By Rebecca Berg | 04/15/14 05:47 PM
Two months ahead of the South Carolina primary, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham is campaigning with gusto to ward off any potential political threats along his right flank, where he was thought to be vulnerable to a competitive Tea Party challenge. But, in fundraising, at least, Graham's...
By Associated Press | 04/09/14 08:55 AM
South Carolina State University has diverted $6.5 million meant for agriculture research to cover debts since 2007, contributing to its cash flow crisis, the state inspector general said in a report released this week.
By Rebecca Berg | 04/08/14 09:57 AM
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will headline South Carolina's annual Silver Elephant dinner in June, one of the major events on the state's Republican calendar and a key function for any potential presidential candidate hoping to play in the first-in-the-South primary. “We are proud to welcome...
04/07/14 07:30 AM
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A South Carolina company is the only firm expressing interest in taking over the operations of the Oxford Conference Center. The Oxford Board of Aldermen this year issued a Request for Proposals to management companies interested in taking over the center. The Oxford...
04/03/14 06:15 PM
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Duke Energy last week assured South Carolina Public Service Commission members that the utility's coal ash pits in the state were safe and designed differently from the one that failed at its Eden, N.C. plant, coating a 70-mile stretch of the Dan River in toxic sludge....
By Associated Press | 04/01/14 09:04 AM
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Lawmakers are again calling on the Obama administration to keep open a South Carolina facility to process weapons-grade plutonium into commercial reactor fuel.
By Zack Colman | 03/19/14 03:54 PM
Supporters of a South Carolina nuclear fuel project say the Obama administration's move to halt work there would leave weapons-grade plutonium onsite and allow Russia to break a nuclear arms agreement. The state of South Carolina sued the Energy Department on Tuesday over the decision to...
03/17/14 12:00 PM
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's unemployment went down in January for the eighth month in a row, dipping to 6.4 percent, state officials said Monday. The drop, announced by the Department of Employment and Workforce, is down from December's jobless rate of 6.6 percent. That mark, state...
By Seanna Adcox | 03/12/14 09:14 AM
Republicans say K-12 public schools are a big winner in the House budget plan approved late Tuesday, but Democrats criticized the plan as still not meeting the state's obligation to education.
03/10/14 09:31 AM
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Gov. Nikki Haley will not support an earlier proposal to keep food stamp recipients from buying junk food, instead backing an idea requiring people in three counties to show they are working or looking for a job to get the benefits. Haley's proposal will have to be approved...
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