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2:15 am on Saturday May 26, 2012

School choice differences most apparent in Jasper-Beaufort House District 120 debate

Flickr user J. Stephen Conn (Update: Laura Sterling is out.) As Republican candidates Weston Newton, Jerry Stewart, and Laura Sterling begin to face off for the S.C. House District 120, more similarities are showing than differences. However one...
3:55 am on Saturday January 28, 2012

Beaufort County Council chairman announces candidacy for SC House Seat

Flickr user J. Stephen Conn Update January 28: Council chairman Weston Newton will have some competition for the seat by fellow republican and council electee Jerry Stewart. The Island Packet has a profile of Stewart's entrance; take a read here...
7:30 am on Wednesday April 13, 2011

New bill would suspend licenses for teenagers who drop out of school

Flickr user cityyear A report from the Associated Press today notes that a bill up for debate on the statehouse floor will, if passed, revoke driving privileges to S.C. teens who drop out of high school. The bill, which is widely supported by the...
4:03 am on Monday February 28, 2011

Statewide school budget cuts would hurt Beaufort County

Flickr user Travilin' John The South Carolina house of Representatives approved a bill last Friday which would allow lawmakers to trim more than 10% off local and county government budgets. State officials are considering across the board budget...
4:48 am on Monday November 8, 2010

Despite Haley win, S.C. still last in electing women - but not in Beaufort

Flickr user uscupstate When you hear that South Carolina elected a woman of Indian decent as governor your initial reaction might be to consider how progressive we are as a state. Not so fast! Despite Haley's historic win last week, South Carolina...
9:19 am on Monday October 5, 2009

S.C. House requests details in Sanford's ethics investigation

The South Carolina House, claiming sole authority to prosecute an impeachment, has asked the state Supreme Court for the details of Mark Sanford's ethics investigation.