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SC abortion limits bill with no rape exception nears debate

A bill to ban nearly all abortions in South Carolina without exceptions for pregnancies caused by rape or incest is heading to a debate on the Senate floor.

Next up: $730M Powerball prize after no Mega Millions winner

Thanks to math and bad luck, lottery players have another shot at a giant jackpot as a $730 million Powerball prize is on the line.

South Carolina town bans sleeping in public spaces

A South Carolina beach town has banned sleeping in public spaces.

Ex-Myrtle Beach mayor dies of COVID-19 as SC cases grow

A former mayor of the South Carolina city of Myrtle Beach has died of complications from COVID-19. The city's website says John Rhodes died Saturday night.

In reversal, US Rep. Tom Rice of SC votes to impeach Trump

U.S. Rep. Tom Rice of South Carolina was one of only 10 House Republican to join with Democrats in voting to impeach President Donald Trump, a stunning reversal from his position just days earlier.

Officials identify Horry Co. police officer killed in crash

Horry County officials confirmed the death of an Horry County Police Officer killed in the line of duty Tuesday night in a vehicle incident on Highway 22, according to public information officer Kelly Moore.

Scattering ashes at sea on the rise in Myrtle Beach area

John Jaques sails the Enchantress out of Little River in the morning. It’s quiet. The sea is calm. Three miles off shore, he stops, lets families have a moment and plays “Amazing Grace” over the intercom. 

Aspiring rapper admits fires at SC governor’s rental homes

An aspiring rapper who performed under the name “Dank Frank” won’t spend any more time in jail for burning down two rental houses owned by South Carolina’s governor.

Wilmington ranked top city in the nation for inbound moves, study shows

A new study reveals more Americans are moving west and south, and Wilmington saw the most inbound moves than any other city in the country last year.

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White House begins talks with lawmakers on COVID-19 relief

Top aides to President Joe Biden have begun talks with a group of moderate Senate Republicans and Democrats on Biden's proposed $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package.

Delaware picks up come from behind win over UNCW Men’s Basketball

A 10-foot jumper by senior guard Ryan Allen with 15.9 seconds left lifted Delaware to a 67-62 victory over UNCW, salvaging a split of the Colonial Athletic Association men's basketball series on Sunday afternoon in Trask Coliseum.

Biden to lift Pentagon’s ban on transgender people serving in military

Multiple people familiar with the matter confirm to ABC News that President Joe Biden is expected to sign an executive order on Monday that will lift the Pentagon’s ban on transgender people serving in the military.

‘Barney Miller,’ ‘Sanford and Son’ actor Gregory Sierra dies

Gregory Sierra, who had memorable roles in the 1970s sitcoms “Barney Miller” and “Sanford and Son,” has died after battling cancer. He was 83.