by Sam Spence
A series of paintings worth more than $1 million stolen from a Georgetown County estate 10 years ago have been recovered after they were passed to a Laurens County auction house as part of an estate consignment. Source: WYFF, South Strand News
Washington Post column: "As videos expose wrongdoing by South Carolina cops, police agencies tighten control over footage"
As promised, Gov. Nikki Haley vetoed the $40 million aid bill passed by the General Assembly. State Rep. Brian White (R-Anderson) and Sen. Nikki Setzler (D-Lexington) say they expect the legislature to overturn Haley's veto. Source: AP, The State
White, to The State: "'She's OK handing it out to industry coming in, whether it's tires or automotive or airplanes,' but not to farmers whose families have been the 'backbone of the farming industry.'"
The White House said yesterday that they support the removal of the Confederate Flag from the Citadel chapel, but that a proposal by Congressman Jim Clyburn that would cut off some funding because of the flag's display, "raises First Amendment concerns." Source: P&C
Chicora Life Center LLC, the owner of the old North Charleston naval hospital has filed for bankruptcy protection as it sues the health care provider that planned to open an office in the 10-story building that's been vacant for about 10 years. Source: P&C