Harpootlian to lead SC Democrats

Former South Carolina Democratic Party Chair Dick Harpootlian was elected to lead the organization again Saturday. Harpootlian, a Columbia attorney who achieved national name-recognition during his first stint from 1998 to 2002, received slightly below 61 percent of the vote during the party’s convention. He finished ahead of Charleston political consultant Phil Noble (30 percent) and Marion [...] [...] Read More

Democrats to choose new leader

The Democratic Party will choose a new leader today, which will decide the tone the party will take in the upcoming elections. As Democrats are fighting for traction, two of the men who want to lead the party are waging a war of words. Dick Harpootlian is known for his sharp tongue, perhaps too sharp [...] [...] Read More

This Week’s Top 20 Chart

Mark Wills is our special guest on this week’s GAC’s Top 20 Country Countdown. He stopped by to talk with Nan Kelley about his upcoming new album and share stories of his work with the military and USA Cares. If you missed Mark – or this week’s “hitmaker” so you can enter the Top 20 [...] Read More

New Season of CBR Kicks Off May 3 on GAC

The new season of Championship Bull Riding (CBR) on GAC kicks off Tuesday May 3 at 9 p.m. Eastern, with 26 consecutive weeks of non-stop, heart-pounding action. The highly rated show can be seen three times weekly and will culminate in late October with the crowning of the 2011 CBR World Champion. This promises to [...] Read More

House passes bill to punish inmates on social networking sites

Legislators passed a bill this week that would make it illegal for prison inmates to have a Facebook, Twitter, or other social networking account. The bill gained momentum earlier this year after news reports found roughly a dozen inmates in South Carolina were on those sites. Rep. Wendell Gilliard (D-Charleston) said inmates are able to access the internet through [...] [...] Read More