The case originates from a near-unanimous vote last month by the S.C. GOP Executive Committee to forgo the 2020 Republican presidential primary in the state.
When the Lowcountry Livability PAC made its endorsements for Charleston City Council a few weeks back, West Ashley incumbents didn’t fare so well. In fact, the group suggested kicking four of them to the curb.
The list of potential candidates for South Carolina's main utility regulator include a former state lawmaker, a previous Mount Pleasant councilman and three of the commission's current members.
Joe Cunningham just doesn’t get it. The 1st District congressman is still “withholding judgment” on whether President Trump should be impeached for asking Ukraine to investigate his most formidable political rival.
South Carolina's Department of Commerce was notified last year that one of the state's tire manufacturers allegedly owed millions of dollars in unpaid debts while the company moved to finalize a deal for additional state tax benefits.
At the very least, you’d think Jaime Harrison would send Lindsey Graham a thank-you note.
It only took one accident on Johns Island to paralyze much of Charleston in gridlock for nine hours this week.
A former South Carolina transportation commissioner was sentenced to seven months in federal prison Wednesday after he violated probation by soliciting a prostitute.
Harris Street, where Wendell Gilliard remembers the vegetable man hawking produce every morning of his childhood, is the same street where, two weeks ago, a young man was murdered. That crime and others like it are the only way most people know the East Side these days, and Gilliard wants to change that.
Nearly half of the state commission that oversees South Carolina's public television and radio stations quit in protest this week, complaining that the private nonprofit that collects millions during pledge drives rebuffed suggestions to give ETV more control over the money.
Some South Carolina congressmen have a point: Democrats could have launched their inquiry into an intelligence agent’s whistleblower complaint about Trump without using the term “impeachment.” And probably should have. The right thing to do in a situation like this is to gather all the facts, and then decide what to do. As congressman Joe Cunningham suggested.
South Carolina’s senior senator has been getting trolled mercilessly this week on social media — and the media in general — for his apparently, uh, evolving views on impeachment.
A cellphone micro-jamming test inside a South Carolina prison proves that inmates' calls can be blocked without interfering with signals beyond their confinement, according to a federal report released Wednesday.
The state Department of Transportation Commission voted Thursday to remove the name of the John Hardee Expressway, a month after its namesake was charged with soliciting a prostitute.
State Rep. Nancy Mace says that she believes the power to stop offshore drilling rests with the state ... and the U.S. Senate will never pass Cunningham’s bill anyway. She has a point on the Senate, but her main argument doesn’t hold water — even with other Republicans.
At least several other states have vowed to fight the deal, which has been valued at $10 billion over time.
A former chief justice of the S.C. Supreme Court is set to take over the remaining state lawsuits surrounding the failed V.C. Summer nuclear project.
A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday alleges Giti Tire owes more than $113,000 for tire molds purchased for its factory in Chester County. It's the second time in two months that creditors have sued the manufacturer.
The South Carolina Republican Party has come up with an ingenious plan to save taxpayer money.
Senate Republicans are hoping to move the "fetal heartbeat" bill through the committee process so they can get it on the floor for a full Senate vote early in the 2020 legislative session.
Santee Cooper's board approved a new business strategy Monday, shifting the state-run utility's energy forecast away from coal and toward solar power and gas-fired plants.
While South Carolina was evacuating, and waiting, we missed North Carolina getting completely scrambled.
The Legislature intends to vote early next year on whether to sell Santee Cooper, hire another company to manage it or keep the utility under state control.
We were just getting settled in for burgers and beer — maybe even the beach — when the call came.
“What time works for u? I am not law. Are u? Just need to be careful & discreet!" one of Hardee's earlier texts read.
Sheriff Andy Strickland was only trying to help. He simply wanted to remind the 130 or so employees working for him at the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office that, in South Carolina, they have n…
Attorney General Alan Wilson joined 14 other attorneys general around the country in signing the brief, which says sexual orientation is not covered under workplace civil rights protections.
Amid chronic staffing shortages in South Carolina's prisons, legislators are considering changing state law to let offenders with short sentences serve out their time in county jails
It’s about time Charleston put plans to rebuild the Low Battery in high gear. Tropical Storm Dorian lurking east of the Caribbean islands is a good reminder that there is no time to dawdle.
South Carolina should improve prison officers' training, better manage gang members and penalize their leaders, and offer inmates more opportunities to shave time off their sentences to incentivize good behavior, according to a state audit presented to legislators Monday
Nearly a quarter of South Carolina Republicans say a 2020 presidential primary would only be an opportunity for President Donald Trump’s enemies to hurt him. So, of course, they shouldn’t hold one.
A federal judge refused Wednesday to let a former South Carolina transportation official out of jail while he awaits his fate for violating his probation by trying to hire a prostitute, who turned out to be an undercover officer
The $25 million Continuum provides students and adults in the poor, rural Pee Dee access to college courses and workforce training in classrooms that use the latest equipment and technology. Lawmakers say they're excited about the new opportunities the Continuum will provide Pee Dee students and think replicating it could be part of the answer for boosting other struggling, rural regions of the state.
S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson sued the nation's largest drug shipment companies Thursday, accusing the massive corporations of feeding an ongoing opioid crisis in the state.
The official website for the SCE&G class-action lawsuit is warning South Carolina residents to beware of a scam.
The former state transportation commissioner charged last week with soliciting a prostitute was arrested as part of a multi-agency internet sting that sought to catch "johns" and child predators, which also netted a deputy
The state DOT board will consider removing John Hardee's name from the Columbia airport roadway following the former commissioner's guilty plea to obstruction and subsequent arrest last week on the charge of soliciting a prostitute
The more Mark Sanford warns us about looming dark days, the more he sounds like The Dark Knight.
A 16-year-old white male expelled from a private Catholic school for racist videos faces prosecution under a one-year-old law that some legislators are working to strengthen.
A former state Department of Transportation commissioner was charged Thursday with soliciting a prostitute, one day after avoiding prison for obstructing a federal bribery investigation.
John Hardee, a former South Carolina transportation commissioner, avoided a federal prison sentence this week but could face new charges from the state.
Gov. Henry McMaster has hired the longtime director of South Carolina's education oversight agency to help advance ideas that will transform the state's lagging public schools
South Carolina's utility regulators reversed course on Wednesday, terminating a contract with a consulting firm with deep ties to some of the country's largest power providers.
A former Department of Transportation commissioner is sentenced to 18 months of probation for telling a client to delete emails amid a federal corruption investigation
The solar industry and several environmental organizations want South Carolina's utility regulators to drop a consulting firm with deep ties to the state's largest investor-owned utilities.
The Attorney General's Office issued an opinion regarding raw hemp to the State Law Enforcement Division, sending shock waves through the state's hemp community.
At the S.C. GOP's 52nd annual Silver Elephant fundraising gala, Mulvaney pointed to low unemployment numbers as evidence that deregulation and Trump's tax cuts are having a positive impact on the economy.
South Carolina's utility regulators hired a consultant with deep ties to Duke Energy and other investor-owned power companies, creating concerns among lawmakers and people who operate in the state's solar industry.
Gov. Henry McMaster has formed a massive committee to raise awareness about the 2020 census. The list of 55 groups could grow.
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