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11:21 am on Wednesday October 1, 2014

Haley 10-points ahead of Sheheen in poll

In a poll of 1,082, Winthrop Poll saw Governor Nikki Haley (R) with a significant lead over repeat challenger S.C. Sen. Vincent Sheheen (D).
8:41 am on Thursday August 7, 2014

Solar energy law in effect in SC

Wednesday in Columbia, Governor Nikki Haley ceremonially signed a bill that will allow for solar leasing. It will give businesses and homeowners a more affordable way to install solar panels. The new law also encourages utility companies to offer...
8:30 am on Thursday June 12, 2014

BuzzFeed: 'How The Worst Political State In The Country Ruined The Republican Party’s Best Hope'

via BuzzFeed "Nikki Haley was once seen as the GOP’s brightest rising star — then she got sucked into her home state’s notorious political cesspool. Can she escape before 2016?" Does Haley have a chance to be the GOP's next VP or Presidential...
12:11 am on Wednesday June 11, 2014

Haley signs texting ban, SC becomes 49th state to outlaw texting while driving

Gov. Nikki Haley signed a statewide ban on texting while driving Monday. Under the ban, drivers who violate the law would not receive penalty points, but would face fines starting at $25. The use of GPS navigators and texting to summon emergency...
8:01 am on Friday June 6, 2014

Haley signs bill allowing cannabis oil for epilepsy

A bill allowing an extract from the marijuana plant for medicinal purposes has been signed into law by Gov. Nikki Haley.
11:03 am on Friday May 30, 2014

Governor Haley calls for an end to BikeFest

via Governor Nikki Haley said Friday that it is "time for Bikefest to come to an end." Haley addressed members of the media and the community this morning after a closed door meeting with area officials about this past weekend's...
8:20 am on Friday April 25, 2014

Democrats accuse Gov. Haley of ethics violations

via WBTW The South Carolina Democratic Party says Gov. Nikki Haley has broken state ethics laws by violating campaign donation and reporting rules, but the State Ethics Commission says it doesn’t see any violation. The party says there are two major...
4:43 pm on Saturday April 5, 2014

Fact Check: Sheheen ad slams Haley's education record as governor

via WBTW Democratic candidate for governor Vincent Sheheen is airing a new TV ad that slams Republican Gov. Nikki Haley for her record on education as governor. It says South Carolina students have fallen behind under her leadership. WBTW checked...
8:13 am on Thursday April 3, 2014

Still no consistent computer security plan at SC agencies

Gov. Nikki Haley issued an executive order requiring her cabinet agencies to have their computer systems monitored 24/7, but the order does not apply to non-cabinet agencies. Despite all the attention on computer security in South Carolina after a...
7:40 am on Tuesday April 1, 2014

Governor Haley making history as first gubernatorial reality star (Update: Hah!)

Update April 2: We hope you enjoyed this year's April Fools fun (did you also hear about our new town crier program?) And check out more of our past April 1 highlights on our topic page. First "reporting," April 1: Some noticed cameras following...