Category: State

News from around the state

Free Robeson County Arts Council Event Planned

The Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater in downtown Lumberton, NC, will host a free art reception for an exhibition featuring Robeson County Arts Council member artists.

VA Implements MISSION Act With New Urgent Care Benefit

As you may know, VA implemented the MISSION Act on June 6. But one of the lesser known provisions of the law established a new urgent care benefit that allows eligible Veterans access to urgent and walk-in care at participating clinics in their communities.

National Safe Digging Day Serves To Educate Public About Damage Prevention

National 811 Day is Sunday, and Dominion Energy urges homeowners and professional excavators to put safety first by calling 811 to have underground utility lines located before any digging project.

DHEC Reminds Parents To Update Child’s Vaccines

In a few weeks, South Carolina students will begin returning to school, and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control is reminding parents to be sure that vaccines are on their child’s back-to-school list.

New Child Support System Almost Complete In State

After almost 30 years, South Carolina’s new child support system is up in most counties in the state.

Tips And Tricks For Tackling Tax-Free Weekend

You may be looking to save some money on back-to-school and other household needs by shopping during tax-free weekend August 2-4, 2019.

Annual Sales Tax Holiday Set For August 2-4

Clothes, computers, and school supplies are among dozens of items that can be purchased free of Sales Tax during South Carolina’s annual Sales Tax Holiday from Friday, August 2, through Sunday, August 4, 2019.

U.S. Marshals Service Warns Public Of Phone Scam

The U.S. Marshals in the District of South Carolina are alerting the public of an imposter phone scam where con artists are spoofing the district office’s real number to trick people into sending money.

U.S. Senator Tim Scott Accepting Military Academy Nomination Applications

U.S. Senator Tim Scott’s (R-SC) 2019 Military Academy Nomination Application is now open.

Deadline Nearing For Private Non-Profits In S.C. To File For Economic Injury Loans

The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding Private Non-profit (PNP) organizations in South Carolina of the July 16 deadline to submit Economic Injury Disaster Loan applications for damages caused by Hurricane Florence from Sept. 8 through Oct. 8, 2018.