After yet another natural disaster hit South Carolina this month, a state agency that was intended as a temporary fix to help repair damaged houses after 2015 floods appears set to be called into action again
Jamie Lovegrove is a political reporter covering the South Carolina statehouse and congressional delegation. He previously covered Texas politics in Washington for The Dallas Morning News and in Austin for the Texas Tribune.
A screenshot from a debate between U.S. Rep. Ralph Norman, R-Rock Hill, and Sumter Democrat Archie Parnell on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. Norman…
"Did y'all hear this latest late-breaking news from the Kavanaugh hearings?" said U.S. Rep. Ralph Norman, R-Rock Hill, during an election debate Thursday. "Ruth Bader Ginsburg came out that she was groped by Abraham Lincoln."
President Donald Trump toured Hurricane Florence damage in the northeast corner of South Carolina, where flooding rivers are expected to crest next week.
Element Electronics, which has an assembly plant in Winnsboro, was prepared to lay off 126 workers on Oct. 5, citing the impact of a tariff proposal that would raise the company's costs. Now, it won't have to.
Both Smith, a Columbia Democrat, and incumbent Republican Gov. Henry McMaster suspended their campaigns last Monday as the state braced for the Florence's impact.
The path remains far from certain, but South Carolina Democrats are already giddy at the possibility that longtime U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn could become the next speaker of the House.
For the first time ever, the Columbia office of the National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for western parts of the midlands.
A satellite image from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration taken at 1:30 p.m. Thursday shows Hurricane Florence beginning to h…