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MORNING BUZZ: Meka Childs could assist John de la Howe, $7 million in grants slated for 6th district

07/08/2014 7:06 AM

07/08/2014 7:15 AM

• State schools Superintendent Mick Zais has appointed his former deputy, who lost a bid to become Zais’ successor, to become chief operating officer at the John de la Howe School for at-risk children.
• More than $7 million in federal grants are flowing to the 6th congressional district, U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn's office announced Monday.


Rep. Trey Gowdy is launching a special committee to wrangle a probe that’s sprawled across the jurisdictions of multiple headline-hungry committee chairmen.

South Carolina road projects may dip in numbers until feds fix funding issues

Sen. Tim Scott to recognize Vietnam veterans

Some SC patients in 'Obamacare' coverage gap qualify for free primary care

Cayce mayor to run for re-election

Mayor Benjamin no longer with Columbia law firm Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein

Eating fish from Upstate’s waters poses a health hazard

Sunday alcohol sales could be on November ballot in Greenville County

Guv's schedule

Gov. Nikki Haley will participate in the Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce Executive Speaker Series at the Orangeburg Country Club

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