20 season conjures thoughts of previous ones

...still playing. Google says he set records last season in the Atlantic League.I remember 20 years ago that the public officials argued (some things never change) on what to name the ballpark. There was a strong case made for honoring Ty Cobb...

'Post and Courier' wins Pulitzer for reporting on the deadly toll of domestic violence

...information when rumors and inaccuracies were swirling all over the place. We asked hard questions in the moment. When public officials were saying, 'Oh, this was unforeseen,' we showed that it was not unforeseen."The commentary prize went to...

Former North Augusta officer to face two criminal charges in fatal shooting

...The grand jury then returned an indictment accusing Craven of the misdemeanor offense of misconduct in office by a public official, Myers said.If indicted on the new charge, Craven will face both charges, Myers said.Craven was charged with...

Despite modern controversies, United States still manages to survive

...Roundtree's office for taking the initiative to remove illegal signs from public rights of way.How refreshing to have a public official who cares about the appearance of our city. The Inspections Department, which is supposed to regulate such things...

Board overrides withdrawal request, denies water park rezoning

...water park to go up near Grovetown now rests in the hands of the Columbia County Commission after developers and public officials failed to resolve a dispute over building permits and infrastructure concerns.The disagreement came to a head last...

Getting off easy

...more justice than Craven would receive facing the only other charge in the incident ? misconduct in office by a public official, a misdemeanor.Craven was arrested Tuesday and is free on bond. Just last week the governments of North Augusta and...

Some commissioners want full-time status

...rejected a request for some raises for some other public officials," he said. "Now, they didn't make a big deal...you make the decision not to give the raises to the public officials?""It was never official."OK. So you haven't...

South Carolina governor angers lawmakers with 'shower' comment

...in chamber that such insults are inappropriate and unhelpful to the debate process.People expect better of their public officials, "not name-calling, not middle school insults that serve no purpose," said Lucas, R-Hartsville, who received...

See what's developing

...large office operation in downtown will be a tremendous boost to downtown commerce. Hats off to the consortium of public officials and private business leaders who made it happen.And thanks, of course, to Unisys for having the vision to invest...

Supporters try to reinforce SC's Freedom of Information Act

...highlights another problem ? the growing number of private e-mail addresses being used to conduct public business."If that is allowed to continue, the public is never going to know what their public officials are doing," Rogers said.