COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The chairman of the Legislative Black Caucus says South Carolina's "stand your ground" law is wrong and should be repealed. Democratic Rep. Harold Mitchell of Spartanburg says the government should not tell people to confront force with force rather than just walk away.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - People suffering from severe epilepsy could legally use oil derived from marijuana under a bill advancing in the South Carolina House. The bill says cannabidiol is not an illegal drug if a patient has a prescription or is participating in a clinical trial for treating severe forms of epilepsy.
GEORGETOWN, S.C. (AP) - Georgetown County deputies say they are looking for a 16-year-old girl who was apparently kidnapped from a school bus stop. Investigators said Nyala Smith was arguing with a 19-year-old man at the stop this morning when the man forced her to go with him.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina coach Frank Martin has been suspended one game for harsh language aimed at his players during a loss to Florida. He won't be with the team when it plays at Mississippi State on Saturday. Gamecocks athletic director Ray Tanner announced the suspension today.
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