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5:15 am on Monday December 29, 2014

Low fees give edge to S.C. in big business recruitment over N.C.

In a race to be the state able to collect the fewest tax dollars, South Carolina has bested North Carolina when it comes to recruiting huge employers like Boeing.
9:39 am on Thursday March 21, 2013

Video: I-526 Crash started after out-of-state cop car speed breaks (Updated)

  Update: Dep. Craig Culpepper has resigned following the incident after the local sheriff offered Culpepper a chance to stay on as a detention officer. Chad Walton captured a video of an exchange between him and the driver of a North Carolina...
4:09 am on Wednesday March 20, 2013

Video: I-526 Crash started after out-of-state cop car speed breaks

Chad Walton captured a video of an exchange between him and the driver of a North Carolina sheriff's deputiy car that culiminated in sheriff's car No. 145 causing a collision by speed breaking on Walton's vehicle.  The video was originally posted to...
6:59 am on Tuesday June 12, 2012

Missing child: Have you seen me?

Update June 14th: The missing toddler was found in Lumberton, NC this past Tuesday, June 12th. His mother has been arrested. Read more here, and the first report below via WPDE News Channel 15 ""They say Juanita Renea Cochran, 21, of Coward was...
9:59 am on Friday June 1, 2012

New Apple-centric retail store comes to The Market Common

Myrtle Beach is getting a new Apple Specialist store this summer, and it will be located at The Market Common on DeVille Street.  CityMac, an Apple Specialist store, will carry Apple products including computers, iPads, iPods, as well as accessories...
4:48 am on Monday May 14, 2012

Lamenting South Carolina's slow growing beer industry

Jim Nix Sierra Nevada is one the latest breweries to pick North Carolina. After three large breweries west of the Mississippi picked North Carolina as their brewing home, Timmons Pettigrew over at CHSBeer.org has penned a piece asking why is it that...
3:44 am on Monday May 14, 2012

Lamenting South Carolina's slow growing beer industry

Image by Jim Nix Sierra Nevada is one the latest breweries to pick North Carolina.After three large breweries west of the Mississippi picked North Carolina as their brewing home, Timmons Pettigrew over at CHSBeer.org has penned a piece asking why is...
8:04 am on Thursday May 3, 2012

Wedgwood Pottery: Finding the Lost Ayoree Cherokee Indian Mine (A Historical 1767 Wedgwood Trip from Charles Towne)

 Notes on Quotes           Wedgwood Pottery: Finding the Lost Ayoree Cherokee Indian Mine (A Historical 1767 Wedgwood Trip from Charles Towne) By Gordon Mercer and Marcia Gaines Mercer “The Indians set a high value on their white earth: however I...
9:54 pm on Saturday April 14, 2012

Charleston Area Ghosts: Alice Flagg, 1833-1849

“Alice’s hand went to her heart. With this ring….” Nancy Rhyne, 1926-  Gordon Mercer & Marcia Mercer, Columnists                          The sun was setting near Pawleys Island and it was a cool evening.    “I’m going to the car to warm up. You...
6:09 am on Sunday February 12, 2012

Rediscovering the boundary between North and South Carolina

A partial look at a map of North and South Carolina from 1906. After 18 years, a dual-state group is nearly finished with a low-profile effort to retrace the exact border between North and South Carolina. As is often the case when retracing a memory...

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