LADY'S ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - The body of a man who had been shot to death has been found on a South Carolina island. The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that the body was found on Lady's Island around 9 a.m. Wednesday. Deputies said the man had been shot twice., The shooting is being investigated as a homicide. The victim's name has not been released. No arrests have been made.
SPARTANABURG, S.C. (AP) - A man has been arrested in a hit and run that killed a man on a South Carolina interstate highway. Forty-six-year-old Noe Castillo of Spartanburg was arrested Tuesday and charged with hit and run resulting in death. Twenty-six-year-old Damion Kintavis Franklin of Gaffney was struck and killed Monday morning when he tried to cross Intestate 85 in Cherokee County.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - The South Carolina church where nine people were shot and killed more than two years ago is undergoing work to repair termite damage. Emanuel AME Church in Charleston will be covered with tarps so it can be fumigated to kill termites. The work is expected to cost more than $1 million.
LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina elementary school teacher who asked students to role play as Ku Klux Klan members for a homework assignment has been placed on administrative leave. The Island Packet reports that Lexington-Richland School District 5 says it's "taking this matter very seriously" after Tremain Cooper posted a picture of his nephew's assignment on Facebook last week.
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