Monday, September 1 2014 1:31 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:31:17 GMT
The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a man on a motorcycle was killed in a crash Monday morning.Troopers say the crash occurred on Bookman Rd. about three miles west of Elgin at about 6 a.m. The motorcycleMore >>
The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a man on a motorcycle was killed in a crash Monday morningMore >>
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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -
Lawyers representing Paula Deen and her brother Bubba Hiers in a sexual and racial discrimination lawsuit now want one of the plaintiff's lawyers kicked off the case.
Deen's team wants one of Lisa Jackson's attorneys disqualified from the case for what they call unethical conduct. A magistrate judge denied this request back in May, but now, Deen's lawyers are filing an appeal.
The unethical conduct accusations stem from a series of tweets sent out by one of Jackson's Atlanta-based lawyers, Matthew Billips.
Here's a few of the tweets taken from court documents filed with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, Savannah Division:
Follower: "How are you doing – I like your new avatar."
Billips: "I've been doing Paula Deen, in a strongly metaphorical sense"
Follower: "Why would you do Paula Deen? Aren't you affair of fat cooties? (sic)"
Billips: "Strongly metaphorical. I'm representing Lisa Jackson, who is suing her and her brother Bubba for harassment."
Follower: "You dress up as Paula Deen? I can see the resemblance"
Billips: "No. I plan on undressing her. Metaphorically."
Deen's lawyers called these tweets threatening, but Jackson's team fired back saying the tweets should not be taken literally. Instead, Jackson's team said, they were a reference to Mr. Billip's legal strategy to strip away Deen's "False persona and reveal her inner racist and sexist beliefs."
Deen's attorneys are currently in the process of appealing the judge's decision.
Sunday, August 31 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-08-31 20:12:10 GMT
CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – Dozens of videos are all over Twitter from parties held at Coastal Carolina University. Many of the posts lead back to a group called I'm Shmacked. It makes videos at universitiesMore >>
Dozens of videos are all over social media from parties held at Coastal Carolina University.More >>
Friday, August 29 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:21:29 GMT
An Alexander County woman is facing charges after deputies say she molested a four-year-old at a church while services were happening. According to the Alexander County Sheriff's Office, 52-year-old CarolMore >>
According to the Alexander County Sheriff's Office, 52-year-old Carol Diane Britto, of Taylorsville, was charged with one count of first degree statutory sex offense and one count of indecent liberties with a child.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:18:34 GMT
Under a bright Carolina sun, citizens across the state enjoy going out and making a few waves on the lakes. Some like Johnathan Crossland enjoy fishing as a method of recreation and relaxation for a while.More >>
Boaters and law enforcement officials provide safety advice when making waves on the lakes.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:15:08 GMT
You've likely noticed a spike in gas prices across the Midlands. They have jumped almost 15 cents after a steady drop nationwide.Prices are about $3.11 in the area on Labor Day, which, when compared toMore >>
You've likely noticed a spike in gas prices across the Midlands. They have jumped almost 15 cents after a steady drop nationwide.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:55:16 GMT
As America's population of World War II veterans continues to shrink, respect for their role in history appears to be growing. Among those heroes are the thousands of troops who brought Hitler's EuropeMore >>
As America's population of World War II veterans continues to shrink, respect for their role in history appears to be growing.More >>