Thomas Elzey sued the financially strapped university a week after trustees put him on paid leave and a day before they were set to meet to get legal advice on how to proceed.
COLUMBIA - The House Ethics Committee on Thursday ordered Rep. Harold Mitchell to pay a $16,100 fine and reimburse his campaign account nearly $7,400 for improper expenses.
South Carolina House Republicans on Wednesday pushed through a measure requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls, as Democrats blasted them for spending money on what they called voter suppression while the state faces a deficit.
The South Carolina House approved a compromise Tuesday that would require voters to show a photo ID at the polls and allow limited early voting.
ATLANTA --- Despite budget cuts and the potential for controversy, the state continues its long planning process for the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.
COLUMBIA --- A South Carolina state trooper who bragged about a crash that sent a fleeing suspect flying over the hood of his cruiser is to go on trial this week in a case drawing scrutiny from leaders of the state's black community.
The Rev. Raphael Warnock (seated from left), of Ebenezer Baptist Church; ex-Congressman J.C. Watts; Gov. Sonny Perdue; Lt. Gov. Mark Taylor; President Pro Tem Eric Johnson; Speaker of the House Glenn Richardson; and Chairman of the Legislative Black Caucus Rep. Stan Watson listen to Xernona Clayton speak during the King Holiday Tribute in Atlanta.
COLUMBUS, Ga. - A suspect in at least two dozen Columbus-area armed robberies was arrested after police linked him to a can of beer.
ATLANTA - State tax collections took a turn downward in February after six straight months of growth, Georgia's financial managers reported Wednesday.
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- During a campaign debate last year, GOP gubernatorial candidate Mark Sanford berated then-Gov. Jim Hodges, a Democrat, about the lack of diversity in jobs he controlled.