Former Vice President Joe Biden will campaign for James Smith, Democratic nominee for S.C. governor, on Wednesday in Charleston. The former U.S. senator endorsed Smith months before the state’s June primaries.
When S.C. GOP Gov. Henry McMaster and James Smith face off in the Nov. 6 election for governor, the Democrat will need black voters to turn out in droves if he is to have a chance of winning. Can it be done?
An appeals court denied SCE&G’s efforts to block a temporary rate cut to its customers’ electric bills. Those cuts now will stay in place until the S.C. Public Service Commission rules on longer-term rates.
Gov. Henry McMaster announced a $500,000 donation Friday to the One SC Fund to help with statewide recovery efforts from Hurricane Florence. The first round of grants by the fund are expected next week.
The scandal-torn 5th Circuit solicitor’s office got a new start Friday as Circuit Court Judge Casey Manning swore in Heather Weiss as interim solicitor. Suspended Solicitor Dan Johnson faces corruption charges.
South Carolina drivers have been frustrated all week as Interstate 95 intermittently was shut to traffic as roads flooded in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. I-95 finally was back open -- again -- Friday.
U.S. Rep. Ralph Norman and challenger Archie Parnell debated Thursday at the Palmetto Room in Rock Hill, South Carolina. The debate included a joke about Ruth Bader Ginsburg being groped by Abraham Lincoln.
Accusations of price gouging in the wake of Hurricane Florence are coming to the South Carolina Attorney General’s office. As of Sept. 20 118 complaints have come in. In the past, SC has done little to prosecute claims.
Former Vice President Joe Biden has endorsed a South Carolina political hopeful. Democratic candidate for the 1st Congressional District Joe Cunningham tweeted Thursday that the former V.P. endorsed him.
S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster on Wednesday suspended Richland prosecutor Dan Johnson, indicted Tuesday on more than two dozen federal charges. McMaster also appointed an interim solicitor to lead the prosecutor’s office.
Residents in the Pee Dee and Horry County should prepare for a second wave of flooding. The Waccamaw, Lynches, Little Pee Dee and Big Pee Dee rivers are forecast to crest this weekend and into early next week.
S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster is resuming his campaign for governor, a little more than a week after he suspended campaigning as Hurricane Florence approached. Democrat James Smith also is campaigning again.