Archives for March 2010

South Carolina Sentencing Reform in The Works

According to WIS, a bill designed to reduce the number of people going to jail in South Carolina for minor offenses and let more people out on parole received key approval last week. The bill has been approved by the Senate and is expected to save taxpayers money and provide for improved oversight and training for nonviolent offenders. Proponents … [Read more...]

Mafia Hitman Taken Down Through Facebook

We recently warned you about dangers of social marketing including Facebook. While it is a great way to stay in touch with family and friends, your information is subject to monitoring by Federal Agents including the FBI. According to The Sun, yesterday Italian police arrested Pasquale Manfredi, who was on Italy's 100 most wanted list and who had … [Read more...]

The Feds Offer Friendship On Facebook

Have you recently received a Facebook friend request from someone that you do not know? Do you know everyone who is following you on Twitter?  You may want to think twice about your social networking activity and how it may be used to implicate you in criminal activity. We have all seen the Dateline specials where unsuspecting sexual predators … [Read more...]

Toyota Camry Accident Claims Lives of Local Santee Couple

In the midst of another recall announcement related to 2000-2003 Tundra pick up trucks, a Santee couple died in a single car crash just outside of Santee in Orangeburg County yesterday. According to the Times and Democrat, Leroy Shingler and Ruby Shinglers’ 2009 Toyota Camry was traveling south on Highway 15 when it veered off the right side of … [Read more...]

IRS Negotiations Increase, Providing Much Needed Tax Relief

As reported by WIS TV, the IRS is now more willing to negotiate a tax settlement for less than you owe. Acknowledging the effect that the recession has had upon Americans nationwide, the IRS is allowing IRS agents more flexibility to work with taxpayers who have seen their incomes recently drop. IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman announced earlier this … [Read more...]

S.C. 185 Rollover Accident Kills One, Injures Two Others

As reported by WYFF News 4, Jeffrey Goff Sr., 56, was killed in a Chevrolet rollover accident that occurred on Due West Highway known as S.C. 185 in Anderson County . The single car accident occurred shortly before 1 A.M. early Tuesday morning. The 1995 Chevrolet Blazer was traveling eastbound when 26 year old Jeffrey Goff, Jr. lost control of the … [Read more...]

Wreck on Elmwood and Main Injures Seven

According to the State Newspaper, a downtown Columbia wreck involving a bus and two other vehicles resulted in a trip to the hospital for several people. Richland County EMS deputy chief, George Rice Jr., said the collision at Elmwood and Main streets injured at least seven people. The patients, who were all passengers on the bus, were reported … [Read more...]

Tips to Find Your Dream Job In South Carolina

Getting a job can be difficult. Dealing with unemployment is even worse. The latest reports indicate that the jobless rate in South Carolina is 12.6%. While reports indicate that the economy is in fact turning around there are many who are still working hard to find new employment. No matter what the market conditions, there are always companies … [Read more...]

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