Medicaid cuts begin Tuesday, but not as severe as first announced

(Click here to read full release from DHHS) South Carolina’s Medicaid program will continue with cuts to some of its services on Tuesday, but the list will not be as extensive as the agency announced in December. The state Department of Health and Human Services said it will not stop offering adult hospice services or [...] [...] Read More

Chad Walldorf to chair state Board of Economic Advisors

The governor has chosen Chad Walldorf of Sullivan’s Island to chair the state Board of Economic Advisors. On the business side, Walldorf is one of the founders of the Sticky Fingers restaurants and on the political side, he served as an early deputy Chief of Staff to Governor Mark Sanford where he chaired the 2007 [...] [...] Read More

Federal judge rules health care reform law unconstitutional

(View complete ruling here) A federal judge in Florida has ruled the healthcare reform law passed by Congress in March and billed as President Obama’s signature achievement unconstitutional. In a ruling released Monday, District Judge Roger Vinson sided with 26 states, including South Carolina, saying part of the law that requires all Americans to buy insurance [...] [...] Read More

Taylor Swift Performs “Back To December” Live From T5

The week Taylor Swift launched Speak Now, she performed on both sides of the continent, starting in New York and winding up in Los Angeles. Always one to be creative with fan interaction, Taylor performed in JetBlue’s Terminal 5 in New York before boarding a chartered flight to LA full of contest winners, as part [...] Read More

Lady Antebellum Will Score Twice Sunday

While Lady Antebellum will be watching Super Bowl XLV from Nashville, two of their songs will be a part of the biggest Sunday night in football. Crowd favorite “Stars Tonight” will be featured pre-game, while their smash hit “Need You Now” will appear in the wildly popular Fox TV show Glee following the big game [...] Read More