South Carolina News

Father Seeks Death Declaration for Son Believed to Have Fallen into Recycling Shredder

The father of a man who disappeared and is now believed to have died in a shredding machine at a South Carolina recycling business is moving to have his son legally declared dead. The State newspaper reports that Mike Gordon’s …

Alex Murdaugh’s Lawyer Says State Ready to Pursue Murder Charges

A lawyer for disgraced South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh said Tuesday that investigators have indicated they intend to pursue murder charges against him for the deaths of his wife and son, who were fatally shot outside their home more than …

Carolina Public Adjuster, a Candidate for Congress, Accused of Mishandling Payments

A public adjuster who is running for Congress in South Carolina has been accused of absconding with thousands of dollars in insurance payments that were meant for home restorations. A Columbia, South Carolina, TV station reported that two property owners …

North Myrtle Beach Moves to Restrict Building in Flood Zones

The city council for the vulnerable coastal city of North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, has approved new ordinances that aim to encourage construction practices that will minimize flooding damage. Local news outlets reported that the ordinances, adopted Monday, will restrict …

Duke Energy Builds Flood Walls Around South Carolina Electric Substation

A utility is building walls around an electric substation to prevent them from being overrun by floodwaters in the first of its kind project in South Carolina. Duke Energy is spending $1.6 million on the Nichols project to protect a …

South Carolina Lawmakers Fail to Pass Road Funding Bill

Getting more money to South Carolina roads was a top priority of the governor, lawmakers and businesses for this year. But with one day left in the 2015 session, the road funding bill appeared dead on the Senate floor. There …

Atlas General Insurance Services, LLC, Hires Clark Lawrence as Vice President of Marketing, Eastern Region

San Diego, CA, December 9, 2014– Atlas General Insurance Services, LLC, a national multi-line program manager, welcomes Clark Lawrence as the new vice president of marketing for the eastern region. In his new role, Lawrence will be responsible for developing …

Lighthouse Property Insurance Launches Dwelling Fire Product in South Carolina

Owners of South Carolina rental properties have the option of insuring their residences through Lighthouse Property Insurance Corp. beginning July 14. The coverage is available for rental residence or an owner-occupied home. Optional personal liability coverage and the ability to …

Lawsuit Against Indianapolis Stadium Beer Vendor Revived

The family of a girl fatally struck by a drunken driver will be allowed to proceed with a lawsuit against the vendor at Indianapolis Colts games that sold beer to the driver, an Indiana appeals court ruled. The court ruled …

South Carolina Emergency Officials Study Sandy for Lessons

Emergency officials on the South Carolina coast are looking at Superstorm Sandy to try to learn ways to better prepare for future storms. Horry County emergency management director Randy Webster has been looking at the impact of Sandy, The Sun …