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Alt-Weekly Writers Release Graphic Novel via iPhone and iPad

Columbia Free Times staff writer Corey Hutchins and former alt-weekly writer David Axe released iPhone and iPad versions of a 100-page graphic novel that traces the stranger-than-fiction U.S Senate campaign of one of American's most enigmatic political figures, Alvin Greene. (FULL STORY)
Columbia Free Times  |  05-25-2012  5:00 pm  |  Press Releases

Columbia Free Times, Charleston City Paper Honored by State Press Associationnew

South Carolina Journalist of the Year goes to Free Times reporter Corey Hutchins.
South Carolina Press Association  |  03-21-2012  11:00 am  |  Honors & Achievements

How 3 Democratic Operatives & an Alt-Weekly Reporter Brought Down South Carolina Lt. Gov. Ken Ardnew

Appearing before a judge last Friday, a tearful Ken Ard said, "I stand here humbled, apologetic, and, your Honor, there are so many people I need to apologize to ... I'll be honest, your Honor, I never in a million years imagined I'd be here."
Charleston City Paper  |  03-12-2012  10:59 am  |  Honors & Achievements

Bachmann and Gingrich Spar Over Columbia Free Times Article

Last month a Michele Bachmann spokesman told Columbia Free Times that Newt Gingrich is "trying to buy off tea party groups," an accusation that's now getting wider attention. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  12-16-2011  11:23 am  |  Industry News

Summer Book Week: The Stranger-Than-Fiction Senate Candidacy of South Carolina's Alvin Greene

Current and former Columbia Free Times staff writers Corey Hutchins and David Axe team up to produce a black-and-white graphic novel on the bizarre rise and fall of Alvin Greene. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  06-14-2011  5:22 pm  |  Industry News

Rachel Maddow Gives Shout-Out To Columbia Free Timesnew

A story by Corey Hutchins of the Columbia Free Times led a South Carolina company, which had been selling Joe Wilson inspired semi-automatic rifle components inscribed with “You lie,” to pull the parts off the market.
MSNBC  |  01-14-2011  5:29 pm  |  Honors & Achievements