South Carolina is buying 235 propane-fueled school buses with $23.6 million remaining from a huge automaker settlement, bringing what was long the nation's oldest fleet to an average age of just 5 years old.
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Adcox returned to The Post and Courier in October 2017 after 12 years covering the Statehouse for The Associated Press. She previously covered education for The P&C. She has also worked for The AP in Albany, N.Y., and for The Herald in Rock Hill.
The ACLU is asking a judge to reconsider and allow public state employees in South Carolina to continue working from home until its lawsuit against Gov. Henry McMaster plays out in court.
Gov. Henry McMaster hears from leaders of more than two dozen state agencies during a Cabinet meeting in Columbia on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. M…
Proposals to enhance penalties for hate crimes in South Carolina and let people publicly carry a handgun without a permit were among bills clearing a legislative deadline with five weeks left in the regular session
South Carolina businesses will no longer be able to pay people with disabilities less than the minimum wage under legislation approved April 8 by the Senate.
South Carolina's economy is weathering the pandemic far better than feared, providing legislators an additional $1.7 billion in tax revenue to spend in the upcoming state budget, according to projections updated April 8.
A measure approved by the South Carolina House allows any adult who can legally own a gun to publicly tote it without taking a class or passing a background check, making the state's 25-year-old concealed weapon permit law moot.
Gov. Henry McMaster plans to tap former U.S. Attorney Peter McCoy to lead South Carolina's embattled state-owned utility Santee Cooper, according to Senate Republican leaders.
Gov. Henry McMaster's continued emergency declarations serve a wider, behind-the-scenes purpose even after state constraints are gone, according to state officials.
Every school district in South Carolina must offer full weeks of in-person learning by April 12 and keep the classroom doors open in the coming academic year under legislation approved by the Senate.