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12:26 am on Friday February 8, 2013

P&C publishes then pulls report on I-526 political marketing (Update: Back, partly)

Update February 8: A longer version of the article has reappeared, offering much the same point about the possibly mis-identified "election expense", and the report backs off a connection between the money and S.C. Speaker of the House Bobby Harrell...
5:09 am on Thursday February 7, 2013

P&C publishes, then pulls report on I-526 political marketing

Shortly after The Post and Courier published an article to its website that was critical of S.C. Speaker of the House Bobby Harrell's alleged funding of marketing in favor of completing the controversial I-526 project, the story has vanished. It's...
4:52 am on Monday September 24, 2012

Haley fumes after questions about daughter's job (Update: only 14yr old on SC payroll)

Update at the bottom... In July, The State newspaper heard that Gov. Nikki Haley's 14-year-old daughter had been given a job at a state-run gift shop, the paper then asked questions about the hiring process. At issue were concerns that the S.C....
8:59 am on Friday July 27, 2012

Gov. Haley fumes after questions about daughter's job

In July, The State newspaper heard that Gov. Nikki Haley's 14-year-old daughter had been given a job at a state-run gift shop, the paper then asked questions about the hiring process. At issue were concerns that the S.C. Department of Parks,...
10:18 am on Thursday July 26, 2012

Gov. Haley fumes after questions about daughter's job (Updated)

In July, The State newspaper heard that Gov. Nikki Haley's 14-year-old daughter had been given a job at a state-run gift shop, the paper then asked questions about the hiring process. At issue were concerns that the S.C. Department of Parks,...
7:20 am on Saturday June 9, 2012

Clerk of Court candidate Garza received $900 from former clerk Smith

Flickr User domesticat Three checks, totalling $919 paid out of office account controlled by Elizabeth Smith. Before her conviction for embezzlement, the former Beaufort County Clerk of Court gave Ray Garza over nine hundred dollars for...
7:49 am on Monday March 19, 2012

SC ranks 45th in State Integrity Investigation for government corruption

Flickr user sayednairb We all hear it everyday, "The Government is corrupt!" but most are talking about the Federal Government when they say this. But, how about at state level?  As it turns out, those who rail against corruption in government at...
11:51 am on Tuesday March 13, 2012

How Democrats and a weekly paper led to the downfall of S.C. Lt. Gov. Ken Ard

Flickr user "chrisdlugosz" With a disgraced Republican Lt. Gov. Ken Ard now out of office, the Charleston City Paper has paused to take a look at how the thread of campaign fund misuse came to be.  It's no shocker that Democrats were the first to...
6:06 am on Monday March 12, 2012

How Democrats and a weekly paper led to the downfall of S.C. Lt. Gov. Ken Ard

Flickr user "chrisdlugosz" With a disgraced Republican Lt. Gov. Ken Ard now out of office, the Charleston City Paper has paused to take a look at how the thread of campaign fund misuse came to be.  It's no shocker that Democrats were the first to...
5:41 am on Monday March 12, 2012

How Democrats and a weekly paper led to the downfall of S.C. Lt. Gov. Ken Ard

Image by Flickr user "chrisdlugosz" With a disgraced Republican Lt. Gov. Ken Ard now out of office, the Charleston City Paper has paused to take a look at how the thread of campaign fund misuse came to be.  It's no shocker that Democrats were the...

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