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Glenn McCall Re-Elected to Republican National Convention

York County’s Glenn McCall has been re-elected to the Republican National Committee. McCall, a former York County GOP chairman, was selected Saturday for another term by delegates at the South Carolina GOP convention. There are two seats reserved for the Palmetto State on the committee, the other seat will be held by Cindy Costa of […]

South Carolina House gets information about $2B road bill

A House panel received information about a plan passed by the Senate to borrow more than $2 billion to widen interstates and repair bridges over the next decade. The subcommittee took no action Wednesday, but Rep. Chip Limehouse promised a vote before the next meeting of the whole House Ways and Means Committee. State Department […]

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Governor Nikki Haley Has No Interest In Vice Presidency

Gov. Nikki Haley says she’s “not interested” in serving as a vice presidential nominee. Haley said in a statement provided to The Associated Press Wednesday that she’s “flattered” to be mentioned as a possible running mate but that her “plate is full” governing South Carolina. Haley’s star has risen due in part to her response […]

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Senate Spending Plan Includes 2014 Ice Storm Reimburstment

The South Carolina Senate’s $7.5 billion spending plan for the coming fiscal year would finish reimbursing counties’ clean-up expenses from the 2014 ice storm. The plan tentatively approved Tuesday would distribute nearly $12 million to 22 counties. According to The Associated Press, Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman says the $4 million provided in the […]

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Annual Officer Memorial Today

South Carolina’s annual law enforcement memorial ceremony will honor three officers who died in the line of duty last year. The ceremony is this morning at the state’s Criminal Justice Academy in Columbia. There will be a special tribute to Marlboro County Sheriff’s Deputy Delton Daniels, Forest Acres Police Officer Greg Alia and Columbia Police […]

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Galivants Ferry Stump

Democrats gathered along the banks of the Little Pee Dee River for a political tradition that’s more than a century old Monday afternoon. The biennial Galivants Ferry Stump is took place Monday afternoon at the Galivants Ferry General Store. Party organizers said the event featured music, food and activities and stump speeches from candidates for […]

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SLED investigating after suspect stunned by police dies

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating after a suspect, who police say was intoxicated, died at a hospital after being stunned by officers during his arrest. Deputy Coroner Don McCown told media that 26-year-old Benston Calvin Clinkscales died Sunday at AnMed Health after being arrested. Lt. David Creamer with the Anderson City Police […]

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