Stories by Seanna Adcox

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

SC lawmakers study school ruling

COLUMBIA - In ruling that South Carolina's educational system is broken and fails to provide every child the opportunity to succeed in school, the state's Supreme Court provided no instruction for ...
By Seanna Adcox

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

SLED releases investigative report on Harrell

The State Law En­forcement Division released a heavily redacted version of its report on former House Speaker Bobby Harrell on Tuesday, offering details into prosecutors' case against the ...
By Seanna Adcox

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Michelin making airless tires at its South Carolina plant

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Michelin's 10th plant in South Carolina, opening Thursday, will produce the company's innovative airless radial tire and develop the concept's future generations, company ...
By Seanna Adcox

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Haley: India trip will yield economic boost

COLUMBIA - Gov. Nikki Haley said Wednesday that her trip to India has been personally emotional and highly productive for South Carolina.
By Seanna Adcox

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

SC county officials oppose idea of transferring roads from state care

COLUMBIA - Lawmakers' efforts to fund road and bridge work in South Carolina must include decreasing the system's size, the chairman of the House committee crafting that chamber's proposal said ...
By Seanna Adcox

Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014

Haley statement on roadwork seen as overblown

Gov. Nikki Haley touts last year's transportation law among the accomplishments of her first term, saying it provided the largest funding for roads in two decades - without raising a penny in ...
By Seanna Adcox

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

Haley names next chief of staff

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Gov. Nikki Haley's next chief of staff is a former military attorney and chairman of the State Ethics Commission.
By Seanna Adcox

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

Court rules on side of poor schools

COLUMBIA- The South Carolina Supreme Court ruled Wednesday for poor, rural school districts in a 21-year-old education funding lawsuit, saying legislators have failed to ensure that their students ...
By Seanna Adcox

Supreme Court rules in school districts' favor

COLUMBIA - A divided South Carolina Supreme Court ruled Wednesday for poor, rural school districts in a 21-year-old education funding lawsuit, saying legislators have failed to ensure that ...
By Seanna Adcox

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

Haley names new leader for South Carolina's Medicaid agency

COLUMBIA - Gov. Nikki Haley on Monday nominated her former deputy chief of staff to replace the outgoing director of South Carolina's Medicaid agency.
By Seanna Adcox

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014

Haley traveling to India to lure jobs to SC

COLUMBIA - Newly re-elected Gov. Nikki Haley is leading South Carolina's first trade trip to India in hopes of persuading companies in her parents' native country to bring jobs to South Carolina.
By Seanna Adcox

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

Haley hopeful Legislature will pass ethics reform

COLUMBIA - Gov. Nikki Haley said Thursday she's optimistic about getting ethics reform through the South Carolina Legislature next year.
By Seanna Adcox

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

Haley touts gains as 'jobs governor,' wins 2nd term

COLUMBIA - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley handily defeated Democratic state Sen. Vincent Sheheen on Tuesday to win a second term.
By Seanna Adcox

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Candidates crisscross state in final get-out-the-vote push

GREENWOOD, S.C. - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and her Democratic challenger, state Sen. Vincent Sheheen, are traveling different parts of the state Saturday in a final get-out-the-vote push.
By Seanna Adcox

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Court orders election for Harrell's seat to continue

COLUMBIA - The general election to fill former House Speaker Bobby Harrell's seat will continue Tuesday while the Supreme Court considers whether state election commissioners properly called for a ...
By Seanna Adcox

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

SC audit: Lottery-funded scholarships need review

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's college oversight agencies do not verify that students who receive more than $220 million in lottery-funded scholarships are eligible to for them, according to an audit ...
By Seanna Adcox

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

Lieutenant governor candidates debate experience, vision

COLUMBIA - The candidates vying to be South Caro­lina's last elected lieutenant governor traded barbs in their only debate over who has the right experience and vision.
By Seanna Adcox

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Candidates vying to be governor meet in first debates

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. - In the first of two scheduled gubernatorial debates Tuesday, Gov. Nikki Haley touted the more than 50,000 jobs announced by her administration, while her challengers ...
By Seanna Adcox

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014

Workloads, turnover plague SC child welfare agency

COLUMBIA - According to a review of data, the workers who are supposed to protect South Carolina's most vulnerable children have been burdened with heavy caseloads for years.
By Seanna Adcox

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014

SC's newest third party launches ballot initiative

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's newest political party on Thursday proposed changing the state constitution to allow voters to recall politicians who break the law or act in ways that reflect poorly ...
By Seanna Adcox

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With having to compete with e-commerce and national retailers during the holiday season, local merchants welcome the spotlight that comes with Small Business Saturday.
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