House kills bond bill, passes budget
In a display of political clout, Republican Gov. Nikki Haley persuaded the GOP-controlled House Thursday to reject a budget proposal that its own leaders had endorsed.
But by the end of the night, the House had adopted its budget plan for the fiscal year starting July 1.
Attorney compares SC State board to Prince
An attorney for S.C. State president Thomas Elzey asked a judge Thursday to wait until lawmakers replace that school’s trustees before allowing the fate of the school’s suspended leader to be decided.
“The situation actually reminds me of a singer who you may be familiar with; he liked to be called the Artist Formerly Known as Prince,” attorney Nancy Bloodgood told Circuit Court Judge Edgar Dickson during a hearing Thursday. “In this case, I think that we could say that this is the board formerly known as duly appointed.”
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Educator found guilty of embezzling hundreds of thousands from SC charter school; will forfeit $750,000
Ex-South Congaree police chief pleads guilty to perjury in federal court
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