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4:05 am on Tuesday December 18, 2012

With Tim Scott headed to the Senate, competition heats up for a now-vacant House seat

Names are flying in for to represent the 1st Congressional District. On Monday word came that Gov. Nikki Haley had chosen Republican Tim Scott to fill Republican Senator Jim DeMint's seat, after DeMint announced he would depart. That shuffling...
1:04 am on Tuesday December 18, 2012

With Tim Scott headed to the Senate, competition heats up for a now-vacant House seat

Names are flying in for to represent the 1st Congressional District.On Monday word came that Gov. Nikki Haley had chosen Republican Tim Scott to fill Republican Senator Jim DeMint's seat, after DeMint announced he would depart. That shuffling leaves...
6:58 am on Thursday September 27, 2012

Performing arts center in our future? (Update: Tax hike being considered)

Rendering of the proposed arts center. Update September 27th: It isn't clear which direction this project will take. There is talk of a tax increase to pay for the performing arts center. The Sun News reports that the Myrtle Beach City Council met...
1:52 am on Wednesday July 20, 2011

Beaufort City Council special election is here (Update: O'Kelley wins, paltry turnout)

Flickr user pierrotsomepeople Official unofficial results: George O'Kelley has indeed won, and in a landslide at that.  Almost as notable as the winner was the extremely modest turnout of 12.3% with 868 votes cast of a possible 7,053.  Holman...
7:00 am on Thursday July 14, 2011

Get to know the three candidates for late Beaufort City Council (update: forum coverage)

Flickr user pierrotsomepeople Updated July 14: The Island Packet has coverage of last night's candidate forum for the vacant Beaufort City Council seat. Of the three candidates for the seat only Larry Holman did not show up. You can read the...
8:11 am on Sunday June 5, 2011

Three file to fill seat of late Beaufort Councilman Gary Fordham

Flickr user pierrotsomepeople Update June 5: Well, that's it, the filling window has closed to fill the seat of late Beaufort City Councilman Gary Fordham. And the three are George O'Kelley, Larry Holman and Ron Petit. I'll shoot you over to...
4:02 am on Wednesday February 16, 2011

Alvin Greene is back, running for vacant House seat (update: receives only 36 votes)

Image by WikipediaUpdate February 16: The unofficial results from Tuesday's Democratic primary show that Alvin Greene picked up an underwhelming 36 votes, or less than 1 percent of the ballots cast. News 2 Charleston has the brief. First reporting:...
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