Category: State

News from around the state

Congressman Rice Applauds Submission Of Permit Application For Approval Of I-73 Project

Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) applauded the submission of the permit application for approval of the Interstate 73 project.

Success Of Inland Port Greer Celebrated

This morning (Wednesday) South Carolina Ports Authority held a celebration of the success of Inland Port Greer, a critical component of the intermodal container logistics landscape in South Carolina and the Southeast region less than three years after opening in November 2013.

SC Ports Authority Reports Increase

Today South Carolina Ports Authority reported a 3.8 percent increase in twenty foot-equivalent unit (TEU) volume fiscal year to date, with 1.45 million TEUs handled since the period began in July.

State Adopts 10-Point Grading Program

State Superintendent of Education Molly M. Spearman announced that the State Board of Education has unanimously approved the recommendation to adopt a 10-point grading scale beginning in the 2016-17 school year for all high school courses.

Zetas Observe Day Of Service

Marion/Dillon Zetas celebrated the South Carolina Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated State Day of Service by providing lunch and healthcare information to the City of Marion Police Department.

Bill Fleming Presented Order Of The Palmetto

William L. “Bill” Fleming, Sr., was presented The Order of the Palmetto by Ambassador David H. Wilkins on behalf of Governor Nikki Haley at a luncheon of The Electric Cooperatives of South Carolina’s Winter Conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Greenville, S.C.

S.C. Association Of Counties Offering Scholarship

The South Carolina Association of Counties (SCAC) is pleased to announce its annual Board of Directors Scholarship Program.

Murphy Competing For Miss S.C. Crown This Week

Twenty-year-old Mikeya Murphy of Dillon will be competing in the Miss South Carolina pageant this week.

Dillon Driver Earns State Bus Operator Of The Year Award

Bus operator Willie McKoy of Dillon earned the State Bus Operator of the Year Award for his outstanding performance throughout the year.

Troopers Graduate

The South Carolina Highway Patrol announces the graduation of 40 troopers from Highway Patrol Basic Class 95.