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News from around the state

Winner Claims $1.5 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot In South Carolina

The South Carolina Education Lottery Commission (Commission) is pleased to announce that the winner of the $1.5 billion Jackpot from the October 23, 2018, Mega Millions drawing has come forward and submitted a claim for the underlying prize.

CareSouth Carolina Brings Health Services To Students In Rural Communities

Because many students in rural communities don’t have the opportunity to visit a doctor’s office regularly, CareSouth Carolina is bringing the care to them.

Two Men Charged In 2018 Incident At Bartell’s Landing In Florence County

Two men charged in 2018 incident at Bartell’s Landing in Florence County.

Fight Tax ID Theft: Tips To Protect Your Refund

The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is urging consumers to guard against tax-time identity theft. The tips below will help consumers protect their refund and personal information this tax season.

PalmettoPride Announces Litter Numbers

PalmettoPride announced the 2018 Litter Control Enforcement Grant ticket numbers.

January Is National Stalking Month

January is National Stalking Awareness Month. Stalking can be a form of domestic violence.

Marlboro Electric To Lower Residential Power Rates

Marlboro Electric Cooperative, Inc., will lower residential power rates 8 percent from December 2018 to March 2019 providing its members greater savings during the high-usage winter months.

McMaster Wins Governor Of South Carolina

Henry McMaster won Governor of South Carolina in Tuesday’s General Election.

SSI Benefits Will Increase In 2019

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 67 million Americans will increase 2.8 percent in 2019, the Social Security Administration announced.

Governor Trying To Help Hurricane-Affected Areas With Mosquito Control

overnor Henry McMaster today sent a letter to S.C. Treasurer Curtis Loftis requesting the transfer of $4 million from the Unclaimed Property Account to the S.C. Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) to help with mosquito abatement services in areas affected by Hurricane Florence.