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  • Ethics Chief Accuses Gov's Staff of Threats

    Ethics Chief Accuses Gov's Staff of Threats

    Long cast as a puppet of Gov. Nathan Deal, Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission Executive Secretary Holly Laberge is seeking protection under the Georgia Whistleblower Act and alleging threats made by Deal's senior staff.
    Long cast as a puppet of Gov. Nathan Deal, Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission Executive Secretary Holly Laberge is seeking protection under the Georgia Whistleblower Act and alleging threats made by Deal's senior staff.
  • Truth Test: Buddy Carter vs. Bob Johnson, Part 2

    Truth Test: Buddy Carter vs. Bob Johnson, Part 2

    The negative attacks in the race between Buddy Carter and Bob Johnson have become so relentless, there's little left to truth test.
    The negative attacks in the race between Buddy Carter and Bob Johnson have become so relentless, there's little left to truth test.
  • Truth Test: Buddy Carter vs. Bob Johnson

    Truth Test: Buddy Carter vs. Bob Johnson

    You know a race has gotten ugly when the sinister voices come out in the ads.Georgia Congressional District 1 candidates Buddy Carter and Bob Johnson have launched an all-out war of attack ads on the airwaves this week, so we'll truth test them together.Both are fighting for the conservative mantel, so you don't have to guess about the issues.Johnson's campaign ad claims Carter called Obamacare "not so bad." Their so-called smoking gun came from a tiny clip from Carter's announcement of his c...
    You know a race has gotten ugly when the sinister voices come out in the ads.Georgia Congressional District 1 candidates Buddy Carter and Bob Johnson have launched an all-out war of attack ads on the airwaves this week, so we'll truth test them together.Both are fighting for the conservative mantel, so you don't have to guess about the issues.Johnson's campaign ad claims Carter called Obamacare "not so bad." Their so-called smoking gun came from a tiny clip from Carter's announcement of his c...
  • Simons Withdraws: What Drove the Decision?

    Simons Withdraws: What Drove the Decision?

    When David Simons withdrew Thursday from a July 22nd runoff election for Savannah-Chatham County Public School Board president, he cited "personal attacks" and "distractions." But a WSAV News 3 Good Government Project investigation turned up issues for Simons that were not personal, they were business.
    When David Simons withdrew Thursday from a July 22nd runoff election for Savannah-Chatham County Public School Board president, he cited "personal attacks" and "distractions." But a WSAV News 3 Good Government Project investigation turned up issues for Simons that were not personal, they were business.
  • Ethics Complaint against School Board Candidate

    Ethics Complaint against School Board Candidate

    An ethics complaint alleges David Simons continued to act as a local government lobbyist to the school district as recently as three weeks ago and years after he stopped registering with the state as a lobbyist.
    An ethics complaint alleges David Simons continued to act as a local government lobbyist to the school district as recently as three weeks ago and years after he stopped registering with the state as a lobbyist.
  • Truth Test: Gov. Nikki Haley's Campaign Commercial

    Truth Test: Gov. Nikki Haley's Campaign Commercial

    Monday, May 5 2014 11:44 AM EDT2014-05-05 15:44:06 GMT
    Two republican governors in two states, but just one re-election strategy: jobs. Recently, WSAV showed you Governor Nathan Deal's first re-election campaign commercial and truth-tested his claims; and now we have done the same for South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley.Governor Haley, like her counterpart in Georgia, is staking her reelection on her record on jobs. We discovered that the two governors even use the same firm to produce their ads. But Haley's makes several more job claims we can p...
    Two republican governors in two states, but just one re-election strategy: jobs. Recently, WSAV showed you Governor Nathan Deal's first re-election campaign commercial and truth-tested his claims; and now we have done the same for South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley.Governor Haley, like her counterpart in Georgia, is staking her reelection on her record on jobs. We discovered that the two governors even use the same firm to produce their ads. But Haley's makes several more job claims we can p...
  • Truth Test: Gov. Deal's Job Claims

    Truth Test: Gov. Deal's Job Claims

    We put Gov. Deal's claims of job creation into context.
    We put Gov. Deal's claims of job creation into context.
  • Rep. Jack Kingston

    Rep. Jack Kingston

    Jack Kingston
    See Jack Kingston's salary, recent travel disclosures and district map.
  • Rep. John Barrow

    Rep. John Barrow

    See John Barrow's salary, travel disclosures and district map.
    See John Barrow's salary, travel disclosures and district map.
  • Sen. Tim Scott

    Sen. Tim Scott

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    See Sen. Tim Scott's salary, recent votes and travel disclosures.
  • Rep. Mark Sanford

    Rep. Mark Sanford

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  • James Clyburn

    James Clyburn

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    Profile for James Clyburn
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  • 59 Arrested By Greenville Police In Latest Prostitution Sting

    59 Arrested By Greenville Police In Latest Prostitution Sting

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:30 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:30:28 GMT
    Greenville Police released information Tuesday that 59 people were arrested in a four day long prostitution sting.
    Greenville Police released information Tuesday that 59 people were arrested in a four day long prostitution sting.
  • Two Charged in Rincon Marijuana Operation

    Two Charged in Rincon Marijuana Operation

    Friday, August 22 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-08-22 19:38:46 GMT
    A Rincon woman is under arrest and police are seeking her husband after officers discovered what is described as a sophisticated marijuana manufacturing operation.
    A Rincon woman is under arrest and police are seeking her husband after officers discovered what is described as a sophisticated marijuana manufacturing operation.
  • Ice Bucket Challenge Hits Home for Savannah Family

    Ice Bucket Challenge Hits Home for Savannah Family

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:54 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:54:48 GMT
    We've all seen Ice Bucket Challenge videos taking over social media.It's one of the first times ALS has received this much publicity and those dealing with it every day say it's a relief to see people learning about the disease.But they say many of those people still don't understand the severity of it, and how it also affects the family and friends of patients struggling with it."Having to cope with the loss while coping with the severity of the disease and all that it entails," says Blake H...
    We've all seen Ice Bucket Challenge videos taking over social media.It's one of the first times ALS has received this much publicity and those dealing with it every day say it's a relief to see people learning about the disease.But they say many of those people still don't understand the severity of it, and how it also affects the family and friends of patients struggling with it."Having to cope with the loss while coping with the severity of the disease and all that it entails," says Blake H...
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