COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley figures to play an even more prominent role in the key GOP primary her state hosts next year. Haley has been widely praised for her role in removing the Confederate battle flag from outside her Statehouse office after a massacre at a black church in Charleston. Now Republican White House hopefuls are resuming their visits to South Carolina, with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker visiting today.
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Residents in a predominantly black North Charleston neighborhood say fliers claiming to be from the Ku Klux Klan have showed up in the past week.
The fliers from the Traditionalist American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan showed up last week in the Dorchester Waylyn community.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — After double-digit growth in recent months, the South Carolina Ports Authority is releasing its final shipping numbers for the fiscal year that ended on July 1. The year-end numbers are being released as the authority board meet in Charleston today.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina prosecutor says the suspect in the Charleston church shootings is expected in court this week for a hearing on whether documents in the case will be released to the media. Prosecutor Scarlett Wilson says 21-year-old Dylann Roof is expected to attend tomorrow's hearing.