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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals
J. Scott Kunst, Appellant,
Susan B. Covington, Respondent.
Appeal From Greenville County
G. Edward Welmaker, Circuit Court Judge
Unpublished Opinion No. 2008-UP-619
Submitted November 3, 2008 – Filed November 10, 2008
J. Scott Kunst, of Simpsonville, for Appellant.
Andrew Elliott Haselden, of Columbia, for Respondent.
PER CURIAM: J. Scott Kunst appeals the trial court’s dismissal of his cause of action pursuant to Rule 12(b)(6), SCRCP. We affirm pursuant to Rule 220(b), SCACR, and the following authorities: In re Care & Treatment of McCracken, 346 S.C. 87, 92, 551 S.E.2d 235, 238 (2001) (stating an issue is deemed abandoned and will not be considered on appeal if the argument is raised in a brief but not supported by authority); Staubes v. City of Folly Beach, 339 S.C. 406, 412, 529 S.E.2d 543, 546 (2000) (explaining in order for an issue to be preserved for appellate review it must be raised and ruled upon by the trial court).
Williams, Pieper, and Geathers, JJ., concur.
 We decide this case without oral argument pursuant to Rule 215, SCACR.