State Sen. Hugh Leatherman, whose decades-long control over state spending, economic development projects and infrastructure deals gave him immense power in South Carolina, died at home Nov. 12 after a sustained illness. He was 90.
Schuyler Kropf is The Post and Courier political editor. He has covered every major political race in South Carolina dating to 1988, including for U.S. Senate, governorship, the Statehouse and Republican and Democratic presidential primaries.
The three-page letter condemns Graham "for his deliberate violation of our Republican principles."
Former Gov. Nikki Haley is being honored by The Citadel Republican Society as the 2021 recipient of its Nathan Hale Patriot Award, the first woman to receive the honor.
When the provisional ballots were counted, Pounds' total increased to 1,011 votes, Buckhannon drew 933, and Charleston attorney Joshua Ryan Langdon Hooser finished at 68 votes. The results mean no runoff is necessary.
Turbeville's remains were among those returned to the U.S. in 2018 following the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un.
Columbia, Mount Pleasant, Spartanburg and Myrtle Beach — the second, fourth, 11th and 13th largest cities in the state, respectively — are all electing mayors, while multiple other jurisdictions are picking local leaders and other officials, such as for water authorities.
Speaking on NBC's "Dateline" series Oct. 29, family members first described Gloria Satterfield as extremely satisfied with being a dependable caregiver to the Murdaugh family.
No one on the train was reported injured, though there were as many as 500 people on board.
The president's wife will return to the state Oct. 25 to visit MUSC's Hollings Cancer Center for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, her office announced Oct. 21.