Category: State

News from around the state

SCDMV Announces Changes To Licenses, Fees

Beginning Monday, November 25, 2019, Act #86 of 2019 goes into effect changing the following items.

SCDOT To Host Fall Cleanup

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) will be holding an agency-wide highway litter cleanup event on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019.

Provalus Establishing Operations In Clarendon County

Provalus, an information technology (IT) support company, today announced plans to establish operations in Clarendon County. The company’s new technology innovation center is creating 105 new jobs.

FMU Medical Complex Named For Leathermans

Francis Marion University’s new medical education complex will help the University continue to serve a great need in Pee Dee Region.

Francis Marion University Trustees Extend Fred Carter’s Contract

Dr. Fred Carter has served as Francis Marion University’s president, and been the face of the growing University, for 20 years.

Former Columbia Police Chief Sentenced To Federal Prison

United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Randall G. Scott, age 50, of Richland County, was sentenced in federal court after pleading guilty to possession of a firearm and ammunition by an unlawful user of a controlled substance.

Gerber Offers Baby Food Packaging Recycling Program

Gerber, the early childhood nutrition leader, has partnered with international recycling company TerraCycle® to help give hard-to-recycle baby food packaging a new life. This partnership is rooted in Gerber and TerraCycle®’s shared values around eliminating waste and supports the recovery of hard-to-recycle baby food packaging on a national scale.

REAL IDs Required By Next October

In one year, South Carolinians who wish to board a domestic, commercial flight, enter a secure federal building, or visit a military installation must have a REAL ID driver’s license or identification card issued by the SCDMV to do so.

U.S. Senator Tim Scott Accepting Internship Applications

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) has announced he is accepting congressional internship applications for available positions in his Washington DC, North Charleston, Columbia and Greenville offices for the spring of 2020.

Sumter Casket Company Expanding

Sumter Casket Company, a manufacturer and distributor of caskets, today announced plans to expand its operations to Clarendon County.