South Carolina courts regularly grant debt collectors profound power over borrowers’ finances without requiring them to produce a shred of evidence, awarding millions of dollars in judgments based on the companies’ word alone.
Thad Moore is a reporter on The Post and Courier’s Watchdog and Public Service team, a native of Columbia and a graduate of the University of South Carolina. His career at the newspaper started on the business desk in 2016.
The entire airport board first learned that Summey was up for the job on a Thursday. They would be asked to hire him just four days later, without considering a single outside candidate.
Lawyers for the investor, Samuel R. Floyd III, are seeking class-action status for shareholders in SCE&G’s former owner SCANA Corp.
The Department of Energy plans to bury nuclear weapons material in New Mexico. Officials there say the department hasn't asked their opinion.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday dashed South Carolina’s hopes of reviving a failed plan to process tons of plutonium from nuclear weapons at a plant near Aiken.
Dogged by faulty assumptions and lacking political will, the federal government squandered billions of dollars and an opportunity to dispose of the nation’s most dangerous nuclear material by chasing a massive construction project in South Carolina that was doomed from the start.
The first report of trouble at the Ole Skool Bar and Grill in Lancaster was a fight, another disturbance at the faded stucco nightclub on the north side of town, where police were called often.
Powerful Hurricane Dorian pounded the South Carolina coast with blistering winds and rain that left hundreds of thousands of people with power. It could have been worse.
Hurricane Dorian knocked down a large oak tree in West Ashley's Charlestowne Estates. Thad Moore/ Staff
Fed by the warm tropical flow of the Gulf Stream, Hurricane Dorian strengthened Wednesday night as it cartwheeled north, packing 115 mph winds…