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11:57 am on Wednesday November 12, 2014

S.C.'s Gay marriage ban overuled by federal judge

U.S. District Judge Richard Mark Gergel said South Carolina's Constitutional ban on same-sex marriages could not continue. But the ruling is stayed until November 20, giving a chance for appeals to be heard by the Fourth Circuit and the U.S. Supreme...
5:08 am on Thursday September 25, 2014

Two debates ahead of next S.C. governor selection

Ahead of this November's gubernatorial election, five candidates will debate at two at Charleston Southern and Furman universities, on October 14 and 21, respectively. 
3:23 am on Wednesday August 20, 2014

Charleston has new plan to limit bar crowds

The proposed odrinance is the city's latest take to control after-midnight pouring of alcohol. It will be discussed tonight, August 20.
5:22 am on Thursday June 12, 2014

S.C. Board of Education says no to 'controversy' over natural selection

The board rejected the Education Oversight Committee's stance that natural selection had to be taught as a debate and not fact.
10:28 am on Friday May 23, 2014

Chez Nous brings the French vibe, including a culture debate

A review by Hanna Raskin of the quaint new French spot in Cannonborough has kicked off an old debate about the American understanding of French culture.
7:23 pm on Saturday March 22, 2014

McConnell voted in as new College of Charleston president

Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell may be controversial to students, faculty, and face opposition from the NAACP, but the board of trustees unanimously voted for the well-connected S.C. politician and academia newcomer.
7:55 pm on Tuesday March 18, 2014

Mayor Riley expected to promote CofC, MUSC college merger

Charleston's mayor said he intends to promote the controversial idea to merge the College of Charleston and the Medical University of South Carolina, during a S.C. House committee on Wednesday morning.
4:02 am on Monday March 17, 2014

Lawmakers add precedent in college censorship

A poltical debate with some S.C. legislators has left public colleges with funding at the cost of freedom.
9:44 am on Tuesday March 11, 2014

Banner: 'No Confederates for CofC President'

The NAACP has expressed concern over Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell's possibility to lead the College of Charleston, but a group of students took a more public stance.
1:40 am on Friday February 14, 2014

Senator yields concerns over evolution in S.C. teaching standards

S.C. Sen. Mike Fair dropped his opposition after taking a snow day to read up on the background of evolution science and new teaching standards.