When Mike Wooten resigned from the state Department of Transportation commission, he blamed the ethics provisions in the gas tax hike bill just passed by the General Assembly, saying “The new law basically states that commissioners cannot apply for permits from SCDOT, so, if I stayed on the commission, I would have to abandon my business and I a
This week, let’s pay a visit to Abbeville, a beautiful historic and quaint Southern city.
There, it would seem that Jonathan Phipps, Abbeville County Schools superintendent, was more like TV’s Sheriff Andy Griffith than Mark Hall, the city’s police chief.
“For every complex problem, there is an answer that is clear, simple and wrong.” H. L. Mencken
This won’t come as breaking news to anyone, but the Presidency (and campaign) of Donald Trump has pushed an already slanted national media over the edge.
We congratulate the thousands of high school and college graduates receiving diplomas in recent weeks.
To them, we offer this: You’ve concluded the first part of an educational journey that will pay dividends in the future.
You don’t have to read or watch the news every day to know people everywhere are dying from drug overdoses.
A lot of these fatalities have been attributed to “gray death,” a Chinese-made heroin mix cut with fentanyl and carfentanyl. Fentanyl is used for human surgery and hospice care.
It’s the same devastating story we’ve heard too many times before.
It’s been a long time coming, but citizens of South Carolina will soon have faster and cheaper access to public documents.
The South Carolina Senate’s plan to fund statewide road repair is a convoluted scheme that appears more like a pacifier than a real road funding bill.
On Thursday, the Senate voted 30-9 to move forward its version of a long-term plan to fund South Carolina’s crumbling roads.
Pull quote: “There have been numerous reports over the years about applicants being charged inordinate amounts by agencies to produce copies in accordance with the FOIA.