South Carolina

South Carolina News: Gnotec Group Locating New Operations in Orangeburg County

Automotive Supplier Creating 78 New Jobs in South Carolina COLUMBIA, SC – Gnotec Group, a supplier to the automotive industry, is locating new operations in Orangeburg County.  The company’s $5.9 million investment is projected to create 78 new jobs in the community. Gnotec specializes in the engineering and manufacturing of metal components for automotive and … Continue reading South Carolina News: Gnotec Group Locating New Operations in Orangeburg County

WASHINGTON | Election Day storms down power lines across Deep South

WASHINGTON  — As polls opened across the country, residents of several states were contending with severe weather conditions that could affect voter turnout. A line of storms moved through the Deep South overnight and early Tuesday morning, knocking down trees and power lines from Louisiana to South Carolina. There were no serious injuries, but an … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Election Day storms down power lines across Deep South

WASHINGTON | If House leaders change, black Dems want 1 of 2 top posts

WASHINGTON— The Congressional Black Caucus served notice Thursday that the influential group wants a black lawmaker to hold at least one of the House’s two top Democratic jobs next year if Nancy Pelosi or other party leaders don’t retain their posts in the new Congress. Caucus Chairman Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., wrote colleagues that despite … Continue reading WASHINGTON | If House leaders change, black Dems want 1 of 2 top posts

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump doubles possible number of border troops

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s stance on immigration issues (all times local): 9:20 p.m. President Donald Trump says the number of military troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexican border could reach 15,000 — roughly double the number the Pentagon said it currently plans for a mission whose dimensions are shifting daily. The Pentagon … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump doubles possible number of border troops

PORTLAND, Ore. | Merkley eyes White House, visits early primary states

PORTLAND, Ore.  — Sen. Jeff Merkley says he is seriously considering a run for the White House. The Oregon Democrat’s national profile rose this year when he led opposition to the Trump administration’s immigration policy that saw parents forcibly separated from their children. Merkley, in trying to gauge interest in a possible run, has visited … Continue reading PORTLAND, Ore. | Merkley eyes White House, visits early primary states

DES MOINES, Iowa | Powerball numbers drawn for $750M jackpot

DES MOINES, Iowa  — The winning numbers for the estimated $750 million Powerball game have been drawn. The numbers picked in Saturday night’s drawing are 8, 12, 13, 19 and 27, with a Powerball of 4. It’s not immediately clear if there is a winner for the fourth-largest jackpot in U.S. history. This comes four … Continue reading DES MOINES, Iowa | Powerball numbers drawn for $750M jackpot

DES MOINES, Iowa | Drawing nears for $750 million Powerball jackpot

DES MOINES, Iowa — Lottery players will have a shot at the fourth-largest jackpot in U.S. history as numbers are drawn for the estimated $750 million Powerball game. The drawing Saturday night will come four days after someone won a $1.537 billion Mega Millions jackpot, the second-largest prize. The ticket was sold in South Carolina. … Continue reading DES MOINES, Iowa | Drawing nears for $750 million Powerball jackpot

SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. | Winner of lottery can stay anonymous thanks to state’s law

SIMPSONVILLE, S.C.— Like the location of Jimmy Hoffa’s body, the secret formula for Coca-Cola and whether there are aliens in outer space, the identity of the winner of the second-biggest lottery in American history may remain hidden forever — because of where the person bought the ticket. South Carolina, where someone recently purchased the ticket … Continue reading SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. | Winner of lottery can stay anonymous thanks to state’s law