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  1. Former SC Senator Robert Ford: "If I Was White"Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | FITSNews

    Former South Carolina state senator Robert Ford - driven out of office six years ago over a bizarre ethics scandal that included campaign purchases made at an adult book store - is making headlines this week for a Christmas message in which he implores recipients to imagine a world in which he was white.

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  2. Post And Courier Reporter Claims Assault At Katie Arrington EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2018 | FITSNews

    A reporter for The Post and Courier went to police in the early morning hours after election night and filed a report claiming she had been assaulted by a supporter of former South Carolina GOP congressional nominee Katie Arrington . Caitlin Byrd claimed the incident took place at 1:00 a.m. EST on Wednesday at the Staybridge Suites in Mount Pleasant, S.C. That would put the alleged assault just one hour before The Associated Press called this race for Arrington's opponent.

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  3. J.D. Madison Saga: Witness Intimidation?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | FITSNews

    A month ago, this news outlet reported exclusively on allegations against Charleston, S.C. businessman John David Madison , best known to fans of the hit Bravo TV reality show Southern Charm as "JD" . , a Mount Pleasant, S.C. woman told local law enforcement that she was raped and sodomized by Madison in the early morning hours of August 22, 2017.

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  4. Mount Pleasant SC Councilman Drops C-Bomb On ConstituentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | FITSNews

    Mount Pleasant, South Carolina town councilman Kevin Cunnane is facing criticism after referring to one of his constituents as a "c*nt" on social media this week. The church-going Lowcountry attorney - a former member of the Fire Department of New York - used the slur in responding to constituent Barry Wolff , who had the audacity to question Cunnane's frequent invocation of his role in the emergency response efforts following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

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  5. Southern Charm: JD Madison Named In Police ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | FITSNews

    There have been several recent news stories teasing the notion that reality television train wreck Thomas Ravenel wasn't the only person connected to Bravo TV 's Southern Charm staring down allegations of rape and/ or sexual assault. In the meantime, FITSNews.com has exclusively obtained a report filed earlier this month with the Mount Pleasant, South Carolina police department which outlines allegations of rape, assault and involuntary drugging against Charleston, S.C. businessman John David Madison , best known to fans of the hit reality show as "JD."

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  6. Richland County SC's Ridiculous Plastic Bag BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | FITSNews

    In a nod to the environmental loons, liberal government leaders in Richland County, South Carolina are moving forward with a proposed ban on the use of plastic bags. According to reporter Chad Mills of WIS TV 10 , county council members are studying the issue in the hopes of presenting a draft ordinance soon.

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  7. Black Bikers Shut Down Ravenel BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | FITSNews

    The Arthur Ravenel, Jr. bridge spanning the Cooper River between Charleston and Mount Pleasant, South Carolina was shut down briefly on Saturday afternoon by black bikers said to be affiliated with the " Ruff Riders " organization. The Yonkers, New York-based group - which bills itself as "the largest sports bike organization in the world" - claims to be a force for social justice as well as "a strong, cohesive organization that positively impacts the lives of families and communities."

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  8. Alien Abduction Threats? SC Primary Goes InterstellarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | FITSNews

    Dmitri Cherny - the socialist seeking the "Republican" nomination for South Carolina's first congressional district - desperately wants to be included in a GOP debate between #NeverTrump U.S. congressman Mark Sanford and first-term state representative Katie Arrington . Sanford and Arrington are essentially in a head-to-head matchup for this seat, which the former "Luv Gov" won in a special election five years ago.

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  9. Sinkhole Forms Under Ravenel BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | FITSNews

    We all know Thomas Ravenel is in trouble but what about the Charleston, South Carolina bridge named after his famous father, former U.S. congressman and state senator Arthur Ravenel, Jr. ? Opened in 2005, this 1,546-foot cable-stayed span is one of the most visible, indispensable pieces of infrastructure even built in the Palmetto State.

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  10. #TrafficMaggedon: Evidence Builds Against SCDOTRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | FITSNews

    Another day, another report documenting the South Carolina Department of Transportation 's negligence regarding the James B. Edwards bridge debacle - a.k.a. #Trafficmaggedon . The Edwards bridge is a pair of segmented spans carrying Interstate 526 across the Wando River between Mount Pleasant, S.C. and Daniel Island, S.C. The westbound lanes of this vital Lowcountry traffic artery - which carried tens of thousands of vehicles per day - have been shut down owing to concerns over the bridge's structural integrity.

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  11. #TrafficMaggedon: SCDOT Seeks To Plug LeakRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | FITSNews

    The South Carolina Department of Transportation is desperately attempting to identify the source of a leak that led to some unfavorable news coverage for the agency in the aftermath of the James B. Edwards bridge debacle . In fact an internal investigation is reportedly underway at the agency in an effort to figure out who spoke with this news site and its founding editor, Will Folks .

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  12. #TrafficMaggedon: 2002 Memo Foreshadowed Bridge ProblemsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | FITSNews

    Earlier today, our news site published an exclusive report alleging that officials with the South Carolina Department of Transportation knew about failing bridge cables on the James B. Edwards bridge near Charleston, S.C. as far back as October 2010. This news site has now obtained evidence suggesting that the cables - or "tendons" - on the Edwards bridge were a cause of concern for the agency as far back as 2002.

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  13. #TrafficMaggedon: SCDOT Knew Bridge Tendons Were Failing In 2010Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | FITSNews

    Engineers with the South Carolina Department of Transportation knew that cables on the James B. Edwards bridge were in serious trouble in the fall of 2010 - six years before one of them snapped for the first time. The failure of another one of these cables - or "tendons" - this week has forced SCDOT to close the westbound lanes of Interstate 526 indefinitely, creating #TrafficMaggedon in and around Charleston, S.C. According to our sources, it could be at least four months before traffic is flowing normally again a situation SCDOT is supposed to address at a press conference on Wednesday.

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  14. #TrafficMaggedon: Charleston Braces For Months Of GridlockRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | FITSNews

    What happens when an ass-backwards state government spends decades subsidizing non-core functions? Only to shortchange the few things it was actually supposed to do? And then compounds the problem by failing to prioritize spending on those core functions? Easy you get debacles like the one currently transpiring on the James B. Edwards bridge in the South Carolina Lowcountry. According to our sources, residents in the vicinity of the bridge should prepare for a four-month delay at the very least.

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  15. #SC2018: Henry McMaster's Sign ShenanigansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | FITSNews

    South Carolina "Republican" governor Henry McMaster has run an absolutely atrocious 2018 campaign which is probably one reason why the fiscally liberal incumbent is having to run negative ads against his top GOP rival, Lowcountry labor attorney Catherine Templeton . Despite being gifted the governor's mansion last January by U.S. president Donald Trump - and despite Trump staking him to some serious campaign cash during a presidential fundraiser last fall - McMaster continues coughing up the ball at every turn.

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  16. #SC2018: Reform Rivals Invade Each Other's TurfRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | FITSNews

    There's a furious battle underway for the South Carolina governor's mansion and it's got absolutely nothing to do with the incumbent governor who is supposed to have a lock on reelection. In fact Henry McMaster - the status quo "Republican" who currently enjoys a commanding lead in the polls - has been reduced to a bit part in this evolving political drama.

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  17. #SCStateHouse: Russell Guerard To Run For House District 110Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | FITSNews

    Russell Guerard - who narrowly missed out on winning the GOP nomination for South Carolina House District 110 in both 2014 and 2016 - will give it another go this spring. The 53-year-old commercial realtor will announce his candidacy for this Charleston County, S.C. district sometime early next week, we're told.

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  18. Clemson Student's Death: A Porter-Gaud Connection?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | FITSNews

    A Clemson University student was found dead over the weekend - but the speculation surrounding his untimely end is coalescing around his former high school. Bowen Ellis , 19, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina was found unresponsive in his bed on Saturday afternoon - his dog lying beside him.

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  19. Nancy Mace TriumphsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | FITSNews

    Lowcountry businesswoman Nancy Mace stormed to the GOP nomination for South Carolina House District 99 on Tuesday, buoyed by an improbable uptick in turnout for a runoff election that many believed would draw fewer voters than the primary race held two weeks ago. With all precincts reporting, Mace received 1,695 votes .

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  20. #SCStateHouse: District 99 ShadinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | FITSNews

    As we reported last week , Lowcountry businesswoman Nancy Mace came within a half of a percentage point of winning the GOP primary election for South Carolina House District 99 on November 14. Mace won 49.5 percent of the vote last Tuesday, nearly double the amount of support received by the second-place finisher in the race - Mount Pleasant, S.C. undertaker and town councilman Mark M. Smith . Because no candidate received a majority of votes on the first ballot, Mace and Smith are headed for a runoff election on November 28 - although our guess is Smith might be wishing Mace had beaten him outright at this point.

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