Category: State

News from around the state

Latta Native Presented With Lifetime Achievement Award

Each year, IES Abroad, the leading not-for-profit study abroad organization, recognizes a study abroad professional with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Restaurant Food Grades Available On Web

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has launched a new web application that provides the public with risk-based inspection scores and reports for all DHEC-permitted retail food establishments at the touch of a button, the Agency announced .

Goodwin Competing For Miss South Carolina Teen

Dillon native Aubrey Goodwin will depart for Columbia on June 18 to begin her quest to become Miss South Carolina Teen.

Congressman Rice Applauds Submission Of Permit Application For Approval Of I-73 Project

Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) applauded the submission of the permit application for approval of the Interstate 73 project.

State Adopts 10-Point Grading Program

State Superintendent of Education Molly M. Spearman announced that the State Board of Education has unanimously approved the recommendation to adopt a 10-point grading scale beginning in the 2016-17 school year for all high school courses.

Bill Fleming Presented Order Of The Palmetto

William L. “Bill” Fleming, Sr., was presented The Order of the Palmetto by Ambassador David H. Wilkins on behalf of Governor Nikki Haley at a luncheon of The Electric Cooperatives of South Carolina’s Winter Conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Greenville, S.C.

Murphy Competing For Miss S.C. Crown This Week

Twenty-year-old Mikeya Murphy of Dillon will be competing in the Miss South Carolina pageant this week.

Troopers Graduate

The South Carolina Highway Patrol announces the graduation of 40 troopers from Highway Patrol Basic Class 95.

Bozard Elected To Eastern Carolina Community Foundation Board

Eastern Carolina Community Foundation has elected Dillon resident Dan Bozard, President of Dillon Provision Co., Inc. to its Board of Trustees.

Moody To Head S.C. School Counselor Association

Dr. LaWanda R. Felder, South Carolina School Counselor Association President 2011-12, passes the gavel to Mr. Will Moody, South Carolina School Counselor Association President Elect 2011-12.