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  1. What you need to know about I-26 reversals and closures ahead of FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | Charleston City Paper

    On Monday, Gov. Henry McMaster announced eastbound lanes on I-26 would be reversed so the the estimated 1 million people ordered to evacuate can do so safely. But there's a little confusion about exactly what to expect if you're evacuating or just trying to get across town, so let's take a look.


  2. Going to see Jay and Bey in Columbia? We can help you plan your trip.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Charleston City Paper

    As Beysus and her husband prepare to descend upon South Carolina for OTR II, hordes of clueless Lowcountry dwellers will be making their way two hours northwest for what Rolling Stone called "a sequel to Beychella ." With schools closing early as throngs out-of-towners navigate the streets near USC's Williams-Brice Stadium, a venue more accustomed to returning Gamecocks fans than the Beyhive, you're going to want to be prepared for this holy pilgrimage.


  3. Leo Twiggs wins Society 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | Charleston City Paper

    Yesterday the Gibbes Museum of Art announced that Orangeburg, S.C. artist Leo Twiggs is this year's Society 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art winner. The 84-year-old artist was selected from more than 247 artists across the South and is the first South Carolinian to take home the prize of $10,000.


  4. Critics' Picks: The best arts events in town this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Charleston City Paper

    The exhibit, currently on display at the City Gallery, features over four dozen multimedia abstract works which are installed to accommodate interactive engagement with the artist. Roman will stop by the exhibit throughout its duration, including on July 15 at 2 p.m. for an artist's talk.


  5. Gibbes Museum's Society 1858 announces finalists for southern art awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Charleston City Paper

    The Gibbes Museum of Art has announced the 2018 finalists for the Society 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art. The five artists on the short list are MarA a Magdalena Campos-Pons , Stephen Hayes , Birney Imes , Leo Twiggs , and Susan Worsham .


  6. Cecil Williams' civil rights era photos on display at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Charleston City Paper

    Starting July 1, the Charleston County Main Library, in conjunction with the S.C. State library, will be featuring the exhibit, Unforgettable: Celebrating a Time of Life, Hope and Bravery , Orangeburg native photographer Cecil Williams. With talent in videography, publishing, inventing, and photography, Williams is best known for his focus on capturing the civil rights movement in South Carolina.


  7. Investigation of lawmaker's alleged harassment exposes gaps in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | Charleston City Paper

    Legal experts are raising questions about the objectivity of the investigation that eventually cleared state Rep. Jerry Govan of harassment following a staffer's allegation of unwanted hugs last year. A female employee who worked for the lawmaker complained of unwanted, public hugs by the Orangeburg Democrat during the 2017 legislative session.


  8. With assault case pending against her own colleague, Rep. Gilda...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | Charleston City Paper

    Orangeburg state Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter congratulated Archie Parnell on his primary victory in South Carolina's 5th Congressional District in a tweet early Wednesday morning, lending her support to a candidate abandoned by his own staff, party, and notable supporters after recently obtained divorce records revealed he physically abused his ex-wife . Cobb-Hunter's public support comes as she waits to take her allegations of physical assault against fellow Orangeburg Rep. Jerry Govan to court on July 16. According to an arrest warrant detailing a May 2017 incident, "[Govan] did approach [Cobb-Hunter] yelling at her 'Don't put words in my mouth,' which made the victim extend her arm out to keep Mr. Govan from getting any closer to her."


  9. State Rep. Jerry Govan was quietly cleared of harassment allegation...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | Charleston City Paper

    Previously undisclosed documents reveal that state Rep. Jerry Govan was cleared of harassment in an investigation after a female staffer complained of unwanted hugs coming from the Orangeburg Democrat. The unnamed woman worked for Govan and had been employed at the S.C. House of Representatives for several years at the time of her complaint, according to an investigatory report written by the Fisher & Phillips law firm and released to the City Paper under the Freedom of Information Act.


  10. S.C. Senate Democrats filibustered and defeated an anti-abortion bill while you were asleepRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | Charleston City Paper

    Senate Democrats lined up one by one to filibuster a bill that would have banned 97 percent of abortions in South Carolina until early Friday morning, when the Senate voted to sent the bill back to committee. The filibuster was led by Sen. Marlon Kimpson .


  11. S.C. Senate tentatively votes to ban almost almost all abortions in South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Charleston City Paper

    The South Carolina Senate voted to outlaw almost all abortions, with very few exceptions, on Wednesday night. Abortions would be banned except in cases of rape, incest, or emergencies that threaten the mother's life.


  12. S.C. House and Senate can't agree on how much to slash from SCE&G billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | Charleston City Paper

    The debate over SCE&G's bills will have to wait until April 10 after the Senate delayed the final vote on a bill that would force SCE&G to cut its bills by 13 percent on Thursday. The move would slash most, but not all, of the amount customers pay from costs incurred by the abandoned V.C. Summer nuclear reactors in Fairfield County.


  13. The Agenda: Orangeburg Massacre 50 years later; Pause Johns Island building?; Amtrak suedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | Charleston City Paper

    Yesterday, 50 years later, survivors of the Orangeburg Massacre remembered the 1968 incident in which S.C. state troopers shot 27 people protesting a segregated bowling alley in Orangeburg, S.C., killing three teenagers. "Apology and regret is not sufficient to heal the wounds," said Cleveland Sellers, who was among those shot.


  14. Saturday's Women's March Rally for Electoral Justice focused...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | Charleston City Paper

    Demonstrators hold signs and flags at the Rally for Electoral Justice, a follow-up to 2017's Charleston Women's March, on Jan. 20, 2018. The follow-up to last year's 2,000-strong Charleston Women's March was met with sunny skies and crisp temperatures Saturday afternoon at Brittlebank Park.


  15. Everything you need to know about this weekend's Women's March: Rally for Electoral JusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Charleston City Paper

    Last year, on the same weekend as the inauguration of the 45th president of the United States, more than 2,000 women, children, and men walked the streets of downtown Charleston in the pouring rain, holding posters and banners like the one above. A year later, as much as things have changed - forecast calls for sunny skies - the more things have stayed the same.


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