The U.S. Supreme Court ruled last summer that cellphone location information routinely collected by wireless service providers AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile and others cannot be shared with police unless a judge allows it. It was a sensible decision that struck a blow for digital privacy.
Eight years ago, there was a push to make the all-powerful S.C. Budget and Control Board more transparent by streaming its meetings on the Internet. While the streaming of public meetings is routine these days, that wasn’t the case in 2010.
The board of directors of the state’s largest, and perhaps most vital regulatory agency, the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), announced it had selected a fellow board member to be the agency’s new director.
It’s the central dividing line of American politics: the age-old debate between those who generally favor higher spending and taxes, and those on the other hand who believe it’s beneficial to let taxpayers keep more of their own money.
We can all afford to better ourselves in some way, and this time each year many us resolve to do so – whether it’s adopting a healthier lifestyle, working a little harder toward a goal, or learning a new skill.
Given how bad news tends to dominate headlines – and how misdeeds are far more likely to find their way onto the nightly news than acts of kindness – it’s easy to lose sight of the basic goodness and generosity of people.
VIRGINIA, your little friends are wrong. They have been affected by the skepticism of a skeptical age. They do not believe except they see. They think that nothing can be which is not comprehensible by their little minds. All minds, Virginia, whether they be men’s or children’s, are little.
South Carolina’s next multibillion-dollar disaster could be just around the corner.
The cost of attaining a higher education is a major concern for parents and students in the Palmetto State. And understandably so, as South Carolina now has the nation’s ninth-highest tuition bills, according to the most recent annual ranking.
Mopeds are popular on South Carolina roads. As with all other vehicles, they must conform to laws designed to make travel safer.
At last that will be the case in South Carolina with new rules and regulations to take effect Nov. 19.