Stories by Seanna Adcox

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014

Senators consider how to attract, keep teachers

The newly created Senate Committee on Public School Teachers took testimony on how the state can encourage more students to become public school teachers.
By Seanna Adcox

Saturday, Aug 16, 2014

Harrell: State grand jury investigation has ended

COLUMBIA - South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell said Saturday that the state grand jury's investigation into ethics allegations against him has ended, and Attorney General Alan Wilson is off ...
By Seanna Adcox

Friday, Aug 15, 2014

Advocates hope 'Big, Gay' wedding appeals

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Gay rights activists hope the buzz surrounding a "Big, Gay 'I Do'" wedding celebration in Charleston will show how much money South Carolina's businesses are losing to the ...
By Seanna Adcox

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014

SC education board OKs timeline for new standards

COLUMBIA - The state Board of Education on Wednesday approved a timeline that calls for the final OK to come in March for new math and reading benchmarks for South Carolina students.
By Seanna Adcox

State education board to consider conduct grades

COLUMBIA - South Caro­lina Board of Education members are weighing whether grades for students' conduct should be included on report cards.
By Seanna Adcox

Monday, Aug 11, 2014

SC Medicaid dealing with application backlog

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina's Medicaid agency is working to process thousands of applications backlogged through the federal online marketplace.
By Seanna Adcox

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014

School bus cameras can be used to write tickets

IRMO, S.C. - A new law means drivers who illegally pass a stopped school bus in South Carolina are more likely to get hit in the wallet.
By Seanna Adcox

School bus cameras can be used for ticketing

IRMO, S.C. - A new law means drivers who illegally pass a stopped school bus in South Carolina are more likely to get hit in the wallet.
By Seanna Adcox

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014

Test scores fall in all grades, in most subjects

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's elementary and middle school students posted worse overall scores on state-standardized tests last spring across all grades compared to 2013.
By Seanna Adcox

SC test scores fall in all grades

COLUMBIA- South Carolina's elementary and middle school students posted worse overall scores on state-standardized tests last spring across all grades compared to 2013.
By Seanna Adcox

Monday, Aug 4, 2014

Sheheen calls for higher teacher pay, expanded 4K

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's Demo­cratic gubernatorial candidate released a plan for improving the state's public schools.
By Seanna Adcox

Friday, Aug 1, 2014

Haley surgery means Democrat temporary governor

COLUMBIA— Democratic Lt. Gov. Yancey McGill will temporarily serve as South Carolina’s chief executive today, while Gov. Nikki Haley undergoes surgery on her right arm.
By Seanna Adcox

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Tentative agreement reached on SC Common Core

COLUMBIA. - Common Core standards will be considered by teachers crafting new reading and math benchmarks for South Carolina students.
By Seanna Adcox

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Officials say voter ID law working well in SC

COLUMBIA - A spokesman for the state Election Commission says the lack of problems at the polls during last month's primaries shows South Carolina's voter ID law is working well.
By Seanna Adcox

Monday, June 30, 2014

Sheheen releases 2013 tax returns, calls on Haley to release more of hers

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's Democratic nominee for governor released his 2013 tax returns Monday and again called on Gov. Nikki Haley to release more of hers.
By Seanna Adcox

Audit suggests creating SC adult abuse registry

COLUMBIA - An audit of the agency that serves South Carolinians with disabilities finds the Legislature can curb abuse and neglect by requiring a central registry.
By Seanna Adcox

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Haley signs tax votes bill

Voters in several South Carolina counties - including Aiken County - could decide this No­vember to add a penny to their local sales tax to fund school construction.
By Seanna Adcox

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

McMaster wins Republican nomination for SC lieutenant governor

COLUMBIA - Voters chose former Attorney General Henry McMaster to be the Republican choice for lieutenant governor and picked both parties' nominees for education superintendent.
By Seanna Adcox

Monday, June 23, 2014

SC Revenue director Blume retiring

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The director who took charge of South Carolina's Department of Revenue following a massive hacking is retiring, and this time he says it's for real.
By Seanna Adcox

South Carolina voters return to polls today

Voters will return to the polls to pick their parties' choice to be South Carolina's education superintendent, while Republicans will also pick their lieutenant governor nominee.
By Seanna Adcox
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