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Scoppe: Who says charity is its own reward? SC law gives donors up to ...
At the top, the big spenders from other states who have been buying up our legislators hope to slash the size of government the nation over.
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Haley Appoints Mike Campbell To State Post
Haley Appoints Mike Campbell To State Post Gov. Nikki Haley is appointing Mike Campbell to the South Carolina Workers' Compensation Commission.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
SC-Gov: Vincent Sheheen (D) Calls For Transparency For Nikki Haley's (R) Super-Secret Roads Plan
If you've driven around South Carolina recently, you don't need me to tell you that our roads leave a bit to be desired.
New York Magazine
Mom Arrested for Letting Her Kid Play at the Park Loses Her Job
Debra Harrell, the South Carolina mother who was jailed for letting her 9-year-old daughter play , unsupervised, at a crowded park, is now out of a job.
November governor battle will be a political...
It's beginning to look as if this could be a very interesting campaign season as concerns the gubernatorial race in South Carolina and the issue of the state's Department of Social Services will be the battleground upon which it is fought.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
The Orlando Sentinel
Another state could be getting Confederate flag license plate
A federal court ruled Texas violated the Sons of Confederate Veterans' First Amendment rights in denying its application for a specialty license plate.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Rock Hill Herald
Our leaders fail to find fix for roads
S.C. Department of Transportation workers make repairs Thursday to the Interstate 77 bridge over the Catawba River after the recent discovery of a foot-wide hole South Carolina has the most dangerous rural roads in the nation and state lawmakers don't have the collective political will to do anything about it.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
South Carolina's Beaufort and Jasper counties report higher unemployment rates
South Carolina's unemployment rate stayed at 5.3 percent for the second straight month, while Beaufort County's jobless figure reached 5.6 percent.
WIZM-AM La Crosse
Ok School Districts. Here Comes Common Core
He joins governors from Oklahoma, Indiana and South Carolina. Those three have signed laws formally withdrawing from the standards.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Post and Courier
Another blow to the public's right to know
The body of a shooting victim can be buried with evidence that might explain what happened, and the autopsy report is secret.
Silicon Alley Insider
Attorney: McDonald's Mom Who Let Her Child Play In Park Did Not Put Her In Harm's Way
The attorney for Debra Harrell, the South Carolina mother who lost custody of her daughter after allegedly letting her play at a park while she worked at a McDonald's , wants to set the record straight on why Harrell doesn't deserve to face the serious felony charge against her.
Common Sense Journalism
Body blow two to S.C. FOI
A few weeks ago, it was a ruling by South Carolina's Supreme Court saying that public bodies were not required to post meeting agendas that punched a hole in South Carolina's FOI law.
South Carolina Republican Says Hispanic Immigrants Are Lost Cause For GOP
"I think folks are really susceptible to the call for government to provide anything from your housing to your food to your education."
New Times SLO
Dulcie Taylor delivers an emotionally affecting new album
Singer-songwriter Dulcie Taylor has an excellent new album, and a bunch of shows to promote it this week: July 18 at Boo Boo Records; July 19 at Ragged Point Inn; and July 20 at Luna Red.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Post and Courier
Rumors swirl of undocumented immigrants arriving in South Carolina
Rumors of undocumented immigrants secretly being transported to South Carolina have triggered a series of protests that will take place this weekend statewide.
Rock Hill Herald
Zais' move to kill Common Core is misguided
State schools Superintendent Mick Zais' high-handed directive to purge anything related to Common Core from the state's K-12 education standards could put South Carolina students at a disadvantage for years to come.
Mother arrested for letting daughter play in park
It's a textbook case of helicopter culture gone entirely amok. Writing Monday in Reason, Lenore Skenazy - the "Free Range" advocate who gained fame and infamy six years for admitting she let her 9 year-old son ride the subway alone - revealed a South Carolina story about the arrest of a mother who "confessed to leaving her 9-year-old daughter at a ... (more)
Weaver Engineering president charged with not paying taxes
Robert L. Weaver, the president of Weaver Engineering in Florence, has been arrested after the South Carolina Department of Revenue says he did not turn over state taxes withheld from employees at Weaver Engineering.
The Island Packet
Democratic Governors releases ad critical of Haley
It features a former Department of Social Services attorney saying she resigned because the agency's emphasis on better numbers endangered children.
S.C. now ready to attract composting businesses
Prior to this summer, food waste and restaurant scraps were not included in the regulation for larger compost producers, according to S.C. Department of Commerce spokeswoman Allison Skipper.