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2:02 pm on Wednesday October 15, 2014

Gay couple sues S.C. over marriage license

Charleston County councilwoman Colleen Condon and her partner have filed sued to over their marriage license application.
6:22 pm on Thursday October 9, 2014

Cost of Occupy Columbia Statehouse settlement disclosed

The Columbia incident cost the government more than $500,000.
5:41 am on Thursday October 9, 2014

S.C. Gay marriage licenses are in a race against time

With Charleston County now granting same-sex marriage licenses, the 24 hour wait period before they go into effect has resulted in a race to the S.C. Supreme Court.
8:36 pm on Wednesday October 1, 2014

Bobby Harrell's mugshot finally released

After being charged for allegedly violating state ethics laws, the S.C. State Law Enforcement Division has release mugshots of indicted House speaker Bobby Harrell.
11:21 am on Wednesday October 1, 2014

Haley 10-points ahead of Sheheen in poll

In a poll of 1,082, Winthrop Poll saw Governor Nikki Haley (R) with a significant lead over repeat challenger S.C. Sen. Vincent Sheheen (D).
5:08 am on Thursday September 25, 2014

Two debates ahead of next S.C. governor selection

Ahead of this November's gubernatorial election, five candidates will debate at two at Charleston Southern and Furman universities, on October 14 and 21, respectively. 
9:41 am on Wednesday September 24, 2014

Myrtle Beach raises taxes to pay for Memorial Day weekend security

The Myrtle Beach City Council is raising (property) taxes to help pay for increased security and safety during Memorial Day Weekend 2015...amounts to $8 per year on a $100,000 home.
8:52 am on Thursday September 18, 2014

SC House looking for solutions to state's domestic violence problem

Domestic violence is getting a lot more attention lately because of the video of NFL player Ray Rice hitting his then-fiancée, but it's been a problem in South Carolina for decades, with the state ranked second-worst in the country for the rate of...
9:03 am on Wednesday September 17, 2014

Lindsey Graham trending thanks to his 'reputation for even keeled understatement.'

South Carolina's own Lindsey Graham is no stranger to The Daily Show's mockery, but this week's jabs at the Senator are hitting that viral space on the Internet, trending on Facebook, and being shared all over the web. On Monday, The Daily Show's...
6:53 pm on Friday September 12, 2014

Mark Sanford: The forlorn politician is King of TMI

Woe is Mark Sanford. The poor guy says he’s just unlucky in love. Five years after the then governor tearfully admitted to having an extramarital affair, the current congressman is once again waxing poetic about his heartbreak.