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8:24 am on Wednesday December 19, 2012

South Carolina lawmaker pushing bill to criminalize 'Obamacare' in the state

Flickr User: .v1ctor. In an attempt to thumb their noses at the President of the United States and the Supreme Court, a South Carolina state rep is backing a bill that would place people under arrest and jailed for 5 years for implementing '...
5:25 am on Friday June 15, 2012

Ted Vick Round Up: 7th District Candidate's DUI & Gun charge (Update: Dash Cam)

Update June 15th: The Ted Vick Dash cam video has dropped.  You can check it out above, but it's nothing really juicy or scandulous (besides the alleged drunk driving, gun charge and former USC CoEd being in the car). Head over to CarolinaLive for...
6:27 am on Monday June 11, 2012

Planting some nice flowers for summer? Better call the State first.

Flickr User: woodleywonderworks Tommy didn't now the rules and is now facing 10 years in prison and over 9000 fines, all because he wanted a garden in his back yard in South Carolina... Safety first, so they say. There is a new South Carolina law...
4:22 am on Thursday February 16, 2012

Tons of used medical clothing reportedly shipped from Brazil to Charleston

Image by Flickr user Francisco Javier Argel (Updates at the bottom.) Ready for the strangest news story you'll hear about this month? There's a purported ship coming from Brazil to Charleston with 46.6 tons of medical waste on board. If you're...
5:15 am on Tuesday February 8, 2011

Proposed bill would criminalize social networking behind bars

Image by Flickr user mark_am_kramerAfter The Post and Courier published a Watchdog piece on the dangers of South Carolina prisoners with access to social networking sites, State Rep. Wendell Gilliard has proposed a bill that would make it illegal...
5:15 am on Monday August 23, 2010

Humane Society fighting to ban bear baying in South Carolina

Image by Flickr user ucumariThe Humane Society of the United States is pressuring state officials to outlaw the practice of bear baying — a practice that has been banned in every other state other than South Carolina. Before I continue, here's a...
8:25 am on Wednesday October 28, 2009

Passport worker in N. Charleston accused of accessing celebrity passport records (updated)

Image by Flickr user clappstarImage by 20090518-passports.jpgFirst reporting: An employee at the U.S. State Department passport office in North Charleston has been charged and accused of illegally accessing passport application records of...
4:25 am on Friday October 31, 2008

Illegal gambling raid targets Fort Mill gas station

A Fort Mill gas station has been raided for allegedly running an illegal scratch-and-play lottery ticket ring. The Fort Mill Times writes: “The illegal tickets were under the drawers with the money,” [Marvin Brown, commander of York County...
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