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5:33 am on Wednesday August 22, 2012

An SC story makes list of 'Most Under-Reported Stories of the Summer'

Flickr User: Silus Grok The Nation, which is the oldest continuously published weekly magazine in the United States has an interesting story titled, "The Five Most Under-Reported Stories of the Summer" and guess what story is number one on the list...
6:20 am on Wednesday June 13, 2012

14 local candidates bumped for tardy 'economic interest' fillings (Update: Election results)

Image by TheDigitelUpdate June 13: The votes are in and Live 5 News is where you'll find all of the election results. Update June 11: A panel of federal judges has said it won't intervene over the ballot bumping. You can check out The Associated...
5:33 am on Monday June 11, 2012

Primary candidates statewide get the boot for tardy 'economic interest' fillings (Update: 35 more)

TheDigitel Update June 10, 2012: Election officials have bumped 35 more candidates from from the June 12th primaries ballot for failure to submit paperwork properly. I'll point you over to News 2 Charleston for the update. Update May 10, 2012: For...
2:15 am on Thursday May 10, 2012

Primary candidates statewide get the boot for tardy 'economic interest' fillings (Updated)

TheDigitel Update May 10: For the 180 bumped candidates and their supporters there was hope of reinstatement by way of a Statehouse bill, but that was killed by Senators on Wednesday. The last chance of these candidates to get on the ballot will...
3:05 am on Tuesday June 7, 2011

With Haley defeat in Senate recall, three chapters written in South Carolina politics

Flickr user Richard Boltin Capitol dome, or Thunderdome? Unless you were sleeping under a rock, you probably heard that a Republican brouhaha was unfolding in South Carolina after Gov. Nikki Haley called for an "emergency" session of the...
1:05 am on Tuesday June 7, 2011

With Haley defeat in Senate recall, three chapters written in South Carolina politics

Image by Flickr user Richard Boltin Capitol dome, or Thunderdome?Unless you were sleeping under a rock, you probably heard that a Republican brouhaha was unfolding in South Carolina after Gov. Nikki Haley called for an "emergency" session of the...
5:04 am on Wednesday January 19, 2011

State Supreme Court hears charter school dispute

Image by Flickr user rustytantonThe Charleston County School District and the state met with the State Supreme Court justices yesterday for a hearing concerning the constitutionality of Act 189, a special piece of legislation on charter schools that...
4:56 am on Wednesday October 20, 2010

The case for a poker game heard by S.C. Supreme Court (update: twist)

Image by Flickr user Kevin Labianco First reporting, updates at the bottom: It's been years and years since the Mount Pleasant Five set off a pivotal battle in South Carolina about whether Texas Hold 'Em poker is a game of skill or chance. Well that...
5:41 am on Sunday October 5, 2008

Murder case retrial shows ugly side of legal system

Highlight the sometimes ugly side of the legal process, the state Supreme Court has repealed a six-year-old murder conviction, saying that there were problems in the case and that James A. Summersett Jr. must be retried for a 2002 slaying. But, no,...
9:16 am on Monday September 8, 2008

High court upholds smoking bans, tosses tough penalties

The state's Supreme Court ruled that while Sullivan's Island does have the right to ban smoking, it can't make breaking the ordinance a criminal act. The court said in a written opinion: Town’s ordinance imposes a fine of $500 and/or thirty days in...

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