Pastor threatens Greenville News during sermon

April 8, 2019
Pastor Hope Carpenter appeared to threaten Greenville News during a sermon at a South Carolina church on April 2.Toward the end of Carpenter’s monologue at Relentless Church in Greenville, she expressed gratitude to the church leadership before targeting Greenville News.”I cut people. I got a knife right in that pocketbook,” Carpenter told the congregation, according to the Washington Post. “Greenville News, come on. We done went through this. I’m still here, and guess who else is still going to be …

South Carolina Housing Authority arrests two reporters

March 11, 2020
Two reporters for ABC affiliate WLTX were arrested while leaving a public housing complex in Columbia, South Carolina, on Jan. 29, 2019. Susan Ardis and Jenna Kurzyna were at the complex to gather public documents about a carbon monoxide gas leak there that killed two people earlier in the month.WLTX reported that Ardis and Kurzyna had knocked on the door to the office where documents released by the Columbia Housing Authority are kept. When there was no response, the two …