Category: State

News from around the state

Nutrition Program Celebrates 50 Years

The world’s most famous doctor, Hippocrates, prescribed more than 2,000 years ago that people “search out the food befitting their nature.”

Marlboro Electric Cooperative, Inc. Announces Another Rate Decrease

Marlboro Electric Cooperative, Inc. (MEC) is pleased to announce an 8% Summer rate decrease to its residential members.

DHEC Seeking Help To Track West Nile Virus

Residents can help the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) track West Nile virus this spring and summer by submitting certain species of dead birds for lab testing.

Funds Available For Young Innovators

There are a lot of young people with new ideas, enthusiasm and passion, but without the financial means to change their dreams into reality.

Clemson’s Blue Cheese Places Fourth In National Cheese Championship

Clemson University’s blue cheese has made its mark in the cheesiest state of them all.

Stanton Named Executive Director Of FMU Education Foundation

Lauren Stanton (’09, ’13) has been named executive director of Francis Marion University’s Education Foundation.

Duke Energy Progress Updates Rate Proposal

As you know, Duke Energy Progress is the utility that serves about 169,000 customers in the northeastern corner of South Carolina, to include Dillon, Florence, Darlington and Sumter counties.

Leach Nominated As Next Director Of DSS

Governor Henry McMaster today nominated Michael Leach to be the next director of the South Carolina Department of Social Services (SCDSS).

Peaches Appear To Survive Recent Cold Snap

Clemson researchers report South Carolina peaches appear to have survived the recent cold snap, but growers shouldn’t let down their guard just yet.

Authorities Ask Public To Help Find Highly Invasive Fig Buttercup

The sound of sniffles and the yellow tint on cars and buildings seen through watery eyes tells us spring is upon us. Trees and plants are blooming, including the Ficaria verna, commonly known as Fig buttercup, which is invasive.