Greenville wants protected bike, pedestrian lanes on Church St. bridge

When the state Department of Transportation rehabilitates the Church Street bridge this spring, the City of Greenville wants it to install a protected bicycle and pedestrian lane instead of sidewalks.

Trey Gowdy takes aim at 9th Circuit immigration ruling

U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) has weighed in on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling against President Donald J. Trump’s immigration ban. For Gowdy, the ruling in the case of The State of Washington v. Trump was expected, but not because the president’s executive order was unconstitutional as many have argued. Instead, the Spartanburg congressman says the ruling was […]

State House Ways and Means Committee passes roads bill

The measure includes long-term funding and governance reform. The bill will be added to House legislative calendar for debate in coming weeks.

Repealing Obamacare: U.S. Rep. Sanford to introduce ACA replacement bill

Former South Carolina governor and current U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford may unveil his Affordable Care Act fix as early as this coming Tuesday.

Study: Greenlink’s funding lags behind other city bus systems

Greenlink, Greenville County’s public transportation system, receives significantly less money from local sources than its counterparts in comparable cities in the Southeast, according to a study released Wednesday by the Piedmont Health Foundation.

City council candidate Russell Stall: GVL at a crossroads

Greenville City Council candidate Russell Stall is not a proponent of stopping growth. He is a proponent of deliberate and intentional growth.

Col. Eric Schwartz helped his Iraqi interpreter escape the clutches of ISIS – and now he supports Trump’s travel ban

Simpsonville’s Col. Eric Schwartz hasn’t lost faith in the immigration system that ultimately failed his Iraqi interpreter.

Gateway enhancement project underway along Business 85 in Spartanburg County

A group of local public and private entities in Spartanburg County have teamed up with the South Carolina Department of Transportation (DOT) and raised $500,000 to beautify the Interstate 85 Business Loop by replacing a eyesore chain-link fence with more attractive barriers.

No US aid for terrorism-supporting Palestine, Rep. Sanford says

U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford has introduced a bill that would prevent U.S. dollars from going to the Palestinian government until they can prove that no funds are being used to pay families of so-called terrorist “martyrs.”

Lindsey Graham, Tim Scott continue to get sassy on Twitter

Tim Scott has transformed from one of the Capitol’s most congenial senators to one of D.C.’s star Twitterverse sass masters.

Greenville Chamber honors leaders at annual meeting

The event, emceed by Merl Code, featured the presentation of the Chamber’s annual awards, remarks from new Chamber President and CEO Carlos Phillips, and the passing of the gavel from 2016 Board of Directors Chair David Lominack to 2017 Chair Brenda Thames.

City Council candidate DeWorken is pro-business but aims to protect neighborhoods from “commercial creep”

Greenville City Council candidate John DeWorken’s list of the top issues facing the city are similar to those of other candidates ­– growth, traffic, and preserving neighborhoods. But DeWorken said his experience as a Greenville businessman, president of the North Main Community Association, and as vice chairman of the Greenville Transit Authority Board would allow him to bring a different set of skills to City Council.

Mark Sanford pulls Real ID ‘thorn,’ pens essay on Trump’s immigration ban.

You may recall hearing a few weeks ago that, starting in 2018, South Carolinians will no longer be able to use just their drivers licenses to board a plane. The reason: Our Palmetto State IDs don’t comply with the federal REAL ID law, one of a number of bills passed to make Americans safer following the 9/11 attacks, […]

Sen. Lindsey Graham visits workplace of Nazanin Zinouri

On Monday afternoon, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) visited Modjoul, the workplace of Nazanin Zinouri, who is currently in Iran and unable to return to the U.S. following President Donald Trump’s executive order last Friday.

Rep. Trey Gowdy releases statement on Trump’s executive order

Rep. Trey Gowdy released a statement Monday morning regarding President Donald Trump’s executive order that indefinitely suspends the United States’ Syrian refugee program and temporarily blocks immigration from seven countries with predominately Muslim populations.