# South carolina
Moving South in Retirement: 5 Considerations
Moving in retirement is an option for many. Often, it is done in search of a warmer climate or to escape a high cost of living. Nearly 10 years ago, my wife and I moved to the Charleston, South Carolina suburbs. I am retired and she is semi-retired.
After a weekend of hurling insults and levelling treason claims, Trump campaigns in South Carolina
On Monday, former President Donald Trump stepped up his campaign program with a visit to South Carolina after his engagement online making different threats to the media and multiple accusations of treason and also claiming that he could design a more satisfactory fighter jet than the military.
Anthony Heiter: Championing Change in South Carolina's Real Estate Landscape
In the sprawling suburbs and bustling urban centers of South Carolina, a name frequently graces the landscape of the real estate sector: Anthony Heiter. As a stalwart advocate for affordable housing and sustainable development, Heiter's contributions to the state's property market are leaving an indelible mark. Heiter's vision transcends the short-term goals of buying and selling; it's about shaping a community. It's a testament to his influence that when people think of South Carolina real estate, they think of him.
Slang words to use when you travel to South Carolina: No one will know you're a tourist!
South Carolina, often called the Palmetto State, is a land of warm hospitality, stunning coastal views, and a unique Southern culture all its own. To truly immerse yourself in the local vibe and avoid standing out as a tourist, why not pick up some of the state's distinctive slang? Following are some slang words and phrases I learned when I visited, along with using useful sources cited below, to help you fit right in and make the most of your getaway:
Tragic Fall Claims SC Woman's Life
Nancy Sampson, a 61-year-old resident of South Carolina, tragically lost her life on Saturday afternoon, as reported by the National Park Services. She met with a fatal accident while hiking along the Blue Ridge Parkway, plummeting from a height of 150 feet at an overlook. Upon receiving the emergency call, the fire department promptly rappelled down to the location where she had fallen. Despite the swift response of NPS Rangers and first responders, Nancy Sampson succumbed to her injuries at the scene.
Three teenagers lost their lives in a South Carolina shooting
Three teenagers lost their lives in a weekend shooting. The victims have been identified, and two 17-year-old suspects have been taken into custody by law enforcement officials. The tragic event serves as a stark reminder of the urgent need to address youth violence and gun control issues in our society.
"Bird Island: NC’s Hidden Oasis"
Bird Island is a natural treasure that lies at the southernmost tip of North Carolina, bordering South Carolina. It is a place of beauty, tranquility, and wildlife, where visitors can enjoy a pristine beach, a serene marsh, and a unique mailbox. Here are some important details and information about Bird Island that you might want to know.
7 Haunted Roads and Bridges in South Carolina that will “Drive" you MAD - Perfect Fall Road Trip
South Carolina is one of the oldest states in America, with decades of tragedies, urban legends, and happenings. The Lantern has traveled to some of the scariest places within the Palmetto State to bring you this hair-raising list for the perfect haunted road trip that will leave you on the edge of your seat.
Trump campaign clears up that the Donald did not, in fact, buy a Glock — because that's illegal
I believe it was the great philosopher Sun-Tzu who said "Stay strapped or get clapped." "If the gotters get me, I'm gonna get my Glock." Which seems to be a sentiment that former President Donald Trump echoed in a visit to a South Carolina gun shop in a PR stunt gone sideways.
Are Home Security Systems Making Us Paranoid in South Carolina?
Disclaimer: This article was written with the help of AI. Nestled between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Atlantic surf, South Carolina, the picturesque Palmetto State, teems with charm and history. Here, under the canopy of Spanish moss and amidst the echo of cicadas, a modern dilemma unfolds— the intersection of safety and sanity. With the advent and proliferation of advanced home security systems, a pertinent question arises: Are these guardians of safety inadvertently sowing seeds of paranoia?
To Vaccinate or Not: The Debate Over Pet Immunizations in South Carolina
Disclaimer: This article was written with the help of AI. Beneath the sway of South Carolina's majestic palmettos and along its historical streets, a fervent debate whispers through the air. The topic: whether to vaccinate pets, those furry companions integral to the state’s households. It’s a debate that intertwines medical science, ethics, and the love South Carolinians bear for their animal companions.
To Tip or Not to Tip: The Debate on Service Charges in South Carolina
Disclaimer: This article was written with the help of AI. The Southern charm of South Carolina, characterized by its hospitality and warm smiles, has recently become the backdrop of a burgeoning debate: to tip or not to tip. A question that has permeated the service industry, shaping dialogues around service charges, employee wages, and the overall dining experience.
Top 5 Best Indian Restaurants in Easley, South Carolina
Despite being a tiny town, Easley, South Carolina, has a diverse range of international cuisines to offer its visitors. Indian cuisine from the subcontinent, known as "Desi," is one of them. These eateries not only provide a culinary tour through a variety of flavors, but they also make significant contributions to the neighborhood. The following list includes the top five Indian eateries in Easley that you shouldn't miss.
South Carolina Population Boom: The 3 Fastest Growing Counties
The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the national population to be around 329 million in 2020. The Bureau projects that number will continue to grow over the next several decades. That growth is not evenly distributed among the 50 states.
A Paw-sitive Turn of Events: How One South Carolina Dog Defied the Odds
Hey there, fellow dog lovers! Let me share a heartwarming story that unfolded right here in South Carolina that'll surely tug at those heartstrings of yours. Meet Bella, a sprightly and playful little Beagle, known for her jaunty tail wags and love for chasing squirrels. But one sunny afternoon, things took a frightening turn for Bella. While chasing after what must've been a particularly interesting butterfly, Bella dashed right onto the road and... well, got hit by a car. As gut-wrenching as that sounds, hold onto your seats because Bella's tale doesn't end there.
The Most Haunted Places in The Olde English District of South Carolina
The Lantern continues to march across South Carolina to bring you the most haunted places in the state. In this special edition of the most haunted, we will highlight paranormal hotspots across Chester, Chesterfield, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lancaster, Union, and York Counties (Olde English District). Acclaimed author and ghost hunter Tally Johnson stops by to offer some of his spine-chilling tales from the region. “Johnson is the author of four books on South Carolina ghosts, Ghosts of the South Carolina Upcountry (2005), Ghosts of the South Carolina Midlands (2007), and Ghosts of the Pee Dee (2009), all for the History Press, and Civil War Ghosts of South Carolina (2020) for Prospective Press. He has authored the Southern Gothic short story anthology Creek Walking (2017) from Falstaff Books” (https://www.amazon.com/ghosts-Carolinas-Midlands-Haunted-America/dp.com). The fall harvest is upon us, and so is the witching hour. Here are the Most Haunted Places of the Olde English District.
$1.53 billion Mega Millions Jackpot Anonymous Winner from South Carolina Supports Charitable Causes
October 23, 2018, marked an unprecedented moment in the annals of lottery history. The Mega Millions drawing that day boasted the largest jackpot ever for the game and set a record for the biggest single-winner payout across all lotteries. While the $1.58 billion Powerball prize remains the highest overall jackpot, it was split between three winners, whereas the Mega Millions prize had a sole victor.
The Best Wine Pubs in Easley, South Carolina: A Tour of Regional Cuisine and Ambience
Wine lovers are increasingly choosing to travel to the picturesque town of Easley, South Carolina, which is situated in the Upstate. Easley has a number of wine pubs that accommodate all tastes and preferences, despite the fact that it may not have the reputation of a wine mecca. This piece attempts to introduce you to some of the top wine bars in Easley and examine their effects on the neighborhood.
Should Prisoners be Allowed to Vote in South Carolina?
This article was written with the help of AI. In the historically rich state of South Carolina, the tapestry of democratic principles is woven with threads of diverse opinions. One such debate that simmers within the palmetto state’s borders is whether prisoners should be accorded the right to vote.
Wife of South Carolina Republican congressman files for divorce, alleges 'extramarital' affair
Melody Duncan, the wife of Rep. Jeff Duncan, has filed for divorce, alleging he had at least one affair during their marriage. The filing, filed in Laurens County, listed Duncan's paramour as Liz Williams, who is reportedly a lobbyist in the Washington, D.C. area. Duncan, who has been married to Melody since December 1988, has been accused of having multiple extramarital affairs and leaving their home to live with another woman.