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Columbia Area Newspaper Alleges Senate Candidate Had Inappropriate Relationship With Minor

According to the “Independent Voice,” a newspaper that covers Farfield County and the Blythewood area, Mike Fanning, the democratic nominee for South Carolina Senate Disctrict 17 had an inappropriate relationship with a 16 year old female student when he was a teacher at Estill High School. A spokesperson for the S.C. Law Enforcement Division (SLED) […]

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Mandatory Coastal Evacuation Issued in SC for Hurricane Matthew

Governer Nikki Haley has issued a state of emergency and a mandatory medical and full evacuation of the coast of South Carolina in wake of Hurricane Matthew. Haley says all coastal schools and government offices will close beginning tomorrow and everyone should be at least 100 miles from the coast. Greenville county will be sending […]

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Latest Winthrop Poll Says “Trump By a Hair”

According to the latest Winthrop Poll, Donald Trump has a lead among South Carolina voters, but his numbers still lag behind the performance of previous Republican presidential candidates in the state. The poll, which was conducted between Sept. 18-26, ending before Monday’s first presidential debate, found that Trump was preferred by 42% of likely voters […]

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Update: Shooting at Elementary School in Anderson County

TOWNVILLE, S.C. – A teenager who killed his father at their home Wednesday was stopped by a volunteer firefighter as he opened fire outside a South Carolina elementary school, wounding two students and a teacher, authorities said. The teen was apprehended within minutes of the shooting in this rural town about 110 miles northeast of […]

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Charges Dropped Against Former Clemson QB

Charges from a July bar incident were dropped Tuesday against former Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd. Boyd was arrested earlier this month and charged with assault and battery, according to Greenville police.  According to the report he was told by a door man at a bar that he could not  due to it being at full […]

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York County Has New Director of Finance

Kevin Madden, CPA, is York County’s new Director of Finance/Treasurer. Madden has a wide range of experience in all aspects of finance including developing budgets for governments; as well as, overseeing numerous governmental and nonprofit audits. Madden is very knowledgeable in regards to ensuring financial statements are materially correct. Madden has previously worked as a […]

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State Ethics Reform Headed To Governor Haley For Approval

A bill requiring all elected and appointed officials in South Carolina to report their private sources of income is headed to Gov. Nikki Haley’s desk. The Senate’s 41-0 vote Wednesday came after the one senator ousted by Haley’s anti-incumbent campaigns asked his colleagues to disregard the politics, “do what’s right,” and pass ethics reform. Senators […]

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