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Gov. McMaster wins SC runoff over Warren

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has secured the Republican gubernatorial nomination for a first full term in office, after President Donald Trump publicly embraced him at a rally and followed up with a tweet encouraging voters.

South Carolina governor wants offshore drilling exemption

South Carolina's governor said Wednesday he is seeking an exemption from the Trump administration's expansion of offshore drilling, a move that will test the relationship between the president and one of his earliest supporters.

South Carolina Governor proposes tax cuts for vets, first responders

Gov. Henry McMaster said Friday he wants to exempt military, law enforcement, firefighter and peace officer retirement from state income tax.

Georgia, South Carolina under hurricane watch as Irma nears

State troopers turned Interstate 16 into a one-way escape route for a few hours Saturday as evacuees packed cars and fled the Georgia coast ahead of Hurricane Irma, which forecasters said could cause widespread damage in the state from storm surge near Savannah to toppled trees and power lines far inland in Atlanta.

Governor declares state of emergency in South Carolina from Irma

Gov. Henry McMaster has declared a state of emergency in South Carolina to help prepare for a possible strike early next week from Hurricane Irma.

Bill that raises gas taxes for road funding clears SC Senate

The Senate has approved its plan to fix South Carolina's crumbling roadways, setting up the possibility that the Legislature's top priority for the year could become law.

SC governor okay with openly carrying handgun without permit

Gov. Henry McMaster supports legislation allowing adults to openly carry a handgun in South Carolina without a permit.

McMaster: Trump team considering him, Haley in Cabinet

South Carolina's lieutenant governor says a member of Donald Trump's transition team has asked if he's interested in being attorney general.

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Dueling protests in Raleigh shut down streets by executive mansion

ReOpen NC and some Trump supporters were on one side of Jones Street. Biden supporters and supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement were on the opposite side.

Black Friday sees record online as US shoppers stay home

Consumers spent an estimated $9 billion on U.S. retail websites on Black Friday, according to Adobe Analytics, which tracks online shopping. That was a 22% increase over the previous record of $7.4 billion in 2019. Meanwhile, in-person traffic at U.S. retail stores dropped 52%, according to Sensormatic.

1 dead, 14 injured following shooting at SC nightclub

Authorities responded to 7th Lounge just before 1 a.m. Officials say they found several victims.

Champion Ken Jennings will be first interim ‘Jeopardy!’ host

Jennings begins taping next week and his first episodes will air on the week of Jan. 11.