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News from around the state

DHEC Reminds Parents To Update Child’s Vaccines

In a few weeks, South Carolina students will begin returning to school, and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control is reminding parents to be sure that vaccines are on their child’s back-to-school list.

New Child Support System Almost Complete In State

After almost 30 years, South Carolina’s new child support system is up in most counties in the state.

Tips And Tricks For Tackling Tax-Free Weekend

You may be looking to save some money on back-to-school and other household needs by shopping during tax-free weekend August 2-4, 2019.

Annual Sales Tax Holiday Set For August 2-4

Clothes, computers, and school supplies are among dozens of items that can be purchased free of Sales Tax during South Carolina’s annual Sales Tax Holiday from Friday, August 2, through Sunday, August 4, 2019.

U.S. Marshals Service Warns Public Of Phone Scam

The U.S. Marshals in the District of South Carolina are alerting the public of an imposter phone scam where con artists are spoofing the district office’s real number to trick people into sending money.

U.S. Senator Tim Scott Accepting Military Academy Nomination Applications

U.S. Senator Tim Scott’s (R-SC) 2019 Military Academy Nomination Application is now open.

Deadline Nearing For Private Non-Profits In S.C. To File For Economic Injury Loans

The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding Private Non-profit (PNP) organizations in South Carolina of the July 16 deadline to submit Economic Injury Disaster Loan applications for damages caused by Hurricane Florence from Sept. 8 through Oct. 8, 2018.

Contract Awarded For New Statewide Voting System

The state of South Carolina today announced the award of a contract for a new statewide voting system.

Motor Fuel User Fee Increases

For the third consecutive year, South Carolina’s Motor Fuel User Fee, which helps support road, bridge, and infrastructure work in South Carolina, will increase from $0.20 to $0.22 per gallon beginning July 1.

Buckle Up, South Carolina Campaign Underway

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS) is kicking off its Buckle Up, South Carolina, enforcement campaign by reminding drivers that buckling up is the best insurance against the unforeseen on the road.