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South Carolina Radio Network
January 02, 2019 - 9:38 am
JANUARY 2, 2019 BY MATT LONG (South Carolina Radio Network) South Carolina requires candidates running to be county sheriffs or coroners meet certain criteria for educational degrees and experience. However, several recent court cases have shown there is no one enforcing the requirements before a...
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Evan Smith
October 22, 2018 - 4:22 pm
State Rep. Mike Pitts is recovering after suffering a heart attack over the weekend. Pitts was hospitalized after suffering a heart attack Saturday while on a hunting trip in Montana. Pitts underwent surgery at a hospital in Missoula, Montana. He is doing well and expected to make a full recovery...
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Seth Stokes
March 05, 2018 - 5:13 pm
In the first of several upcoming addresses on different issues in the 2018 campaign, Templeton shared her conservative vision in a talk to the First Monday Club in Greenville.
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March 02, 2018 - 2:51 pm
Legislators took a step this week towards forcing South Carolina’s smallest school districts to merge as a way to save money and administrative staffing. The State newspaper reports the Senate’s K-12 school equity panel agreed Wednesday to take a look at consolidating some of the state’s smaller...
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March 02, 2018 - 10:53 am
A group of freshmen legislators wants to change the South Carolina state constitution that the government has been operating under since 1895.
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February 26, 2018 - 9:00 pm
A lawsuit attempts to take on the way South Carolina hands out its electoral votes in a presidential election.
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February 16, 2018 - 10:31 am
An upstate televangelist hopes to replace U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy, who announced last month he will not seek another term.
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February 14, 2018 - 7:53 am
Several South Carolina lawmakers slammed a proposal to open up South Carolina’s offshore waters to oil and natural gas exploration.
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Patrick Gentry
February 09, 2018 - 4:11 pm
Sentencing is set next week for a former South Carolina lawmaker who has pleaded guilty to charges in an investigation of corruption at the Statehouse. The sentencing of former Lexington Rep. Rick Quinn by Circuit Judge Carmen Mullen is set for 9:30 a.m. Monday in Beaufort. Quinn pleaded guilty to...
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February 09, 2018 - 10:46 am
Some in the state legislature are proposing postponing the filing process and even the date of the primary.
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