Posted: Jan 4, 2013 4:12 AM
Updated: Jan 4, 2013 4:12 AM
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) The director of Richland County elections says she will soon step down following a troubled Election Day that included hours-long lines, broken voting machines and missing ballots. Lillian McBride said in a letter submitted to elections officials yesterday that she will leave her post Jan. 12.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) The Gullah-Geechee culture of slave descendants is being honored this month with a float in the presidential inaugural parade. It's the first time a Gullah float will appear and it's expected to bring new attention to the culture that has seen a big change in public perception.
TIMMONSVILLE, S.C. (AP) The South Carolina Army National Guard is dedicating a memorial to honor three soldiers killed last year in a bomb attack in Afghanistan. A Guard spokeswoman says the ceremony is scheduled for 2 o'clock this afternoon at the National Guard Armory in Timmonsville.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Anyone who ever wanted to hunt in South Carolina but doesn't have a license has a chance to head outdoors over the next two days. The state Department of Natural Resources says South Carolina residents may hunt on public land or private land today and tomorrow and do not have to fill out any paperwork.