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8:50 am on Saturday June 1, 2013

S.C. Senator resigns over use of campaign money

In a case of alleged campaign money misuse for a car loan, purchases at an adult store, and more Democrat S.C. Sen. Robert Ford from Charleston District 42 resigned “effective immediately” on Friday.
5:18 am on Wednesday May 15, 2013

In 213 East Bay fire, origin area found but few answers in cause

The early April fire at 213 East Bay Street burned the business homes of Light, Squeeze, The Brick, and Speakeasy, and now investigators believe they know where the fire started: in The Light'sstorage room and office area of the second floor....
9:03 am on Monday February 11, 2013

Gaillard grave dig will wait for rains

Heavy rains are postponing a planned excavation at the Gaillard Auditorium to further examine the area where a pair of skeletal remains were found last week.
3:09 am on Friday July 13, 2012

SLED: No criminal charges for Citadel in ReVille child sexual abuse case

Image by Flickr user Frank KehrenWriting in a letter, the State Law Enforcement Division said there was insufficient evidence to bring criminal charges against the Citadel for its handling of allegations against then camp counselor Louis "Skip"...
2:54 am on Thursday April 26, 2012

S.C. Hospitality Association President commits suicide (Update: Duncan charged, relationship unclear)

Update April 26th, 2012: Rachel Duncan gave an exclusive interview with The State that goes into detail about why she did not come forward during the investigation. The State also reports that Sponseller had photos of Duncan on his computer that...
1:02 am on Thursday March 22, 2012

Louis 'Skip' ReVille indicted on 11 counts in child molestation case

Coming off news that lawsuits had been filed against The Citadel for allegedly covering up Louis "Skip" ReVille self-admitted child molestation, ReVille has now been indicted on 11 counts of three different types of offenses. In all the charges...
10:27 am on Tuesday March 20, 2012

Louis 'Skip' ReVille indicted on 22 counts (Update: Sentenced to 50 years in prison)

(Updates are at the bottom.) After breaking late last year, news that youth coach and leader Louis “Skip” ReVille had sexual contact with boys in his care has caused no shortage of ripples throughout the community. And on Tuesday, ReVille was...
6:17 am on Sunday March 11, 2012

Beaufort High School grade changes prompt legal investigation

Former Beaufort High Principal Dan Durbin. The fallout of Beaufort High School Principal Dan Durbin's grade changing continues to ripple, with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division now investigating. State law carries fines of up to $1,000...
3:33 am on Friday February 24, 2012

S.C. Election commission finds no evidence of wrongdoing in voter fraud claims

Flickr user neon.mamacita While a costly legal battle by South Carolina against the federal government is already in the works over tougher voting standards, it's looking more like one of South Carolina's main concerns is null and void. That concern...
3:23 am on Friday February 24, 2012

S.C. Election commission finds no evidence of wrongdoing in voter fraud claims

Flickr user neon.mamacita While a costly legal battle by South Carolina against the federal government is already in the works over tougher voting standards, it's looking more like one of South Carolina's main concerns is null and void. That concern...

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