1 hr ago
Does Graham think his people are thoughtless?
S.C. Sen. Lindsey 'Flimsy' Graham says he believes that the Republicans may be "in a demographic death spiral."
5 hrs ago
Post and Courier
14 companies may bid for S.C. hacking cleanup contract
Budget and Control Board director Marcia Adams said mid-July is the deadline for assuring a new deal is in place before the one-year contract with Experian expires.
22 hrs ago
Weiner: As American as political redemption
"All the past we leave behind." So insisted America's poet, Walt Whitman, a man who would not be encompassed by any one identity - who refused to be constrained by birth, by place, by experience.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
DHEC sticks with its suggested food stamp restrictions
After hearing all the pros and cons during several months of public input, the state health department has recommended that South Carolina apply for a waiver to ban the use of food stamps for sugary drinks, candy, cookies and cakes.
Asbury Park Press
Sanford earned $130,000 as contributor to Fox
Former Gov. Mark Sanford was paid $130,000 as a contributor to Fox News last year before he became a candidate for Congress, according to his latest personal financial disclosure report filed with the U.S. House.
Supreme Court rules lawyers cannot solicit clients through DMV records
Spears [SCOTUSblog backgrounder] that an attorney's solicitation of clients is not a permissible purpose covered by the litigation exception to the Driver's Privacy Protection Act [text].
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Memorial service for 11 yro CO victim held; changes possible after his death
According to the Carbon Monoxide Safety Association, North Carolina is among 27 states that require CO alarms in new homes, but it does not require them in hotels.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Lake Wylie Pilot
SC law to help veterans find civilian work
Lawmakers hope to give South Carolina a boost in the next round of base closures with measures aimed at helping military families adjust when they move from another state and make the transition to civilian life.
The Greenville News
Boys, Girls State governors sworn it
The two new governors for Palmetto Boys State and Girls State took the oath of office from South Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Jean Toal on the State House grounds Friday.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
South Carolina Considers Electronic License Plates Will Expose Uninsured Drivers
The classic road-trip license plate game is about to get more interesting. Next time travelers start looking for license plates from every state, they may be able to spot South Carolina's much easier-and criminals will have a lot harder time driving illegally.
Mark Sanford to social conservatives: "I am not worthy"
Recently elected South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford told a group of social conservatives in Washington today that he felt unworthy of speaking to them, given his extramarital affair a few years ago.
More than $7 million spent in SC's 1st District
Candidates and third party groups spent about $7.3 million in the race for South Carolina's 1st District congressional seat earlier this year.
SC Food Policy Council meeting at Farmers Market
Food policy leaders in South Carolina are getting together to share ideas and talk about what issues need attention in terms of how the state eats.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Poll: Majority in SC support immigration reform bill
South Carolinians support the comprehensive immigration reform bill currently making its way through the Senate, according to a poll released by Harper Polling on behalf of a group of CEOs and mayors lobbying South Carolinians support the comprehensive immigration reform bill currently making its way through the Senate, according to a poll released ... (more)
Ethics Complaint Against Nikki Haley Again Dismissed
A longstanding ethics complaint brought by a top Republican fundraiser against South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has been dismissed by the state Supreme Court.
If You Live in South Carolina an Electronic License Plate Could Soon Tattle on You
South Carolina might consider a proposal for an electronic license plate system that would call out drivers in non-compliance with the law.
SC Considering Changeable Electronic License Plates
What do you guys think about electronic license plates that can be changed on the fly by the DMV or police? South Carolina may soon lead the way into the future with electronic license plates for cars and trucks.
The Huffington Post
Dan Froomkin: Truth Over Truthiness Is Job One for Watchdog Journalists
The way South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley tells it , what her state needs is more tax cuts and what it doesn't need is the "public policy nightmare and fiscal disaster that is ObamaCare's Medicaid expansion."
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Wall Street Journal
From David to Lazarus
Mark Sanford's superhuman self-regard was on display when he asked his former wife to run his latest congressional campaign.
Electronic license plates proposed in South Carolina
The plates can be changed instantly to display important messages, including Amber Alerts, and will let police and other drivers know if the tag is expired, if the driver is uninsured or if the driver's license has been suspended, according to the report.