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5:23 am on Thursday July 28, 2011

Loftis announces audit of state treasurer's office

Flickr user Adam Norwood press release Audit to provide new level of transparency and accountability. First audit since 1988. (Columbia, SC) – State Treasurer Curtis Loftis announced his office has engaged the independent accounting firm Elliott...
8:45 am on Thursday March 17, 2011

Summerville searches for thousands of missing dollars

Image by Flickr user aresauburnAfter thousands of dollars were reported missing from Summerville's sports complex, the City Council agrees to an audit. Following a preliminary audit, the council was informed in January that there is thought to be...
9:19 am on Monday August 2, 2010

McConnell calls for management performance audit of Patriots Point

Image by Flickr user Palmetto MaxCiting the fact that Patriots Point "has drifted into a state of inertia and has become overcome by its liabilities," Senate President Pro Tem Glenn McConnell has requested that the Legislative Audit Council perform...
9:45 am on Tuesday March 2, 2010

Audit reveals $395K missing from Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services

A June 2009 state audit found something a little fishy in S.C.'s Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services: somehow $395,000 had magically disappeared. The missing money came from an account for a former restitution center operated by the...
7:55 am on Tuesday February 23, 2010

Audit calls for more state aircraft record keeping

An audit of how state aircraft is managed has concluded that state agencies that manage aircraft should post online how often those aircraft fly and who’s on board as well as improve overall record keeping practices. The audit was ordered by Senate...
7:07 am on Wednesday January 27, 2010

Audit reveals countless faults in S.C.'s mismanaged jobs agency

An audit of the state unemployment system revealed that agency in "shambles" and did not do nearly enough to warn lawmakers that S.C.'s jobless benefits fund was running out of money. And by running out of money, I mean it's now $740 in the red....
5:17 am on Thursday January 7, 2010

Dorchester County nervous about reserves, but gets clean bill of financial health

An audit has said that Dorchester County is in good financial health, still county council members are nervous that the county's emergency reserves are too slim.
7:01 am on Monday October 19, 2009

Check up on South Carolina's state prisons comes out clean

Image by South Carolina GovernmentImage by 20091019-prison.jpg The State reports that a legislative audit found no major problems in the operation of state prisons. However, there are some tough critics who, despite the report, feel that there is...
11:21 am on Wednesday February 4, 2009

Several Lowcountry towns are late on audits, could miss state money

Image by Charleston Regional Business Journal Update February 4: The Charleston Regional Business Journal has followed up, most notably adding how much the six Lowcountry towns are to receive in funding -- if they get their paperwork in. Go check it...
4:17 am on Sunday September 7, 2008

Tuition wavers axed for those over 60 and working full-time

South Carolina for years has allowed those 60 or older to take college classes for free, but a recent change by Columbia lawmakers excludes those seniors working full time. Head over to The Post and Courier for the story. Looks to me like they got...