South Carolina has spent upwards of $50 following the 2012 data breach. In 2014, S.C. ranked 30th in the nation in identity theft complaints.
Happy Thanksgiving, from The Nerve
When it comes to disadvantaged businesses, Sen. Hugh Leatherman's multi-million dollar Florence Concrete hardly seems to fit the bill. And yet there it is on the state's list of disadvantaged contractors. What gives?
For the state’s highest-paid employee, quitting doesn’t mean you stop getting paid.
Thanksgiving is almost here – it’s next week! – and here at The Nerve, we’ve been reflecting on what’s happened over the last year.
In the old days, contentious conversations between politicians were almost exclusively the stuff of oral tradition. You had to hear about it from someone. With the advent of Facebook, however, these conversations frequently happen in full public view. This happened recently, and we thought our readers might enjoy hearing about it.
Speaking about the benefits of exploring offshore drilling opportunities in the waters off South Carolina's coast, Dr. James H. Knapp rarely misses a media opportunity. When asked to explain potential conflicts of interest with he and his wife's backgrounds as oil company employees and a current for-profit business they own called Palmetto Geosciences, however, the usually talkative Knapp declined to speak.
On its agenda for tonight's meeting, Richland County Councilman Norm Jackson will introduce a measure to immeciately fire anyone found to have provided public information to the public or media that did not go through official channels.
Since being confirmed in Januray, DSS director Susan Alford has spent more than $500,000 creating new executive positions that did not exist before, a review by The Nerve has found.
Through August, Clemson Unversity has spent $63K on flights using the state plane in which only one passenger or no passengers have flown.