Category: State

News from around the state

State Unemployment Edges Up

South Carolina businesses continued to add jobs in December to a new record level with the Hospitality and Tourism and Construction sectors leading the way. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate edged up to 4.1 percent in December from November’s rate of 4 percent.

Ports Authority Reports Growth

South Carolina Ports Authority reported nine percent container volume growth in 2017 with a record-setting 2.2 million twenty-foot equivalent container units handled during the year.

Boateng Serving As Sr. Community Development Manager, American Cancer Society Relay For Life, Southeast Division

Chinel Boateng is the Sr. Community Development Manager, American Cancer Society Relay For Life, Southeast Division.

NETC Foundation Makes Donation

Northeastern Technical College Foundation donates $1,000 towards the new CareSouth Carolina McColl Health & Wellness Center.

S.C. Ports Reports Container Volume Growth

South Carolina Ports Authority’s 2018 fiscal year container volume through November grew 2.5 percent compared to last year, with 886,414 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) handled by the Port of Charleston since July.

Work On Inland Port Dillon Progressing

Work on the much-anticipated Inland Port Dillon is progressing, according to the S.C. Ports Authority.

Latta Native Presented With Lifetime Achievement Award

Each year, IES Abroad, the leading not-for-profit study abroad organization, recognizes a study abroad professional with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Restaurant Food Grades Available On Web

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has launched a new web application that provides the public with risk-based inspection scores and reports for all DHEC-permitted retail food establishments at the touch of a button, the Agency announced .

Goodwin Competing For Miss South Carolina Teen

Dillon native Aubrey Goodwin will depart for Columbia on June 18 to begin her quest to become Miss South Carolina Teen.

Congressman Rice Applauds Submission Of Permit Application For Approval Of I-73 Project

Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) applauded the submission of the permit application for approval of the Interstate 73 project.