throw attempts. The ...
Brantley leads Charleston to 66-55 win over Rhode Island
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jarrell Brantley had 17 points to lead Charleston to its 18th straight home court win, beating Rhode Island, 66-55 on Tuesday night.
Charleston avenged a 68-62 loss at Rhode Island last year for the Cougars first-ever win over the Rams.
Four Cougars scored in ...
SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies in South Carolina say a teen has been shot to death as he slept in his bed.
News outlets reported that Dorchester County sheriff’s deputies were called to a home around 3 a.m. Sunday near Summerville.
Coroner Paul Brouthers said 19-year-old ...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man has been sentenced to life in prison in the shooting death of a man during a home invasion nearly two years ago.
News outlets reported that 20-year-old Joseph Lamar Brown Jr. of Summerville was convicted late last week of murder and other ...
Grant announced to aid restoration of SC’s Crab Bank
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A foundation has granted $700,000 to the effort to save South Carolina’s Crab Bank, a greatly eroded island and bird breeding area in Charleston Harbor.
The Post and Courier
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Terrence Wilson ran for 137 yards and scored two touchdowns and Charleston Southern beat Gardner-Webb 16-0 on Saturday.
Wilson ran for scores of 1 and 3 yards in the decisive second quarter and Charleston Southern (4-5, 2-2 Big South Conference) closed it out on ...
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Isaiah Johnson ran for 187 yards and three touchdowns and Eastern Illinois jumped out to a big lead early and coasted to a 52-21 victory over Austin Peay on Saturday.
The Panthers (3-7, 3-4 Ohio Valley Conference) took a 14-0 first-quarter lead on TD runs of 10 and ...
Coca-Cola Consolidated workers shut down distribution
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Coca-Cola Consolidated workers protesting unfair labor practices shut down statewide distribution operations in West Virginia last week.
The State Journal
Musician to make stop to sing, promote disability rights
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Never discount the value of a good music teacher.
Music for fiddle player and Tiny Desk Contest winner Gaelynn Lea might have been a foregone conclusion if she’d just been an average kid growing up in the Midwest.
Lea, who performs Sunday at Elk City Records ...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Officials in a West Virginia county are vowing to get to the bottom of a discrepancy of more than 1,000 votes in the general election.
News outlets report the discrepancy in votes involved several precincts in Kanawha County and is between the number of unofficial ...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — KeVaughn Allen bounced back in a big way from his first scoreless outing in three years.
Allen had 14 points after getting shut out in the season opener and led Florida to a 76-46 victory over Charleston Southern on Friday night.
“When he gets going, he gets ...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina officials say a sewer spill has closed shellfish harvesting near Charleston.
State shellfish sanitation manager Mike Pearson tells news outlets in a Wednesday statement the leak in North Charleston has shut down oyster and clam beds around the city. ...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection has awarded prizes for clean counties and communities as well as environmental teachers of the year.
The teachers of the year are Amanda Morris of Pleasant Valley Elementary in Calhoun County, Penni Harris of ...
First Democrat since 1978 wins SC House District
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on Democrats flipping a U.S. House seat in South Carolina (all times local):
South Carolina’s newest Democratic congressman says he wants voters in his conservative district to know he wants to work with everyone.
Joe Cunningham ...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia teacher Cody Thompson has worked second jobs over the years to help make ends meet. He has another one to look forward to — as a state legislator.
The Democrat was the top vote-getter Tuesday in a House of Delegates district race that represents ...
Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers:
The Post and Courier of Charleston on gerrymandering:
Election night was expected to yield few surprises in South Carolina. While there is plenty of noise during the campaign season, the reality is that ...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty in a South Carolina shooting death on Mother’s Day of 2015 has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin retained his seat while Republicans swept West Virginia’s three U.S. House races, including electing just the state’s third woman to Congress.
Here’s a look at how races in the state fared Tuesday:
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on South Carolina elections (all times local):
In a loss for a candidate who had the backing of President Donald Trump, South Carolina is sending a new Democrat to Congress for the first time in more than 25 years.
Attorney and ocean ...
The Latest: West Virginia approves abortion amendment
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on the general election in West Virginia (all times local):
West Virginia voters have approved a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow lawmakers to restrict or outlaw state funding for Medicaid abortions.
The amendment ...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Travis McConico and Duncan LeXander each scored 17 points and Charleston Southern beat NAIA Columbia International 100-68 on Tuesday night in a season opener.
McConico sank five of CSU’s 16 3-pointers and Deontaye Buskey added three 3-pointers and 11 points. ...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Grant Riller scored 27 points and Jarrell Brantley added 19 while pulling down 14 rebounds for his 24th career double-double as Charleston fought off Presbyterian for an 85-73 victory on Tuesday night.
Zep Jasper had 15 points and Isaih Moore contributed 13 for ...
Several arrested in multi-state drug trafficking probe
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Prosecutors in West Virginia say the arrest of a drug trafficking organization leader has led to several others being taken into custody.
U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart tells news outlets 44-year-old Eugene Wells was arrested in September at Miranda Brandon’s Charleston ...
‘Southern Charm’ star’s sex assault case heads to trial
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The sex assault case against “Southern Charm” star and former South Carolina treasurer Thomas Ravenel is going to trial.
The Post and Courier
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A crash involving nearly two dozen vehicles had injured several people and closed a bridge for roughly three hours in South Carolina.
News outlets report Charleston County dispatchers say the collision was reported during rush hour Monday morning. Authorities had ...
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — One of the nation’s 10 most wanted fugitives has been spotted in South Carolina’s Lowcountry region.
The FBI on Friday confirmed a sighting of Greg Alyn Carlson in Mount Pleasant, near Charleston.
Carlson is suspected of involvement in multiple armed ...
Bluefield 20, Woodrow Wilson 7
Bridgeport 56, Lincoln 12
Buckhannon-Upshur 39, Elkins 33
Buffalo 42, Wahama 18
Cabell Midland 41, South Charleston 7
Capital 62, George Washington 30
Clay County 38, Wirt County 0
Doddridge County 62, ...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia authorities say police officers shot and killed a man after he threatened to harm a pregnant woman while holding a knife to her throat.
Charleston Police Lt. Autumn Davis says 25-year-old Andrew Moore died Friday afternoon.
Media outlets report ...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The former owner of the Carolina Panthers is giving The International African American Museum in South Carolina $5 million.
The museum said in a news release that Jerry and Rosalind Richardson are making the largest donation from individuals so far for the museum, ...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) _ Benefitfocus Inc. (BNFT) on Thursday reported a loss of $11.6 million in its third quarter.
The Charleston, South Carolina-based company said it had a loss of 36 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for stock option expense and non-recurring costs, were 23 cents per ...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A study by the National Education Association says South Carolina teachers are poorer today than they were during the Great Recession.
The Post and Courier
Chef who exposed himself at women-focused party arrested
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina chef who exposed his genitalia and buttocks at an event showcasing women-owned businesses has been arrested.
Charleston police arrest records show Mike Ray was charged with indecent exposure Wednesday, two days after he announced he would step away ...
Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:
Charleston Gazette on President Donald Trump visiting Huntington:
The last time Donald Trump visited West Virginia, way back in late August, media reports, including an article from The New York Times, stated ...
Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers:
The Post and Courier of Charleston on voting for state Education Superintendent Molly Spearman:
South Carolina’s long-struggling education system must evolve into one that helps students acquire the skills ...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina chef who exposed his genitalia and buttocks at an event showcasing women-owned businesses says he’ll seek counseling.
Police: Drunk man disrupts South Carolina prayer vigil
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Police say a Louisiana man was arrested after he shouted at speakers during a prayer vigil in South Carolina for victims of a synagogue shooting.
A Charleston police report said 62-year-old Kenny Paulk then told officers would rather go to jail than have his wife ...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Several West Virginia Capitol offices and storage rooms have been evacuated after a structural problem was discovered near the rotunda.
State Department of Administration spokeswoman Diane Holley-Brown