THIS OPINION HAS NO PRECEDENTIAL VALUE. IT SHOULD NOT BE CITED OR RELIED ON AS
PRECEDENT IN ANY PROCEEDING EXCEPT AS PROVIDED BY RULE 239(d)(2), SCACR.
THE STATE OF
In The Supreme Court
Rock Hill School District Number Three, a political subdivision of the State of
South Carolina, Respondent/Appellant,
Catawba Indian Tribe of South Carolina, a federally recognized Indian tribe, and all predecessors and successors in interest, Including the Catawba Indian Nation of South Carolina, Appellant/Respondent.
The State of
South Carolina, Intervenor.
Lee S. Alford, Circuit Court Judge
Memorandum Opinion No. 2006-MO-013
Heard March 7, 2006 – Filed April 3, 2006
Jay Bender and Holly Palmer Beeson, both of Baker, Ravenel & Bender, of
Columbia, and Robert M. Jones, of Rock Hill, for Appellant/Respondent.
Donald W. Harper and Carolyn W. Rogers, both of Harper & Rogers, of
Rock Hill, for Respondent/Appellant.
Attorney General Henry D. McMaster and Assistant Deputy Attorney General J. Emory Smith, Jr., both of
Columbia, for Intervenor.
PER CURIAM: Affirmed pursuant to Rule 220(b)(1), SCACR, and the following authorities: Powell v. Red Carpet Lounge, 280 S.C. 142, 311 S.E.2d 719 (1984)(holding statutes must be read together and reconciled if possible); Black v. Lexington School Dist. No. 2, 327 S.C. 55, 488 S.E.2d 327 (1997)(holding a defendant may be estopped from asserting statute of limitations defense when the delay was induced by the defendant's conduct);
MOORE, A.C.J., WALLER, PLEICONES, JJ., and Acting Justices James W. Johnson and J. Derham Cole, concur.