Templeton leaving agency post Monday
Catherine Templeton’s sometimes stormy but always eventful tenure as the state’s environmental and health chief ended Thursday with her resignation after less than three years at the much-criticized agency.
The decision by Templeton, a former union-fighting lawyer and state labor department chief, decision to quit came as no surprise to close associates.
She consistently has said she did not want to make running the Department of Health and Environmental Control a career job. Her exit fueled speculation about a run for office but no word leaked about her future plans.
Roads plans divided
Lawmakers have yet to get behind a single plan to fix the state’s crumbling roads with just days to go before the legislative session starts, plus where is Gov. Nikki Haley's promised road proposal?
Accord reached for Lancaster County gold mine; more cash required
Haley announces new DJJ director
Clemson considers banning anonymous app Yik Yak after racially insensitive posts
Flu activity down slightly in S.C., but deaths continue to rise
U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney defends vote for House speaker
U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether to review gay marriage case
Nuclear Regulatory Commission to host public meeting on MOX in Aiken County
Harlem Globetrotters return to South Carolina after 14-year boycott
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