South Carolina Politics
A newly appointed staffer with South Carolina ties adds to an increasingly diverse White House administration. Goff will be responsible for advancing Biden's legislative agenda on Capitol Hill.
South Carolina residents stand in long lines to vote in one of the last days for in-person absentee voting in the 2020 general election.
After a summer of protests that included demands from some activists to defund the police, an increasing number of South Carolina cities are indeed cutting back on spending for their local departments. But it's not for the reason those protesters were suggesting.
The start of the 2020-21 school year Tuesday was anything but normal for families across the Palmetto State.
Amid a chorus of disapproval from the community, the Horry County Planning Commission approved a rezoning request on Thursday night that would impact nine holes of the popular Witch Golf Club.
The votes mark the latest turn in a legal debate over Horry County’s ability to collect a 1.5 percent fee within municipal borders.
Longtime Myrtle Beach attorney Case Brittain won the Republican nomination for the South Carolina House of Representatives District 107 seat d…
Pieper was hired in 2018 to be the town’s top employee tasked with administering council directives and leading the staff. On Monday he confirmed to the Post & Courier that he had planned his retirement from public service for some time, he will step away in September.
There will be a special Republican Primary on Aug. 18 to decide who will get the nomination to represent District 107 in the S.C. House of Representatives.
Myrtle Beach’s Representative to Columbia Alan Clemmons announced he is retiring on Friday after nearly 20 years in public office. He recently served as the chair of the House Rules Committee.
Combined, the three shadowy organizations were able to spend more than three times what Rankin was able to raise for his own campaign.
S.C. Senate Judiciary committee chairman Luke Rankin garnered just 40 percent of the vote in a three-way GOP primary for the Horry County seat he's held since 1993, forcing him into a combative head-to-head showdown against financial adviser John Gallman.
The announcement makes Rice, R-Myrtle Beach, the second South Carolina congressman to contract the disease, joining U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham, D-Charleston, who tested positive for the virus in late March.
Mayors along South Carolina's coast envision an incremental and careful reopening of beaches. But now they have only days to decide whether to keep or modify restrictions meant to protect their citizens during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Military Base Task Force is prioritizing five pieces of legislation, one of which is getting close to becoming law. Some of them are also backed by Department of Defense initiatives and the Navy. They range from exempting military retirees from taxes to regulating wind energy in the state.
With an October deadline looming for the REAL ID conversion, the state's DMV is going mobile. Traveling units will hit every county through May.
Residents of Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester counties who evacuated ahead of Hurricane Dorian can return home starting at 10 a.m. Friday
You have to wonder what voters see in state Sen. Stephen Goldfinch. Because nearly everything he does is the opposite of local sentiment.
“I have watched him stand in solidarity with President Donald Trump and our administration for a strong national defense, for less taxes, less regulation and conservative appointments to the courts,” the vice president said of Graham in Myrtle Beach.
The catastrophic flooding caused by Hurricane Florence has caused an estimated $75 million worth of damage to South Carolina's roadways
Some South Carolinians who were out of work because of Hurricane Florence can apply for unemployment benefits
Georgetown County residents were urged Monday to flee low-lying areas ahead of the floodwaters that will consume them later this week
As rising rivers and waterways threaten to cut off most routes into Horry County, the area's congressman is renewing the call for an interstate connection to the area.
President Donald Trump will fly into Myrtle Beach on Wednesday morning to visit a region of South Carolina hammered by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence.
State officials are preparing for the possibility that major roads in the Myrtle Beach area could get washed out due to catastrophic flooding.