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Bill increases prison time for SC gang members

...A gang member would receive a longer prison sentence under a bill proposed in the South Carolina House.Rep. Phyllis Henderson said Wednesday she hopes her bill, prompted by last October's shooting of University of South Carolina student...
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...County Council says she favors creating an "MLK Civil Rights Day" that would not cost any tax money. Chairwoman Phyllis Henderson and Councilwoman Xanthene Norris met with reporters Thursday to talk about recommendations a residents' committee...
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Rev. Jesse Jackson again asks Greenville County Council to honor MLK day

...plans to return for what would be his fourth appearance before the council since mid-January. Council Chairwoman Phyllis Henderson told supporters she believes the issue must be resolved and instructed the public safety committee to give her nine...
Jackson leads demonstration at County Council

...filled chairs and lined the walls of the council chamber. About 30 minutes after the meeting began, Chairwoman Phyllis Henderson called a temporary adjournment. There were about 100 people too many for the room, the fire marshal said. "I've...
Area briefs: Teen boy charged in fire at house

...relations director, Medical University of South Carolina. Jack Skolds, president of South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. Phyllis Henderson, former campaign manager for Republican U.S. Rep. Jim DeMint. Kitty Mescher, wife of state Sen. Bill Mescher...
Candidates square off again

...All the groundwork that we laid coming into the primary will carry over," said Mr. DeMint's campaign manager, Phyllis Henderson. "The issue is how do we get the people that voted for Clyborne and Ritchie to go to the polls?" A 32-year-old...
Business leaders say county should pass King Day holiday

...Greenville native, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, spoke Tuesday to urge the county to "join the nation." Council Chairwoman Phyllis Henderson says county government should not take the first steps in this debate. She said few businesses in Greenville County...