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The Artside: Photos, mosaics to draw attention

...waltonfoundation.net or call (706) 823-8584. NOTABLES: Popular Southern artist Jim Harrison was honored by the South Carolina Legislature with a resolution designating "Harrison Crossroads" in his hometown of Denmark, at the intersection of U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-06/artside-photos-mosaic
South Carolina bill lets school board offer penny tax

COLUMBIA - With less than two hours left in the legislative session Thursday night, a bill cleared the South Carolina Legislature allowing voters in Aiken County to approve a penny sales tax to pay for school construction."I am very pleased...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-20/south-carolina-bill-lets
SC legislature upholds 22 of Haley's 76 budget vetoes

COLUMBIA - South Carolina senators voted Wednesday against giving themselves a pay raise, but restored the bulk of Gov. Nikki Haley's other budget cuts.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-18/sc-legislature-upholds-22-hal
Butler Derrick, former SC congressman, dies

...Carolina and a bachelor of law from the Lumpkin Law School at the University of Georgia. He was elected to the South Carolina Legislature in 1968.After leaving the U.S. House, he practiced with a regional and an international law firm and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-05/butler-derrick-former-sc-cong
Ethics measures advance in SC Legislature

Bills aimed at limiting and clarifying how South Carolina's officeholders can spend campaign donations advanced Thursday in the House, as the Senate approved an ethics bill requiring candidates and incumbents to disclose where they get their money.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-27/ethics-measures-advance-sc-le
Restructuring bill headed to Haley's desk

COLUMBIA - After a decade of debate, the South Carolina Legislature approved a bill overhauling state government, giving a victory to both Gov. Nikki Haley and her Democratic opponent.Legislators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-01-21/restructuring-bill-headed-haleys-de
Push penny sales tax

...five years ago! This should have been put forward a long time ago, but ? wait for it ? this conservative South Carolina legislature made some very stupid rule that makes putting forward a penny sales tax illegal for half of the counties in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-04-13/push-penny-sales-tax
SC Legislature approves guns in restaurants bill

COLUMBIA - People with concealed-weapon permits are a signature away from being able to bring their guns into restaurants and bars in South Carolina, if the businesses themselves don't prohibit it.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-23/sc-legislature-approves-guns-
Biden to visit Savannah, Charleston ports

...after Savannah pulled ahead of Charleston to become the nation's fourth busiest container port in 2006. The South Carolina Legislature voted last year to undo a permit granted by their state regulators to allow Georgia to deepen the Savannah...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-15/biden-visit-savannah-charlest
Now it's the lawmakers' turn

...before having an appeals court consider his stand-your-ground claim. That's a dreadful shame ? and the South Carolina legislature should fix that, first thing next January.It's interesting, though: Lawmakers in nearly half the 50 states...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-09-03/now-its-lawmakers-tur