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6:46 am on Friday November 16, 2012

Haley announces 'Obamacare' stance via Facebook (Update: staying the course)

Update at the bottom... First Report, July 2, 2012: In light of Thursday, June 28th's Supreme Court ruling which upheld President Barack Obama's landmark Affordable Care Act, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has announced her plans on not...
6:03 am on Thursday October 11, 2012

Think your email inbox is private? Not according to the SC Supreme Court

Flickr User: Julio Martinez Violation of one's privacy isn't really a tricky subject. If it is password-protected and you don't have permission to be viewing their computer/email/messages then that's morally wrong, but in South Carolina it seems...
8:25 am on Monday July 2, 2012

Nikki Haley: 'South Carolina will NOT expand Medicaid'

Update: South Carolina has opted out. Following the Supreme Court ruling that largely upheld the Affordable Health Care Act, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has announced that she will push to not expanding Medicaid or participate in any health...
6:17 am on Thursday December 22, 2011

Atlantic Beach held voting machines for internal investigation (Update: No resolution)

Flickr user Joe Hall Update December 22, 2011: Atlantic Beach didn't get the answer they were hoping for. The result of the court hearing (reported below) was Horry County magistrate Bradley Mayers told Horry County and Atlantic Beach this was a...
4:00 am on Thursday December 31, 2009

S.C. Attorney General appeals ruling in Mount Pleasant poker ring

Image by Flickr user gfpeckAttorney General Henry McMaster is appealing Circuit Judge Markley Dennis's ruling to toss out charges against five Mount Pleasant Texas Hold 'Em poker players. Read more stories on this subject in our poker topic page....
4:42 am on Saturday November 28, 2009

About S.C.'s last impeaching: Supreme Court judge Wright and the end of Reconstruction

Image by USCImage by 20091128-imp.jpgThe last time South Carolina impeached someone was in 1877 as Reconstruction ended and an effort was afoot to purge the state of those elected during the period. Read more stories on this subject in our...
3:31 am on Thursday July 30, 2009

Lindsey Graham goes against the GOP grain in voting for Sotomayor

S.C. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham chose to go against the grain when he voted in favor of Judge Sonia Sotomayor's nomination to the Supreme Court. It's an interesting move, and Graham has penned a piece explaining why he did it and why he...
1:27 pm on Thursday June 4, 2009

It's done: S.C. high court tells Sanford to take the stimulus cash

Image by Ken Hawkins/TheDigitelImage by 20090604-ruling.jpg The conclusion from the court's ruling.The South Carolina Supreme Court voted unanimously in favor of orderig Governor Mark Sanford to apply for the $700 million in federal stimulus money...
7:53 am on Wednesday July 30, 2008

James Island cancels election

Because of a lack of opponents, the municipal election has been called off on James Island. Without any candidates to oppose them, the town's council and mayor will simply retain their positions for another two years. From The Post and Courier:...
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