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Ex-SC House member indicted for misconduct after sexual harassment claim

COLUMBIA - Former state Rep. Nelson Hardwick has been indicted in connection with a sexual harassment complaint from a House staffer, South Carolina's top prosecutor announced Monday.
Concealed carry bills could open reciprocity between Georgia and South Carolina

Gun-toting locals might get an early Christmas present this year.The South Carolina House of Representatives passed two bills this week that could impact how Augusta area residents carry concealed weapons across state...
South Carolina House approves bill that provides $400M more for roads, some income tax savings

...A bill that would generate more than $400 million in extra funds annually for road and bridge work passed the South Carolina House overwhelmingly Wednesday.The 87-20 margin could become especially important down the road, because it is big...
Aiken County pastor and SRS worker honored by South Carolina House

COLUMBIA - The South Carolina House of Representatives is honoring Augusta native and Savannah River Site worker Clinton Edwards on his 10th anniversary as pastor...
Road funding plan sent to SC House floor

The plan passed Thursday by the House Ways and Means Committee would lower the state gas tax by 6 cents and raise the sales tax on fuel by 6 percent. It moves around other money to raise an additional $400 million a year for roads.
Opinions differ as law preserves Greenwood's segregated war memorial

...have to be postponed. AS THE NEW PLAQUES wait in an office in City Hall, two bills have been introduced in the South Carolina House and Senate that would allow Green wood to alter the monuments. Both bills, one sponsored by Sen. Floyd Nicholson...
SC House kills bond plan, approves budget

COLUMBIA - The South Carolina House approved its $7 billion spending plan late Thursday after killing a proposal to borrow $500 million for building projects statewide...
South Carolina House approves firing SC State's trustees amid fiscal crisis

ORANGEBURG, S.C. - The state House voted Tuesday to fire all the trustees of financially troubled South Carolina State University, as the board met for the fourth time in 15 days and approved a no-confidence vote against suspended President Thomas Elzey.
House rejects sending counties $10 million for ice storm cleanup

COLUMBIA - The South Carolina House refused Wednesday to distribute up to $10 million to 22 counties ? including Aiken ? to cover part of their cleanup costs from...
SC House votes to change local funding formula

COLUMBIA - The formula South Caro­lina uses to distribute money to counties and other local governments for state functions such as social services and courts would change under a House plan approved Wednes­day.