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One tree, one…moon?

A Newberry political consultant noticed something recently that has somehow managed to escape the awareness of this Sidebar reporter for decades: South Carolina’s state flag has an identity crisis. Apparently, there is no one palmetto tree style that is wrong ...

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It can’t be that bad (access required)

South Carolina’s repetitive inclusion on worst-of lists has been a running joke in Sidebar. But a new low ranking from U.S. News & World Report may have gone too far in smearing the much-maligned state of smiling faces and beautiful ...

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Homeless Court (access required)

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Columbia’s homeless population will begin getting help from the judicial branch when a specialized court tailored to address their problems opens next year. Earlier this fall, state Supreme Court Chief Justice Jean Toal ordered the creation of a pilot program ...

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