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9:43 am on Tuesday September 9, 2014

Boil & Stump set for September 24

Candidates for federal, state and local offices will gather in Georgetown on September 24 to present their platforms to area residents. The Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Coastal Carolina Association of Realtors, will...
3:12 pm on Tuesday September 2, 2014

'Smoke and Mirrors' website strikes at Gov. Haley

The gubernatorial election season continues to heat up, now the South Carolina Democratic Party launched a new website, "Haley's Smoke and Mirrors" to post ongoing counterpoints to Haley's ongoing legacy.
6:56 am on Sunday August 31, 2014

Six years on, South Carolina cash flow still hurting

Although the nation as a whole is seeing more tax dollars, a fiscal check of The Palmetto State shows that we're still beneath the pre-Great Recession mark for fiscal health — and that includes fewer jobs for 25- to 54-year-olds. News comes out of a...
11:50 pm on Friday August 29, 2014

DOJ Probe requested in police altercation that ended in fatality

Forensics expert thinks 19-year-old Denzel Curnell died by his own gun.
9:00 am on Thursday August 28, 2014

SC state parks mark record revenue, closer to paying for themselves

South Carolina's state park system is experiencing record attendance and revenue. The parks and state historic sites in the system brought in $24 million in 2013, putting them well on the path to pay for themselves, according to the SC Department of...
10:41 am on Sunday August 24, 2014

On Charleston police plans for thier military surplus

The Dorchester County Sheriff plans to use its mine resistant armored vehicle, an MRAP, mainly for hurricane duty.
3:23 am on Wednesday August 20, 2014

Charleston has new plan to limit bar crowds

The proposed odrinance is the city's latest take to control after-midnight pouring of alcohol. It will be discussed tonight, August 20.
12:45 am on Saturday August 16, 2014

SC seventh worst for underprivileged children, national study says

...Horry County schools, the need is significant. Sixty-three percent of Horry schools’ 41,000 students live in poverty, Elsberry said. The study by WalletHub, primarily a financial advice website, relied partly on Kids Count data to rank South...
10:03 pm on Tuesday August 12, 2014

This is Charleston County's drone

Although it's not the unidentified flying objects over Mt. Pleasant and Daniel Island, this is the drone that Charleston County allegedly only uses for road project surveillance.
1:11 pm on Monday August 11, 2014

In SC, where 46 percent of folks have debt in collections, credit score change could help

People with unpaid medical bills, or debts that were paid off after going into collections, could find it easier to get a loan or a lower interest rate following a change in the way some credit scores are calculated. FICO, a private company that...