Tuesday, June 24, 2014

South Carolina High Court mulls ethics case

COLUMBIA - A lower court judge was right to halt an investigation into House Speaker Bobby Harrell attorneys for the Charleston Republican argued.
By Meg Kinnard

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

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Haley vetoes $18.5M from state budget

COLUMBIA - Gov. Nikki Haley vetoed $18.5 million from the Legislature's $7 billion spending plan for the coming year, including money for caregivers to the elderly.
By Seanna Adcox

Friday, April 6, 2012

S.C. pension probe ends

The South Carolina attorney general's office says it found nothing to prosecute following an investigation into "pay-to-play" accusations in the state pension system. Treasurer Curtis Loftis on ...
By Seanna Adcox

Monday, March 5, 2012

Wells announces SC House run

Aiken City Councilman At-Large Don Wells will seek election into the South Carolina House District 81 seat currently held by Tom Young, a news release says.

Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011

Army suspends first female drill sergeant leader

COLUMBIA - The Army has suspended the first woman to lead its drill sergeant school while it investigates an undisclosed personnel matter, the service said Thursday. A spokesman for the Army's ...
By Susanne M. Schafer

Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011

Across South Carolina

CHARLESTON, S.C. - A former Charleston-area coach charged with molesting nine boys sent e-mails to the victims' families shortly before he was arrested this fall.

Panel decides Haley did not push agency

COLUMBIA - A Senate panel found Thursday that Gov. Nikki Haley did not pressure a state environmental agency to approve a dredging permit to expand the Savannah port.
By Seanna Adcox

Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011

Real estate in Southeast offers hope

ATLANTA -- Don't count on once-reliable real estate market to return to drive economic engine of the Southeast, experts say.
By Walter Jones

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011

Analysis finds black areas hit most by ID law

South Carolina's new voter photo identification law appears to be hitting black precincts in the state the hardest, according to an analysis by The Associated Press.
By Jim Davenport

Counties sue over cost of primary

Officials from Beaufort, Chester, Greenville and Spartanburg counties, who have been fighting with the state over the bill for the primary, say the state doesn't have the authority to hold the ...
By Jim Davenport

Thursday, Aug 4, 2011

Audit raises flags about evaluations

Clemson University's Public Service Activities program must do a better job evaluating top executives and look for ways to better coordinate programs with other state and federal agencies, a state ...

Across South Carolina

Charleston police say a woman who claimed to be a cancer patient and allegedly scammed a friend of more than $50,000 has turned herself in.

Civil rights leader, judge buried

Civil rights leader and federal judge Matthew Perry was remembered Thursday as a trailblazer, eulogized by South Carolina's first black chief justice, its first female chief justice and the ...

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2011

Audit faults program for disabled

A South Carolina program that aids infants and toddlers who have disabilities is not reaching enough children and doesn't properly monitor those who provide the services, a state audit reported ...

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Social services chief aims high

The director of South Carolina's social services agency wants to speed up the time it takes to find safe, permanent homes for the thousands of abused and neglected children put in the state's care.

Across South Carolina

A Spartanburg County community is raising money to help pay the medical bills of two boys severely injured when a children's train ride derailed earlier this year.

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Across South Carolina

A South Carolina trooper says he found a kilogram of cocaine in a suspect's prosthetic leg after he pulled the man over for driving slow in the fast lane.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Town fires nearly all of its workers

Atlantic Beach fired its three police officers, two municipal judges and four other town employees just hours after two new councilwomen took their seats Tuesday night.
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