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News from around the state

Turnout Breaks Record on First Day Of Early Voting For 2022 General Election

As of late this afternoon approximately 40,000 people had already voted early, nearly doubling the previous one-day record for early voting set on June 10, the last day of early voting in the Statewide Primaries.

Social Security Benefits To Increase 8.7 Percent In 2023

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 8.7 percent in 2023, the Social Security Administration announced.

State Suffers First Flu-Related Death Of Season

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced that the state has suffered its first influenza-associated death of the season.

DHEC, PalmettoPride Encourage South Carolinians to Practice Effective Recycling Methods

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) wants everyone to know about the many benefits of recycling and encourages residents to study the best ways to recycle effectively and responsibly.

SC Issues Tax Relief Due To Hurricane Ian

As a result of Hurricane Ian, the South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) has extended the deadline for extension filers to file Individual Income Tax returns to February 15, 2023.

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month: DHEC Urges Expectant Parents to Monitor Baby Health by Using ‘Count the Kicks’

During Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reminds South Carolinians of the agency’s ongoing partnership with Count the Kicks, an evidence-based stillbirth prevention campaign.

AGP Group Establishing Operations In Lexington County

AGP Group, one of the world’s leading specialty glazing manufacturers, today announced plans to establish its innovative AGP eGlass division in Lexington County. The company’s $3.3 million investment will create 35 new jobs.

SC Canna, LLC Establishing Operations In Clarendon County

SC Canna, LLC, an agricultural hemp company, today announced plans to establish its indoor growing operations in Clarendon County.

B&R Machining and Fabrication Expands Capabilities with New Plasma Cutting Equipment

B&R Machining and Fabrication, with facilities in Travelers Rest and Piedmont, has added Flat Sheet Metal Cutting to their list of services.

Dash EV Establishing Operations In Greenville County

Dash EV, an innovative electric car company, today announced plans to establish operations in Greenville County. The company’s operations will create 10 new jobs.