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At what cost?

...their state's citizens. So has South Carolina's Jim DeMint. All of them voted against resurrecting debate on this bill. South Carolina senior senator Lindsey Graham, however, voted for it - and by doing so has repudiated the will of his Republican...
State has edge on new law

...Social Security card, and documentation confirming a person's principal residence, such as an electric or water bill. South Carolina already requires a birth certificate, a Social Security card, proof of residency and a photo ID. Under the...
Article debates worth of scholarship programs

...Southeast, that might have some merit," said Rep. Billy Boan, R-Heath Springs, sponsor of the LIFE Scholarship bill. South Carolina has one of the highest tuition rates in the region. State lawmakers are discussing the bill, which would...
Georgia wins under new highway bill

...7 million, up from $226.1 million the state has been receiving annually since 1991. Under President Clinton's bill, South Carolina would get $310.5 million in federal transportation money next year. The six-year legislation that provides...
Across the area

...from gas tanks on the truck was contained and crews cleaned up the spill. Schools chief pushes district flexibility bill South Carolina Superintendent Jim Rex spoke to more than 100 Aiken residents Thursday at Schofield Middle School about supporting...
Metro | Aiken County Board of Education
State briefs

...Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.Gov. Sonny Perdue has yet to signal whether he would sign the bill.SOUTH CAROLINA Authorities seize 87 dogs; woman arrestedRICHBURG, S.C. -- Authorities in South Carolina have seized...
Across the region

...Are soybeans a vegetable? What about corn?Representatives also were displeased to learn that, according to the bill, South Carolina ranks second nationally -- not first -- in collard green production.Republican state Rep. Tommy Stringer...
Local projects may get more federal money

...whopping 69.7 percent increase over what the state's share of highway money under the previous multiyear highway bill. South Carolina's annual share will average $416.4 million, at 79.3 percent, the largest rate of increase among the...
Local and area briefs

...A handgun believed to be used during this incident was found at William Pendleton's residence. House OKs marriage bill South Carolina House lawmakers approved a proposal on third reading Thursday to outlaw marriages of children as young as 12...
Electric bills rise for southeast Georgia schools

South Georgia school system superintendents expect a jolt with their district's next Georgia Power bill.
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