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Latta, South Carolina is located in Dillon County. Zip codes in Latta, SC include 29565. The median home price in Latta is $79,500. More Latta information.

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Friday Jul 18 | Daily Chronicle

Small S.C. town rallies for fired gay police chief

LATTA, S.C. – When openly gay police chief Crystal Moore was fired by a mayor who condemned her lifestyle as "questionable," she feared her two decade career in law enforcement in this town was over.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

People

Fired Lesbian Police Chief Re-Hired After South Carolina Town Rallies Against Mayor

Crystal Moore, the openly gay police chief of Latta, South Carolina, cried when she lost her job in April, fired by Mayor Earl Bullard, a man who has condemned her lifestyle as "questionable."

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

WMBF

Crash blocks Highway 90 in Longs

SOCASTEE, SC It's one of the fastest growing water sports in the world, but as more people jump on paddleboards more rules are strapped on.

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WPDE

Latta recreation director asked to resign after driver's license is suspended again

Latta Recreation Director Vontray Sellers has been asked by Latta Town Council to resign after members learned his driver's license had been suspended again.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Unjustly fired Latta, S.C. police chief reinstated after town comes to her aid

Chief Chrystal Moore was summarily dismissed from her position as Chief of the Latta, S.C. police department.

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The Pordland Mercury

Good Morning, News

GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN! Everybody here, get it outta control. Get your backs off the wall, 'cause Misdemeanor said so.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

Mom and daughter team create new way to fix old problem

Police are investigating after two people were shot Saturday night. Lt. George Drafts with the Columbia Police Department said police were called to the 2700 block of Magnolia Street around 8:40 p.m. Officials with The North Charleston Police Department say five people were arrested on prostitution charges during an undercover operation.

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Daily Mail

South Carolina town rallies and reinstates gay police chief after mayor fired her

'He was afraid for his life in that house and the police made him go back': Heartbroken sister hits out at authorities after brother, 15, is shot dead by depressed mother in murder-suicide Horror as teen dies after being struck by an overpass while dancing on an open-top double decker bus during a friend's birthday party Baby delivered by emergency ... (more)

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Daily Reporter

Small SC town rallies for fired gay police chief

When openly gay police chief Crystal Moore was fired by a mayor who condemned her lifestyle as "questionable," she expected her two decade career in law enforcement was over.

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National Public Radio

Small SC Town Rallies For Fired Gay Police Chief

When openly gay police chief Crystal Moore was fired by a mayor who condemned her lifestyle as "questionable," she expected her two decade career in law enforcement was over.

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Small SC town rallies for fired gay police chief

Latta Police Chief Crystal Moore talks with friends at a fundraiser for a youth softball team on Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Latta, S.C. .

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

New transit service Uber could run into legal troubles

The new transit company, Uber, launched services in four cities across South Carolina.

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Charleston City Paper

The Agenda: SC's dangerous roads, Ball in Wilson's court in...

North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey is calling on government leaders to take a more active role in supporting offshore wind energy generation.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Post and Courier

South Carolina employment panel says Latta police chief was fired without cause

The Morning News of Florence reported Wednesday that after a four-hour hearing, the panel found Moore's actions were not insubordinate and were in accord with her law enforcement duties, meaning she is eligible for back benefits.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

WMBF

Waffle House wants us to boycott Belgian waffles for Team USA

RT @WaffleHouse : We don't believe in Belgium waffles If you want to avoid committing sports treason, Waffle House says to stay away from Belgian waffles.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Charleston City Paper

The Agenda: Latta chief reinstated; Heavy caseload for DSS; More traffic, more accidents on I-26

The Latta Town Council acted late Friday to reinstate fired town police chief Crystal Moore as its top cop in an attempt to cap months of controversy that led to the town's voters approving a referendum to change the local form of government to strip the mayor of personnel oversight.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

ThinkProgress

How A South Carolina Lesbian Police Chief Got Her Job Back

Crystal Moore has officially been reinstated as police chief of Latta, South Carolina after having been fired by the mayor for no other apparent reason except that she is lesbian.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Switched

Fired Lesbian Police Chief Gets Her Job Back, Homophobic Mayor Thwarted By Town Council

The town council of Latta, South Carolina, reinstated Crystal Moore as police chief on Friday, ending a dramatic two-month standoff with the town's mayor after he fired Moore for reasons many believe had to do with her being a lesbian.

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Post and Courier

Latta voters weaken mayor's powers in support of ousted police chief

This screen capture from an NDN-WMBF TV news video shows Crystal Moore, left, the former police chief of Latta, and Town Councilman Jarrett Taylor who were on MSCBC Wednesday night.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Gov. Haley Meets With Constituents to Heara

Columbia, SC Gov. Nikki Haley met one-on-one in her Statehouse office Wednesday with people from all over the state who wanted her help with Gov. Haley Meets With Constituents to Hear Problems Columbia, SC Gov. Nikki Haley met one-on-one in her Statehouse office Wednesday with people from all over the state who wanted her help with Check out this ... (more)

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