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  1. Deputies: Man says he shot suspected prowlerRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | The Island Packet

    Authorities say the homeowner first called 911 to report a prowler around 2:30 a.m. Sunday.

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  2. SC group suing over county election boards lawRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | The Island Packet

    The South Carolina Public Interest Foundation last month filed a request that a judge declare invalid a state law laying out how county-level elections boards are constructed.

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  3. SC House: Sex-ed classes should be medically accurate, not just focusing on abstinenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 1 | The Island Packet

    Whether pervasive access to digital technology or a move away from teaching cursive is to blame, S.C. students' poor handwriting has some state lawmakers plotting an academic intervention.

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  4. More election woes down the road, SC lawmakers warnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2014 | The Island Packet

    Sen. Larry Martin of Pickens, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, told the Senate on Wednesday that the office of state Attorney General Alan Wilson has issued an opinion concluding that a 2008 law under which most of the state’s counties combined election and voter registration boards is unconstitutional.

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  5. Greenville wants study of I-85 truck trafficRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2014 | The Island Packet

    The Greenville News reported the Greenville-Pickens Area Transportation Study will use $50,000 in federal money for the study.

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  6. Ted VickRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2014 | The Island Packet

    "It's time to spend more time and effort on my family. My twins will be 11 this year, and they need me to be more focused on their needs and our time together," said Vick, 41. "My family and I have been talking for months about a new phase in our lives and we are looking forward to it."

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  7. Woman arrested for overdue video defended at SC state capitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2014 | The Island Packet

    And the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee says he will look into whether lawmakers can do anything to prohibit arrests of people charged with crimes no longer on the books on behalf of companies no longer in business.

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  8. SC senator's Darwin skepticism halts evolution standard's adoptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2014 | The Island Packet

    The S.C. Education Oversight Committee -- the state’s education research and accountability arm -- approved most of the state’s revised science standards at its meeting Monday, sending the standard on evolution back to subcommittee for review.

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  9. Pickens deputies investigate man's shooting deathRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2014 | The Island Packet

    Deputy Coroner Gary Duncan says 38-year-old Shane Ainsley Williams of Easley died early Sunday from a gunshot wound.

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  10. Bill allowing guns in SC bars, restaurants closer to becoming lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2014 | The Island Packet

    A bill that would allow South Carolinians to carry licensed, concealed weapons into businesses that serve alcohol is heading back to the House.

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  11. SC prosecutors: Beatty biased against solicitorsRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2013 | The Island Packet

    The Post and Courier of Charleston reports the solicitors say Justice Don Beatty showed an anti-prosecutor bias when he said in September the high court would not turn a blind eye to unethical conduct like witness tampering or evidence suppression.

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  12. Freezing rain in northern South CarolinaRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2013 | The Island Packet

    The National Weather Service office in Greer said the possibility of freezing rain exists in Cherokee, Greenville, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg and York counties until 9 a.m. Tuesday.

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  13. Pickens schools will to dismiss early for footballRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2013 | The Island Packet

    Officials said elementary schools will dismiss at 1 p.m. on Nov. 14. Middle schools and high schools will end classes at 2 p.m. District officials anticipate that traffic in the Clemson area and around U.S. 123 in Easley will make it impossible for buses to take students home in a reasonable amount of time.

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  14. Arts and Sciences at USC gets $10 million gift for faculty, researchRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2013 | The Island Packet

    Philadelphia-area native Peter McCausland has good memories of attending the University of South Carolina even during the turbulent late 1960s and early 1970s.

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  15. Hilton Head Island 3rd after Day 1 of 3-A girls golf championshipRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2013 | The Island Packet

    Hilton Head Island High School sits tied for eighth place, 69 shots off the lead with a score of 391, after the first day of the South Carolina Class 3-A Girls Golf Championship at Black Bear Golf Club in Longs.

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