These are some relatively disturbing secrets you may not already know about our wonderful state. Myrtle Beach and Isle of Palms are tied for eight shark attacks each in the last 10 years.From an island teeming with research monkeys to a full-fledged cult, these under-the-radar topics in South Carolina will both delight and shock you: In the last 10 years, there have been 40 shark attacks in the coastal waters of South Carolina. South Carolina has an island that's inhabited by monkeys. Monkey Island, is a sea island outside Beaufort where an entire colony of rhesus monkeys live. The "Brother Stair Cult" near Walterboro, SC is widely recognized as such.In 1978 Stair purchased an old motel near Walterboro and started the "Overcomer Ministry." He invited people to join him and to live in his "community." The only stipulations for new members of the Overcomer Ministry are that they have to sell all of their possessions upon joining, take a vow of poverty and donate any money they have to the cause. South Carolina is home to at least two nudists resorts.Stair's Overcomer cult is located about 10 miles north of Walterboro. We're just saying...nothing wrong with being in your birthday suit, but according to Google Maps, one of these is located 3.2 miles from an elementary school.There's a private island off the coast of Beaufort that has a herd of wild horses. South Carolina is a hotbed for sightings of unidentified flying objects.
C.— A South Carolina teacher who resigned after a student spread nude pictures of her through text messages and social media sued her former employer Friday, saying she wants her dignity back after being forced to quit.Attorneys for Leigh Anne Arthur sued the Union County school district in northwestern South Carolina for breach of contract and slander.She is seeking unspecified damages for her lost income, lost opportunities and harm to her reputation.In Kentucky, there is no approved sexting law or revenge porn law. Leigh Anne Arthur, a 13-year teaching veteran, told CBS affiliate WSPA in Spartanburg a student got a hold of the photos when she was out of the classroom. - A South Carolina teacher at Union County High School says the nude pictures of herself sent around the school that forced her to resign were not her fault."He opened up my gallery for my pictures and he found inappropriate pictures of myself and he took pictures from his cell phone of that and then he told the whole class that he would send them to whoever wanted them," Arthur said.A Spartanburg County man is facing numerous charges after a child pornography investigation.Investigators said 24-year-old Trevor Lee Morris secretly recorded a nude minor victim without consent and distributed files of child pornography.The South Carolina Attorney General's Office said Morris is charged with 10 counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, 11 counts of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and 2 counts of first-degree sexual exploitation of a minor. The case will be prosecuted by the Attorney General's Office. Any person who is married who shall marry another person shall, unless: (1) His or her husband or wife has remained continually for seven years beyond the sea or continually absented himself or herself from such person for the space of seven years together, such person not knowing his or her wife or husband to be living within that time; (2) He or she was married before the age of consent; (3) His or her wife or husband is under sentence of imprisonment for life; or (4) His or her marriage has been annulled or he or she has been divorced by decree of a competent tribunal having jurisdiction both of the cause and the parties; On conviction, be punished by imprisonment in the Penitentiary for not more than five years nor less than six months or by imprisonment in the jail for six months and by a fine of not less than five hundred dollars.