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Retired Air Force general to lead S.C. Commission on Higher Education willing to take the higher education job, he jumped at the opportunity, he said.Finan replaces former Chairman Ken Wingate, who resigned in August after his four-year term ended. State law limits the position to one term.Finan said a...
Campaign e-mails find law's loophole

...chairman until the indictment June 19. Since the Malyerck-Ravenel e-mails were made public, interim Treasurer Ken Wingate has met with Mr. Malyerck and said office computers can't be used for campaign purposes. Gov. Mark Sanford's...
Ravenel resigns as treasurer

...which expires in 2011. Gov. Mark Sanford suspended Mr. Ravenel last month after the federal indictment and appointed Ken Wingate as interim state treasurer. Mr. Wingate said he will not campaign for the permanent position. But, he said, "If...
Ravenel to seek help for problem

...Gov. Mark Sanford suspended Mr. Ravenel from office after the indictment was announced and named Columbia attorney Ken Wingate as interim treasurer. If convicted, Mr. Ravenel would lose his office. His permanent successor would be picked by...
Ryberg in running for new post

...Ravenel last week after Mr. Ravenel was indicted on federal cocaine charges. The governor named Columbia attorney Ken Wingate as a short-term replacement. If Mr. Ravenel resigns or is convicted, however, the General Assembly would choose...
Outside groups push for S.C. tax credits

...vouchers are government grants to send children to private school. Lourie faces a challenging race against attorney Ken Wingate for a state Senate seat this November. During the Republican primary, All Children Matter paid for radio ads and mailers...
Critics spur review of program

...Sanford. The program places a $650 million unfunded burden on the state's taxpayers and isn't effective, said Ken Wingate, the chairman of the MAP Commission. Dr. John Bradley, the chairman of the Aiken County school board, said he did...
Metro | Aiken County Board of Education
Senior senator says he won't run again

...Thigpen said. Giese's departure is expected to touch off a crowded Republican primary. One potential candidate Ken Wingate, an adviser to Gov. Mark Sanford, was at Giese's announcement. State Rep. Bill Cotty of Columbia and former State...
MAP-ing a new course for South Carolina

THE LARGEST government-restructuring effort in decades is underway in South Carolina. Modeled after former President Ronald Reagan's Grace Commission, Gov.Mark Sanford's Commission on Management, Accountability and Performance was formed June 17. Fourteen commissioners and more than 250 task force-members from the private sector, state government and the General Assembly are probing the way South Carolina does business.
Opinion columns
Peeler, Sanford enter runoff for GOP spot

...agriculture commissioner's job. Others in the governor's race were Secretary of State Jim Miles, Columbia attorney Ken Wingate, state Sen. Bill Branton of Summerville and Rebekah Sutherland of New Ellenton. With 97 percent of the votes counted...