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  1. 17 months after director resigned, SC's largest agency continues to search for replacementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | Post and Courier

    The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control continues to search for a director 17 months after former Director Catherine Heigel announced her resignation. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control continues to search for a director 17 months after former Director Catherine Heigel announced her resignation.

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  2. SC lawmakers strategizing on how to stop Trump's push for offshore drillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Post and Courier

    Protesters hold up signs at a rally against off-shore drilling held at the Statehouse in Columbia on Tuesday. File/John A. Carlos II /Special to The Post and Courier Gov. Henry McMaster asked President Donald Trump to exempt the waters off of South Carolina from offshore drilling as his administration did for Florida, but the president has not exempted South Carolina from his plan to expand oil and gas exploration.

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  3. Debate erupts over whether empty SC buildings should get tax breaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Post and Courier

    The $1.1 billion Volvo Cars manufacturing campus off Interstate 26 near Ridgeville is helping to drive speculative industrial construction in the area. Provided/Volvo Cars This 343,118-square-foot speculative industrial building off Interstate 26 near Jedburg is among more than a dozen projects built without tenants in place in the Charleston region.

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  4. Hootie & the Blowfish add another SC date to upcoming tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Post and Courier

    Hootie & the Blowfish, the South Carolina band that announced its reunion Monday on the "Today" show, has added another date to their tour. The second date was added due to overwhelming demand for the initial Sept.

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  5. Feds: Impact would be minimal from Volvo Cars rail projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Post and Courier

    Palmetto Railways' proposed rail line would connect Camp Hall Industrial Campus in Berkeley County, home to the Volvo Cars manufacturing plant, with CSX tracks near Santee Cooper's Cross Generating Station . File/Staff Palmetto Railways' proposed rail line would connect Camp Hall Industrial Campus in Berkeley County, home to the Volvo Cars manufacturing plant, with CSX tracks near Santee Cooper's Cross Generating Station .

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  6. For undocumented SC immigrants, a tiny congregation opens a 'sanctuary church'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Post and Courier

    Clayton Memorial Unitarian Universalist Church, with a congregation of about 15 members, is opening its doors to undocumented South Carolina immigrants, becoming the state's first "sanctuary church." Clayton Memorial Unitarian Universalist Church, with a congregation of about 15 members, is opening its doors to undocumented South Carolina immigrants, becoming the state's first "sanctuary church."

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  7. Hootie & the Blowfish reunite with new music and 2019 tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Post and Courier

    Dean Felber Darius Rucker, Jim Sonefeld and Mark Bryan of Hootie & the Blowfish pose for a portrait at the University of South Carolina in Columbia on Nov. 16, 2018. The band is returning with a tour and album 25 years after "Cracked Rear View" launched the South Carolina-based rock band.

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  8. Hootie & the Blowfish reunited with new music and 2019 tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Post and Courier

    In this Nov. 16, 2018 photo, Dean Felber, from left, Darius Rucker, Jim Sonefeld, and Mark Bryan, of Hootie & the Blowfish, pose for a portrait at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, S.C. The band is returning with a tour and album 25 years after "Cracked Rear View" launched the South Carolina-based rock band. In this Nov. 16, 2018 photo, Dean Felber, from left, Darius Rucker, Jim Sonefeld, and Mark Bryan, of Hootie & the Blowfish, pose for a portrait at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, S.C. The band is returning with a tour and album 25 years after "Cracked Rear View" launched the South Carolina-based rock band.

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  9. Tennessee firm acquires a South Carolina home builderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Post and Courier

    A model home from Mungo Homes opened earlier this year in the Village at Stiles Point on James Island. File Clayton Properties Group, a division of Clayton Home Building Group and a Berkshire Hathaway company, acquired Mungo Homes Monday.

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  10. SC fiberglass plant, one of state's largest projects, could fall victim to tariffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | Post and Courier

    Jushi USA says tariffs will result in fewer workers and might delay construction of a second production line at its $500 million Columbia plant, scheduled to open in early 2019. Provided Jushi USA says tariffs will result in fewer workers and might delay construction of a second production line at its $500 million Columbia plant, scheduled to open in early 2019.

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  11. 17 people charged in elaborate schemes to smuggle phones, drugs to SC prisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | Post and Courier

    People accused of smuggling contraband, including cellphones and drugs, into South Carolina prisons await their bond hearing Friday at the Richland County courthouse. Seanna Adcox/Staff Bakara Ramos protests a judge's decision Friday to deny him bond.

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  12. Trump administration readies to lease Atlantic offshore for oil explorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | Post and Courier

    Protesters held up signs at The Don't Drill Rally, at the State House, in Columbia, on February 13, 2018. John A. Carlos II / Special to The Post and Courier The Trump administration Friday cleared the way for leases to explore for natural gas and oil offshore, with tracts off South Carolina among the waters up for grabs.

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  13. Records allege children are punished in 'tight, dark' rooms at Charleston-area group homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | Post and Courier

    In new court documents, Pinelands Group Homes, on East Luke Street in Summerville, is described as using solitary confinement for children. The facility's CEO denied this practice.

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  14. Census: 10,000 fewer SC children had health insurance in 2017 than the year beforeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | Post and Courier

    A Georgetown report suggests 10,000 fewer South Carolina minors had health insurance in 2017 compared to the year before. South Carolina is one of nine states who last year saw children lose health insurance, after years of progress guaranteeing access to health care for young people, a group of researchers report.

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  15. SC inmates charged with using cellphones to extort $560K from military personnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Post and Courier

    U.S. Attorney Sherri Lydon on Wednesday announced the indictment of 15 people accused of extorting military personnel of $560,000 in a scheme orchestrated by prisoners using cellphones. Seanna Adcox/Staff Capt.

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  16. SC patients, families struggling with diabetes hit hard with rising insulin costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Post and Courier

    Kate Hanchon, 13, shows her insulin pump on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. She was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes almost a decade ago.

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  17. Charleston County employees flagged for misusing charge cards to get perksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | Post and Courier

    Charleston County employees racked up thousands of dollars in questionable expenses on county charge cards since 2017, ranging from the rental of a Mercedes convertible to $2,000 for party tumblers, records obtained by The Post and Courier show. Meantime, county procurement officials in recent months cited department heads for failing to keep charge card statements, receipts for travel, sign-up sheets for meetings and other basic records that prevent abuse, documents show.

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  18. Court case could change how SC Statehouse elections are fundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | Post and Courier

    Dick Harpootlian has already begun to shake up South Carolina politics with a lawsuit that could change the way Statehouse campaigns are funded. File/John Carlos II Dick Harpootlian has already begun to shake up South Carolina politics with a lawsuit that could change the way Statehouse campaigns are funded.

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  19. SC nuclear fiasco opens the door for competing pipeline buildersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | Post and Courier

    Dominion Energy CEO Thomas Farrell said last week he was opposed to any terms that would require Dominion to get state approval before extending the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. File Dominion Energy is helping to build the Atlantic Coast Pipeline through Virginia and North Carolina.

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  20. Attorneys to drop nuclear lawsuit against SCE G if state OKs latest Dominion dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 24 | Post and Courier

    If state utility regulators approve Dominion Energy's latest plan to buy South Carolina Electric & Gas, their decision would also wrap up a contentious class-action lawsuit demanding refunds for the power company's customers. A group of attorneys representing SCE&G ratepayers said Saturday that they agreed to Dominion's most recent offer.

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