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12:03 pm on Friday February 14, 2014

Four S.C. politicians featured in 'House of Cards' spoof

Politicians Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC6), Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC3), Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC4), and Sen. Tim Scott (R) are featured in a House of Cards parody created by NowThis News.  Thanks for spotting this Holy City Sinner, hop on over to read the full...
8:34 am on Tuesday November 1, 2011

Wilson out as new S.C. Congressional districts approved; Now questions abound

After months of planning, a new 7th Congressional District in South Carolina has won approval from the U.S. Justice Department — but that's just the start of a new journey. (You can see the new district map above, explore an interactive one below...
9:22 am on Tuesday August 2, 2011

S.C. congressional districts, race, and gerrymandering

Flickr user JasonTromm As you've heard, South Carolina has recently approved a map for a new 7th Congressional District. South Carolina is fond of the phrase "majority minority" districts — that is, making seats that have as many minorities in...
3:50 am on Monday August 1, 2011

S.C. congressional districts, race, and gerrymandering

Image by Flickr user JasonTromm Politicians are deciding where the election lines fall and, in essence, who gets elected.As you've heard, South Carolina has recently approved a map for a new 7th Congressional District. South Carolina is fond of...
4:08 am on Monday December 27, 2010

Charleston Harbor deepening project gains additional support

Image by Flickr user Palmetto Max Update December 27: The Post and Courier reports that the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee recently gave its support to the slowly developing project aimed at deepening the Charleston Harbor from 45 feet to 50...
3:57 am on Tuesday November 23, 2010

Gullah Heritage Corridor plan moves along ever so slowly

Flickr user concubine The on-again, off-again plan to create a heritage corridor preserving the Gullah/Geechee culture appears to be on again, sorta. According to a Post and Courier story the corridor commission met over the weekend and voted to...
6:56 am on Friday September 17, 2010

Is Gullah culture at risk?

Flickr user concubine The Island Packet has an interesting story on a federal plan to preserve the Gullah-Geechee culture along the Sea Island coast. Give it a read here. Discussion of this preservation corridor has been ongoing for several years,...
6:51 am on Sunday May 23, 2010

Clyburn's opponents want more focus turned toward poverty in 6th District

Image by Jim ClyburnSouth Carolina's 6th District's Democratic Congressional House majority whip, Jim Clyburn, is facing four opponents this campaign season who all feel he's lost touch with the state he's meant to represent. The primaries, which...
3:08 am on Tuesday March 30, 2010

S.C. congressmen discuss health care reform, show differing opinions

Image by Flickr user Truthout.orgOn Monday afternoon, two of South Carolina's most well known congressmen, Joe Wilson and Jim Clyburn, held events at which they expressed their stance on the new health care reform. The two men vocalized their...
10:27 am on Wednesday December 23, 2009

A bit of confusion later, and $100,000 marked for S.C. library ends up in California

Image by Flickr user kpishdadiOh, good old bureaucratic government. After the Jamestown library requested $50,000 to upgrade its facilites, $100,000 was ultimately secured in congress. But that windfall is moot (at least for now), a bureaucratic ...

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