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News Minute: Here is the latest South Carolina news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. EDT

WATERLOO, S.C. (AP) - A man has died after he jumped into a South Carolina lake. News outlets report the man jumped from a pontoon boat into Lake Greenwood in Laurens County around 6 p.m. Sunday. The man reported he was having trouble in the water. The man's name has not been released yet. An autopsy was planned Monday.

FINGERVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Sheriff's deputies in South Carolina say the discovery of a man's body in a car is connected to a home invasion. Spartanburg County Sheriff's Lt. Kevin Bobo said investigators think the discovery of the body of 37-year-old Jamie Lee Miller of Chesnee is related to a nearby home invasion. Miller's body was found in a car near state Highway 11 Saturday evening.

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina gated community says it has changed its handling of nuisance alligators after a resident complained about a recent removal. The Island Packet newspaper reports the state Department of Natural Resources issued a warning to Hilton Head Plantation about relocating alligators without a permit. The community's general manager, Peter Kristian, said neighborhood officials have been relocating alligators from resident's pools, garages and yards for years.

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - Two South Carolina police officers stopped at a pizza place to get water, but walked out with two arrests. The Sun News reports that two Myrtle Beach police officers stopped in the beachfront pizza place to get water around 1:30 a.m. Friday. A police report said they saw two men seated in the restaurant, and one was breaking up a clump of marijuana into smaller pieces. The other one then yelled to complain about the price, according to the report.

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