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Murdaugh Murders: Venue Change?

There was a lot to unpack from this week’s big bond hearing in the double homicide case at the heart of the ‘Murdaugh Murders’ crime and corruption saga. As expected, disbarred attorney/ accused murderer Alex Murdaugh was denied bond on the charges that he killed his wife, 52-year-old Maggie Murdaugh, and youngest son, 22-year-old Paul Murdaugh.
COLLETON COUNTY, SC
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SLED Investigating Second Officer-Involved Shooting This Week

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division announced Thursday that it is investigating another officer-involved shooting that happened — this time in Horry County. The shooting occurred early Thursday morning, according to SLED spokesperson Renée Wunderlich. According to a news release from SLED, North Myrtle Beach Police officers exchanged...
HORRY COUNTY, SC
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South Carolina Welfare Agency Rolls Out Long-Overdue Child Support System

Under the administration of former governor Nikki Haley, South Carolina taxpayers were coming out of pocket to the tune of tens of millions of dollars in fines each year. How come? Because the Palmetto State was the very last state in the nation to create an online database for tracking child support payments, as mandated by the federal government.
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Murdaugh Murders: Secretive System Is On Trial … But A Gag Order Is Being Imposed?

A bank of television microphones stood lonely – deliberately unaddressed – outside of the Colleton County, South Carolina court house on the morning of Wednesday, July 20, 2022. In the aftermath of any other high-profile murder hearing, the midsummer morning air would have been filled with the rapid-fire clicking of camera shutters and the thunderous, thick-drawled assertions of the various protagonists to the drama.
COLLETON COUNTY, SC

Accused Killer Alex Murdaugh Denied Bond In Double Homicide

Former 14th Circuit Solicitor’s Office prosecutor Alex Murdaugh — who stands accused of trying to fake his own death, stealing millions of dollars from clients, money laundering, conspiracy, drug trafficking, and, the latest, killing his wife and son in cold blood last year — was denied bond on the murder charges Wednesday morning at Colleton County Courthouse.
COLLETON COUNTY, SC

Alex Murdaugh Bond Hearing: Evidence, Details To Be Discussed

Prosecutors attending a scheduled bond hearing in Colleton County, South Carolina this week for accused murderer Alex Murdaugh will provide S.C. circuit court judge Clifton Newman with limited evidence and information about the grisly crimes the former attorney has been accused of committing. Or so say sources with knowledge of...
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Nikki Haley Teases 2024 Presidential Campaign

Days after news broke that former U.S. president Donald Trump had decided to mount a third campaign for the White House, one of his top potential rivals in the 2024 “Republican” field made her own bold move. Former South Carolina governor Nikki Haley – who has spent the...
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New York City’s Woke Leaders Are Preparing For ‘The Big One’

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First In The South Watch: Donald Trump Looms Large

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Murdaugh Murder Indictments, Bowen Turner Probation Revoked And Amanda Cunningham Takes The Mic – Week In Review 7/16/2022

It was a huge news week in South Carolina as murder indictments in the ‘Murdaugh Murders’ crime and corruption saga were finally handed down. As expected, disgraced and disbarred 53-year-old former attorney Alex Murdaugh was formally charged with the June 7, 2021 slayings of his wife – 52-year-old Maggie Murdaugh – and younger son, 22-year-old Paul Murdaugh. Alex Murdaugh was also charged with two counts of possessing a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.
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William Timmons’ Affair Allegations Are About To Make National News

One of the most unexpected – and unexpectedly exposed – sex scandals in South Carolina political history is about to break in what they call “wide circulation.”. According to multiple sources familiar with the story, reporters Dave Weigel and Taylor Lorenz of The Washington Post are about to publish a treatment of the William Timmons’ sex scandal – which was exclusively reported by this news outlet over the last few weeks.
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Guest Column: Stop Gun Violence By Stopping Gun Theft

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