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4:50 pm on Tuesday October 27, 2015
A new Clemson University in South Carolina offers few surprises in the top candidates for both parties.
8:21 am on Wednesday September 30, 2015
A strong majority of South Carolina residents said the state legislature made the right decision in removing the Confederate battle flag.
5:15 am on Monday December 29, 2014
In a race to be the state able to collect the fewest tax dollars, South Carolina has bested North Carolina when it comes to recruiting huge employers like Boeing.
7:28 am on Sunday November 30, 2014
A recent string of Charleston inaction on a suspect highlights how a lack in cash is allowing those accused of violent acts to stay on the street longer.
12:45 am on Wednesday November 19, 2014
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilsons' bid to stop gay couples from getting married, and such unions will become legal as of Thursday in the state, if the U.S. Supreme Court doesn't intervene.
11:57 am on Wednesday November 12, 2014
U.S. District Judge Richard Mark Gergel said South Carolina's Constitutional ban on same-sex marriages could not continue. But the ruling is stayed until November 20, giving a chance for appeals to be heard by the Fourth Circuit and the U.S. Supreme...
5:34 am on Wednesday November 5, 2014
Nikki Haley is back as governor, Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott are keeping their seats: you know the highlights, but here's how to see who won locally and how your neighbors voted. The South Carolina State Election Commission makes all the 2,881,052...
5:01 am on Tuesday November 4, 2014
Amongst a bevy of local questions, have your say on the next governor, two U.S. Senator seats, and two constitutional amendments.
7:45 am on Saturday October 25, 2014
Four candidates are running for two open Beaufort City Council seats, and The Island Packet has profiles of each. Donnie Beer; Phil Cromer; Stephen Murray; and Former mayor Bill Rauch. The election is November 4. Bonus: Here's an overview from a...
7:39 pm on Friday October 24, 2014
Here's how newspapers around the state captured the resignation of S.C. House speaker Bobby Harrell, who pleaded guilty to a half-dozen charges of ethics violations.