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Council hopes to end Commandments suit

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Charleston County Council members want to end the lawsuit filed against the county after the Ten Commandments were displayed outside their chambers. But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/16/met_236165.shtml
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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
Across South Carolina

...must close at 2 a.m. The sheriff's department said officers will begin enforcing the times this weekend. Charleston County Council passed its ordinance after Charleston won a court fight with city bars over the 2 a.m. closing time. Council...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/06/met_368069.shtml
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State Supreme Court halts new county sales tax

...narrowly approved by county voters last November. // The plaintiffs claim the tax passed because of the wording Charleston County Council members put on the ballot and because of fliers distributed by county employees at polling places without council...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/09/met_475413.shtml
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Chellis replaces Ravenel

...who finished second in last June's Republican primary for the position, received 24 votes. Republican Charleston County Council Chairman Tim Scott, endorsed for the position earlier this week by Gov. Mark Sanford, was not nominated by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/04/met_138418.shtml
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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
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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Across South Carolina

...Scott of Charleston announced Tuesday he's entering the race with $150,100 raised in 10 days. The former Charleston County Council chairman said he realizes his run will be unique but argues politics must be about issues, not race. Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/02/met_546620.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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