Category: State

News from around the state

FMU Welcomes New Vice-President Of Communications

Francis Marion has ushered in a new Vice-President of Communications, Anna Todd.

Fort Jackson Starts Serving Thanksgiving Dinner On Nov. 23 To Ensure All Get A Meal

Many trainees and soldiers at Fort Jackson will start enjoying a thanksgiving feast a day early on Nov. 23 for either lunch or dinner depending on their training schedule.

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week Being Observed

During National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (Oct. 23-29), the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) encourages residents to learn the dangers of lead exposure and how to protect themselves and their families from it.

Turnout Breaks Record on First Day Of Early Voting For 2022 General Election

As of late this afternoon approximately 40,000 people had already voted early, nearly doubling the previous one-day record for early voting set on June 10, the last day of early voting in the Statewide Primaries.

Social Security Benefits To Increase 8.7 Percent In 2023

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 8.7 percent in 2023, the Social Security Administration announced.

State Suffers First Flu-Related Death Of Season

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced that the state has suffered its first influenza-associated death of the season.

DHEC, PalmettoPride Encourage South Carolinians to Practice Effective Recycling Methods

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) wants everyone to know about the many benefits of recycling and encourages residents to study the best ways to recycle effectively and responsibly.

SC Issues Tax Relief Due To Hurricane Ian

As a result of Hurricane Ian, the South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) has extended the deadline for extension filers to file Individual Income Tax returns to February 15, 2023.

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month: DHEC Urges Expectant Parents to Monitor Baby Health by Using ‘Count the Kicks’

During Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reminds South Carolinians of the agency’s ongoing partnership with Count the Kicks, an evidence-based stillbirth prevention campaign.

AGP Group Establishing Operations In Lexington County

AGP Group, one of the world’s leading specialty glazing manufacturers, today announced plans to establish its innovative AGP eGlass division in Lexington County. The company’s $3.3 million investment will create 35 new jobs.