Kirsten Singleton

NAACP speaks out on lending

COLUMBIA --- Even with new lending restrictions proposed this week by the Federal Reserve, the federal government is doing too little to help... Read more

Task force tackles education

COLUMBIA --- School districts should get more money for every impoverished child they educate, says a state-level task force charged with... Read more

State pushes China trade

COLUMBIA --- For South Carolina officials, it's a matter of simple math.

Take one state striving to move on from a faltering,... Read more

Lawmakers unveil their legislative session plans

COLUMBIA --- The bottom line, Rep. Bill Clyburn says, is that people who work all their lives shouldn't have to keep paying taxes on their homes... Read more

Leisure, health jobs will rise

COLUMBIA --- Searching for a job here in 2008?

The leisure/hospitality and health services industries are your best bet.

Of the 21... Read more

Credit card caution is urged

COLUMBIA --- Becki Gazda is the type of holiday shopper Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom likes to see.

Even with seven nieces and... Read more

To charity, hunger is more than statistic

COLUMBIA --- Rusty Marsh doesn't need to be told that South Carolina is among the states with the highest percentage of people who go hungry.... Read more