The Buzz

August 12, 2014

MORNING BUZZ: Ervin spending $2 million on TV ads + Budget and Control Board to give final OK to Clemson, USC projects

The Buzz

A blog from The State's political team of Cassie Cope, Jamie Self and Andy Shain. Email tips to

Buzzing today:

Buzz exclusive:Petition candidate for SC governor, Tom Ervin, spending $2 million on TV ads
• The Budget and Control Board will meet at 10 a.m. to give the final OKs for a student health center at the University of South Carolina and the Douthit Hills Student Community at Clemson University, which will include housing and dining facilities.
• United Citizens candidate for governor Morgan Bruce Reeves is holding a press conference at 10 a.m. along with other third party and independent candidates.
• Sumter County Republican Party will host a grand opening of their Victory Headquarters at 6 p.m. Gov. Nikki Haley, Attorney General Alan Wilson, Secretary of State Mark Hammond, Rep. Murrell Smith of Sumter and Republican Party Chairman Matt Moore are expected to attend.

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Commission approves amendment explanations

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Scientists to begin exposing the "real" Hunley

I-85 drainage that caused flooding won't be fixed

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