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5:04 am on Tuesday August 28, 2012

With $500 hotel rooms, a Charleston political conference gets even more educational

Flickr user Michael Whay The chandler in the "grand ballroom" of the Charleston Place Hotel. A dozen* South Carolina lawmakers left the state of South Carolina with a bill of more than $10,000 for the stay and attendance of the 2011 National...
2:20 am on Tuesday August 28, 2012

With $500 hotel rooms, a Charleston political conference gets even more educational

Image by Flickr user Michael Whay The chandler in the "grand ballroom" of the Charleston Place Hotel. A dozen* South Carolina lawmakers left the state of South Carolina with a bill of more than $10,000 for the stay and attendance of the 2011...
7:35 am on Tuesday April 24, 2012

Palmetto Moon Helps Fund New Bus for Pattison's Academy

Palmetto Moon and The Bishop Family Foundation helped fund a new bus for Pattison’s Academy, a local organization that serves children with multiple disabilities by providing comprehensive education and rehabilitation programs. The organization...
4:11 am on Thursday February 23, 2012

Brace yourself: Beaufort gas prices expected to keep sliding up

Flickr user bitzcelt The slide in gas prices ended way back at Christmas and since then we've marched up a full 46¢ per gallon in South Carolina — and now gas monitor GasBuddy.com says we can expect a 4 to 10¢ boost by Monday atop our $3.46 per...
3:31 am on Thursday February 23, 2012

Brace yourself: Charleston gas prices expected to keep sliding up

Image by Flickr user bitzcelt The slide in gas prices ended way back at Christmas and since then we've marched up a full 46¢ per gallon in South Carolina — and now gas monitor GasBuddy.com says we can expect a 4 to 10¢ boost by Monday atop our $3....
7:11 am on Saturday September 24, 2011

Nikki Haley mute on pricey Europe trip on S.C.'s dime (Update: Expense details)

Flickr user agaw.dilim First reporting September 5; Updates at the bottom. Questions are popping up over haley's "job recruiting" trip to Europe and Germany in June. The receipts are still being counted in the state's records but the total from the...
1:56 am on Friday September 23, 2011

Nikki Haley mute on pricey Europe trip on S.C.'s dime (Update: Expense details)

Image by Flickr user agaw.dilim First reporting September 5; Updates at the bottom. Questions are popping up over haley's "job recruiting" trip to Europe and Germany in June. The receipts are still being counted in the state's records but the total...
4:43 pm on Sunday September 11, 2011

Nikki Haley mute on pricey Europe trip on South Carolina's dime (update: 'Little girl' debate)

Flickr user agaw.dilim First reporting September 5; Updates at the bottom. Questions are popping up over Haley's "job recruiting" trip to Europe and Germany in June. The receipts are still being counted in the state's records but the total from the...
8:40 am on Monday September 5, 2011

A $485,000 public worker salary in Columbia, rage, and acceptance

Flickr user aresauburn™ Politicians in Columbia are furious that the state's top investment officer just received a 37% raise to $485,000 — but no one's planning to do anything about it. The general missive is that folks who run state pension funds...
4:22 am on Monday September 5, 2011

A $485,000 public worker salary in Columbia, rage, and acceptance

Flickr user aresauburn™ Politicians in Columbia are furious that the state's top investment officer just received a 37% raise to $485,000 — but it seems no one's planning to do anything about it. The general missive is in the aftermath is that...

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