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Law requires South Carolina high school students to learn CPR

A new state law will require South Carolina high school students to learn CPR skills. According to media reports the American Heart Association applauds Gov. Nikki Haley who signed the bill into law. CPR has been shown to double and triple survival rates. It’s named “Ronald Rouse’s Law.” Rouse, a high school football player from […]

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State to close 4th minimum security prison in three years

The state’s prison agency plans to close a minimum security facility outside of Aiken by the summer. The Lower Savannah Pre-Release Center will close in early June… the fourth such facility to shutter in the past three years. The facility houses inmates who have served the majority of their sentence and are being reintegrated into […]

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Local GOP Delegates to be chosen Thursday

This Thursday delegates to represent South Carolina’s Fifth Congressional District at the upcoming G.O.P. convention this summer in Cleveland will be elected. 126 delegates from the district’s 11 counties will meet to elect three of the state’s 50 dlegates at 7p.m. this Thursday at the Rock Hill Holiday Inn on galleria Blvd. These delegates along […]

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State Senate Challenger, Wes Climer, Releases Financial Records

Wes Climer, who is set to take on incumbent Wes Hayes for the 15th Senate district seat in the June 14th Republican Primary, has released his financial records.  Climer stated in a press release that he was hoping to set an example for what he feels taxpayers deserve from the General Assembly.  Currently South Carolina […]

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SC Veterans to rally at Statehouse

The American Legion and other South Carolina military veterans’ organizations are holding a rally at the Statehouse to address a number of key issues. Today’s event runs from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on the Statehouse steps. Army Maj. Gen. James Siegfreid is the keynote speaker. He will discuss honoring Vietnam veterans. Also addressing the […]

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$2B in one time road spending

Though State Senators say they like the idea of raising more than $2 billion for one-time spending on road construction projects, they can’t seem to agree over how the money will be spent. Bills discussed by the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday would send $200 million to the State Infrastructure Bank, for borrowing an estimated […]

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SC School Districts could see borrowed money

South Carolina elementary, middle and high schools could be getting borrowed money from the state to build and repair buildings and wire the school for technology under a bill passed Tuesday by the House Ways and Means Committee. The proposal would have the state study how much debt it has and issue up to $200 […]

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