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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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Suspect arrested after officer-involved shooting

The suspect then veered at the deputy as the suspect tried to hit the officer with his vehicle. Both WPD and NHCSO fired upon the suspect, striking him at least once.

Resort style rental property project proposed for the town of Navassa

A resort style rental community might be coming to the town of Navassa.

Local residents express concerns surrounding Project Grace

New Hanover County’s Project Grace would create a new facility in downtown Wilmington, that would combine the library and Cape Fear Museum in one location, but not everyone agrees with the plan.

Pender County parents concerned schools won’t offer virtual learning

In Pender County, parents of elementary school students who relied on virtual learning will not have that option for fall 2021, and are having to make other arrangements.