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Clemson trustees call Tillman 'repugnant,' create task force to review possible name change

...force in creating the current structure of South Carolina's government. His view on race never mellowed.From the...intimidation helped segregationists regain control of South Carolina's government.Back in February, months before the Confederate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-17/clemson-trustees-call-tillman
Edgefield museum is shrine for South Carolina Red Shirts, who attacked blacks during Reconstruction

...The home of a Confederate officer who helped take power away from blacks and drive Republicans out of South Carolina's government after the Civil War is now a museum honoring the Confederacy and its leaders. Those leaders include the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-20/edgefield-museum-shrine-south
SC expects nearly $300 million extra next year

COLUMBIA - State economists say South Carolina's government should have nearly $300 million more to spend next year.The State newspaper reported the state should have about $7.5 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-11/sc-expects-nearly-300-mi
Black scholar's post-Civil War diploma survives

...might achieve equality," West said.The era of integration didn't last long after the war. In 1877, South Carolina's government closed the school and reopened it as an all-white institution in 1880, according to university spokeswoman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-15/black-scholars-post-civil-war
Haley, ex-revenue director dismissed from hacking suit

...didn't safeguard taxpayers' information.Trustwave attorney Jimmy Long said his client isn't part of South Carolina's government and couldn't have engaged in any conspiracy.Bobby Stepp, an attorney for the information technology agency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-02-07/haley-ex-revenue-directo
Haley, Sheheen push S.C. government overhaul bill

...bill that empowers and gives more responsibility to both the executive and legislative branches, bringing South Carolina's government to the 21st century.The House and Senate have three weeks left to approve a compromise. The bill eluded former...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-05-19/haley-sheheen-push-sc-government-ov
Are South Carolinians listening?

...adopted Sanford's plan to limit spending increases to population growth plus inflation. The problem with South Carolina's government is that it's stuck in the 19th century. In an era of fast cars and jet planes, it's still in a horse-and-buggy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/18/edi_479840.shtml
Editorials
Ethics law is extreme

If Aiken City Councilwoman Jane Vaughters violated South Carolina's government ethics law when she made an appeal before the city's Board of Zoning Appeals, then the ethics law needs some fine-tuning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/08/edi_449660.shtml
Editorials | Aiken City Council
Dad hopes son serves in House

...serves as the chairman of one of the House's education committees. The younger Mr. Smith wants to reform South Carolina's government bureaucracy to make it more fiscally frugal. Garry Smith's mother, Peggy, said that her son is prepared...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/14/met_475812.shtml
Metro
A call to restructure

...efficient. If Sanford and his legislative colleagues can carry out the task force's restructuring blueprint, South Carolina's government could soon be providing better services at less cost.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/23/edi_366183.shtml
Editorials