Category: State

News from around the state

Women In Philanthropy Kick Off New Year

Women in Philanthropy, the Giving Circle Fund of Eastern Carolina Community Foundation, kicked off the new year at their advisory board meeting on Tuesday, January 10, 2023.

Duke Energy Reaches Agreement With All Parties On Rate Review Request

Duke Energy Progress has reached a comprehensive agreement with all parties, including consumer, environmental and industrial groups in South Carolina, for its rate review request filed in September of last year.

SCDOR Accepting Individual Income Tax Returns

The South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) began accepting Individual Income Tax returns for tax year 2022 on January 23, 2023, consistent with the date announced by the IRS. The filing deadline for both state and federal 2022 income tax returns is Tuesday, April 18, 2023.

STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS: Challenges And Opportunities

We are here tonight to address challenges and opportunities.

Most S.C. Workers To See Less State Taxes Withheld From Paychecks In 2023

Most South Carolina workers will see less state taxes withheld from their paychecks in 2023 as the result of adjustments in the state Withholding Tax Tables by the South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR).

National Weather Service Radar To Be Down For Upgrade

Beginning January 3, 2023 the KLTX WSR-88D operated by NOAA’s National Weather Service in Wilmington, NC will be down for approximately two weeks for an important upgrade.

SC Voucher Online Application Portal Announced

Applying for child care financial assistance in South Carolina just became easier for families as the Department of Social Services (DSS) is excited to launch the SC Voucher online application portal.

2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season Officially Ends

The 2022 Atlantic hurricane season officially ended on November 30, but the impact of Hurricanes Ian, Nicole and Fiona — which brought extensive damage to Florida’s coast and Puerto Rico, respectively — will continue to be felt long after the season is over.

DHEC Encourages Citizens To Take Advantage Of Free COVID Tests

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) encourages South Carolinians to take advantage of the federal government’s continued efforts to provide free, COVID-19 rapid antigen test kits to households across the country.

DHEC Encourages Residents To Be Good Stewards Of The Environment And Mindful of Food Waste

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) encourages residents to be good stewards of the environment and be mindful of the foods they purchase that could potentially go to waste during the rest of the holiday season.