Approximately 6,000 appeals were filed in 2011 with the Assessor's Office, and the chief complaint appears to be that many people don't believe the fair market value of their property increased in a down market. Sixty thousand properties out of the roughly 100,000 assessed increased in fair market value.
The Laurens Street Bridge collapsed a few inches after heavy rainfalls. The South Carolina Department of Transportation officially approved the use of Federal Emergency Relief funding to help cover the costs of the Laurens Street Bridge repairs.
COLUMBIA — Ballots and voting machines in a contested South Carolina legislative race will be guarded by state police until a hearing can be held next week on alleged voting irregularities in Richland County, a judge ordered Thursday.
NEW YORK — For years, foes of same-sex marriage had a potent talking point: They’d won every time the issue went to a popular vote. That winning streak has now been shattered in a multi-state electoral sweep by gay marriage supporters – a historic tipping...
WASHINGTON — The election laid bare a dual — and dueling — nation, politically speaking, jaggedly split down the middle on the presidency and torn over much else. It seems you can please only half of the people nearly all of the time.
WASHINGTON — One day after his surprisingly comfortable re-election, a triumphant President Barack Obama headed back to the White House and divided government on Wednesday with little time left for a compromise with Republicans to avert spending cuts...
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama faces a new urgent task now that he has a second term, working with a status-quo Congress to address an impending financial crisis that economists say could send the country back into recession.