Ice storm leaves 500K shivering without power across Southeast

(Photo: John Amis/AP)

More than half a million people in the Southeast woke up to a cold and dark Thursday after the second vicious ice storm in as many weeks caused widespread power outages.

Continue reading

(Source: NBCNews.com)

Family of 14-year-old executed in 1944 asks judge for retrial

(Photo: History,sc Department Of Archive / AP)

Almost 70 years after a 14-year-old African American was executed following the slaying of two young white girls, family members asked a local judge on Tuesday to order a retrial and correct what they called a long-ago miscarriage of justice. 

Continue reading

(Source: NBCNews.com)

SC woman charged with stabbing husband with a ceramic squirrel

(Source: NBCNews.com)

Six people found shot to death in South Carolina home

(Source: NBCNews.com)

Mystery Powerball winner claims prize

(Photo: Tim Dominick / The State via AP file)

A South Carolina man, who is remaining anonymous, told lottery officials he danced around his kitchen and told his dog when he discovered he had the single winning ticket.

Continue reading

(Source: NBCNews.com)

Someone in South Carolina is $400 million richer: Single Powerball winning ticket sold

(Photo: LM Otero / AP)

Jackpot!

A single winning ticket was sold for the $400 million Powerball drawn Wednesday — one of the biggest prizes in the multi-state game ever, lottery officials announced early Thursday.

Continue reading

(Source: NBCNews.com)

Wallet returned ‘in perfect condition’ to S.C. woman — 23 years after it was stolen

(Photo: Michael McCormick / WYFF-4)

A wallet stolen from a single mom working two jobs was returned this week in mint condition — 23 years and a “whole lifetime of changes” since it was taken from her.

Read the complete story.

Outrage after taco restaurant gives employees “How to Catch an Illegal Immigrant” t-shirts

(Photo Courtesy Nathan Sloan)

Taco Cid, a South Carolina Mexican eatery, has caused controversy after encouraging employees to wear “How to Catch an Illegal Immigrant” t-shirts. The shirt features a box trap with a stick and two tacos meant to lure undocumented immigrants. Latino organizations have responded calling the shirts offensive.

DeMint will leave Senate to head Heritage Foundation

(Photo: J. Scott Applewhite / AP)

South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint, an influential Republican who has helped prod his party rightward, will step down from his seat in January to become the next director of the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank.

Military dad surprises kids, wife at football game

(Photo: NBC News)

Army Sergeant First Class Scott Faile surprised his wife Tammy and two of their kids this past weekend at the South Carolina-Georgia college football game by walking out on the field for an emotional reunion that’s become a viral sensation online.

Watch the video here.

And then there were five. Sand sculpture of the GOP presidential candidates in South Carolina taken by NBC News campaign embed reporter, Jo Ling Kent http://nbcnews.to/A6ijHJ