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6:20 am on Sunday September 21, 2014

Foraging for South Carolina's wild mushrooms

Thanks to updates in S.C. law, it's no longer such a challenge to eat fresh local mushrooms at restaurants.
1:54 pm on Wednesday April 2, 2014

Very limited medical marijuana exception passes S.C. House

Far from a medical marijuana bill, H. 4803 passed 90-24 will allow cannabidiol oil (CBD) for patients in need.
7:51 am on Friday February 21, 2014

Lawmakers still studying statewide texting-while-driving ban

It's already been proposed and shot down in the State House numerous times, but some lawmakers say this is the year for a texting and driving ban to get on the books. One bill under discussion aims to ban texting while driving in South Carolina with...
1:33 pm on Friday January 17, 2014

Bill would require motorcycle helmets

Rep. Wendell Gilliard (D. Charleston) has proposed a bill that would require all motorcyclists to wear a helmet. The law, as it  currently stands, states that if you are over the age of 20, wearing a helmet is optional. 
6:03 am on Thursday October 11, 2012

Think your email inbox is private? Not according to the SC Supreme Court

Flickr User: Julio Martinez Violation of one's privacy isn't really a tricky subject. If it is password-protected and you don't have permission to be viewing their computer/email/messages then that's morally wrong, but in South Carolina it seems...
5:31 am on Thursday August 23, 2012

Public legal lessons course starts in September

There's still time to register for "Legal Lessons: A Series for the Public" in Beaufort. Sponsored by the S.C. Bar Pro Bono Program, Legal Lessons is a seven-week program designed to give the public an overview of the South Carolina legal system and...
11:27 am on Friday June 22, 2012

Public lessons on S.C. legal system to be held in Beaufort

Flickr user s_falkow The S.C. Bar Pro Bono Program is sponsoring Legal Lessons: A Series for the Public, a seven-week program designed to give the public an overview of the South Carolina legal system and insight into common legal problems people...
10:16 am on Friday June 1, 2012

Holistic spiritual facility opens in Little River, hosts Law of Attraction workshop

The Grand Strand is now home to the new Life in Balance Spiritual Wellness Center. Life in Balance, Inc. offers the public the opportunity for the study and practice of several modalities helping individuals find the perfect balance between the mind...
9:31 am on Tuesday April 10, 2012

Police ticket jogger for running on the road (Update: Video report)

Flickr user adropp Update 4/10/2012: WPDE News Channel 15 got a chance to interview Brad Hafey  about the ticket. It sounds like he is a good sport and really wants to raise awareness about the conditions about local area sidewalks.  Check out the...
5:19 am on Wednesday February 15, 2012

Controversial Internet gaming takes hold in South Carolina (update: Illegal in Beaufort)

Photo by Cassidy Curtis Update 2/15/2012: Unlike the Georgetown ruling in December (see prior reports below), the Beaufort magistrate has ruled a Bluffton sweepstakes operation as illegal gambling. Our sister site in Beaufort has more details...