ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina State University trustees are meeting to approve the salary of the school's new president. State officials have approved the university to pay Thomas Elzey up to $326,000 when he takes over on June 15. Trustees have put Elzey's salary on the agenda for today's meeting.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The budget debate in the South Carolina Senate enters week two. Senators are scheduled to resume discussions today on their state spending plan for the fiscal year that starts July 1.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - A South Carolina man faces federal fraud and conspiracy charges after authorities say he masterminded a 3-year scheme that faked store refund transactions totaling more than $600,000 from Wal-Mart stores in the Carolinas and Georgia. Forty-9-year-old Robert Michael Milton of Blacksburg, S.C., was arrested earlier this month.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A California winery is recovering four cases of Cabernet Sauvignon today that have aged on the floor of Charleston Harbor for the past three months. Mira Winery of St. Helena, Calif., placed the bottles of wine in yellow steel mesh cages and then submerged them offshore in an undisclosed location back in February.
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