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News from around the state

Gasoline Demand Sets March Record As Carolinians Pay Over 25-cents More Compared To Last March

Motorists are paying between 26 and 30 cents more per gallon than they did this time last year throughout the Carolinas.

Real ID Cards Now Available

Governor Henry McMaster was joined by SC Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) Director Col. Kevin Shwedo to announce that South Carolina’s new driver’s licenses and identification cards, including those compliant with the federal REAL ID Act of 2005, are now available for purchase SCDMV branches statewide.

Eagle Solar Announces Project In Orangeburg

Eagle Solar Group today announced plans to construct a new, state-of-the-art solar farm in Orangeburg County. The company is investing $87.9 million in the new operations.

State Sets Record For Export Sales

For the eighth consecutive year, the State of South Carolina set a record for total export sales in 2017.

MDT Adds Two Independent Board Members

Marlboro Development Team added two independent board members to its Board of Trustees in December, by including two individuals with business and social services experience to the governing board.

NESA Holds Annual Meeting

The North Eastern Strategic Alliance (NESA) announced its member counties had a record $857 million in capital investment in 2017 during its 2018 Annual Meeting on Monday, Feb. 12 at Carolina’s Hospital Systems Floyd Conference Center.

Marlboro Development Team Expanding Into Spartanburg

Marlboro Development Team (MDT), the wholly-owned commercial and industrial development subsidiary of Marlboro Electric Cooperative (MEC), announced the addition of four seasoned real estate development professionals to its expanding operation along with plans to open an additional office in Spartanburg, SC.

February Is National Children’s Dental Health Month

Reports show some children are missing hours of school each year due to oral health problems, causing them to miss out on critical instruction time. The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is encouraging parents to turn their little ones into scholars by helping them brush up on their oral health habits.

Alternatives To Violence Workshop Planned

Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Assault (PDC) is hosting the Level One Workshop for the Alternatives to Violence Project.

South Carolina Suffers Season’s Pediatric Flu-Related Death

0 COLUMBIA – A child from the Midlands Region of South Carolina died from complications associated with influenza infection. This is the first pediatric death reported to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) this flu season. The death occurred in DHEC’s Midlands Health Region. “We extend our condolences to this family…