Category: State

News from around the state

SCBBO Announces New Grant Opportunity, Provides Updates On SLFRF Grant Program

The South Carolina Broadband Office (SCBBO) is pleased to announce the creation of an approximate $100 million grant program based upon the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Capital Projects Fund (CPF).

BBB Warns Consumers About Identity Theft

Scams are designed to either steal your money, or steal your identity in order to steal your money later. Scammers have all kinds of techniques to collect personally identifiable information (PII).

DHEC Joins National Efforts To Discourage Food Waste, Address Food Insecurity

As Food Waste Prevention Week is celebrated nationally for the first time, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is reminding residents of simple steps they can take at home to limit the negative economic, environmental, and social impacts of wasted food.

South Carolina Arts Commission Announces Additions To Team

The South Carolina Arts Commission welcomed to its team two new program directors who are tasked with serving South Carolina’s individual artists (#SCartists) and facilitating arts initiatives in rural communities.

DHEC Recognizes National STI Awareness Week with Free Testing for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) on April 13th

To raise awareness about the public health impacts of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is joining public health agencies around the nation in recognizing April 9-15 as STI Awareness Week.

Neal Brothers Charleston, Inc. Expanding

Neal Brothers Charleston, Inc. (Neal Brothers), a global logistics leader, today announced plans to expand its existing Charleston County operations. The company’s $9.48 million investment will create 10 new jobs in the first year.

Google Announces Increased Investment in South Carolina 4-H at Youth Coding Event announced a $150K grant to South Carolina 4-H on Thursday during a coding event for local middle school students in Greenville as part of a statewide effort to help expand access to computer science (CS) education in the state.

Two Public Meetings Set To Discuss Water Planning In Upper Savannah River Basin

Two public meetings will be held in the Upstate next week to provide citizens with an overview of a new water planning framework that will help guide surface water management in the Upper Savannah River Basin over the next 50 years.

25 Red Cross Volunteers from SC Deployed to 14 States to Assist Families Impacted by Numerous Disasters Nationwide

Twenty-five disaster-trained volunteers, and three emergency response vehicles from the American Red Cross of South Carolina have deployed to support disaster relief operations across 14 states in the South, Midwest, and California.

Innovative Poultry Products Expanding Operations In Bamberg County

Innovative Poultry Products, LLC (Innovative Poultry Products), a manufacturer of poultry farming equipment, announced plans to expand its operations in Bamberg County. The company’s $2.86 million investment will create 30 new jobs over the next five years.