South Carolina

Over 60 people gathered Friday evening for a prayer vigil across the street from the Xpress Mart Shell gas station in Columbia.
/ June 3, 2023
Rick Chow, a store owner in South Carolina, is charged with murder this week after shooting a teen he wrongly thought stole water.
/ June 1, 2023
Richland County’s sheriff said station owner Rick Chow incorrectly believed Cyrus Carmack-Belton had shoplifted bottles of water.
/ May 30, 2023
Juneteenth Greenville
The founders of Juneteenth Greenville are addressing concerns about their featuring of Hispanic and white people in promotions.
/ May 26, 2023
Walter Royal, the chef of a destination steakhouse in North Carolina who triumphed as a challenger on “Iron Chef America” by cooking mostly Southern dishes with ostrich meat, has died.
/ May 24, 2023
Moms for Liberty,
Our series examines the Moms for Liberty-led anti-CRT coup that claimed the career of Berkeley County schools’ first Black superintendent.
/ May 19, 2023
SC critical race war
Our series details how a celebrated Black scholar found herself in the crosshairs of the conservative campaign against education equity.
/ May 17, 2023