Haley surgery means Democrat temporary governor

...It's unclear when a South Carolina governor last transferred authority to the lieutenant governor. Former Gov. Mark Sanford famously did not do so in June 2009, when he disappeared to Buenos Aires, Argentina, for almost a week, returning...

Judge orders mediation in Sanford divorce

...judge has ordered U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford and his ex-wife, Jenny, to...not put money into the accounts.Mark Sanford testified that he has also sent...had no comment afterward, while Mark Sanford said "I'm sure hopeful" mediation...

SC legislature upholds 22 of Haley's 76 budget vetoes

...folks need help in developing their locations."In 2008, legislators eliminated a grant program that former Gov. Mark Sanford dubbed a legislative slush fund. He railed against it for its spending on local festivals and tourism projects.

SC 3rd District has no DOT representative

...friends in the General Assembly in 2004. He remembered voting to sustain 103 of the 105 vetoes issued by then-Gov. Mark Sanford, while his caucus colleagues voted to override 102 of them.When the selection process starts over, Stille, a retired...

Number of payday loans drops in South Carolina

...as many senators wanted to abolish the industry altogether. The Legislature passed it over the veto of former Gov. Mark Sanford, who argued consumers need access to loans. Rankin still believes the industry should be banned.Legislators are...

Lindsey Graham avoids major GOP rival in re-election bid

...gaining the six seats the GOP needs to take control of the Senate.State Sen. Tom Davis, an aide to former Gov. Mark Sanford, predicted before the Republican convention in 2012 that voters would oust Graham. But Davis said he could do more...

SC election ballot set as filing deadline passes

...Jo Mullis, a retired teacher from Fair Play, faces Hosea Cleveland, an insurance agent from Seneca.U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford, who last year defeated Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Bush in a race that attracted national attention in the 1st District...

Mark Sanford accused of violating divorce terms

...The ex-wife of U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford has again accused the congressman...settled another complaint that Mark Sanford violated the divorce settlement...for three terms in the 1990s.Mark Sanford, a Repub lican, has no primary...

2 more candidates enter race for SC schools superintendent

...what I'll be campaigning on is my vision for our students."Childs, 36, was an education adviser to former Gov. Mark Sanford. The Saluda County native and Duke University grad uate also sat on the state's Edu ca tion Oversight Committee for...

Mayors want Sanford to stay out of local matters

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Some mayors in the Lowcountry think U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford needs to pay more attention to national issues.Sanford's decision to speak out against a state tax break that could bring a...