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Viers Announces Resignation from SC House

South Carolina Rep. Thad Viers resigns amid harassment charges.

South Carolina Rep. Thad Viers, R-Horry, has announced his resignation from the House of Representatives during a legislative session Wednesday morning. 

Viers, who faces charges of first-degree harassment after an incident involving his 28-year-old girlfriend, said he was resigning because he will be indicted Thursday in regards to the incident, according to a report from The State

In January, Viers after being charged by the Myrtle Beach Police Department. 

According to a police report, Viers continued to call, text and email his ex-girlfriend after she broke off the relationship in June or July in 2011.

Viers has served in the House of Representatives for five terms.  

Cold War Vet March 21, 2012 at 05:29 PM
YES. YES. YES. REJOICE. REJOICE. Good riddens!
Ken March 21, 2012 at 05:46 PM
One criminal out, many more to go.

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