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News from around the state

Public Urged To Be Proactive With Cybersecurity

The 16th Annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) has kicked off. This year’s theme – Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT. – emphasizes personal accountability and the importance of taking proactive steps to enhance cybersecurity at home and in the workplace.

Social Security Announces 1.6 Percent Benefit Increase For 2020

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for nearly 69 million Americans will increase 1.6 percent in 2020, the Social Security Administration announced.

Strategy Plastics Expanding Into Anderson County

Strategy Plastics, LLC, a full-service plastic injection molding company, today announced plans to expand to Anderson County.

McCall Farms Announces $50 Million Investment

McCall Farms, the South Carolina-based manufacturers of Margaret Holmes, Glory Foods, Peanut Patch Boiled Peanuts, Bruce’s Yams, Allens, Allens Popeye, Veg-All and Princella, announced plans to expand its existing operations in Florence County.

Marlboro Electric Cooperative Files Suit Against Central Electric Power Cooperative As Part Of Ongoing Customer Protection Campaign

As part of its ongoing effort to secure competitive pricing and best service practices for its members, Marlboro Electric Cooperative filed a lawsuit against the Central Electric Power Cooperative in South Carolina’s fifth judicial circuit on Friday.

Some SC Taxpayers To Receive $50 Rebates In December

South Carolina lawmakers determined $61 million of the tax dollars generated by the 2018 Mega Millions winner would be used to fund $50 rebate checks for qualifying taxpayers.

Pause To Remember September 11, 2001

Eighteen years ago, our country, way of life, and freedoms came under attack. The events of that harrowing morning changed our nation, our communities, and our families forever.

Wet Weather Ahead

A tropical depression is likely to form by Saturday night, according To NWS-WILMINGTON.

VA Implements MISSION Act With New Urgent Care Benefit

As you may know, VA implemented the MISSION Act on June 6. But one of the lesser known provisions of the law established a new urgent care benefit that allows eligible Veterans access to urgent and walk-in care at participating clinics in their communities.

Gracen Grainger Crowned Miss Clemson Teen USA

Gracen Grainger was crowned Miss Clemson Teen USA on July 28, 2019 in Walhalla, SC.