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1:33 am on Thursday March 15, 2012

After deleted e-mails, S.C. governor and archives department issue new document keeping policy

Flickr user Sh4rp_i With a new policy in hand, South Carolina's governor is aiming to pour water over a records-keeping debate. Last year there was a minor political uproar after it was discovered that Governor Nikki Haley's administration was...
10:20 am on Tuesday March 13, 2012

Private health care records, or a convenient reason to keep information hidden?

Flickr user @rild A nice recap from The Post and Courier on how South Carolina state and local officials have improperly hid public records (such as state pension payout amounts, EMS response times, and coroner reports) by saying it is private...
12:43 am on Tuesday March 13, 2012

Private health care records, or a convenient reason to keep information hidden?

Image by Flickr user @rild South Carolina has argued that the speed at which an ambulance gets to a home is a private medical record. A nice recap from The Post and Courier on how South Carolina state and local officials have improperly hid public...
3:40 am on Tuesday August 11, 2009

North Charleston man arrested for crime committed over 20 years ago

Keith Francis Gadsden, 46, of North Charleston was arrested last week on the accusation of raping a member of his youth basketball team in the 1980s. Gadsden's personnel file is being treated as confidential by city and school board officials,...
5:28 am on Wednesday January 14, 2009

S.C. Lawmakers finally face some accountability

On Tuesday, the S.C. Senate joined the House's effort to finally be accountable on a number of their votes. Previously state lawmakers were frequently voting without recording how individual members acted. The problem? If you didn't like a new law...
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