Category: State

News from around the state

U.S. Senator Tim Scott Sworn Into Office

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) was sworn-in to his first full term in the United States Senate this afternoon in a ceremony on the Senator floor. Scott will roll out his Opportunity Agenda in the coming weeks, introducing legislation to ensure every American family has the opportunity to succeed.

Pee Dee Land Trust Receives $45,000 Grant To Initiate Landowner Education Program

Pee Dee Land Trust received a $45,000 grant to initiate a long-term strategic Landowner Education Program throughout northeastern South Carolina. The grant is part of the Duke Energy Foundation’s commitment to help regional nonprofits protect and improve the environment.

Ports Authority Has Strong November

The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) reported its strongest November container volumes on record. SCPA handled 175,217 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in November, a year-over-year increase of 14 percent.

S.C. Ports Authority Reports Growth

South Carolina Ports Authority reported nearly two percent growth of twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) volume since its fiscal year began in July.

Ports Authority Reports Growth

The South Carolina Ports Authority reported year-over-year growth during the first quarter of its 2017 fiscal year.

Latta Native Presented With Lifetime Achievement Award

Each year, IES Abroad, the leading not-for-profit study abroad organization, recognizes a study abroad professional with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

SC Ports Authority Handles Largest Container Ship

0 CHARLESTON—August 30, 2016 – Yesterday evening the South Carolina Ports Authority welcomed the APL Yangshan, the largest container ship ever to call the Port of Charleston. “The deployment of New Panamax vessels to the East Coast trade marks a new era,” said Jim Newsome, SCPA president and CEO. “Today 16 of Charleston’s 26 weekly…

Restaurant Food Grades Available On Web

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has launched a new web application that provides the public with risk-based inspection scores and reports for all DHEC-permitted retail food establishments at the touch of a button, the Agency announced .

Six Percent Container Growth And $248 Million In Capital Expenditures Projected For South Carolina Ports Authority

On Wednesday, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board of Directors adopted a financial plan for the 2017 fiscal year that includes six percent pier container growth, $226.1 million operating revenues, $40.8 million operating earnings, and capital expenditures of $248 million.

Goodwin Competing For Miss South Carolina Teen

Dillon native Aubrey Goodwin will depart for Columbia on June 18 to begin her quest to become Miss South Carolina Teen.