Ex-Sen. Ford to pay $45,000; 2nd case sent to AG

COLUMBIA - Former Charleston Sen. Robert Ford took nearly $15,000 out of his campaign account 10 days after resigning last year and used the money to pay his bills, according...

Senator pushes for casino gambling

AIKEN - Charleston Sen. Robert Ford might be one of the only believers at the table, but that hasn't...don't hear anybody talking about gambling as our fix except Robert Ford." That doesn't stop Mr. Ford. He bolsters his argument by...

'Assassination' relies on characters, not traditional Western shoot-outs

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford is a film about men seduced, and eventually destroyed...the film are the duo of Jesse James (Brad Pitt) and Robert Ford (Casey Affleck) who play the historical figures as...

Reform of SC jobless-benefits agency stalls

...Security Commission has stalled following a move by Sen. Robert Ford, D-Charleston. We re in the middle of a recession...obstructing reform. "Maybe if we cut a deal to pass the Robert Ford Jobs Plan of fixing our economy through gambling and...

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Susan F. Kovach (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Susan F. Kovach, 50, of Augusta, GA, beloved wife of Richard Kovach and daughter of Robert Ford, Columbia, SC and Jean Horning, (Robert) Charleston, SC, died Thursday, October 23rd, 2008. Born in Aiken...

Attorney General Wilson correcting campaign filings back to 2010 after questions

...2005, maintains he's done nothing wrong.Other ethics cases before Wilson include allegations against former Sen. Robert Ford, D-Charleston, whose resignation last year removed the possibility that his colleagues would expel him. The Senate...

Ethics cases against South Carolina lawmakers unresolved

...unintentional mistakes.The panel's options include dismissal, public reprimand, fines and expulsion.Former Sen. Robert Ford, D-Charleston, tossed himself from the Legislature on May 31, resigning halfway into hearings that included allegations...

Ex-SC senator faces ethics probe

COLUMBIA- Former Charleston Sen. Robert Ford faces more allegations that he used campaign donations for personal expenses and misrepresented his spending. The Senate Ethics...

S.C. budget, other priority bills far from passage with week to go

...allegations against Haley, who was twice cleared by the House Ethics Committee. The resignation last week of former Sen. Robert Ford, amid allegations of multiple ethics violations over four years ? in a case the Senate Ethics Committee sent to state...

Meth-induced robbery spree leads to prison sentence

...prosecutor said Wednesday. Sheriff's deputies had already been dispatched to the mall when Robinson crossed paths with Robert Ford. Robinson snatched Ford from his work van and took off, fleeing a sheriff's deputy in a marked car as ladders and...