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News from around the state

Troopers Prepare For Heavy Travel As Summer Begins On S.C. Highways

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety urges motorists to be aware of increased vehicle and motorcycle traffic this Memorial Day weekend, which signifies the start of summer travel.

SCPA Positioned To Be Last Port Of Call When Biggest Ship Ever To Come To East Coast Visits

Wide, deep channels and big-ship infrastructure will earn South Carolina Ports Authority the desired position as last port of call when the biggest ship ever to call the US East Coast, the COSCO Development, arrives in May.

Ports Authority Reports Strongest Monthly Container Volume

Today South Carolina Ports Authority announced the strongest monthly container volume in its history, with 192,411 twenty foot-equivalent units (TEUs) handled in March.

McLeod Health Now Offering Telehealth Service

McLeod Health is now offering McLeod Telehealth, a service that enables patients to connect through live video with a doctor anytime from anywhere in the Carolinas using a computer, smart phone or tablet. Visits are private and secure.

SC Ports Container Volume Up Nine Percent

Today South Carolina Ports Authority reported nearly nine percent fiscal year-over-year container volume growth through February.

Volunteers Needed To Clean Historic Sites

This spring, South Carolina volunteers will team up with the Civil War Trust to aid in the maintenance and restoration of numerous sites as part of Park Day, a nationwide effort that includes more than 130 historic sites in 30 states.

SC Ports Announces All-Time Record Container Volume

South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) announced an all-time record container volume of nearly 105,000 pier containers and 185,018 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) handled in January.

S.C. Ports Authority Reports Five Percent Increase In Container Volume

The South Carolina Ports Authority reported a 5.4 percent increase in twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) volume fiscal year to date, with 1,029,450 TEUs handled since the period began in July.  

Haley Confirmed As U.S. Permanent Representative To United Nations

Governor Nikki Haley was today confirmed by the United States Senate as the next U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations.

Locklair Certified As Fellow Of American College Of Healthcare Executives

Deborah D. Locklair, Senior Vice President and Regional Administrator for McLeod Health, is now board certified as a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.