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  1. #SC2018: Greenville Businessman On Catherine Templeton's ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | FITSNews

    Greenville, South Carolina businessman John Warren - who made waves last week with his decision to explore a 2018 gubernatorial bid - was among those under consideration for the lieutenant governor's job in a Catherine Templeton administration. Templeton is the Lowcountry labor attorney currently taking the fight to incumbent governor Henry McMaster - the embattled "Republican" whose 2018 candidacy has been nothing short of a disaster .

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  2. #SC2018: John Warren Opens Gubernatorial AccountRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | FITSNews

    Yesterday, this news site exclusively reported that Greenville, South Carolina businessman John Warren was mulling a bid for governor of the Palmetto State in 2018. Warren submitted paperwork with the S.C. State Ethics Commission on Friday to run for governor, dropping $50,000 of his own money into the newly opened campaign account.

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  3. Those Greenville BannersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 | FITSNews

    Yesterday we filed an exclusive report on several banners that were discovered Thanksgiving morning hanging from an overpass overlooking Interstate 385 in downtown Greenville, South Carolina. As we reported, the banners targeted embattled county sheriff Will Lewis - who is currently dealing with a criminal investigation , civil lawsuit and forensic audit stemming from his alleged sexual assault of a former female subordinate, 23-year-old Savannah Nabors .

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  4. #SC2018: Henry McMaster Donor Assails Lite Gov PickRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 | FITSNews

    South Carolina governor Henry McMaster 's rumored choice for lieutenant governor isn't impressing several of his top donors. In fact the aging politician's selection of Greenville, S.C. human resources executive Pamela Evette - rumored to be announced this week - has several of them seeing red.

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  5. #SC2018: Henry McMaster Preparing Lieutenant Gubernatorial AnnouncementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 27 | FITSNews

    South Carolina governor Henry McMaster is reportedly preparing to announcing his running mate for the 2018 gubernatorial election - the first year in which candidates for the state's top two executive branch offices will run on the same ticket. McMaster's announcement is scheduled for Greenville, South Carolina later this week, and sources familiar with the upcoming reveal tell us he will be naming an Upstate businesswoman as his sidekick.

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  6. Todd Atwater To Announce Candidacy For SC Attorney GeneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 27 | FITSNews

    Ethically challenged state representative Todd Atwater - who recently lost his job as the leader of a left-leaning special interest organization - will announce his candidacy for attorney general of South Carolina next week, according to an event invitation obtained by this news site. The liberal "Republican" will become the first announced primary challenger againt embattled S.C. attorney general Alan Wilson - whose alleged meddling with the ongoing #ProbeGate criminal investigation has clouded his political future.

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  7. Greenville Sheriff Signs Yanked From InterstateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 27 | FITSNews

    Embattled Greenville County, South Carolina sheriff Will Lewis is currently dealing with a criminal investigation , civil lawsuit and forensic audit stemming from his alleged sexual assault of a former female subordinate, 23-year-old Savannah Nabors . Most of those stories broke exclusively on this news site which last month called on Lewis to step down .

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  8. Greenville SC Drama: Radio Free MartineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | FITSNews

    The Upstate, South Carolina radio station that gave Greenville County sheriff's office employee Martine Wilder her new name now claims she chose the moniker herself in an effort to safeguard her anonymity. Originally, station executives told us that Wilder - whose real name is Martine Helou - was given the name as part of an effort to create "intrigue" on the air.

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  9. Greenville County Councilman Seeks Jury TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | FITSNews

    Roberts appeared in a Pickens County, S.C. courtroom earlier this week to answer to assault charges leveled against him last month. The 46-year-old Greenville, S.C. resident was arrested on October 11 and charged with simple assault after allegedly striking the manager of the Saluda River Yacht Club in Easley, S.C. with a metal pipe on October 4. According to an incident report obtained by this news site, Roberts' alleged attack against Jonathan Hall isn't just his word against the the word of the club owner, either.

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  10. Greenville Soap Opera: Another Sketchy Hire By Will LewisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | FITSNews

    The soap opera masquerading as county government in Greenville, South Carolina has had no shortage of plot twists in recent months. It seems each time we cast our gaze back upon the Palmetto Upstate, there's a new player appearing on the stage offering fresh intrigue and drama.

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  11. Another Education Governor? No ThanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | FITSNews

    We like James Smith . We respect his military service. And we believe the overwhelming frontrunner for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination has the potential to exploit gaping vulnerabilities in the South Carolina "Republican" party.

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  12. Greenville Councilman To Appear In CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | FITSNews

    A Greenville County councilman with a history of anger management issues will appear before a judge in Pickens County, South Carolina this week. Rick Roberts , 46, of Greenville, S.C. was arrested last month and charged with simple assault after allegedly striking the manager of the Saluda River Yacht Club in Easley, S.C. with a metal pipe on October 4. Roberts was reportedly angry after discovering that a check made out from the club to his brother had bounced, although the club manager told local media he had already resolved the situation with Roberts' brother.

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  13. Steve Bannon Shakes Up SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 11 | FITSNews

    Conservative firebrand Steve Bannon paid a visit to the South Carolina Lowcountry this week, drawing protestors and setting off a mad scramble among the Palmetto State's "Republican" candidates for governor. "It's time for us to get angry again," Bannon told attendees at the Citadel Republican Society 's annual Patriot Dinner.

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  14. Spartanburg Tax Hike ApprovedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | FITSNews

    With 102 of 105 precincts reporting, 16,901 voters backed a 20 percent sales tax increase on Tuesday. Meanwhile 10,159 voters voted against the tax increase - which was endorsed by local crony capitalists, "Republican" leaders, Democratic leaders and yes, even one local Tea Party organization.

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  15. Municipal Madness: Spartanburg SCRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2017 | FITSNews

    One of the 150-plus municipal elections on tap this week in South Carolina involves a proposed tax hike on residents of Spartanburg County, S.C. Spartanburg is one of only four counties in the Palmetto State that currently levies no local option sales tax - meaning residents pay only the six percent state sales tax . The proposed tax hike would ostensibly sunset on April 30, 2024 - but we all know what happens when tax hikes are passed, don't we? They never go away .

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  16. Greenville's Sketchy Reform VoicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | FITSNews

    We unleashed a bit of a political tsunami in Greenville, South Carolina this year with our coverage of the Will Lewis scandal . Lewis, the 42-year-old sheriff of Greenville County, has been accused of drugging and raping one of his female subordinates - 23-year-old Savannah Nabors - and then covering it up.

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  17. Real Tolerance Draws A Police RebukeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | FITSNews

    This news site has written previously on how government responds to outbreaks of authentic tolerance . We've also written on alleged efforts by police in Greenville, South Carolina to silence the First Amendment freedoms of both white and black nationalists.

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  18. #SC2018: Henry McMaster Backers Vow To Destroy Catherine TempletonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | FITSNews

    We're referring to a growing sense of frustration on the part of the 2018 South Carolina gubernatorial campaign of Henry McMaster - who by all accounts is just beginning his ten-year reign over Palmetto State politics. McMaster has a three-to-one lead over the rest of the 2018 GOP gubernatorial field combined .

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  19. Sources: Will Lewis Isn't Showing Up For WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | FITSNews

    Will Lewis hasn't given up his taxpayer-funded office but he hasn't exactly been turning in stellar attendance since the scandal that's enveloping his administration broke wide open earlier this month. Deputies with the Greenville County, South Carolina sheriff's office tell us the embattled law enforcement official has been staying away from the office as calls for his resignation mount .

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  20. Greenville Tea Party Welcomes Kevin Bryant, Tom DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | FITSNews

    The Greenville, South Carolina Tea Party is scheduled to welcome S.C. lieutenant governor Kevin Bryant and State Senator Tom Davis at its next monthly meeting. He will introduce Davis, whom Tea Party chairman Pressley Stutts noted is "leading the liberty charge for us in the South Carolina Senate."

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