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Haley says DeMint's replacement in Senate must be a fighter

...terms in Congress. Gowdy was formerly a solicitor. Before a single term in the state House, Scott was the Charleston County Council chairman. McMaster was the state GOP chairman before voters elected him attorney general.Though Jenny Sanford...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-12/haley-says-demints-replacemen
S.C. Congressman Tim Scott to replace Sen. Jim DeMint

...culminates an amazingly fast rise through South Carolina politics. Just four years ago, Scott was chairman of the Charleston County Council. In 2008, he became the first black Republican in the South Carolina Legislature in more than a century, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-12-17/sc-congressman-tim-scott
Haley sets timeline of special election for Scott's former seat

...bid for the 1st District congressional seat in a 2010 runoff with Scott. He and Scott had served together on Charleston County Council before Scott was elected to the state House in 2008.The 1st congressional district - redrawn last year during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-01-02/haley-sets-timeline-special-electio
Sen. Scott builds base across SC in first 8 months

...South Carolina."Scott's allure is built on personality more than record. Five years ago he was on the Charleston County Council, and he spent two years in the U.S. House before Gov. Nikki Haley appointed him to the Senate.He hasn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-08-31/sen-scott-builds-base-across-sc-fir
Ex-S.C. Gov. Sanford wins runoff

...Gov. Mark Sanford on Tuesday cleared another hurdle in his bid for political redemption, defeating a former Charleston County council member to win the GOP nomination for the U.S. House seat he held for three terms.With all precincts reporting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-04-02/ex-sc-gov-sanford-wins-runoff
The right choice

...Southern University, Scott ran an insurance agency and part-owned a real-estate company and served on the Charleston County Council and in the state legislature before going to Congress in 2010."Governor Haley has made a great choice for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-12-18/right-choice
Thurmond's youngest child makes bid for county post

...powerhouse, but Paul Thurmond, the youngest child of late U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond, is running for the Charleston County Council. Mr. Thurmond, 30, was born when his father was 74 and in the middle of his landmark political career...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/17/met_100810.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...compensation commissioner before becoming a circuit court judge from 1991 to 2003, and he is in his first term on the Charleston County Council.$1.2 million settlement reached in deadly fireCHARLESTON -- Families of eight firefighters killed battling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-03-08/across-south-carolina
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Officials debate parkway extension

...path has not been set. "Whoever the culprit was that drew that line should have to get out his eraser," Charleston County Council Chairman Barrett Lawrimore said. "There's a lot of talk, but it's not a key road as far as we're concerned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/23/met_426174.shtml
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Sanford says no to special election on tax referendum

...officials have said the industry will suffer if the bus system is shut down completely. But in a letter to Charleston County Council Chairman Barrett Lawrimore, Sanford said that, as governor, he must make sure the will of the voters is fairly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/28/met_402572.shtml
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