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  1. DSS director: Vulnerable adults receive little attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Post and Courier

    The task of protecting South Carolina's elderly and disabled adults has become an “afterthought” at the Department of Social Services, its director told a Senate panel. Susan Alford, who took the agency's helm in February, acknowledged her agency needs to do a better job protecting vulnerable adults.

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  2. To fix S.C. roads, raise the gas taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Post and Courier

    No sooner had South Carolina budget officials announced an $87 million budget windfall from the last fiscal year than a leading Democratic legislator urged that it be spent on the state's deteriorating roads and bridges. That proposal, from Sen. Nikki Setzler, D-Lexington, recognizes the need for more funding to make road repairs.

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  3. White Knoll rallies past Wando, 36-28Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Post and Courier

    LEXINGTON – Wando High School head coach Jimmy Noonan likes a tough early schedule to get ready for a long Class AAAA season, and the Warriors got all they bargained for Friday night. The high-powered passing combo of Bailey Hart and OrTre Smith produced three touchdowns but White Knoll rallied for a 36-28 victory at the Wolf Den in the season opener for Wando.

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  4. S.C. Republican group pushing candidates to lay out immigration visionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Post and Courier

    A group of conservative South Carolina Republicans is hoping to leverage the state's “First in the South” primary to compel the party's presidential candidates to divulge their vision for immigration reform. South Carolinians for Responsible Immigration Reform started out of a desire to have a substantive conversation about how to fix the problem of immigration, said the group's organizer Walter Whetsell, a GOP political consultant based in Lexington.

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  5. Gamecocksa women headed to Tennessee as part of SEC basketball slateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Post and Courier

    For the South Carolina women's basketball team, the road to a third consecutive SEC championship may go through Knoxville, Tenn. That's where the Gamecocks play Tennessee on Feb. 15, in a matchup between the two teams which shared the conference championship last season.

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  6. Two Medal of Honor recipients on Jeb Bush South Carolina committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Listed as Bush supporters are retired Marine Maj. Gen. James Livingston of Mount Pleasant, who was recognized for his service in Vietnam, and Kyle Carpenter, of Lexington, also a Marine, who was awarded his medal for service in Afghanistan.

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  7. Identity released of man killed by Lexington deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Lexington County officials say two of their officers have shot and killed a man who was attacking a family member in Irmo. Sheriff's spokesman Adam Myrick said in a statement that officers were called to a home shortly before 5 p.m. Monday.

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  8. Lexington deputies kill man attacking family memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Lexington County officials say two of their officers have shot and killed a man who was attacking a family member in Irmo. Sheriff's spokesman Adam Myrick said in a statement that officers were called to a home shortly before 5 p.m. Monday.

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  9. Lexington deputies search for stolen Confederate flagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Deputies told local media they are searching for those responsible for taking three flags from the Jefferson Davis Highway monument in the Oak Grove community. Sheriff's spokesman Adam Myrick said an anonymous tipster alerted deputies to the missing flags.

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  10. Disabled, special needs adults owed more than $1M in rent overchargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Post and Courier

    More than 300 adults with disabilities and special needs in South Carolina have been overcharged almost $2 million for rent since 2013 and it make take years to pay them back, a new report shows. State officials say some of these adults may be owed $10,000.

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  11. Disabled and special needs adults owed back more than $1M for incorrect rent paymentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Post and Courier

    More than 300 adults with disabilities and special needs in South Carolina have been over-charged almost $2 million for rent since 2013 and it make take years to pay them back, a new report shows. State officials say some of these adults may be owed $10,000 each.

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  12. For Kentucky, two games against the Gamecocks and an SEC drought in betweenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Post and Courier

    When South Carolina visited Kentucky last season, Commonwealth Stadium was a construction zone. Some areas were blocked off by chain-link fencing or concrete barriers, others were marked for demolition.

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  13. Senate votes to furl Confederate flag, sends bill to the HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Post and Courier

    South Carolina's senators took a historic vote this morning that would permanently furl the Statehouse's Confederate battle flag. The Senate sent the bill to the House on a 36-3 vote.

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  14. Poll: Senate within striking distance of majority supporting Confederate flag removalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Post and Courier

    A Post and Courier poll shows the state Senate is within striking distance of having a majority in favor of removing the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds. Support appears strong in the House, as well.

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  15. Advancing a flag resolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Post and Courier

    The state Legislature took a welcome, decisive step on Tuesday toward furling the Confederate flag that has flown at a Statehouse monument for the last 15 years. Doing so would be a fitting way to help move South Carolina forward in the wake of the mass murder at Emanuel AME Church last Wednesday.

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  16. Poll: Senate within striking distance of majority supporting Confederate flag removalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Post and Courier

    A Post and Courier poll shows the state Senate is within striking distance of having a majority in favor of removing the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds. Support appears strong in the House, as well.

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  17. Poll: Shealy, Limehouse among those signalling support for taking down Confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Republican Sen. Katrina Shealy of Lexington said she has come out in favor of removing the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds after praying on the matter. She joins representatives Chip Limehouse of Charleston and Robert Ridgeway of Manning in leaving the undecided camp and pledging their support for taking the flag down.

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  18. College of Charleston golfers win Four Ball titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | Post and Courier

    College of Charleston teammates Anthony Gabriele and Phillip Oweida made 7 birdies in 15 holes and beat Trey Taylor and Cabrick Waters, 4 and 3, in the South Carolina Golf Association Four Ball Championship played at the Country Club of Lexington. Another teammate, Josh Lorenzetti, was eliminated in the semifinals.

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  19. College of Charlestona s Taylor Clarke, Carl Wise picked in MLB draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Post and Courier

    College of Charleston's Taylor Clarke was taken by Arizona with the first pick in the third round of the MLB draft Tuesday. . College of Charleston pitcher Taylor Clarke was taken by Arizona with the first pick of the third round in the MLB draft on Tuesday.

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  20. Signing ushers in stiffer penalties, gun ban for domestic violence crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Post and Courier

    South Carolina on Thursday took a step toward better protecting victims and punishing batterers after more than a decade as one of the deadliest states for women at the hands of men. Read The Post and Courier's special investigative report at postandcourier.com/TillDeath .

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