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Ku Klux Klan seeks recruits via candy in South Carolina
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 05:31:43 -0700

Seneca, S.C. — Some residents in northwestern South Carolina say they found bags of candy on their street containing a piece of paper asking them to join the Ku Klux Klan.

Troopers: Woman struck, killed by teen driver
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:07:51 -0700

A woman walking along an Oconee County road is dead after being struck by a teen driver, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers. The accident happened around 11:30 p.m. Sunday on S.C. 24 about three miles west of Townville. Troopers said a 16-year-old was driving a 2011 Toyota Prius on S.C. 24, when he struck the woman from behind.  The 29-year-old woman, identified as Jessica Hope ...

Ku Klux Klan hands out candy in South Carolina
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 04:56:44 -0700

SENECA, S.C. (AP) — Some residents in northwestern South Carolina say they found bags of candy on their street containing a piece of paper asking them to join the Ku Klux Klan.

Klan Hands Out Kandy in South Karolina
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 08:15:39 -0700

SENECA, South Carolina (AP) — Some residents in South Carolina say they found bags of candy on their street containing a piece of paper asking them to join the Ku Klux Klan.

Ku Klux Klan hands out candy in US state
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 05:25:23 -0700

SENECA, South Carolina: Some residents in South Carolina say they found bags of candy on their street containing a piece of paper asking them to join the Ku Klux Klan.

Ku Klux Klan recruiting with candy in South Carolina
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 07:00:51 -0700

Residents in Oconee County say they found bags of candy on their street containing flyer that says "Save Our Land, Join The Klan"

Why the Ku Klux Klan is delivering bags of candy in South Carolina (+video)
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:55:35 -0700

A Ku Klux Klan Imperial Klalif says the bags of candy found by residents in Oconee County were part of a recruitment drive. The KKK hotline has an anti-immigration message.

A look at South Carolina sheriffs in legal trouble
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 20:08:50 -0700

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The longest-serving sheriff in South Carolina, Lexington County Sheriff James Metts, has pleaded not guilty to federal bribery and fraud charges. But sheriffs charged under the laws they are supposed to uphold is nothing unusual in South Carolina these days. Metts is the eighth in four years to run into legal problems.

Three-county chase in two states ends in Banks County
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 01:40:10 -0700

BANKS CROSSING - A South Carolina man who led officers on a chase through three counties was injured after the vehicle he was driving crashed in Banks County early Wednesday.

Why the Klu Klux Klan is delivering bags of candy in South Carolina
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 05:39:27 -0700

A Klu Klux Klan Imperial Klalif says the bags of candy found by residents in Oconee County were part of a recruitment drive. The KKK hotline has an anti-immigration message.