Category: State

News from around the state

Rep. Hayes Announces Brand New, Modernized Welcome Center

Rep. Jackie Hayes announces a brand new, modernized Welcome Center in Dillon, South Carolina has opened to visitors traveling south on Interstate 95 in August 2021.

Certified Barbecue Judging Class Coming To Columbia

The South Carolina Barbecue Association (SCBA) will hold a one-day seminar in Columbia to train new barbecue judges. The seminar is February 26, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the recreation hall at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, located at 1715 Bull St.

2022 Driver Suspension Eligibility Week Is March 7-11

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) will hold the 2022 Driver Suspension Eligibility Week (DSEW) statewide for drivers with licenses suspended for specific reasons.

Howard Knapp Selected As Executive Director Of State Election Commission

The S.C. State Election Commission on Thursday voted unanimously to name Howard M. Knapp as Executive Director of the agency.

AARP South Carolina Accepting 2022 Community Challenge Grant Applications

AARP South Carolina invites local organizations and governments across the state to apply for the 2022 AARP Community Challenge grant program, now through March 22, 2022.

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 18, 2022.

DHEC Supports Mask Initiative

The White House recently announced its efforts to provide 400 million N95 masks to U.S. citizens to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

First Purple Martins Of Year Spotted In South Carolina

In a sure sign that spring is not far behind, the first Purple Martins of the year have been spotted in South Carolina.

IRS Criminal Investigation Issues 10 Tips To Avoid Tax Season Fraud

Each year, taxpayers’ personal information is compromised through phishing scams or by unscrupulous tax preparers. With tax season underway, IRS Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) wants taxpayers to be aware of tax-related fraud.

Dire Need For Blood Across The Nation

While there has been a significant and encouraging response to the dire need for blood across the nation, the American Red Cross needs more people to give in the weeks ahead to recover from its worst blood shortage in more than a decade.