Greenville Vigil Marks One Year Since SC Hacking - WSPA.com

Greenville Vigil Marks One Year Since SC Hacking

Posted: Updated:
South Carolina Democrats are planning what they are calling vigils around the state coinciding with the anniversary of the hacking of the tax returns of millions of South Carolinians. South Carolina Democrats are planning what they are calling vigils around the state coinciding with the anniversary of the hacking of the tax returns of millions of South Carolinians.
GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. -

The South Carolina Democratic Party held a what organizers call a vigil in Greenville Wednesday to mark one year since the hacking of millions of tax returns at the Department of Revenue.

It was part of a series of silent vigils across the state this week.

Democratic Party Chairman Jaime Harrison has called Governor Nikki Haley's handling of the hacking a failure of leadership.

But Haley spokesman Doug Mayer responded the governor's focus from the start has been on working to catch the hacker. Mayer says while technology always evolves, the state is safer than ever now from such attacks.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report)


  • Top StoriesTop StoriesMore>>

  • Neighborhood Finds Out It’s in Floodplain After All

    Neighborhood Finds Out It’s in Floodplain After All

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 2:16 PM EDT2014-08-27 18:16:05 GMT
    The culvert on Crosscreek Lane busted when a major downpour hit the upstate earlier this month. That road is still blocked near its intersection with Eagle Ridge Lane.The culvert on Crosscreek Lane busted when a major downpour hit the upstate earlier this month. That road is still blocked near its intersection with Eagle Ridge Lane.
    Neighbors in Greenville County’s Mountainbrooke neighborhood are fired up after finding out Monday FEMA has designated parts of it as a floodplain – weeks after a culvert collapsed and flooded homes.
    Neighbors in Greenville County’s Mountainbrooke neighborhood are fired up after finding out Monday FEMA has designated parts of it as a floodplain – weeks after a culvert collapsed and flooded homes.
  • Child Injured After Car Hits Stroller

    Child Injured After Car Hits Stroller

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:55 PM EDT2014-08-27 17:55:50 GMT
    According to investigators, a woman was pushing the stroller through a crosswalk on Church Street in downtown Spartanburg when the accident happened.
    According to investigators, a woman was pushing the stroller through a crosswalk on Church Street in downtown Spartanburg when the accident happened.
  • MUGS: 15 Children Removed From Woodruff Home, Adults Arrested

    MUGS: 15 Children Removed From Woodruff Home, Adults Arrested

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:08 PM EDT2014-08-27 17:08:11 GMT

    Investigators say they found the trailer surrounded by piles of clothes and trash, a swimming pool with green water, animal feces and roaches on the floor of the home and unsecured guns and medicine bottles.

    Investigators say they found the trailer surrounded by piles of clothes and trash, a swimming pool with green water, animal feces and roaches on the floor of the home and unsecured guns and medicine bottles.

Powered by WorldNow

250 International Dr.
Spartanburg, S.C. 29303

Telephone: 864.576.7777
Fax: 864.587.5430
Email: webmaster@wspa.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.