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1:31 pm on Wednesday April 10, 2013

Sheheen to run for SC Governor, battle it out with Haley again

South Carolina Senator Vincent Sheheen announced via an email to his supporters that he will be running for Governor of South Carolina again in 2014. Sheheen's email read in part: “Our state deserves better than the failed and dysfunctional...
5:56 am on Wednesday May 30, 2012

North Charleston City Gallery to Exhibit 4th Annual Cherokee & Native American Art Showcase

The City of North Charleston’s Cultural Arts Department is pleased to announce that the 4th Annual Cherokee & Native American Art Showcase will be on exhibit at the North Charleston City Gallery during the month of June. The exhibition, titled...
4:06 am on Monday April 2, 2012

Local elections: Challengers and incumbents

Flickr User LWVC Redrawn lines, new challengers, and incumbents create fluid local races. We've covered the 2010 Census before and mentioned then how the new population data would change the landscape of local politics.  One of the most visible ways...
2:24 am on Monday January 9, 2012

Charleston Mayor Joe Riley, six council members sworn in (updated with speech, video)

Image by Chrys RynearsonUpdate January 10: More than 600 people gathered outside of city hall yesterday to witness the 10th consecutive (and final) swearing in of Charleston's Mayor Joseph P. Riley. During his speech, Riley promised the next four...
2:50 am on Wednesday December 21, 2011

Last day to register to vote in GOP primary

Flickr user programwitch Of the Republican inclination and interested in voting in the January 21 primary? Well, today, December 21, is your last chance to register. (Of the Democrat inclination? There is no Democrat primary this time, so hold tight...
4:19 am on Wednesday November 16, 2011

2011 local election roundup (update: NMB runoff results)

Flickr user kristin_a (Meringue Bake Shop) Update 11/16: The results for the North Myrtle Beach City Council runoff elections are in.  Incumbents took a beating, hop on over to CarolinaLive for the results.  Update 11/5: The Sun News reports that...
4:13 am on Sunday November 13, 2011

With a final term for Mayor Joe Riley, what will come after?

Image by Chrys RynearsonWhile it's a near certainty that the 10th term for Charleston Mayor Joe Riley will be his final, such facts raise a multitude of questions, like what will come after? And that's an iceberg that will take the next four year...
6:11 am on Thursday August 18, 2011

All Myrtle Beach City Council incumbents to seek re-election

Photo Courtesy: City of Myrtle Beach Pictured (L-R) Dr. Phil Render, Susan Grissom Means and Mike Chestnut during their 2008 swearing-in ceremony All who sit on the Myrtle Beach City Council are going to seek re-election in the upcoming election...
9:00 am on Wednesday May 25, 2011

Voter fraud could be on the rise because of new law (video)

Beaufort County Elections Director Scott Marshall spoke out to WSAV tuesday, March 24 against the new voter ID bill that was signed into law by Gov. Haley last week. Under the new law, South Carolina voters will have to present at the polls an...
7:00 am on Tuesday April 26, 2011

Georgetown County may relax temporary sign rules

Flickr user Indiana Public Media Georgetown County will be making votes on proposed changes to temporary signage. One change is removing any mention of political signs in the ordinances. Any political campaign signs would then fall under South...

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