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SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Authorities in Cherokee County have identified a man whose body has been found in Lake Whelchel Coroner Dennis Fowler identified him as Terry Lynn Martin Jr. of Gaffney. Fowler said Martin was reported missing by a relative last night.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's settlement with the Bank of New York Mellon appears to be a bad deal for retirees, according to State Retirees Association president Wayne Bell. But he added it may be the best South Carolina could hope for, considering the wealth of the global investments company.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - The Spoleto Festival USA is under way once again. The 37th season of the internationally known festival opened today with a brass fanfare, speeches and a shower of confetti in front of Charleston City Hall. This year, there are 160 performances during the 17-day festival run.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A Columbia teen is charged with felony DUI after an early morning crash that killed his brother. The South Carolina Highway Patrol says 18-year-old Cameron Stringfellow ran off the road and struck several trees around 2 a.m. today after hitting a parked car in a Columbia subdivision. Troopers say Stringfellow's 16-year-old brother, Cory, was in the backseat and was killed.
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