South Carolina

COLUMBIA, South Carolina | Clues to Confederate mystery: Sub’s crew never dumped weight

COLUMBIA, S.C .— Scientists studying the world’s first submarine to sink an enemy ship said Wednesday that the doomed Confederate crew did not release an emergency mechanism that could have helped the vessel surface quickly. The 1,000 pounds (454 kilograms) of what are called keel blocks would typically keep the H.L. Hunley upright, but also … Continue reading COLUMBIA, South Carolina | Clues to Confederate mystery: Sub’s crew never dumped weight

South Carolina News: Anderson County Man, Jeffery Michael Patterson Sentenced for Making False Statements in a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Investigation

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Jeffery Michael Patterson, age 41, of Townville, South Carolina, was sentenced in Federal Court to three years’ probation for violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1001. The sentence was handed down by District Judge Timothy M. Cain. The facts of … Continue reading South Carolina News: Anderson County Man, Jeffery Michael Patterson Sentenced for Making False Statements in a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Investigation

Grief shaped design of Charleston church shooting memorial

Designs for a memorial to nine black worshippers slain at a South Carolina church began not at a drafting table, but with questions from grieving family members to prospective architects. They didn’t want to see any drawings until they sat down with the eventual designer to discuss how best to honor loved ones lost in … Continue reading Grief shaped design of Charleston church shooting memorial

South Carolina News: Attorney General Alan Wilson Joins 26 States Urging Swift Confirmation of Judge Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

COLUMBIA, S.C.— South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson joined a 26-state coalition in urging Senate leaders to confirm the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. The coalition expressed its support in a Thursday letter sent to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley and Senate … Continue reading South Carolina News: Attorney General Alan Wilson Joins 26 States Urging Swift Confirmation of Judge Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

South Carolina News: Florence Resident, Michael James Bembry Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Manufacturing and Passing Counterfeit Money

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated today that Michael James Bembry, age 28, of Florence, South Carolina, pled guilty in federal court in Florence to charges arising out of South Carolina and Pennsylvania.  The South Carolina charges were for conspiracy to manufacture and pass counterfeit money, in violation of Title … Continue reading South Carolina News: Florence Resident, Michael James Bembry Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Manufacturing and Passing Counterfeit Money

South Carolina News: Lexington Man, Bryshun Genard Furlow Sentenced to 15 Years on Federal Drug and Firearm Charges

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated that Bryshun Genard Furlow, age 34, of Lexington, was sentenced in federal court to 180 months (15 years) imprisonment with 6 years of supervised release to follow. Furlow plead guilty in April to possession with intent to distribute cocaine, methamphetamine, and a substance containing … Continue reading South Carolina News: Lexington Man, Bryshun Genard Furlow Sentenced to 15 Years on Federal Drug and Firearm Charges

South Carolina News: Columbia, White Supremacist, Benjamin Thomas Samuel McDowell Sentenced for Federal Gun Charges

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated today that Benjamin Thomas Samuel McDowell, age 31, of Conway, South Carolina, was sentenced in federal court in Florence for being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 922(g). United States District Judge … Continue reading South Carolina News: Columbia, White Supremacist, Benjamin Thomas Samuel McDowell Sentenced for Federal Gun Charges

South Carolina News: AG Alan Wilson announces arrest of Anderson man, William Jolly, for criminal sexual conduct with a minor

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announces that William Jolly, 26, from Anderson, SC, was arrested today on two charges of criminal sexual conduct with a minor- 3rd degree.  He appeared before Judge Scott Sprouse who set his bond at $40,000.00 with an order from the Judge that he shall have no … Continue reading South Carolina News: AG Alan Wilson announces arrest of Anderson man, William Jolly, for criminal sexual conduct with a minor