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9:39 am on Tuesday March 13, 2012

The argument on why it's time for S.C.'s Ken Ard to go (Update: McConnell to swear in)

Update March 13, 2012: Glenn McConnell, a Charleston senator representing the 41st District, will be sworn in today as South Carolina's new lieutenant governor. The Post & Courier has a write-up on what this means it terms of a balancing act...
5:19 am on Wednesday February 15, 2012

Controversial Internet gaming takes hold in South Carolina (update: Illegal in Beaufort)

Photo by Cassidy Curtis Update 2/15/2012: Unlike the Georgetown ruling in December (see prior reports below), the Beaufort magistrate has ruled a Bluffton sweepstakes operation as illegal gambling. Our sister site in Beaufort has more details...
6:10 am on Saturday February 11, 2012

Horry County police Chief Morgan retires after SLED investigation

Photo from South Carolina Police Cruisers Just days after the Attorney General announced they would not take action on the Horry County police department after reviewing a SLED investigation, the Chief Johnny Morgan announced his retirement. Johnny...
11:24 am on Tuesday July 26, 2011

The argument on why it's time for S.C.'s Ken Ard to go

As calls for South Carolina's Lt. Gov. Ken Ard to resign grow, Statehouse Report Publisher Andy Brack has joined the chorus with a column titled, "Time for Ard to do honorable thing." In it, Brack details the myriad of woes that have befallen...
9:03 am on Sunday July 24, 2011

The argument on why it's time for S.C.'s Ken Ard to go

As calls for South Carolina's Lt. Gov. Ken Ard to resign grow, Statehouse Report Publisher Andy Brack has joined the chorus with a column titled, "Time for Ard to do honorable thing." In it Brack details the myriad of woes that have befallen Ard...
1:00 pm on Thursday July 21, 2011

Lt. Gov. Ken Ard to pay $48,400 in fines (update: Democrats to propose recall legislation)

Image by Flickr user keepthebyteUpdate July 21: The newest news about the Lt. Gov. Ken Ard case is in, and it's personal. During next week's legislative session, South Carolina Democrats plan to introduce legislation that would allow state voters to...
2:53 am on Monday June 27, 2011

Controversial Internet gaming technology takes hold in South Carolina

Image by Photo by Cassidy CurtisAnother "gambling" showdown is set for South Carolina as a North Myrtle Beach business owner wants to bring a new "online sweepstakes" system to South Carolina. With a combination of legal oversights and the magic of...
3:45 am on Monday May 30, 2011

Taxes could be raised to compensate for falling property values

Flickr user nzlawyer According to a report by Kyle Peterson in April 4 edition of The Island Packet, Beaufort County is seeking an answer from the state attorney general's office on wether they would be able to adjust tax rates after next year's...
3:23 pm on Sunday August 15, 2010

S.C. attorney general's use of up to $700K for 3 politically charged lawsuits stirs questions

Image by Flickr user jwinfred South Carolina's involvement in radiation storage at Yucca Mountain, healthcare reform, and Arizona's immigration have stirred questions if the cases are more about what's good for South Carolina, and what's good for...
3:38 am on Wednesday March 24, 2010

McMaster joins 12 attorneys general in filing suit against health care overhaul

Image by S.C. Attorney GeneralThe Associated Press reports today that the Obama camp says it isn't worried that 13 state attorneys general, including South Carolina's Henry McMaster, are suing to overturn the massive health care overhaul. S.C....

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