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2:32 am on Thursday June 7, 2012

Laura Sterling's candidacy is over in Statehouse District 120 run

Laura Sterling. Laura Sterling was running against Weston Newton and Jerry Stewart to get the GOP nomination in the greater Bluffton and Jasper House District 120 seat — but the same S.C. Supreme Court ruling that removed some 180 candidates...
3:07 am on Wednesday June 6, 2012

Fallout over OK-to-dredge ruling for Savannah River lands in S.C. Supreme Court

Flickr user .:[ Melissa ]:. The fallout over the OK-to-dredge decision for the S.C. DHEC continues — now with a hearing before the S.C. Supreme Court. Most interestingly, court justices pushed on DHEC over whether or not the agency was by law...
9:30 am on Tuesday July 26, 2011

S.C. Supreme Court ruling reverses charter schools case

Image by Flickr user s_falkowIt's still possible that Charleston County School District will give addition millions of dollars each year to its charter schools--but, according to a S.C. Supreme Court ruling on Monday, South Carolina will have to...
7:30 am on Wednesday June 22, 2011

State Supreme Court rules James Island's incorporation illegal (update: Woolsey pledges an appeal)

Image by Flickr user SarahFrancoUpdate June 22: Just one day after the state Supreme Court ruled the town of James Island was formed illegally, James Island's Mayor Bill Woolsey and council members pledged to a nearly full town hall meeting that...
3:25 am on Monday January 24, 2011

Expedia on hook for $4.6 million in owed S.C., Charleston-area hotel taxes

Image by Flickr user Jonathan Caves With only one dissenting opinion, the South Carolina Supreme Court has ruled that Administrative Law Court Judge Ralph Anderson was correct when he said online travel site was liable for $4.6 million...
1:19 pm on Tuesday August 10, 2010

Despite high court ruling, SCE&G nuclear reactors to proceed fairly smoothly

Image by Flickr user cheesy42 A steam turbine from a decommissioned nuclear power plant. Though the S.C. Supreme Court told SCE&G it can't ask for utility users to prepay $438 million in contingency costs to build two new nuclear reactors, the...
1:17 pm on Wednesday December 2, 2009

S.C. Supreme Court: Sanford ethics files are public info

Perhaps setting a precedent for future ethics investigations, the S.C. Supreme Court has said the ethics investigation findings are public information.