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 SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals
Lexington Insurance Co., Appellant,
South Carolina School Board Insurance Trust and School District of Marlboro County, Respondents.
Appeal From Richland County
Thomas W. Cooper, Jr., Circuit Court Judge
Unpublished Opinion No. 2007-UP-534
Submitted November 1, 2007 – Filed November 20, 2007
Stephen L. Brown, William L. Howard, Edward D. Buckley, Jr., and Jeffrey J. Wiseman, all of Charleston, for Appellant.
Harry R. Easterling, of Bennettsville, John Thomas Lay and Robert J. Thomas, both of Columbia, for Respondents.
PER CURIAM: Lexington Insurance Company appeals two trial court orders transferring venue from Richland to Marlboro County. We dismiss this appeal pursuant to Rule 220(b)(2), SCACR, and the following authorities: Breland v. Love Chevrolet Olds, Inc., 339 S.C. 89, 94-5, 529 S.E.2d 11, 14 (2000) (“Right of proper venue has not been affected such that the order would be immediately appealable.”) and Lewis v. Atkinson Implement Co., Inc., 280 S.C. 87, 88, 311 S.E.2d 80, 81 (Ct. App. 1983) (“[T]he order denying appellant a change of venue is interlocutory and not appealable.”).
HEARN, C.J., KITTREDGE and THOMAS, JJ., concur.