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7:39 pm on Friday October 24, 2014

Front pages for Harrell's guilty plea, resignation

Here's how newspapers around the state captured the resignation of S.C. House speaker Bobby Harrell, who pleaded guilty to a half-dozen charges of ethics violations.
9:39 am on Tuesday March 13, 2012

The argument on why it's time for S.C.'s Ken Ard to go (Update: McConnell to swear in)

Update March 13, 2012: Glenn McConnell, a Charleston senator representing the 41st District, will be sworn in today as South Carolina's new lieutenant governor. The Post & Courier has a write-up on what this means it terms of a balancing act...
9:08 am on Tuesday March 13, 2012

S.C.'s second in charge resigns; Charleston's McConnell rises to replace (update: sworn in)

Updates at the bottom: South Carolina's Lt. Gov. Ken Ard has officially resigned from his position as the Palmetto State's second in command as a result of charges over using campaign finances for personal expenditures. This has been an ongoing...
8:57 am on Friday March 9, 2012

S.C.'s second in charge Ken Ard resigns

South Carolina's Lt. Gov. Ken Ard has officially resigned from his position as the Palmetto State's second in command as a result of charges over using campaign finances for personal expenditures. This has been an ongoing story and black eye to...
11:24 am on Tuesday July 26, 2011

The argument on why it's time for S.C.'s Ken Ard to go

As calls for South Carolina's Lt. Gov. Ken Ard to resign grow, Statehouse Report Publisher Andy Brack has joined the chorus with a column titled, "Time for Ard to do honorable thing." In it, Brack details the myriad of woes that have befallen...
9:03 am on Sunday July 24, 2011

The argument on why it's time for S.C.'s Ken Ard to go

As calls for South Carolina's Lt. Gov. Ken Ard to resign grow, Statehouse Report Publisher Andy Brack has joined the chorus with a column titled, "Time for Ard to do honorable thing." In it Brack details the myriad of woes that have befallen Ard...
1:00 pm on Thursday July 21, 2011

Lt. Gov. Ken Ard to pay $48,400 in fines (update: Democrats to propose recall legislation)

Image by Flickr user keepthebyteUpdate July 21: The newest news about the Lt. Gov. Ken Ard case is in, and it's personal. During next week's legislative session, South Carolina Democrats plan to introduce legislation that would allow state voters to...
7:30 am on Friday March 19, 2010

Sanford signs consent order to pay $74K in fines

Image by Ken Hawkins / TheDigitel Had to break out this oldie but goodie for the story.On Thursday afternoon, South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford announced that he has agreed to pay back a grand total of $74,000 in fines stemming from the ethics...
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