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3:12 pm on Tuesday September 2, 2014

'Smoke and Mirrors' website strikes at Gov. Haley

The gubernatorial election season continues to heat up, now the South Carolina Democratic Party launched a new website, "Haley's Smoke and Mirrors" to post ongoing counterpoints to Haley's ongoing legacy.
9:56 pm on Monday April 21, 2014

Fact Check: RGA ad slams Sheheen's legal work

The national Republican Governors Association is going after South Carolina Democratic candidate Vincent Sheheen with a new TV ad that criticizes his work as a lawyer. The ad says, “It’s a fact. Trial lawyer Vincent Sheheen made money off criminals...
8:11 am on Wednesday March 26, 2014

Haley-Sheheen rematch likely in November

State Sen. Vincent Sheheen has filed for his spot on the ballot to challenge South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley [...] Haley, a Republican, filed her paperwork several hours later, likely setting up the long-expected rematch between the 2010 general...
10:23 am on Wednesday February 26, 2014

Freedom to Marry launches $1 million campaign across South

Freedom to Marry, a pro-gay marriage organization out of New York is funding the "Southerners for the Freedom to Marry" campaign which is co-chaired by U.S. Rep Jim Clyburn (D-Columbia).  via The Washington Post "the campaign will push to grow...
7:30 am on Monday January 27, 2014

Horry County Schools officials want more details on Haley's funding plan for education

Some Horry County Schools officials are cautiously optimistic about Gov. Nikki Haley’s new K-12 Education Reform Initiative, saying they are happy she is emphasizing education, but more details are needed on how the initiative will affect Horry...
8:45 am on Friday January 24, 2014

Some SC lawmakers disappointed with Gov. Haley's plans for roads, schools

When Gov. Nikki Haley gave her fourth State of the State address Wednesday night, she asked lawmakers to support her plans to improve state roads and schools without a tax increase. But now some lawmakers, even from own party, say the plans aren't...
8:36 am on Friday January 24, 2014

Reaction to law that would allow guns in restaurants

Thursday, the South Carolina House of Representatives passed a bill by a vote of 90 to 18 that would allow people with Concealed Weapon Permits to take a gun into a restaurant or bar in South Carolina, as long as there's no sign barring weapons. The...
9:47 pm on Wednesday January 22, 2014

Watch Gov. Nikki Haley's 2014 State of the State

With a focus on jobs, education, and ethics, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley gave her annual State of the State address before a joint session of the Legislature Wednesday evening at 7. You can check out her full 80 minute talk up top. Read Gov....
8:23 am on Wednesday January 22, 2014

Governor Haley to give annual State of State address

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is giving her annual State of the State address before a joint session of the Legislature. The Republican governor will likely focus on jobs and education in her speech that starts at 7 p.m. Wednesday. 
5:00 am on Thursday December 19, 2013

Our governor goes fisticuffs on a piece of wood (video)

Spliting a piece of what is apparently pine, Gov. Nikki Haley recenly earned her honorary 4th degree Black Belt from Ray Smith's Tae Kwon Do in Summerville. Watch the video below. A hattip to the Charleston City Paper for spotting.