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5:18 am on Wednesday June 17, 2009

Jokes that don't work: Another fuss over a S.C. GOPer's remarks

Image by Flickr user joshy_in_juneauImage by aspring.jpg Asprin: It's the subject of this bad joke and, these days, likely in high demand by South Carolina Republicans. Around the same time one prominent South Carolina Republican landed in hot water...
7:17 am on Friday April 17, 2009

S.C. Unemployment hits 11.4% -- highest rate in decades

Image by Ken Hawkins/Data from Bureau of Labor StatisticsImage by unemployment.jpg Unemployment for South Carolina. In March, South Carolina observed its highest unemployment rate in recent memory: 11.4% Online tracking data for South Carolina goes...
5:33 am on Wednesday March 11, 2009

S.C. records 10.4% unemployment; worst since 1983

Today, South Carolina recorded its highest unemployment rate in more than a quarter century when we hit 10.4%. Allendale and Marion counties now sport a somewhat unfathomable rate of 23.4% and 22.4% -- effectively one in four workers are unable to...
9:42 am on Thursday December 11, 2008

Budget board: All state agencies must cut spending by 7 percent

Image by Flickr user GlobalMouserImage by 20081211-budget-cut.jpg Update December 11: There's an article over at The Post and Courier -- though I think it may be from an Upstate newspaper -- about how the cut could disproportionately hit the state'...