COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's attorney general is soliciting calls from conservative groups that believe they were wrongfully targeted by the Internal Revenue Service. Attorney General Alan Wilson on Monday lambasted the IRS over its systematic scrutiny of conservative groups during the 2010 and 2012 elections.
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford has gone out to meet his constitutents in the South Carolina district where he is reviving a political career briefly sidelined four years ago by an extramarital affair. The former governor met with citizens at a Walmart in Mount Pleasant on Monday, just days after winning a special election.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Gov. Nikki Haley is spending time with her husband during a break from his deployment to Afghanistan. Haley spokesman Rob Godfrey says Capt. Michael Haley is in the state with his family for up to two weeks on a leave that was approved by the South Carolina National Guard.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The state inspector general says prescription painkiller abuse is rampant in South Carolina, but there's no statewide effort to combat it. Inspector General Patrick Maley released a report Monday recommending that legislators, state officials and the medical community work together to rein in the escalating epidemic.
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