Category: State

News from around the state

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.

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.