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News from around the state

Program Helps Fathers Become Great Dads

U.S. Census figures indicate that over 18 million children live in households with only their mother, and one in every four American adolescents is growing up without a father.

Social Security Makes Improvements To Website

The Social Security Administration announced the first of several steps the agency is taking to improve the public’s experience on its website.

Check State Treasurer’s Site For Unclaimed Money

Over the past few months, South Carolinians have been busy searching for financial relief anywhere they can find it. In addition to those who have welcomed tax refunds and stimulus checks, some people have been busy searching their sofa cushions, playing the lottery and even raiding their piggy banks to find some extra cash.

Lt. Governor Emphasizes Importance Of Census

Lt. Governor Pamela S. Evette was joined June 17 by S.C. Complete Count Committee stakeholders to issue the “2020 Census Day of Action Challenge.”

SCDHEC, SCEMD To Incorporate COVID-19 Precautions And Procedures Into Hurricane Plans

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, the South Carolina Emergency Management Division along with the members of the State Emergency Response Team are incorporating COVID-19 precautions and procedures into plans for the 2020 hurricane season.

SCDAH Launches Assistance Program For Historic Resources Damaged By Hurricane Florence

The South Carolina Department of Archives and History (SCDAH) has launched its Hurricane Florence Disaster Assistance Program to help historic resources impacted by Hurricane Florence that affected South Carolina in September 2018.

Small Businesses Urged To Prepare For Hurricane Season

The South Carolina SBDC network, the state’s principal provider of small business assistance, urges small businesses to prepare for the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, which began May 16 and extends through November 30.

Prepare For Hurricane Season In A COVID-19 Environment

As the nation continues to respond to and recover from coronavirus (COVID-19), Americans should also prepare for the upcoming hurricane season, which is forecasted to be especially active this year.

Get Help From Social Security With Online Services

During this time when our physical offices are closed to the public, you may wonder, “How can I get help from Social Security without visiting an office?”

Extensions To Expiration Dates Of Some SCDMV Products End June 30th

Extensions to expiration dates of some products the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) issues will end on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.