S.C. legislators said the business community needs to put pressure on lawmakers if it wants tax reform passed during this legislative session. What that reform would look like, however, is up in the air.
SC Department of Corrections Director Bryan Stirling needs $700,000 from the Statehouse to expand a re-entry program in place at Manning Correctional. The service gives inmates job skills and employment opportunities.
The S.C. House Wednesday moved to change its rules on accepting gifts from the public and special interests, two weeks after John Crangle’s donation of nearly 200 books to legislators caused an ethical dilemma.
South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division Chief Mark Keel and Attorney General Alan Wilson oppose the Compassionate Care Act, which would legalize medical marijuana, during a news conference Wednesday.
SC Rep. Dwight Loftis won a special Senate primary by using opponent Amy Ryberg Doyle’s past Twitter posts critical of President Donald Trump and assault rifles, as well as her support for raising the gas tax.
Legislators are looking at new rules for dog breeders in SC. A proposal would give new protections to future pets if passed, shutting down puppy mills. But advocates say the proposal doesn’t go far enough
Martin Luther King Jr. Day marked the busiest day of the presidential primary cycle to date, as 2020 hopefuls up and down the Eastern seaboard stood with African-American leaders to commemorate the holiday — and to signal their unwavering commitment to the Democratic Party’s most loyal supporters.
U.S. Sens. Cory Booker and Bernie Sanders did their best to stir a frigid Columbia crowd, evoking the late Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream of a unified, integrated America as they courted S.C. Democratic voters.
South Carolinians gathered at Zion Baptist Church Monday to honor the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. before marching to the SC State House in Columbia for the 19th annual King Day at the Dome rally.
Through a program that would give modified tablets to inmates, SC prisons director Bryan Stirling says his agency could improve inmates’ educational offerings and safety, and cut use of illegal cell phones.
The 19th annual King Day at the Dome rally by the SC NAACP at the SC State House. 2 potential candidates for president — Sens. Cory Booker and Bernie Sanders — speak at the Martin Luther King Day event to reach African-American voters
Thirteen rural school districts — with less than 1,500 students each — have been ID’d by SC officials as candidates to merge or combine services, a move lawmakers are looking at amid talks on school reform.
The NAACP’s annual King Day at the Dome rally began as a protest against the Confederate flag. It’s become a must-attend event for presidential candidates, including, this year, Cory Booker and Bernie Sanders.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is holding a Columbia town hall on Martin Luther King Day. Sanders will speak at a SC State House rally before holding the meeting. He’s again considering a race for president in 2020.
Nikki Haley’s daughter Rena Haley is running for Clemson University student body vice president. Rena Haley is a junior nursing major and is running alongside junior biological sciences major Collin Huskey.
Zaid Alibadi and his wife, Marwah Khamas, have relocated to the United States from Iraq where Alibadi worked at the American Embassy. They are fearful for family members still in Iraq but have made peace with the pace of the immigration process.