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Removal of slavery advocate statue begins in S. Carolina

Several hundred people gathered in Marion Square, in the historic South Carolina city of Charleston, early Wednesday to watch the removal of a statue of former vice president and slavery advocate John C. Calhoun.

Clemson drops pro-slavery Calhoun’s name from honors program

Clemson will drop the name of slavery proponent John C. Calhoun from its honors college, university trustees announced Friday.

Yale to keep name of college honoring supporter of slavery

Yale University has decided to keep the name of a residential college named for 19th-century alumnus John C. Calhoun, who was an ardent supporter of slavery.

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At ease: Hundreds remember beloved deputy who died after COVID-19 complications

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FEMA sends 4 paramedics to Brunswick Co. to alleviate influx of emergency calls

There's a need for first responders across the country, including in the Cape Fear region, and FEMA is sending help.