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6:05 am on Tuesday August 6, 2013

In tow truck shooting, a $1.7 million settlement ahead of criminal case

A civil case over the Christmas Eve shooting of Carlos Alberto Olivera by tow truck driver Preston Oates in 2010 has resulted in a $1.7 million settlement.
10:55 am on Thursday May 9, 2013

Mark Sanford settles with ex-wife in trespassing complaint

Congressman-elect Mark Sanford will pay $5,000 to deffer his wife's legal costs in an alleged trespassing incident. 
8:31 am on Tuesday January 29, 2013

First round of Port Royal Railroad property lawsuits settled for $33 million

When the Port Royal Railroad shutdown, the Beaufort-Jasper Water & Sewer Authority acquired the right of way to ensure the longevity of the Authority's service pipes underneath — and that didn't sit well with property owners that neighbor the...
2:56 am on Monday August 6, 2012

Million dollar settlement in suit against Husk after bridge wreck

Image by Flickr user nateOneIn December 2011 Quentin Gregory Miller died after his vehicle was struck by Adam Joseph Burnell's car while on the Ravenel Bridge. Burnell was charged with a DUI. Burnell was an employee at Husk and Miller's family...
1:22 pm on Monday April 9, 2012

Bennett cashes out contract for $925,000

Photo by TheDigitel Myrtle Beach After being forced out of his head coaching position at Coastal Carolina University a few months ago,  David Bennett has reached a contract settlement for $925,000. The Sun News currently has the most details about...
4:23 am on Friday November 4, 2011

Beaufort man representing U.S. military wins $56 million settlement (Updated)

Flickr user SEIU International First reporting, updates at the bottom: John Rowles of the United States Marine Corps announced on behalf of the military last week that they had settled a prospect lawsuit against J.P. Morgan for $56 million dollars....
11:01 am on Saturday September 10, 2011

Following 2008 death at Beaufort jail, a $284,500 settlement

On New Year's Eve in 2007, 46-year-old Jesse Greer died while he was under the custody of the Beaufort County Detention Center.  And now a pair of lawsuit's lodged by Greer's widow have been settled by the county and the detention center's medical...
3:33 am on Tuesday August 30, 2011

Al Parish investment debacle: Investors to get some cash from professional aids

The legendary Al Parish "Economan" graphic.Remember Charleston's legendary tale of Al Parish, the economic's professor who led an investment fund that actually turned out to be a $66 million investment scheme? If you do then you'll also recall that...
1:27 am on Saturday July 2, 2011

$1.9M settlement closes the book on Sofa Super Store fire lawsuits

Image by Flickr user BAR Photography (Update July 2: The Post and Courier has followed up with an expanded report. We updated the link below.) The final court settlement has been reached among the Sofa Super Store and its owners and the families of...
9:30 am on Monday January 24, 2011

Charleston symphony back on track (update: appoints new board president)

Image by Flickr user JamesongravityFirst reporting, updates at the bottom.) The Charleston Symphony Orchestra was forced to call it quits after funding for the remainder of the 2010-11 season fizzled out, but the tides haves turned and the shows...