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Southern Snowstorm

Severe winter weather has paralyzed parts of the eastern seaboard.

The white-out conditions started in the southeast, many typically warmer climates hammered by a brutal winter storm. Precipitation and bone-chilling temperatures created a dangerous mix that could mean days of recovery. The snow and frigid temperatures paralyzed cities and towns.Thousands of flights have been canceled, and state and local governments are closed. The system is now making its way north,…

Here are the least (and most) stressed states in America

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WFXB) – Did you know April is Stress Awareness Month? well, the good news is stress levels reached an all-time low across the country in 2016, but the bad news? One recent study found that Carolinians seem to be sweating it out more than most. WalletHub has released a new study revealing the most stressed and least…

WATCH: Black Lives Matter leader attempts to snatch Confederate flag on live television

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WFXB) – Tensions were running high in downtown Charleston Wednesday as a lecture from Bree Newsome, the woman who notoriously took down the Confederate flag at the South Carolina Statehouse, sparked dueling protests at the College of Charleston. A protester jumped a barricade and attempted to snatch a Confederate flag away from a man and the incident was…

New bill filed to ban Confederate flags from public buildings in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC (WFXB) – The Confederate flag could soon be banned from all public buildings in South Carolina. York Rep. John King filed a bill this week that would prohibit the flag from being flown or displayed anywhere besides a museum or private property. In July 2015, the Confederate flag that flew on South Carolina statehouse grounds for over half…

South Carolina reviewing teaching of Islam in schools following complaints

(WFXB) – Last week, we told you about a parent in Summerville who was upset that her child at Alston Middle School was being taught Islam in the classroom. Now, South Carolina school standards regarding lessons of world religion are under review. Spokesman for the South Carolina Department of Education, Ryan Brown, said that up until last week, the department…

‘You are a disgrace to your race:’ Sen. Scott reads hate mail after supporting Jeff Sessions

South Carolina Senator Tim Scott, the senate’s lone African-American republican, has mounted a remarkably personal defense of Senator Jeff Sessions, President Trump’s controversial pick to lead the justice department. The 51-year old conservative said he has received a litany of racist messages on social media since announcing his support for sessions. In his thirty-minute speech to his colleagues Wednesday night,…

Here’s what your neighbors are binge-watching on Netflix

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WFXB) – These cold, wintry days are enough to make you want to get cozy on the couch and binge watch a series or two on Netflix, right? Well, if you need some suggestions as to what to watch, here’s what your neighbors are binging on. HighspeedInternet.com collected data from Netflix-watchers from across the country and found…