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Prisoner collects $670K after van wreck (access required)

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Johnny Odom knew he had a long ride in front of him. He was being transported in a privately owned van from a corrections facility in Greenville to one in Colorado. The bus was driving through the night, taking a detour through Florida to pick up other prisoners, during which Odom was handcuffed but not buckled into his seat. Around 4 a.m., a drunk driver collided head-on with the van, causing it to flip over several times.

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Gallivan White & Boyd: Finding the silver lining (access required)

While most firms looked to cut expenses and reduce staff in order to survive over the past few years, Greenville’s Gallivan White & Boyd did just the opposite. “We actually infused more capital into that because although the downturn was a challenge for everyone, we strongly believed that it really presented some tremendous opportunities,” said Billy McGee, the firm’s managing shareholder.

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90-year-old Greenville firm enters ‘new era’ with new name (access required)

Even as it celebrated 90 years of service to clients inside and outside the Palmetto State, one of South Carolina's largest law firms changed its name in what its executive chairman called a new era in its history. Greenville-based Wyche Burgess Freeman & Parham announced its reincarnation as Wyche P.A. at an April 12 anniversary party at the firm's offices next to downtown Greenville's Falls Park. Wyche lawyers and staff members, along with friends and families, applauded as Greenville Mayor Knox White proclaimed the date as Wyche P.A. Day.

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