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4:43 am on Tuesday January 15, 2013

S.C. residents along with a dozens of other states petition to secede (update: sorry, it's a no go)

Flickr User: bondidwhat Final Update January 14, 2013: The South Carolina passed the threshold with 26,104 signatures and some two months have passed, but not without answer. Jon Carson, director of the Office of Public Engagement, has replied...
3:19 am on Monday January 14, 2013

South Carolina seceding from the Union, again?

Flickr user Ron Cogswell Fort Moultrie has already been through on secession — supporters of a second go hope that there will be far less shelling in the future. (Updates at the bottom.)  Sure, the last time South Carolina seceded from the United...
2:13 am on Monday January 14, 2013

South Carolina seceding from the Union, again? (Update: No luck)

Image by Flickr user Ron Cogswell Fort Moultrie has already been through on secession — supporters of a second go hope that there will be far less shelling in the future. (Updates at the bottom.)  Sure, the last time South Carolina seceded from the...
1:13 am on Monday November 26, 2012

Gun sales surging locally over fears of a new assault weapon debate

Flickr user Mike Riela Speculation that President Barack Obama could consider a tightening of sales on assault-style weapons is once again fueling a surge in sales across the country. Writing for The Island Packet, Tom Barton notes that the trend is...
4:04 am on Tuesday October 30, 2012

Chair hanging from noose makes local headlines, follows similar national stories

Screencap: WPDE WPDE News Channel 15 has a piece on a Horry County man who is taking cues from nationally, racially charged displays aimed at President Barack Obama. The empty chair has become a rallying cry for some this election season and the...
6:24 am on Wednesday August 29, 2012

No, Obama will not pay your Santee Cooper bill

Flickr User: Icrontic.com A reader alerted us to a national scam that has been around for a few months and it may find its way to our area.  Victims of the scam have been reported in Florida, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Indiana, New England, Utah...
6:04 am on Sunday July 29, 2012

North Charleston woman winner in Obama design contest

The winning design.If you didn't know, President Barack Obama's political website has a merchandise section and those in charge recently held a "Runway to Win" design contest. North Charleston's Laurel Stender entered her design, and on July 17 she...
2:16 am on Monday October 31, 2011

Surprise: Obama outpacing GOP in 2012 Charleston presidential money

Image by Flickr user Dave DugdaleYes, Obama is the incumbent candidate, and, no, he is not facing a Democratic fundraising opposition, but it's still pretty interesting that he's managed to be the top presidential dollar collector in the Palmetto...
12:49 pm on Wednesday October 26, 2011

Obama outpacing GOP in 2012 Pee Dee presidential money

Flickr user Dave Dugdale Yes, Obama is the incumbent candidate, and, no, he is not facing a Democratic fundraising opposition, but it's still pretty interesting that he's managed to be the top presidential dollar collector in the Palmetto State so...
5:31 am on Wednesday October 26, 2011

Surprise: Obama outpacing GOP in 2012 Beaufort presidential money

Flickr user Dave Dugdale Yes, Obama is the incumbent candidate, and, no, he is not facing a Democratic fundraising opposition, but it's still pretty interesting that he's managed to be the top presidential dollar collector in the Palmetto State so...

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