government

New federal courthouse coming to Greenville
Image: HBRA Architects
Ken Pauli
February 15, 2019 - 10:24 am
Image: GSA There's been a change in the design for the new federal courthouse that's going to be built in downtown Greenville. The brick on the outside is gone. At least that's what the renderings show from HBRA Architects, the firm in charge of the design. They were released yesterday (Thursday)...
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Patrick Gentry
February 13, 2019 - 5:24 pm
The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency resigned Wednesday after a two-year tenure in which he managed the response to historic wildfires and major hurricanes but was dogged by questions over his use of government vehicles. Brock Long said in a letter to FEMA employees that he was...
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Patrick Gentry
February 13, 2019 - 12:06 pm
Senators want to overhaul current system
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Patrick Gentry
February 08, 2019 - 12:46 pm
South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson has joined 15 other states in asking for a federal appeals court to uphold states' authority to regulate abortion clinics. The now 16-state coalition are supporting a Kentucky law requiring abortion clinics to maintain transfer and transport agreements...
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Patrick Gentry
February 05, 2019 - 12:21 pm
A South Carolina lawmaker says she hopes legislation she's introduced will close loopholes in the state's laws that hinder prosecution of sexual assault crimes. Former Democratic candidate for Lt. Governor Mandy Powers Norrell has filed bills in the House to establish a ``Sexual Assault Survivors'...
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Greenville County Square complex
Image: Greenville County Sheriff's Office
Ken Pauli
February 02, 2019 - 5:00 am
Greenville County is looking for your input as the county grows. They are planning several community meetings to discuss topics including growth, traffic, public transportation, housing, economic development and jobs. There are 9 meetings planned over the next 28 days. The county says there are "...
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Greenville County Square complex
Image: Greenville County Sheriff's Office
Ken Pauli
February 02, 2019 - 5:00 am
Greenville County is looking for your input as the county grows. They are planning several community meetings to discuss topics including growth, traffic, public transportation, housing, economic development and jobs. There are 9 meetings planned over the next 28 days. The county says there are "...
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Patrick Gentry
January 24, 2019 - 3:47 pm
Governor Henry McMaster has appointed a new clerk of court to Spartanburg County. After stepping down three weeks ago to work for William Timmons in Congress as his new district director, Hope Blackely, the former clerk of courts for Spartanburg County is in her new role and Governor McMaster has...
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© Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports
January 24, 2019 - 10:58 am
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R–SC) has been named Chairman of the Senate Banking Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection subcommittee. The subcommittee has jurisdiction over: • Banks, savings associations, credit unions, and other financial institutions • Deposit Insurance • Federal...
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Lee Rogers
South Carolina Radio Network
January 24, 2019 - 10:12 am
JANUARY 24, 2019 BY RENEE SEXTON (South Carolina Radio Network) The head of the South Carolina Election Commission said the state’s new upgraded voting system will have paper ballots which offer tangible evidence of votes. Commission Executive Director Marci Andino told a Senate judiciary...
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