Gov. Henry McMaster

USC Board of Trustees vote on Presidential search scheduled for today cancelled

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) — A vote scheduled to take place today on the University of South Carolina’s new president will not take place. On Thursday, Trustee Charles Williams filed a restraining order saying he and the other trustees received three days notice for a possible meeting.  South Carolina law says they need at least five days in order for a…

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin “Governor should immediately rescind his demand” that USC trustees vote on President

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin announced that he, along with several state lawmakers, USC faculty, and students will hold a press conference today asking USC’S board of trustees not to vote on candidate Robert Caslen.    A member of the USC Board of Trustees, Charles Williams, tells ABC Columbia News that Governor Henry McMaster reached out to him…

USC Student Government responds to Governor’s calls for vote on new School President

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — The University of South Carolina’s Student Government body is responding to news that Governor Henry McMaster wants to have a vote Friday on the school’s new President.   A member of the USC Board of Trustees, Charles Williams, tells ABC Columbia News that McMaster reached out to him and others on the board, in an effort…

South Carolina veterans get executive level representation with ceremonial bill

Columbia, SC (WOLO) —Veterans officially have representation on the executive level in South Carolina. Tuesday morning Governor Henry McMaster, and Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette held a ceremonial bill signing for the legislation creating the South Carolina Department of Veterans Affairs. Leaders say elevating the profile of the VA shows the state cares about veterans. Categories: State Tags: Dorn VA, Gov….

Governor McMaster removes entire Richland County Election Board

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Governor Henry McMaster has removed every member of the Richland County Board of Voter Registration and elections. McMaster announced the removal Thursday, saying the decision comes as a result of continued misconduct and neglect of duty. This after it was reported that thousands of votes went unaccounted for during the November election. In a relesase, the Governor remarked…

Former SC Governors, including Haley, Sanford, Riley Appear at Inauguration

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–  South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster officially took the oath of office on the steps of the State House. He officially begins his first full term in office. Pamela Evette was sworn-in as the South Carolina’s Lieutenant Governor. At Wednesday’s Gubernatorial Inauguration, a procession of former Governor ‘s took place. Former Governors Dick Riley, David Beasley, Jim Hodges,…

Year in Review: SC Politics

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster will be officially sworn in as Governor on January 9, 2018. He’ll take the oath of office as we start a new year. We take a look back at the road of South Carolina Politics in 2018. Here’s our Rochelle Dean with the year in review for the SC Election. Categories: Local News, Politics,…