Monday, October 29, 2012

The Agenda: S.C. hacked, a storm named Sandy, and thousands voting

KKK flyers appear in Charleston suburb

Posted by Sam Spence on Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 10:51 AM

S.C. officials give update on Dept. of Revenue breach
On Friday, the state disclosed a massive security breach that apparently put the personal information, including Social Security numbers and credit card information, of 3.6 million South Carolina taxpayers. From Interpol to SLED, law enforcement officials are working to find the hacker, but in the meantime the state is working to be sure residents take needed precautions to defend against identity theft.
Sources: The State, Greenville News, WIS-TV, The State, Post and Courier

Sandy churns toward northeast
Governments, public transportation systems, and other businesses in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and D.C. had already decided Sunday to remain closed on Monday ahead of Hurricane Sandy, which despite being just a category 1 storm, has developed into a massive storm that many believe could cause significant widespread damage across much of the region.S
Sources: Post and Courier, The State

Ku Klux Klan flyers appear in West Ashley neighborhood
For the second time in as many weeks, KKK flyers were distributed in a diverse West Ashley neighborhood, telling residents, “You can sleep tonight knowing the Klan is awake!”
Sources: Post and Courier

Charleston officials expect absentee voting to pick up
With more than 1,600 voters casting ballots Friday alone, Charleston County voting officials say that number is only expected to increase.
Sources: Post and Courier

Judge rules Boeing violated labor law
An administrative law judge has ruled that Boeing violated the law when an HR official told an employee not to discuss unionizing during work time.
Sources: S.C. Radio Network

P & C's Brian Hicks: Would a Johns Island PSD cost all taxpayers?
"Charleston County really doesn’t have much of a say in the Beach Co.’s plan to form a public service district on Johns Island. But some County Council members really wish they did."
Sources: Post and Courier
Related: Beach Co. applies to form Johns Island public service district

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