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  1. a The George Stinney case is backa : Attorneys plan civil rights suitRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    An undated photo provided by the S.C. Department of Archives and History shows George Stinney Jr. the youngest person ever executed in South Carolina. More than 70 years after the execution of the youngest person ever in modern U.S. history, attorneys plan to launch a civil rights lawsuit on behalf of the young boy's surviving siblings.


  2. Whata s in a a renamea ? Selective shameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Post and Courier

    But does belated recognition that human bondage is an inhuman abomination mean we must change the name of Calhoun Street? Does it also mean we must topple the towering Marion Square statue of that most distinguished slavery defender of his time and place? And who would have predicted a mere half century ago that the South Carolina Democratic Party, a 19th century champion of race-based slavery and a majority-of-the-20th century bastion of race-based segregation, would do what was reported on The Post and Courier website Wednesday? “Following the footsteps of Democratic parties in other states - including neighboring Georgia - the S.C. Democratic Party will change the name of its annual fund-raising dinner to no longer recognize former presidents Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson.” Why? From that story on the renaming of the state party's annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner ... (more)


  3. Fish Hunter finally scores big in Fishing for Miracles King Mackerel TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | Post and Courier

    Fish Hunter angler Melvin Knight with the 42.4-pound winning catch in the Fishing for Miracles King Mackerel Tournament. Tommy Braswell Photo.


  4. New bishop to honor St. Stephen AME churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Post and Courier

    The Greater St. Stephen AME Church in Georgetown is hosting the new AME bishop for South Carolina at a Praise & Worship service at 7 p.m. Friday. The speaker for the occasion is The Right Rev.


  5. Santee Cooper authorizes $831M debt sale to fund nuclear projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Santee Cooper will use proceeds from a $831 million bond sale to help pay for its share of escalating construction costs at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station expansion, the utility said Thursday. During a special meeting, the state-owned power provider's board also authorized Santee Cooper to secure a fixed-price option on the construction contract for the nuclear plant.


  6. Emanuel AME pastor moved after five months on the jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Post and Courier

    The Rev.Betty Deas Clark, first female pastor of Emanuel AME Church, has been reassigned after five months on the job. Leroy Burnell/Staff The first permanent pastor of Emanuel AME Church, where nine worshippers were gunned down at Bible study a year ago, has been moved to a church in Georgetown after just five months at the grieving house of worship.


  7. Does the governor have the power to change the Legislature?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Post and Courier

    In fact, most of his colleagues like him in part because he's not a bully. But last week, in the final days of the legislative session, the speaker got his back up and called out the Senate for dallying on a roads bill.


  8. Georgetown seeks Urban Land Institute help in redeveloping steel mill siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Experts with the Urban Land Institute will meet with Georgetown area political and business leaders by early fall to plot a strategy for redevelopment of the former ArcelorMittal steel mill located adjacent to the coastal city's historic waterfront district. The mill, situated on a roughly 60-acre parcel hugging the Sampit River, was shuttered about a year ago - the victim of cheap Chinese-made steel flooding world markets and declining demand for the wire rods it produced.


  9. Game On easily wins Georgetown Blue Marlin TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Post and Courier

    The crew of Game On didn't have to spend a lot of time worrying Saturday to see if their phenomenal Friday would hold up in the 49th annual Georgetown Blue Marlin Tournament, the second event in the South Carolina Governor's Cup Billfishing Series. Only one boat, Critter Gitter, was eligible to fish Saturday and that crew elected not to go out having spent Friday sidelined with mechanical issues, sealing the deal for Game On.


  10. Congress considers putting port maintenance funds toward their intended useRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Post and Courier

    After years of siphoning money from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund to pay for unrelated projects, Congress appears ready to use the tax revenue for what it was intended - maintaining U.S. harbors like the Port of Georgetown. A bill introduced this week to the full House of Representatives would give the Army Corps of Engineers all of the money generated by a tax shippers pay to maintain the ports and waterways they use.


  11. Governora s Cup Billfishing Series kicks off with Carolina Billfish ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | Post and Courier

    There are no rules changes for the 2016 South Carolina Governor's Cup Billfishing Series, but followers of the series will find things a lot different this year when making travel plans. The series is back up to five events with the resumption of the Edisto Invitational Billfish Tournament.


  12. Palmetto Sunrise: Senate set to pass ethics measuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Post and Courier

    After much criticism by Gov. Nikki Haley, outside groups and House members the South Carolina Senate is poised to pass two ethics bills today, one of which will end the practice of self-policing by lawmakers themselves. The measure, along with another requiring lawmakers disclose their income sources-- but not the amounts--would be a major legacy victory for Haley, if passed.


  13. Cooper River gamble paid off for Britt Myers in Bassmaster EliteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Britt Myers, winner of the Bassmaster Elite tournament fished out of Georgetown, sets the hook on a Cooper River largemouth bass. Bassmaster photo by Gary Tramontina.


  14. Bassmaster Elites headed to Georgetown this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Casey Ashley of Donalds, the 2015 Bassmaster Classic champion, will be fishing the Bassmaster Elite tournament this week in Georgetown. Photo by Seigo Saito.


  15. April 3 Outdoors CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Bubba Livingston of Charleston with a nice turkey taken on the first hunt of the 2016 season. The bird, taken in full strut at 20 yards, weighed 23 pounds and had an 11-inch beard.


  16. March 27 Outdoors CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Ray Cartonia of Charleston harvested this 11-foot, 9-inch alligator, estimated at 500 pounds, near the Cooper River in a swamp on Wappaoola Plantation. Photo by Ray Cartonia.


  17. March 20 Outdoors CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Vic Warren of Summerville with a hard-fought, 75-pound, 65-inch tarpon caught in the Caribbean Sea off the coast of Costa Rica while fishing with dear friend Jose Garron and Jose's son, Cristobal. Photo by Vic Warren.


  18. Palmetto Sunrise: Time to fileRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Those interested in running for public office, including the 170 seats up for election in the General Assembly, can file over the next two weeks beginning at noon today. The Lowcountry will see significant Statehouse turnover this election year.


  19. March 13 Outdoors CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Jeff Rockwell of Edisto Island with a beautiful 6-pound rainbow trout caught while fishing the Elk River in Banner Elk, N.C., with his friend Robert Hawthorne. Photo by Robert Hawthorne.


  20. 1 dead, 2 injured in early morning Georgetown shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Authorities say a 33-year-old man is dead and two more men are injured after a shooting near Georgetown. Georgetown County deputies told media outlets that deputies responding to a call about gunfire found the injured men around 4 a.m. Saturday near a church a few miles west of Georgetown.


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