COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's inspector general says he's opening an investigation into whether disabled residents are being overcharged for their care in the state. Patrick Maley says he has no timeline for his inquiry but aims to report his findings as soon as possible for the sake of potential victims.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A leading neuroscientist at the Medical University of South Carolina is joining Rutgers University in New Jersey as director of its recently founded Brain Health Institute. Rutgers says Gary Aston-Jones will head the institute it created last year to conduct research into brain disorders.
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - Work is scheduled to begin on a nearly $12 million project to improve stormwater runoff drains at Myrtle Beach. The project will combine nine stormwater drainage pipes that empty onto the beach into two large pipes that would run under the sea bed about 1,100 feet offshore.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - Three players who were suspended from No. 23 Clemson's opening week at loss at Georgia are returning to face South Carolina State on Saturday. Tigers coach Dabo Swinney said that left guard David Beasley, defensive end Corey Crawford and defensive back Garry Peters would be back this week after missing the 45-21 loss.
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