South Carolina Local

Lawmaker wants citizen activism on reciprocity

COLUMBIA — North Augusta Rep. Bill Hixon wants his constituents to advocate for his gun-permit reciprocity bill, which would ease travel to... Read more

North Augusta city council passes 2015 budget on first reading


North Augusta residents can breath a little easier for now, knowing they might not be paying more in taxes next year.

On Monday... Read more

SC Supreme Court won't revisit certificate of need ruling...


COLUMBIA — South Carolina’s highest court has said that it won’t revisit its ruling on a program regulating the building or expansion... Read more

South Carolina social services director resigns


COLUMBIA — The embattled director of South Caro­lina’s Department of Social Services resigned Mon­day, a day before senators... Read more

Aiken voters might see sales tax increase on ballot


COLUMBIA — There’s a growing chance that Aiken County voters will decide this November whether to raise the sales tax and grant... Read more

SC treasurer candidate calls TV ads hypocritical

COLUMBIA — Treasurer Cur­tis Loftis’ primary opponent says the first-term Republican is a hypocrite for... Read more

Project Jackson suit approved


North Augusta City Council unanimously approved a resolution Monday to authorize legal action in response to a lawsuit filed last... Read more

SC voters have few candidates

South Carolina is holding a primary election today, but hundreds of thousands of voters aren’t able to participate because almost 250 candidates... Read more

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... Read more

E-mails detail Citadel abuse case

CHARLESTON, S.C. — New emails released by The Citadel show an attorney for the South Carolina military school hoped to avoid a criminal or civil... Read more