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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.

DHEC Seeking Help To Track West Nile Virus

Residents can help the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) track West Nile virus this spring and summer by submitting certain species of dead birds for lab testing.

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.

Duke Energy Progress Updates Rate Proposal

As you know, Duke Energy Progress is the utility that serves about 169,000 customers in the northeastern corner of South Carolina, to include Dillon, Florence, Darlington and Sumter counties.

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).

Public Service Commission To Hold Hearings On Duke Energy Adjustments

The Public Service Commission of South Carolina has scheduled public hearings regarding the Application of Duke Energy Progress, LLC for adjustments in electric rate schedules and tariffs and their request for an accounting order (Docket No. 2018-318-E).

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.