Nine firefighters are killed in a collapse at a furniture warehouse blaze in Charleston, South Carolina, the largest loss of firefighters in the United States in one incident since the collapse of the World Trade Center in 2001.
Hurricane Matthew moves towards the United States with hundreds of thousands of people being evacuated from the states of Florida and South Carolina. 2016-10-6 (Context: South Carolina, United States)
The United States National Hurricane Center issues a tropical storm warning for parts of South Carolina as the newly upgraded Tropical Storm Bonnie, at 5 p.m. EDT about 125 miles from Charleston, South Carolina, moves northwest toward the Atlantic Coast. 2016-05-28 (Context: Charleston, South Carolina, South Carolina)
The Oklahoma Department of Corrections says a drone carrying mobile phones, drugs, and hacksaw blades crashed at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester before inmates could grab the contraband. This is fourth reported drone-attempt in the United States; the others were at prisons in Ohio, Maryland, and South Carolina. 2015-10-29 (Context: South Carolina, United States)
The Pulitzer Prize awards are presented, with the "The Post and Courier" of Charleston, South Carolina winning the prestigious gold medal for public service for a series on domestic violence in the US state of South Carolina. [https:--www.nytimes.com-2015-04-21-business-media-pulitzer-prize-winners-2015.html ("New York Times")]Anthony Doerr's World War II novel "All the Light We Cannot See" wins the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. [http:--edition.cnn.com-2015-04-20-living-feat-pulitzer-prize-winners-arts-letters-2015- (CNN)]Elizabeth Kolbert's "The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History" was a winner of the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction 2015-04-20 (Context: Charleston, South Carolina, South Carolina)
American rapper DMX is arrested in South Carolina for driving with a suspended licence, and without a vehicle tag or insurance. 2013-11-5 (Context: South Carolina, United States)