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News from around the state

Peaches Appear To Survive Recent Cold Snap

Clemson researchers report South Carolina peaches appear to have survived the recent cold snap, but growers shouldn’t let down their guard just yet.

Red Cross Volunteers Deployed To Various Disasters

Once again, the Palmetto SC Region of the American Red Cross has stepped in to help its neighbors throughout the country. 10 Red Cross volunteers have deployed to various disasters.

Authorities Ask Public To Help Find Highly Invasive Fig Buttercup

The sound of sniffles and the yellow tint on cars and buildings seen through watery eyes tells us spring is upon us. Trees and plants are blooming, including the Ficaria verna, commonly known as Fig buttercup, which is invasive.

Winner Claims $1.5 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot In South Carolina

The South Carolina Education Lottery Commission (Commission) is pleased to announce that the winner of the $1.5 billion Jackpot from the October 23, 2018, Mega Millions drawing has come forward and submitted a claim for the underlying prize.

CareSouth Carolina Brings Health Services To Students In Rural Communities

Because many students in rural communities don’t have the opportunity to visit a doctor’s office regularly, CareSouth Carolina is bringing the care to them.

Gas Prices Jump Up In Carolinas

Nearly half of all states, including North and South Carolina, saw a small jump in gas prices on the week.

South Carolina Farm Bureau Accepting Applications For Ag Aid Foundation

CAYCE – As a result of recent weather-related disasters and in response to the catastrophic flooding caused by Hurricanes Florence and Michael, the South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation created the SCFB Agricultural Aid Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, to assist farmers in recovery from natural disasters.

Two Men Charged In 2018 Incident At Bartell’s Landing In Florence County

Two men charged in 2018 incident at Bartell’s Landing in Florence County.

Fight Tax ID Theft: Tips To Protect Your Refund

The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is urging consumers to guard against tax-time identity theft. The tips below will help consumers protect their refund and personal information this tax season.

Gas Prices Leveling Out

Gas prices have begun to level out across the Carolinas, and are no longer consistently dropping like they have done for the past three months.