No excuse for ignorance on public’s right to know

Some city of Beaufort officials say they will consider formal training to teach board and commission members about public-meeting and public-records law.

The need for instruction was made starkly evident when the Historic District Review Board violated the S.C. Freedom of Information Act by adjourning a recent meeting and continuing to discuss board business with a quorum present.

Training is a welcomed possibility, but it raises a question: Who will conduct it? Continue>>>