The store owner, who had a concealed weapons permit, was charged after an autopsy showed the middle school student was shot in the back and deputies spoke to witnesses and reviewed video.
A judge put South Carolina's new law banning most abortions around six weeks of pregnancy on hold until the state Supreme Court can review the measure.
The proposal restores a ban South Carolina had in place when the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last year — which was overturned by the state's highest court.
Authorities said the driver was speeding and intoxicated. Three additional passengers traveling in the golf cart, including the groom, were taken to a local hospital in serious condition.
The autopsy was completed this weekend on the exhumed body of a teenager found dead nearly eight years ago on a South Carolina road, according to the family's lawyer.
Republican Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom's decision to leave the post he has held for 20 years came after scrutiny of his performance following the blunder in a year-end financial report.
State lawmakers angry over the accounting blunder by Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom began efforts to oust him, a day after demanding he quit or be fired. He has signaled he won't resign.
President Joe Biden has appointed a former Columbia, South Carolina, mayor to be a top White House adviser. Steve Benjamin will take over the White House Office of Engagement from former Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, who is returning to Atlanta.
Nikki Haley paints her hometown as a place where race was a reality, but not a limitation. But residents say some racial divisions still exist.
"Crews have been able to recover significant debris from the site, including all of the priority sensor and electronics pieces identified," U.S. Northern Command said.
Chick-fil-A is jumping on the plant-based bandwagon. The Atlanta chain said Thursday that it’s testing its first plant-based entrée, a breaded cauliflower sandwich, at restaurants in Denver; Charleston, South Carolina; and the Greensboro, North Carolina, area.
Monday on Political Rewind: With less than 24 hours before polls open one last time, Herschel Walker and Raphael Warnock are making their final appeals to Georgians — though nearly 2 million have already voted. Our panelists offer their insights on how we got here and what we can expect this week.
A nationwide affordable housing crisis has wreaked havoc on the lives of low-income families, like Louana Joseph’s in Atlanta, who are close to the brink. Their struggle to stay a step ahead of homelessness is often invisible.
A judge has ordered former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows to testify before a special grand jury that’s investigating whether then-President Donald Trump and his Republican allies illegally tried to influence Georgia's 2020 election.
The powerful storm terrorized millions for most of the week, hitting western Cuba before raking across Florida and then South Carolina.