Sanford's Thursday visit to focus on SRS, Aiken Tech events

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009 6:24 AM
Last updated 8:12 AM
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AIKEN -- South Carolina's embattled governor will visit a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday at Savannah River Site and speak to Aiken Technical College staff and students.

Gov. Mark Sanford will make stops at Savannah River Site at 10 a.m. and Aiken Technical College One-Stop Career Center in Graniteville at 12:30 p.m., said his communications director Ben Fox.

The governor will join others for the Department of Energy’s Bio Mass Co-Generation facility groundbreaking, Mr. Fox said. Later, he will meet with Aiken Technical College President Susan Winsor, staff and students at the One Stop Career Center in Graniteville.

“He wants to see how the center is benefiting South Carolina,” Mr. Fox said. “It’s a key part of providing quality jobs and improving our economy.”

The meetings will be casual, and the governor will take questions, he said.

In June, the Mr. Sanford faced criticism from colleagues and constituents for taking an unannounced weeklong trip to visit his mistress in Argentina. Since admitting to the trip and the affair with a woman he called his "soul mate," reports questioning Mr. Sanford's use of state money and transportation have been published. An investigation by the state ethics commission is pending.

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charlesd
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charlesd 09/28/09 - 01:38 pm
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He is still living in his

He is still living in his "false paradise". Poor thing.

Niko Mahs
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Niko Mahs 09/28/09 - 02:10 pm
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This Duck is really, really

This Duck is really, really lame. He is the governor who should have quit. Instead it was Sarah Palin who quit to go fishing.

dashiel
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dashiel 09/28/09 - 03:12 pm
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Maybe he can sing a few hits

Maybe he can sing a few hits from EVITA.

Niko Mahs
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Niko Mahs 09/28/09 - 04:02 pm
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Don't Cry For Me, South

Don't Cry For Me, South Carolina!!!!!

APiratesLife4Me
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APiratesLife4Me 09/28/09 - 08:37 pm
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Now why do they have to

Now why do they have to mention that affair in this article? What a shame.

stovall st
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stovall st 09/29/09 - 06:33 am
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Mr. 'ho' sanford is a snake

Mr. 'ho' sanford is a snake in the grass.

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thinkingperson79 09/29/09 - 10:32 am
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People make mistakes, lets

People make mistakes, lets not cast stones. He should, however, do the right thing for his family and the state and step down.

77777
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77777 09/29/09 - 11:38 am
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Is any of the stimulus money

Is any of the stimulus money funding any of the projects that he is looking at?

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