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  1. We are better than we think we areRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Bluffton Today

    South Carolina is a unique state. We are not like other states, partly because of our history, culture and politics.

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  2. McMaster asks Trump for $5B for South Carolina's roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Bluffton Today

    Gov. Henry McMaster asked the federal government Monday for $5 billion to help repair South Carolina's crumbling roads and bridges, marking his first public stance on the road-funding question. The Republican governor's letter to President Donald Trump also indicated a dislike of raising the state's 16-cents-per-gallon gas tax.

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  3. Attorneys for ex-SC officer want murder charge dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | Bluffton Today

    Attorneys for a former South Carolina police officer whose case ended in a mistrial last year want murder charges against him dismissed. In a motion filed Thursday, attorneys for Michael Slager argue that prosecuting him a second time on murder charges would violate his constitutional rights.

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  4. As Jasper port shapes up, so do environmental costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Bluffton Today

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is looking at what a proposed $4.7 billion port in Jasper County will mean for nearby wildlife refuges, wetlands and endangered species as well as its impact on traffic and lighting for nearby residents. The Jasper Ocean Terminal would also face safety issues of its own based on its location directly across the river from the Elba Island LNG storage facility.

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  5. Do you recognize this mystery plant?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Bluffton Today

    Of course it is a big city, but it is not hard to become lost in its charm, and in places where the tourists don't end up. A couple of years ago I was in Paris on a chilly spring break, and of course as a botanist had to pay homage to the fantastic natural history museum , its gardens and its world-renowned herbarium.

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  6. Boeing South Carolina Workers to Vote Feb. 15 on Union RepresentationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Bluffton Today

    Approximately 2,850 employees at Boeing's 787 Dreamliner facilities in North Charleston, SC will vote on February 15, 2017 on whether to be represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers . The IAM and the Boeing Co.

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  7. Former South Carolina officer wants his Taser examinedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Bluffton Today

    A former South Carolina police officer wants an independent review of the Taser used the day he shot and killed an unarmed motorist. Attorneys for Michael Slager asked state prosecutors Wednesday to send his Taser to a forensic examiner in Arizona.

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  8. Delaney talks future, decision to stay for senior year at CitadelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Bluffton Today

    During his senior season in high school, Whale Branch finished fourth in the state, the Warriors' highest ranking ever. He was also a star of the basketball team that winter and led the Warriors to a Lower State title.

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  9. Pinckney scholars thrive in collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Bluffton Today

    Special to Jasper County Sun Times Carmen Hamilton of Jasper County, right, and Brian DeLesline of Charleston County at a post-training bowling outing. Special to Jasper County Sun Times Jasper County's Kayla Hasty, left, and Christian Carter of Beaufort County at a post-training bowling session.

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  10. With 2 empty House seats, a look at past resignationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Bluffton Today

    South Carolina's legislative session begins with two empty House seats and the possibility of additional suspensions amid a prosecutor's continued investigation into Statehouse corruption. The cases of the two suspended House members are vastly different, but for residents of both districts, the result is an absent representative.

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  11. Haley says goodbye, thanks residents for changing SC's imageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Bluffton Today

    Gov. Nikki Haley used her State of the State address Wednesday to say goodbye to South Carolinians and a job she calls "the greatest honor of my life." Haley thanked residents, who she called both the state's strength and hers, for changing the way the world perceives the state she loves.

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  12. Sen. Davis: Gov. Haley reaffirms commitment to portRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Bluffton Today

    Sen. Tom Davis, R-Beaufort, praised South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley for including a $19 million appropriation for the Jasper County Port Facility Infrastructure Fund in the fiscal year 2017-18 executive budget that was released Tuesday. The Jasper Ocean Terminal is on track for 2025 and Davis, in a statement, said Haley has "once again reaffirmed South Carolina's commitment to building the Jasper Port."

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  13. Lower priority for higher educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Bluffton Today

    Folks in higher education are supposed to be smart, right? So my question is, why have we in South Carolina allowed higher education to become a lower priority than it ought to be? There is not one simple answer because there is no one simple problem. That said we, are not unique.

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  14. S.C. political corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    A year or so ago, I was driving around Charleston with a member of the S.C. Legislature talking about various people, problems and politics in the Statehouse. My friend is a longtime legislator and one of the most decent and honorable public servants I know.

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  15. S.C. superintendent should be appointedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    Molly Spearman, South Carolina's elected superintendent of education, has no illusions about her job being on the state ballot and, in fact, she supports making the position appointive and part of the governor's cabinet. Spearman, a former legislator and before that a classroom music teacher and assistant principal, has joined Gov. Nikki Haley in urging legislators to support legislation setting up a statewide referendum.

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  16. Hey South Carolina, what's the plan?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    Over the last week or so, the same basic story has appeared in all the major newspapers around the state: Economists have projected the Legislature will have an additional $446 million to spend over the next fiscal year. It's good news that we will have this additional money to address some of the serious needs of our state.

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  17. A new leader for a new South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    On Feb. 15, 1956, Silas C. McMeekin, president of the South Carolina Electric &Gas Company, got together over lunch in Columbia with four of his business friends and decided to create a nice private club where they could have lunch and do their business. They went to work selling membership, picking a name, buying a site and building the club.

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  18. Judge recuses herself from new trial in Ohio police shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    A new judge will hear the second trial of a white former University of Cincinnati police officer in the fatal shooting of a black motorist, after the judge who declared a mistrial over a hung jury removed herself Monday. The case was assigned to Judge Tom Heekin, who will decide on pending matters including the prosecutor's effort to move the trial to another jurisdiction.

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  19. The election is over: 3 things to do nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    I am writing this column before Election Day and most people will read this after the results are known. As an American, I'm mostly just glad the whole disgusting spectacle is over - finally.

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  20. Prosecution wrapping up case in black motorist's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    The prosecution is wrapping up its case in the murder trial of Michael Slager, the white former South Carolina patrolman charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist. The trial in Charleston is in its third week and prosecutors have called 30 witnesses to try to lay out a case that the shooting of 50-year-old Michael Scott as he ran from a traffic stop was murder.

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