South Carolina Supreme Court hears Project Jackson case

Oral arguments on the Project Jackson case were presented Tuesday before the S.C. Supreme Court.

The case of Steve Donohue v. the City of North Augusta, Mayor Lark Jones and the North Augusta City Council went before the state’s highest court with the issues of proving blight in a Tax Increment Financing, or TIF, district, and Freedom of Information Act, or FOIA, violations coming under question from the five Supreme Court Justices.

Belton Ziegler, lead attorney for the City of North Augusta, said the Supreme Court is taking the Freedom of Information Act cases in order to clear up what the act means. Continue>>>