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Flourishing corruption

Statewide revelations

Real impact

Leaders of the S.C. Governor's School of Agriculture at John de la Howe met behind closed doors for nearly three hours April 27 in the wake of a Post and Courier Uncovered report about questionable spending and bidding practices. When they emerged, they said they'd done everything above board even as they said they weren't aware of an official's business ties to a contractor that won work at the school. 

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Instances of alleged and prosecuted corruption have flourished as South Carolina’s newspapers close and shrink, creating news desserts and ghost papers across the Palmetto State. Our latest yearlong project, “Uncovered,” aims to fill some of that void. Here is the reality of work like this: it is incredibly expensive.  Read more

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