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News from around the state

South Carolina Earns ‘F’ In Tobacco Taxes

Tobacco use remains the nation’s leading cause of preventable death and disease, taking an estimated 480,000 lives every year.

AAA: Gas Prices Dropping with Temperatures Across the Carolinas

Prices in the Carolinas dropped overnight as gasoline stocks grew, measuring at 258 million bbl – a stock level not recorded by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) in nearly a year.

SCDOR And IRS To Begin Accepting Individual Income Tax Returns On January 27th

The South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) and the IRS will begin accepting Individual Income Tax returns on Monday, January 27, 2020.

January Is National Radon Month

January is National Radon Action Month, and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is encouraging South Carolinians to become familiar with the risks of radon when it’s present inside homes.

Collect Gas And Vehicle Maintenance Receipts Before Filing Taxes

The South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) wants to remind you to collect your 2019 gas and vehicle maintenance receipts before filing your taxes next year.

Swiffer® Recycling Program Launches

Swiffer®, a pioneer in the Quick Clean category and used in more than 50 million households worldwide, has partnered with international recycling leader TerraCycle® to make their Swiffer Sweeper™, Duster and WetJet™ refills nationally recyclable.

NC Gets Funds To Make Improvements On I-95

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced that the Trump Administration will invest $900 million in American infrastructure through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants program.

State News Briefs

News briefs

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.