Ahead of being sworn in Wednesday as a S.C. Senator, Dick Harpootlian said he'll approach his new job differently than how he handled his post as S.C. Democratic chair.
Joseph Cranney is a reporter based in Columbia, covering state and local government. He previously covered government and sports for newspapers in Florida and Pennsylvania.
COLUMBIA — A top aide to Columbia-area prosecutor Dan Johnson pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday, setting up her cooperation in his corr…
The conviction and 18-month sentence last week for former Rep. Jim Harrison, pending a likely appeal, was the biggest boost in years for proponents of cleaning up corruption in the S.C.
While Gov. Henry McMaster and his wife are getting some credit for improvements at the properties, the conditions at their boarding house do little to stem attacks that the governor oversees some rundown properties.
Gwen Kennedy (left) spent and subsequently paid back $970 at apparel stores. Dalhi Myers charged $202 in March for tire repairs. John A. Carlos II
After giving themselves wide authority to spend more than $100,000 in public money, Richland County council members in the past year racked up tens of thousands in expenses on out-of-state trips, weekly fuel-ups on personal vehicles and near daily meals at restaurants ranging from pricey steakhouse to fast-food joints, a Post and Courier analysis of spending records shows.
At a Columbia rental property owned by Gov. Henry McMaster, McMaster rented to a tenant who had served time in prison for a 1984 manslaughter …
At a Columbia rental property owned by Gov. Henry McMaster, mold festers in a corner of the downstairs bathroom.
At a Columbia rental property owned by Gov. Henry McMaster, dead roaches are caked inside a panel on the kitchen stove.