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1:33 pm on Friday January 17, 2014

Bill would require motorcycle helmets

Rep. Wendell Gilliard (D. Charleston) has proposed a bill that would require all motorcyclists to wear a helmet. The law, as it  currently stands, states that if you are over the age of 20, wearing a helmet is optional. 
4:45 am on Wednesday December 30, 2009

State Rep. Wendell Gilliard is the 'nuttiest' man in town

Image by Flickr user Old Shoe WomanState Rep. Wendell Gilliard has gone nuts -- pecans to be exact. In an effort to battle budget woes and generate a little extra cash flow into the state, The Charleston Democrat has successfully convinced the...
3:24 am on Tuesday December 29, 2009

Charleston rep seeks stiff punishment for drive-by shooters

Image by Flickr user der_makabere After the horrific slaying off three in a Walterboro shooting, it's little surprise that someone has proposed a stiffer punishment for those the injure or kill others in a drive-by shooting. That someone is...
1:43 pm on Tuesday August 4, 2009

Public housing eviction process called into question

Image by Flickr user crowbert Image by 20090804-eviction.jpgIf you live in public housing and don't pay your rent for at least a month, and then don't head a posted eviction notice, you'll soon find your worldly belongings dumped on the curb. But...
4:14 am on Wednesday August 20, 2008

Charleston's low pants ban sidetracked by legal concerns

Much like Jasper County's derailed plan, Charleston's plan to ban low pants is being deferred so legal issues can be looked at. ABC News 4 A mannequin wearing low pants at the City Council meeting. Phenomenal. -- It doesn't have nearly the same...