South Carolina http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/35421/all en In South Carolina, disgraced former governor seeks a resurrection http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130224/south-carolina-disgraced-former-governor-seeks-resurrection <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Four years after affair, Sanford runs for Congress seat</p> <p>* Quiet period on his farm since 2011</p> <p>* Republican primary foes include son of Ted Turner</p> <p>By Samuel P. Jacobs</p> <p>CHARLESTON, S.C., Feb 24 (Reuters) - The scheduled appearance by a candidate for South Carolina's 1st Congressional District here last week was behind schedule. The event's co-host, an undertaker, had been detained at his funeral home by an unexpected "delivery."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130224/south-carolina-disgraced-former-governor-seeks-resurrection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Human Interest Mark Sanford Mark Sanford Politics of the United States South Carolina Thomson Reuters Sun, 24 Feb 2013 21:45:22 +0000 5765344 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-In South Carolina, disgraced former governor seeks a resurrection http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130224/update-1-south-carolina-disgraced-former-governor-seeks-resurre <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Four years after affair, Sanford runs for Congress seat</p> <p>* Quiet period on his farm since 2011</p> <p>* Republican primary foes include son of Ted Turner (Edits, updates detail on fundraisers in paragraph 13)</p> <p>By Samuel P. Jacobs</p> <p>CHARLESTON, S.C., Feb 24 (Reuters) - The appearance by a candidate for South Carolina's 1st Congressional District here last week was delayed. The event's co-host, an undertaker, had been detained at his funeral home by an unexpected "delivery."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130224/update-1-south-carolina-disgraced-former-governor-seeks-resurre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Human Interest Mark Sanford Mark Sanford Politics of the United States South Carolina Thomson Reuters Sun, 24 Feb 2013 22:45:59 +0000 5765382 at http://www.globalpost.com Tight race for House seat as South Carolina voters head to polls http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130509/tight-race-house-seat-south-carolina-voters-head-polls <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Harriet McLeod</p> <p>CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) - Former Republican South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford has gained momentum ahead of Tuesday's election against Democratic political newcomer Elizabeth Colbert Busch, but the House race remains too close to call, a new poll shows.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130509/tight-race-house-seat-south-carolina-voters-head-polls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mark Sanford Social Issues South Carolina Technology The Colbert Report The Daily Show Thomson Reuters Thu, 09 May 2013 08:16:40 +0000 5834393 at http://www.globalpost.com Sanford, Colbert Busch contend for House seat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130509/sanford-colbert-busch-contend-house-seat <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Harriet McLeod</p> <p>CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) - Voters in coastal South Carolina on Tuesday will choose between former Republican Governor Mark Sanford and Democratic businesswoman Elizabeth Colbert Busch in a personality-driven House race that has drawn national attention.</p> <p>A poll released on Sunday showed a tight race between the political veteran and the first-time candidate, with Sanford leading 47 percent to 46 percent over Colbert Busch, whose brother is television political satirist Stephen Colbert.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130509/sanford-colbert-busch-contend-house-seat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Mark Sanford South Carolina Technology The Colbert Report The Daily Show Thomson Reuters Thu, 09 May 2013 08:18:16 +0000 5834395 at http://www.globalpost.com Justice Department to monitor South Carolina congressional election http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130509/justice-dept-monitor-south-carolina-congressional-election <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Justice Department will monitor voting in Charleston County, South Carolina, in Tuesday's special election to fill a House of Representatives seat, the department said on Monday.</p> <p>Former South Carolina Republican Governor Mark Sanford is facing Democratic newcomer Elizabeth Colbert Busch, sister of television political satirist Stephen Colbert, in the First District House race.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130509/justice-dept-monitor-south-carolina-congressional-election" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Jim DeMint Religion Social Issues South Carolina Tea Party movement Thomson Reuters Thu, 09 May 2013 08:23:12 +0000 5834402 at http://www.globalpost.com Boeing's South Carolina city tax to fall as production rises http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130712/boeings-south-carolina-city-tax-fall-production-rises <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Harriet McLeod</p> <p>NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) - Boeing Co.'s South Carolina 787 Dreamliner manufacturing plant got a large tax break when the North Charleston City Council voted to slash in half the current top rate used to calculate annual fees for businesses earning $250 million or more.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130712/boeings-south-carolina-city-tax-fall-production-rises" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville metropolitan area Labor Law North Charleston, South Carolina South Carolina Thomson Reuters Fri, 12 Jul 2013 22:32:39 +0000 5882867 at http://www.globalpost.com Accused South Carolina church vandal says he was 'mad at God' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130712/accused-south-carolina-church-vandal-says-he-was-mad-at-god <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Harriet McLeod</p> <p>CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) - A South Carolina man said he was "mad at God" when he took out his frustration on 17 churches in dozens of acts of vandalism over the past five years, according to a local newspaper.</p> <p>Blake Hiscox, 56, was released from jail on Friday on a$20,000 bond. He faces 43 charges of malicious injury on a place of worship, charges that carry a sentence of six months to 10 years in prison for each offense, as well as possible fines.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130712/accused-south-carolina-church-vandal-says-he-was-mad-at-god" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of the United States Orangeburg County, South Carolina Social Issues South Carolina Thomson Reuters Fri, 12 Jul 2013 23:02:53 +0000 5882898 at http://www.globalpost.com Me & My Money: Finance maven Krawcheck hates managing her own money http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130717/me-my-money-finance-maven-krawcheck-hates-managing-her-own-mone <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Chris Taylor</p> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sallie Krawcheck may be one of the most powerful women in American finance, but the former head of Citigroup and Bank of America's wealth management businesses hates doing her own financial plan. Like, really hates it.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130717/me-my-money-finance-maven-krawcheck-hates-managing-her-own-mone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Sallie Krawcheck Sallie Krawcheck South Carolina Thomson Reuters Wed, 17 Jul 2013 19:04:36 +0000 5886535 at http://www.globalpost.com 2 men, 1 teen die when small plane crashes in coastal South Carolina http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130803/private-plane-carrying-3-crashes-near-south-carolina-subdivi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>CONWAY, S.C. - A private twin-engine aircraft has crashed near a subdivision in coastal South Carolina, killing all three people onboard.</p> <p>Horry (OHR'-ee) County Coroner Robert Edge identified the victims Saturday night as 39-year-old James Major of Conway, 42-year-old Kenneth Piuma of Myrtle Beach and 16-year-old Donald Dale Becker of Conway.</p> <p>Edge said Major was piloting the plane when it apparently struck a power line while attempting to return to Conway-Horry County Airport Saturday afternoon.</p> <p>Edge said, "When they hit the power line, it set them nose down first."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130803/private-plane-carrying-3-crashes-near-south-carolina-subdivi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of the United States Myrtle Beach metropolitan area South Carolina The Canadian Press Sun, 04 Aug 2013 00:34:15 +0000 5901442 at http://www.globalpost.com Judge voids permit for proposed South Carolina cruise terminal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130912/judge-voids-permit-proposed-south-carolina-cruise-terminal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) - A judge on Thursday voided a federal permit issued for a proposed $35 million cruise ship terminal in Charleston, South Carolina, ruling the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failed to fully examine the potential impact of the project.</p> <p>The decision by U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel in Charleston handed a victory to environmental and preservation groups that worry an increase in cruise ship traffic could threaten Charleston's nationally recognized historic district.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130912/judge-voids-permit-proposed-south-carolina-cruise-terminal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville metropolitan area Port of Charleston South Carolina War Thomson Reuters Thu, 12 Sep 2013 23:04:17 +0000 5932660 at http://www.globalpost.com South Carolinians raising millions to protect centuries-old Angel Oak http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130930/south-carolinians-raising-millions-protect-centuries-old-angel- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Harriet McLeod</p> <p>JOHNS ISLAND, South Carolina (Reuters) - A group trying to preserve the centuries-old Angel Oak near Charleston, South Carolina, is racing against a fall deadline to raise the $3.6 million needed to protect surrounding land from development that environmentalists contend would harm the tree.</p> <p>The Angel Oak, with a massive canopy stretching more than 1,889 square yards (1,580 square meters) and trunk of more than 25 feet in circumference, has drawn generations of visitors to Johns Island near historic Charleston.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130930/south-carolinians-raising-millions-protect-centuries-old-angel-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville metropolitan area Geography of the United States South Carolina Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 30 Sep 2013 17:33:38 +0000 5949132 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. government shutdown benefits art museum http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131015/us-government-shutdown-benefits-art-museum <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Harriet McLeod</p> <p>CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) - The U.S. federal government shutdown has forced the closure of monuments and tourist sites across the country, but it has brought some benefits to at least one private art museum.</p> <p>Hundreds of tourists who because of the shutdown could not visit the popular Fort Sumter National Monument, where the first battle of the Civil War took place 152 years ago, have instead been flocking to see a photo exhibit at the Gibbes Museum of Art in nearby Charleston, South Carolina.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131015/us-government-shutdown-benefits-art-museum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fort Sumter South Carolina South Carolina in the American Civil War Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Oct 2013 16:18:53 +0000 5961511 at http://www.globalpost.com Boeing to break ground next week on South Carolina facility http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131108/boeing-break-ground-next-week-south-carolina-facility <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Harriet McLeod</p> <p>CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) - Boeing Co &lt;BA.N&gt; said it would break ground on Tuesday for a propulsion facility in North Charleston, South Carolina, expanding its facilities in the nonunion state.</p> <p>The facility, which will be known as Propulsion South Carolina, will design and assemble the engine nacelle inlet for the 737 MAX. A nacelle is the outer housing of a jet engine.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131108/boeing-break-ground-next-week-south-carolina-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boeing Co Business Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville metropolitan area North Charleston, South Carolina South Carolina Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Nov 2013 01:32:37 +0000 5984410 at http://www.globalpost.com Boeing to lease more land in South Carolina for $1 per year http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131213/boeing-lease-more-land-south-carolina-1-year <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) - Boeing Co has obtained a $1-a-year lease for 468 acres of state land near its factory in South Carolina, nearly double the amount expected for a planned expansion, a spokeswoman for the planemaker said on Friday.</p> <p>Besides 267 acres it had planned to lease from the Charleston County Aviation Authority, Boeing added another 201 acres of North Charleston land that had been privately owned to the deal, spokeswoman Candy Eslinger said.</p> <p>Boeing did not say what it plans to build on the land.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131213/boeing-lease-more-land-south-carolina-1-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boeing Co Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville metropolitan area Geography of the United States South Carolina Thomson Reuters Fri, 13 Dec 2013 19:28:33 +0000 6019829 at http://www.globalpost.com Boeing to add South Carolina paint facility, adding more land in North Charleston http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/131213/boeing-add-south-carolina-paint-facility-adding-more-land-no <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>CHARLESTON, S.C. - Boeing has released more details of its $1 billion expansion in South Carolina, announcing it has acquired more land and will open a painting facility in the state.</p> <p>The aeronautics company announced Friday that it will begin construction in the second half of 2014 on a 230,000-square-foot building to paint the 787 Dreamliners it builds at its North Charleston assembly plant.</p> <p>Currently, 787s built in South Carolina are flown to Fort Worth, Texas, to be painted with airline logos and then are returned to South Carolina for final delivery to customers.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/131213/boeing-add-south-carolina-paint-facility-adding-more-land-no" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boeing South Carolina Business Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville metropolitan area Labor Law North Charleston, South Carolina South Carolina The Canadian Press Fri, 13 Dec 2013 20:48:37 +0000 6019948 at http://www.globalpost.com