Attorney Dalhi Myers is the first person outside of Bernice Scott’s family to represent Richland County Council District 10 in nearly three decades. She easily beat Scott, a former 20-year council veteran, in Tuesday’s runoff election.
State ethics watchdogs will move forward with a complaint against S.C. Treasurer Curtis Loftis alleging he violated ethics laws by helping a long-time friend and business associate get a job representing the state in a lawsuit.
Justice Anthony Kennedy, siding with the liberal bloc on the US Supreme Court, lent his name to Justice Stephen Breyer’s resounding defense of abortion rights in his 5-3 majority opinion. In doing so, Kennedy put an end to any thought of banning abortion in America anytime soon — even if a future Republican president names a conservative to fill the late Antonin Scalia’s seat.