Category: State

News from around the state

Gas Prices Continue To Jump In Carolinas

Gas prices continue to jump in the Carolinas and across the nation, to surpass the averages from a year ago at this time.

Funds Available For Young Innovators

There are a lot of young people with new ideas, enthusiasm and passion, but without the financial means to change their dreams into reality.

Clemson’s Blue Cheese Places Fourth In National Cheese Championship

Clemson University’s blue cheese has made its mark in the cheesiest state of them all.

Stanton Named Executive Director Of FMU Education Foundation

Lauren Stanton (’09, ’13) has been named executive director of Francis Marion University’s Education Foundation.

Leach Nominated As Next Director Of DSS

Governor Henry McMaster today nominated Michael Leach to be the next director of the South Carolina Department of Social Services (SCDSS).

FMU Arts International Festival Set

Francis Marion University’s Arts International Festival, the Pee Dee’s annual celebration of arts and culture, returns to the FMU campus on Saturday, April 13.

Gas Prices Rise Another Nickel

Gas prices have gone up another nickel on the week across the Carolinas and most motorists are paying more at the pump than they were this time last year.

Peaches Appear To Survive Recent Cold Snap

Clemson researchers report South Carolina peaches appear to have survived the recent cold snap, but growers shouldn’t let down their guard just yet.

Red Cross Volunteers Deployed To Various Disasters

Once again, the Palmetto SC Region of the American Red Cross has stepped in to help its neighbors throughout the country. 10 Red Cross volunteers have deployed to various disasters.

Authorities Ask Public To Help Find Highly Invasive Fig Buttercup

The sound of sniffles and the yellow tint on cars and buildings seen through watery eyes tells us spring is upon us. Trees and plants are blooming, including the Ficaria verna, commonly known as Fig buttercup, which is invasive.