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4:08 pm on Tuesday August 20, 2013

Study: Children born to lower-income parents in South have less chance of getting ahead financially than those in most parts of U.S.

Children born to lower-income families in the South have far less chance of getting ahead financially than their counterparts in most parts of the United States, a ground-breaking study has found.
5:36 am on Monday September 24, 2012

South Carolina makes another not-so-great list; one of the poorest states

Flickr User: Baileyusa115 Unsurprisingly most of the poorest states in the union are in the south.  According to 24/7 Wall Street, using U.S. Census Bureau data, South Carolina is the ninth poorest state. However, the news isn't great all around. As...
6:58 am on Monday August 27, 2012

Number of homeless teens on the rise in area

Photo courtesy: North Strand Helping Hand David Palinksi, founder of Project Lighthouse, a "drop-in" center for teens and young adults ages 16-22 has seen a huge influx of homeless teens seeking assistance.  In a recent WPDE broadcast, Palinksi says...
4:05 am on Tuesday August 25, 2009

As job loss soars, so does S.C. lottery revenue

Image by Flickr user noahwesley Image by 20090825-lottery.jpgWith double-digit unemployment in much of South Carolina, people have been flocking to the lottery, tossing their cash in hopes of economic deliverance. Revenue is up nearly $8 million....