Lisa Goddard

S.C. Video Poker Ban Energizes Gaming Friends, Foes

By: - September 7, 2000

South Carolina banished the burgeoning video poker industry from its borders on July 1, and gambling foes now hope to rid other states of this form of gambling. Owners of the gaming devices say they may have lost a battle, but the war is not over.. “We’re going to court,” says Warren Holliday of Holliday […]

South Carolina Gov Signs Confederate Flag Compromise

By: - May 24, 2000

While some relieved South Carolina lawmakers are grandly calling it the end of the Civil War, a historic Confederate flag compromise in Columbia shows how the war’s legacy still inflames racial tensions 135 years later. After dominating the Palmetto State’s 2000 legislative session, the rancorous battle over the Confederate battle flag and its position over […]