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University of South Carolina archivist Elizabeth Cassidy West shows the diploma earned by Richard Theodore Greener on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins)

Black scholar’s post-Civil War diploma discovered

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two rare documents from a fleeting time after the Civil War when the University of South Carolina first admitted African-American students and faculty have gone on display. A law school diploma […]

10/15/2013

A Powerball lottery ticket (AP Photo/LM Otero)

$400M SC winner cashes in; will remain anonymous

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The winner of last week’s $400 million Powerball jackpot has claimed his prize, but the South Carolina man is asking to remain anonymous. South Carolina lottery officials said the winner, from […]

09/23/2013

USDA expanding program to fight rural poverty

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is expanding a program intended to reduce poverty and improve life in rural areas through better access to federal money.

03/26/2013

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