Category: State

News from around the state

Gas Prices Leveling Out

Gas prices have begun to level out across the Carolinas, and are no longer consistently dropping like they have done for the past three months.

PalmettoPride Announces Litter Numbers

PalmettoPride announced the 2018 Litter Control Enforcement Grant ticket numbers.

January Is National Stalking Month

January is National Stalking Awareness Month. Stalking can be a form of domestic violence.

Gas Prices Across Carolinas Inch Up For First Time In Three Months​

At a penny more expensive on the week, the national gas price average ($2.25) increased for the first time since October. Despite the increase, today’s average is still cheaper month-over-month (-14 cents) and year-over-year (-28 cents).

State Fire Marshal Asks Residents To Take Precautions As Winter Approaches

As the winter season approaches, State Fire Marshal Jonathan Jones is urging citizens to be especially careful as this time of year is historically dangerous for residential fires and fire deaths

Local Bridge Proposed For Rehab

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is providing public notification of the addition of bridges to the Interstate Rehabilitation project on I-95 southbound (near mile marker 171 to near mile marker 193) in Florence and Dillon Counties.

SBA Business Recovery Centers Transition To Disaster Loan Outreach Centers In South Carolina Until Dec. 20

The U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is transitioning six Business Recovery Centers including the one in Dillon into Disaster Loan Outreach Centers effective Friday, Dec. 14.

SCDPS Promotes Safe Ride Options During The Holidays

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS) and law enforcement partners statewide will conduct stringent enforcement of impaired driving laws as part of its Sober or Slammer! campaign beginning this weekend.

Marlboro Electric To Lower Residential Power Rates

Marlboro Electric Cooperative, Inc., will lower residential power rates 8 percent from December 2018 to March 2019 providing its members greater savings during the high-usage winter months.

Duke Energy Proposing Rate Increase

Work to modernize power plants and generate cleaner electricity, responsibly manage coal ash, improve reliability and continually enhance service is at the heart of a request by Duke Energy Progress to change customer rates in South Carolina.