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  1. 'There is no football program at S.C. State' without Buddy PoughRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    S.C. State head coach Buddy Pough was been named the MEAC Coach of the Year in 2008 and 2009. Buddy Pough has compiled a record of 125-71 in 17 seasons as the head football coach at S.C. State.

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  2. Hicks column: All of a sudden, South Carolina's Legislature is looking better than mostRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    People denounce lawmakers for the state of schools, the conditions of roads or the general dysfunction of government. Often with good justification.

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  3. House Speaker Jay Lucas pushes for 'immediate' education reforms to give all kids a chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Post and Courier

    House Speaker Jay Lucas was sworn in Tuesday to lead the chamber for another two years. The Hartsville Republican, who has been speaker since 2014, vowed to prioritize education reform.

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  4. More than 1,000 highway signs create a roadmap of who's who in SC politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | Post and Courier

    The COSCO Glory container ship, capable of carrying up to 13,200 cargo boxes, clears the Ravenel Bridge on its way to the Wando Welch Terminal in Mount Pleasant on Oct. 29. The bridge is named after Arthur Ravenel Jr., a former state legislator, congressman and school board member. Provided/State Ports Authority A pedestrian bridge linking the South Carolina State University campus to student housing is named for Emily Clyburn, wife of Congressman James Clyburn.

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  5. Life at SC's lakes Marion and Moultrie is peaceful - unless Santee Cooper foldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2018 | Post and Courier

    Jerry Young of Summerville kayaks with his daughter, Megan, 7, on Lake Moultrie on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Lauren Petracca/Staff Fisherman Ronnie Swinton, right, and a friend take advantage of a quiet morning in Bonneau on Lake Moultrie on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018.

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  6. 'An oasis from Jim Crow': Mosquito Beach project seeks to highlight Charleston historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2018 | Post and Courier

    Mosquito Beach is one of the Charleston area's segregated beaches dating back to the Jim Crow era. Historic Charleston Foundation/Provided A historic photo of African Americans relaxing at Mosquito Beach, one of the few resort areas in South Carolina that welcomed blacks during the Jim Crow-era.

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  7. Nikki Haley elementary school photoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | Post and Courier

    The Randhawa family were tight knit as the only Indian family in rural Bamberg County when Gov. Nikki Haley and her siblings grew up there. Her parents, Ajit and Raj Randhawa, are in the center surrounded by their children.

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  8. SC Democratic lawmaker cleared of charges in alleged Statehouse assault caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | Post and Courier

    It took only 15 minutes for a Democratic state lawmaker to be cleared of assault charges Tuesday in a year-long case stemming from a confrontation with a female colleague in the Statehouse over school district consolidation. A six-member jury of five men and one woman found Rep. Jerry Govan, D-Orangeburg, not guilty after more than two days of testimony in Richland County magistrate court.

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  9. Two SC Democratic lawmakers face off in court over alleged Statehouse assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | Post and Courier

    Two state Democratic lawmakers faced off in court Monday, nearly a year and a half after a dispute over school consolidation led to an alleged assault in the South Carolina Statehouse. Seven people on a Richland County jury spent hours listening to testimony about the dispute between Rep. Jerry Govan and Rep. Gilda Cobb Hunter, two Democrats from Orangeburg.

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  10. Graduates of 34 districts can get college costs slashed by $2,000 this school yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | Post and Courier

    Incoming students at Trident Technical College register for classes at the registrar's office on the Thornley Campus on Aug. 22, 2018. Brad Nettles/Staff Incoming students at Trident Technical College register for classes at the registrar's office on the Thornley Campus on Aug. 22, 2018.

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  11. SCDOT giving state roads to local governments, hoping to shrink huge maintenance backlogRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 | Post and Courier

    This Mar. 11, 2016 photo shows the Williamson-Johnson Road at the Orangeburg-Aiken county line in Salley. Transportation officials say 46 percent of the pavement on South Carolina's state roads are in poor condition.

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  12. Leo Twiggs first South Carolina artist to win prestigious Society 1858 PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | Post and Courier

    "Requiem for Mother Emanuel No. 3" by Leo Twiggs, an Orangeburg-based artist. The work was acquired by the Gibbes Museum.

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  13. New fee replaces textbook shopping at 5 South Carolina tech schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | Post and Courier

    Jonathan Winkle, who is receiving an Associate in Arts degree at Trident Technical College, checks the price on an accounting textbook he needs at the bookstore on campus on Tuesday, July 31, 2018. Lauren Petracca/ Staff When students enroll for certain courses this fall at Trident Technical College, they won't have to shop for textbooks.

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  14. DHEC gives MUSC approval to build a $325 million hospital in Berkeley CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | Post and Courier

    A rendering from the Medical University of South Carolina shows an estimation of what the community hospital in Berkeley County will look like if it receives final approval from the state's health department. MUSC/Provided Ten years after the state health department granted permission for two competing health systems to build separate hospitals in Berkeley County, the agency decided Monday to approve a third.

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  15. Customers flock to reopened South Carolina chicken restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | Post and Courier

    The Church's Chicken on Meeting Street was among about two dozen Church's restaurants that were shut down earlier this year over unpaid bills. The Charleston location was back in business about a month before the chain's only Orangeburg location was reopened.

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  16. 5 finalists named for Society 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | Post and Courier

    Five finalists have been named by the Gibbes Museum of Art for the 2018 Society 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art, including a veteran batik maker in South Carolina. Leo Twiggs, an Orangeburg resident whose batik paintings include the celebrated nine-piece series "Requiem for Mother Emanuel," is among those eligible for the $10,000 cash prize.

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  17. Some members of tiny SC electric co-op board earn $50,000+ a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | Post and Courier

    Several members of the board of a Midlands electric cooperative whose customers pay some of the highest electric rates in South Carolina made more than $50,000 by holding 50 meetings in a year, according to tax records. Many meetings of the Tri-County Electric Co-Op board lasted less than an hour, allowing some board members to collect the $450-a-day allowance for meetings at a nearly once-a-week-rate, according to the records obtained by The State.

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  18. Second Orangeburg County jail escapee caught, one inmate remains at largeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | Post and Courier

    The second of three men who escaped from an Orangeburg County jail on Saturday has been caught, officials said Tuesday. Tyshon Johnson, 27, was apprehended by members of a U.S. Marshals Service task force, according to a statement by the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office.

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  19. 2 accused killers still at large after control panel malfunction at Orangeburg jailRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | Post and Courier

    Three inmates were able to escape from the Orangeburg County Detention Center over the weekend after a control panel malfunctioned, causing their cells to unlock, an official said Monday. Authorities said the inmates - who were jailed on charges ranging from carjacking to murder - then sprayed a correctional officer with Mace and accessed a control room that allowed them to open a door to the rest of the facility.

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  20. Fleet of at least 15 C-17s from Joint Base Charleston to fly over Ravenel Bridge on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | Post and Courier

    At least 15 C-17 transport airplanes from Joint Base Charleston will conduct a training flight over the Cooper River bridge and the Statehouse in Columbia on Tuesday. At least 15 C-17 transport airplanes from Joint Base Charleston will conduct a training flight over the Cooper River bridge and the Statehouse in Columbia on Tuesday.

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