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News from around the state

Gerber Offers Baby Food Packaging Recycling Program

Gerber, the early childhood nutrition leader, has partnered with international recycling company TerraCycle® to help give hard-to-recycle baby food packaging a new life. This partnership is rooted in Gerber and TerraCycle®’s shared values around eliminating waste and supports the recovery of hard-to-recycle baby food packaging on a national scale.

REAL IDs Required By Next October

In one year, South Carolinians who wish to board a domestic, commercial flight, enter a secure federal building, or visit a military installation must have a REAL ID driver’s license or identification card issued by the SCDMV to do so.

U.S. Senator Tim Scott Accepting Internship Applications

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) has announced he is accepting congressional internship applications for available positions in his Washington DC, North Charleston, Columbia and Greenville offices for the spring of 2020.

Sumter Casket Company Expanding

Sumter Casket Company, a manufacturer and distributor of caskets, today announced plans to expand its operations to Clarendon County.

Public Urged To Be Proactive With Cybersecurity

The 16th Annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) has kicked off. This year’s theme – Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT. – emphasizes personal accountability and the importance of taking proactive steps to enhance cybersecurity at home and in the workplace.

Social Security Announces 1.6 Percent Benefit Increase For 2020

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for nearly 69 million Americans will increase 1.6 percent in 2020, the Social Security Administration announced.

Strategy Plastics Expanding Into Anderson County

Strategy Plastics, LLC, a full-service plastic injection molding company, today announced plans to expand to Anderson County.

McCall Farms Announces $50 Million Investment

McCall Farms, the South Carolina-based manufacturers of Margaret Holmes, Glory Foods, Peanut Patch Boiled Peanuts, Bruce’s Yams, Allens, Allens Popeye, Veg-All and Princella, announced plans to expand its existing operations in Florence County.

Marlboro Electric Cooperative Files Suit Against Central Electric Power Cooperative As Part Of Ongoing Customer Protection Campaign

As part of its ongoing effort to secure competitive pricing and best service practices for its members, Marlboro Electric Cooperative filed a lawsuit against the Central Electric Power Cooperative in South Carolina’s fifth judicial circuit on Friday.

Some SC Taxpayers To Receive $50 Rebates In December

South Carolina lawmakers determined $61 million of the tax dollars generated by the 2018 Mega Millions winner would be used to fund $50 rebate checks for qualifying taxpayers.