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3:38 am on Monday January 30, 2012

'Town' speeding tickets given during primary coverage in S.C. cast a poor light

Image by Flickr user Salina CanizalesIt's a first rule of business: Where there's heightened demand, squeeze every penny you can out of the situation. So it's not surprising to hear that journalists covering the primary debates and voting are...
7:16 am on Sunday January 29, 2012

Report locks the gate for traffic cameras to catch speeders in S.C.

Flickr user Elvis Pepin It looks like South Carolina's roads are set to stay free of speed-ticket cameras. As required by the mid-2011 law that largely banned traffic cameras in South Carolina and dismantled Ridgeland's public-private traffic...
2:33 am on Friday May 27, 2011

Uh-oh for Ridgeland: Traffic camera ban nearly law, study to be commissioned

Flickr user Richard Faulder Lawmakers: Hand deliver 'em or no funding for you. Update May 27: This long-long saga may be near an end, whether or not Ridgeland likes it. The S.C. House has all but finished approving the bill that would require...
5:55 am on Thursday April 28, 2011

I-95 camera battle: Insight into the relationship between Ridgeland and iTraffic

Flickr user ReillyButler All powerful, and very traceable. The battle over the legality of Ridgeland's officer-assisted traffic camera system on I-95 has been unusually silent in the last 60 days or so — which seems to have been just about enough...
3:48 pm on Monday April 11, 2011

Recession throws some good luck to fast South Carolina drivers

Image by Flickr user brizzlebornandbred It appears as if the recession does, in fact, have at least one upside for South Carolina residents with a heavy right foot. According to a report in the April 10 edition of The Post and Courier, as more...
4:42 am on Wednesday April 6, 2011

CBS' 'Early Show' heads to Ridgeland to talk traffic cams (w/video)

Flickr user Richard Faulder Lawmakers: Hand deliver 'em or no funding for you. You know what they say: Any publicity is good publicity. That's how Ridgeland might be viewing its appearance on the CBS "Early Show," which showed up in town to...
3:56 am on Tuesday March 8, 2011

Latest pitch to thwart Ridgeland I-95 traffic cameras: Hand-deliver tickets or lose funding

Flickr user Richard Faulder Lawmakers: Hand deliver 'em or no funding for you. In the latest turn of the ongoing battle against Ridgeland's traffic camera system, a group of state lawmakers are refining restrictions on speed ticket issuing. While...
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