COLUMBIA, S.C. -- South Carolina defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson drove 75 minutes north to Rock Hill's South Pointe High three springs ago to watch cornerback Stephon Gilmore, the Palmetto State's top-ranked recruit for the class of 2009. Johnson wound up seeing the nation's top-ranked recruit for the class of 2011.
Airline pilots who want to skip certain airport screening measures -- saying it's wasteful to search pilots for sharp objects when they can bring down planes with their bare hands -- are finally getting their way.
The sensors know when Charlton Hall Jr. wakes up to go to the bathroom. They know how much time he spends in bed. They watch him do jigsaw puzzles in the den. They tattle when he opens the refrigerator.
Planning on boosting your income this holiday season by grabbing a temporary job in retail? Take a number. Retail employers, who usually boost their workforce ahead of the year-end shopping frenzy, have suffered dismal sales this year and are gearing up for a rough holiday season. With staffing levels already down, there will likely be a noticeable decline in openings for seasonal workers.
A man who came across a fiery jet crash said he saw former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and disc jockey Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein trying to extinguish the flames on their bodies by ripping off their clothing.
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Steve Spurrier points to a box on the back wall of his office, the one that hangs about 10 feet from where his 1966 Heisman Trophy sits. "That's from my first hole-in-one at Augusta National," the South Carolina coach says, grinning. "It was just the par-3 course, though."
Lower-priced hotels have long been the realm of Muzak-filled lobbies outfitted with worse-for-wear furniture and industrial carpeting. But the genre has entered a new era. A wine bar? A sleek lounge area? Free Wi-Fi?
Question: With all the woes in the subprime market and considering the reports that some money market funds hold money in securities that include subprime debt, should I be worried that my money market fund may "break the buck"? - Keith Lobel, Columbia, S.C.
Here's what a family of four with annual income of $100,000 would pay in major state and local taxes for each state's largest city and Washington, D.C. These estimates are based on 2004 data and were compiled by the government of the District of Columbia.
In one weekend, Debbie Este, the New Orleans mother rescued with her two teenage daughters from the attic of their flooded home, left a Baton Rouge shelter for temporary housing in South Carolina, and was reunited with her brother, Aldo, by phone.
Five Marines have been suspended and another put on administrative duty during an investigation into the drowning of a recruit in a training pool at Parris Island, South Carolina, a Marine Corps spokesperson said Saturday.