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Rep. Rick Quinn Appears in Court

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)-- A personal recognizance bond was set at $50,000 Tuesday morning for former Republican Majority Leader Rep. Richard Quinn. Quinn is charged with two counts of misconduct in office. Prosecutors say he took more than $4.5 million from… continue reading ›

Sumter residents each win thousands in lottery

COLUMBIA, S.C. (PRESS RELEASE) -  Two Sumter residents are richer following South Carolina Education Lottery wins. A local woman scratched off a $250,000 prize and a local man won $150,000 playing Powerball®. “I liked to have fainted,” said the quarter-of-a-million… continue reading ›

Trump's growing list of high-profile firings

The firing of FBI director James Comey prompted an outcry from both sides of the political aisle last week. But Comey's dismissal wasn't the first time that President Donald Trump revived his old reality show tagline -- "you're fired!" –- in his new role. continue reading ›

GOP Runoff for 5th District Too Close to Call

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) _ The runoff election for the Republican GOP nomination to replace Mick Mulvaney in South Carolina's 5th District was too close to call Tuesday night, with the slightest or margins separating the contenders. The difference in votes… continue reading ›

Lawmaker Responds to Misconduct Charges

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Former House Majority Leader Rick Quinn says he's done nothing wrong and will fight the misconduct charges against him. Quinn becomes the third South Carolina legislator since December suspended from office amid corruption allegations. House Speaker… continue reading ›

Solicitor: Rep. Richard Quinn indicted

COLUMBIA, S.C (WOLO/AP) - Solicitor David Pascoe announced Tuesday that longtime Republican lawmaker Rick Quinn was indicted Tuesday on two counts of misconduct. The two indictments are for one count of common law misconduct in office and one count of… continue reading ›

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