Top stories of 2014: Smith resigns from District 7 commission post

...Hap Harris to replace Smith until a March 17 special election to fill the remainder of Smith's term.Harris, campaign manager of Super District 10 Commissioner Grady Smith, and West Augusta Alliance President Sonny Pittman both have announced...

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley names former ethics commission chairman as her next chief of staff

...Burns will be Haley's fourth chief of staff. Tim Pearson left the job in October 2012 to return to his role as her campaign manager. His replacement, former deputy attorney general Bryan Stirling, had the job for less than a year when Haley named...

'Nutcracker' fans have four chances at ballet

...for any former student, company member or anyone who trained with Ron," said Tammy Westafer, Dance Augusta's campaign manager/outreach coordinator.Dance Augusta alumnus Christopher Wilson will dance the role of Trepak, and Brian Joe will...

Cain sweeps to re-election in Richmond County Board of Education District 9

...roll in."A lot of voters wanted her to stay and do even better than last time," said Quincy Jordan, Cain's campaign manager. "In her we see integrity, a lot of charisma, everything we want in someone leading our schools."

Lindsey Graham focuses on getting South Carolina voters to polls

...daughter he had with a Southern Charm cast member half his age is doing (very well, Ravenel almost always says as his campaign manager pulls out her cellphone and shows off a photo of 7-month-old Kensington) and about the cocaine conviction in...

Columbia County races

...Lily Tulip)FAMILY: Daughter, Brook, son, Brett McGuire, Jr., fiancee, Beverly KingPOLITICAL EXPERIENCE: Campaign manager for state Sen. Jim Whitehead; former planning commissioner for Columbia CountyCAMPAIGN PRIORITIES: "I believe...

Lieutenant governor hopeful challenges opponent to resign from all-white country club

...Lake Club, a private golf club in Columbia.McMaster has been a member there for more than 30 years, said his campaign manager, Jeff Taillon."It has no policies of racial discrimination, and he would not be a member if it did," Taillon...

Democratic US Senate candidate Michelle Nunn pokes fun at her campaign leak

...and preparing for the start of school."This was a draft of a document that was written eight months ago," her campaign manager Jeff DiSantis said. "Like all good plans, they change. But what hasn't changed -- and is all the more clear...

Across the region

...ethics complaint against Democrat Jason Carter, whose campaign manager has since filed similar complaints against Gov...who is up for re-election in November.Carter campaign manager Matt McGrath says the fundraiser was for the state...

Poll: Kingston edging ahead of Perdue

...Saxby Chambliss."We feel really good about the numbers we're seeing on the ground," said Chris Crawford, campaign manager for the congressman. "Mr. Kingston never takes anything for granted and always campaigns and works like he's...