Jim Davenport

Haley threatens veto over helmet rule

COLUMBIA — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley laid out her first veto threat of the session, saying Tuesday she will reject stricter helmet... Read more

Haley accuses feds of waging war over laws

COLUMBIA — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said Tuesday that federal officials are waging war with South Carolina over laws the people... Read more

Voter ID report numbers inflated


COLUMBIA — The state Election Commission knew it was using inaccurate data when it released reports showing that nearly 240,000... Read more

Haley defends her role in Georgia port dredging

COLUMBIA — Gov. Nikki Haley on Monday defended actions that advanced Georgia’s plans to dredge the Savannah River in a move that... Read more

Court upholds S. Carolina's primary...

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Supreme Court by a 3-2 vote refused to block the first-in-the-South presidential primary, turning back... Read more

Cost-of-living increase cut


COLUMBIA — A typical state retiree will lose about half of his cost of living adjustment next year, or about $180 for the year, under... Read more

Top court sets date to hear primary challenge


COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Supreme Court said Thursday that it will hear arguments in a challenge to the first-in-the-South... Read more

Analysis finds black areas hit most by ID law


COLUMBIA — South Ca­ro­li­na’s new voter photo identification law appears to be hitting black precincts the... Read more