Amid growing threats by the pro-abortion terror group Jane’s Revenge, State House District 85 Republican nominee Jay Kilmartin has called for law enforcement to investigate and take action to protect potential victims across South Carolina. “Jane’s Revenge has already committed acts of terror after the release of the leaked opinion ofContinue Reading

The South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) encourages customers to Go Green with new upgrades to their free tax portal, MyDORWAY. The new Go Green enhancements save taxpayer dollars while speeding up communication with the agency. On June 27, taxpayers with an active account on MyDORWAY will automatically be optedContinue Reading

Nathan Ballentine will run unopposed in November after defeating newcomer Paul Erickson for the District 71 seat. Ballentine has held the seat for 18 years. When Representative Chip Huggins announced he would not seek a new term for House District 85 after 23 years of service four candidates vying forContinue Reading

By Elizabeth Kilmartin Several weeks ago, Jay and I made the decision that we would run for office. “We,” you ask? Yes. But just the running part. About a week from the filing deadline, we decided that we better pray after several people asked Jay to run as a trueContinue Reading

Palmetto State Families Suffering from Inflation; Tourism Industry Hurt by High Gas Prices Rebecca Blackburn Hines, Conservative Republican candidate for South Carolina House District 85 from Irmo and Chapin called for a suspension of the state gas tax in light of skyrocketing inflation and bad economic decisions from the BidenContinue Reading

Costs for everyday products and services continue to rise and Americans are suffering as a result. The Reality. Sadly, it is very clear that U.S. inflation has reached a 40-year high of 8.5 percent this year. This is an astounding figure and one we all feel in our pocketbooks. Unfortunately,Continue Reading

During Richland County Council’s May 17 meeting, Council Chair Overture Walker presented a resolution recognizing May 15-21 as National EMS Week and honoring Richland County Emergency Medical Services employees. The county’s EMS department includes more than 200 emergency medical technicians, paramedics, physicians and administrators and is one of the busiestContinue Reading

Richland County Council is accepting applications for openings on more than a dozen volunteer boards. Currently, 18 Richland County boards, commissions, committees and advisory councils have at least one vacancy. Council will accept applications until 5 pm June 3, with appointments tentatively beginning June 7. Those interested in learning moreContinue Reading

Lexington County Councilwoman Charli Wessinger has endorsed Republican Catherine Huddle in the race for the S.C. House District 85 seat. Wessinger, a Republican, said Huddle’s fiscal conservatism and financial background make her the best choice to serve Irmo-Chapin taxpayers. “I am excited to support Catherine Huddle to represent me andContinue Reading