Echoing coordinated events across the country, crowds marched and rallied on the steps of the SC State House. The march, I Can't Breathe South Carolina, was in honor of George Floyd, an African American man, who died in Minneapolis May 25 after a police office kneeled on his neck. Read more
Trey Walker has been Gov. Henry McMaster's top deputy and political consultant for three decades. But the chief of staff's big personality, partisan bent and hard-charging tactics have fueled a perception that he is the real power behind the throne in South Carolina's top office.
2020 Census amid coronavirus
The 2020 census will redistribute political power and money, and communities across South Carolina are urging residents to fill out their forms so that they don't miss out.
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Charleston County is issuing a curfew from 11 p.m. Saturday until 7 a.m. Sunday morning following protests in Charleston that drew hundreds.
Two men wearing "Keep America Great" hats at a Black Lives Matter protest in Charleston on Saturday were cornered by protesters and punched by members of the crowd.
In Charleston, Black Lives Matter organized a gathering at Marion Square, which quickly turned into a march down King Street. A brief standoff ensued when about two dozen officers tried to block the demonstrators at Burns Street, but let the crowd through after several minutes.
Mortgage delinquencies have not been a major issue since the ensuing years after the Great Recession more than a decade ago, but effects of the coronavirus on job losses and income could cause the number of missed payments to rise considerably by 2021, according to a report from property information service CoreLogic. Read more
"I saw this coming from day one," Graham said. "If you pay someone $23 an hour not to work, they're going to take you up on it." Read more
The chairman of the S.C. Democratic Party on Friday accused U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, the upper chamber's only black Republican, of being "horrifyingly quiet" after the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, even though Scott was quick to call for the arrest of the officers involved. Read more
MOUNT PLEASANT — At one end of the football stadium at Wando High School, a huge American flag flew proudly against a darkening sky on Friday afternoon. Read more
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Vivian Howard has swapped the order in which she’ll open the two venues at Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel, with the counter-service bakeshop now slated to precede the sit-down restaurant. Read more
A pair of Upper King Street restaurants with a shared kitchen on Friday shut down after one back-of-the-house employee tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Read more
The chairman of the state Republican Party threw a bit of a fit on Friday about our editorial on the misleading question on the GOP primary ballot, firing off a blast-email complaining that a “Post and Courier Editorial Encourages Democrats to Vote in the Republican Primary.” (Funny; he didn… Read more
I’m responding to the May 21 letter from the writer who was voting by mail for the first time and the social media responses he received. Read more
In a May 19 letter, the writer implores that we not open schools until we can guarantee the safety of children. I believe the author… Read more
Thank you to Gov. Henry McMaster and our General Assembly for passing legislation that makes it easier for those of us choosing to v… Read more