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Renovated York County Courthouse Opens Amid Protests

After over 9 million dollars in renovations the newly renovated York County Courthouse was opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday afternoon. Kenny Smith was a member of the group that helped renovate the courthouse and said without the teamwork and was thankful for the opportunity to renovate such an important building. The project was […]

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Movement Mortgage Expanding to Bring 700 New Jobs

Movement Mortgage is expanding its corporate headquarters in Bailes Ridge Corporate Park on S.C. 160 East with an $18 million investment expected to created more than 700 new jobs, the company announced today. Hiring for the new positions is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2017.

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Several Woman’s Marches this Weekend

Donald Trump’s inauguration will draw several South Carolina politicians to Washington DC but they won’t be the only ones from the state making a migration up to the nation’s capital. Hundreds of thousands of women in the United States will march on the National Mall Saturday for the Woman’s March on Washington. Several local Woman’s […]

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Conservative Groups Say They’ll Fight SC Gas Tax

Published reports say some conservative groups are signaling they’ll try to slam the brakes on a proposed increase to the state’s gas tax. House Republicans released a plan Wednesday that would gradually phase in a 10-cent increase over the next five years. Americans for Prosperity helped block a similar bill last year. Supporters say the […]

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Nikki Haley reports up to $1 million in debts

Gov. Nikki Haley reported owing between $500,000 and $1 million on financial disclosures filed as part of her nomination to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations by President-elect Donald Trump. The debts included a personal mortgage of between $250,001 and $500,000, according to the report she filed with the Office of Government Ethics. Nominees […]

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Mulvaney Confirmation Hiccup

In filings with the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, Mulvaney admitted he had neglected to pay $15,000 in payroll taxes for a babysitter he hired to work in his home. Mulvaney said in the questionnaire that he later paid the amount after discovering the shortfall. The news was first reported by the New York Times. Senate […]

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House Republicans propose 10-cent per-gallon gas tax increase

Statehouse Republicans have introduced a proposal to increase South Carolina’s gas tax. The plan filed by House Speaker Jay Lucas on Wednesday would raise the 17 cents-per-gallon tax by 2 cents each year for five years. The plan would also increase other fees in the hope of raising roughly $600 million in new money per […]

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