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10:26 am on Thursday March 3, 2011

S.C. bill would require bar owners to recycle glass and cans

Flickr user johnx62 A new bill being batted around Columbia would require South Carolina bars to implement and follow recycling plans. Obviously this proposal is being met with resistance from the state's bar owners who don't want it cutting into...
5:02 am on Monday November 29, 2010

Beaufort chamber to hear from elected leaders tonight

Flickr user zrimshots The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Legislative Reception from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club. Local and state officials will be in attendance, though the focus will be...
9:52 am on Tuesday November 16, 2010

Beaufort's Tom Davis named to Haley's budget task force

Flickr user rodfather Tom Davis, who represents Beaufort in the S.C. Senate, has been named to Gov.-elect Nikki Haley's five-person budget or fiscal task force. The other four named to the task force are: George Schroeder, a past director of the...
4:03 am on Wednesday March 17, 2010

Rape, incest abortions get funding eliminated in S.C. House budget

On Wednesday evening, South Carolina legislators voted 57-54 to deny abortions in the state's health insurance plan in cases of rape or incest or when they're needed to protect a mother's health. Democrats and Republicans were split down the middle...