Chris Thornton, a member of the Charleston Branch Harbor Pilots for 25 years, boards the container vessel Maersk Wyoming at 5:30am to guide the ship into the port of Charleston.
Newly inducted members of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority celebrate their bid with fellow sisters at USC's fall sorority bid day.
University of South Carolina students wave rally towels during a home football game.
Occupy Columbia protestors shake hands during a demonstration at the South Carolina State House.
University of South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw looks for an open receiver during the team's 24-7 win against Wofford College on November 17, 2012.
A man rinses off after running the 5.3 mile USMC Ultimate Mud Run Challenge outside of Columbia, S.C.
Billy Weeks manages Sycamore Farms, a hundred acre horse ranch just outside of Lavonia in Franklin County, Ga.
A student crosses Assembly Street in Columbia, S.C. during rush hour traffic to get to the campus gym.