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News from around the state

Dillon Native To Become Youngest Deputy Director In History Of S.C. Youth Challenge Academy

On July 3, 2018, Derrek Pugh, a native of Dillon, will become the youngest Deputy Director in the history of the South Carolina Youth Challenge Academy, an entity of the South Carolina National Guard.

$49 Million Announced For Charleston Harbor Deepening Project

Today the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced $49 million for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project in the Fiscal Year 18 Work Plan, critical funds that will be coupled with financial support from the State of South Carolina to further the progress of deepening the Charleston Harbor to 52 feet.

South Carolina Army National Guard to Send Support To Texas Border

Gov. Henry McMaster and S.C. Adjutant General Robert E. Livingston Jr. today announced that the South Carolina Army National Guard will send troops and equipment to the Texas Border in support of Operation Guardian Support, President Trump’s mission to secure the southern border.

Real ID Cards Now Available

Governor Henry McMaster was joined by SC Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) Director Col. Kevin Shwedo to announce that South Carolina’s new driver’s licenses and identification cards, including those compliant with the federal REAL ID Act of 2005, are now available for purchase SCDMV branches statewide.

Eagle Solar Announces Project In Orangeburg

Eagle Solar Group today announced plans to construct a new, state-of-the-art solar farm in Orangeburg County. The company is investing $87.9 million in the new operations.

State Sets Record For Export Sales

For the eighth consecutive year, the State of South Carolina set a record for total export sales in 2017.

MDT Adds Two Independent Board Members

Marlboro Development Team added two independent board members to its Board of Trustees in December, by including two individuals with business and social services experience to the governing board.

NESA Holds Annual Meeting

The North Eastern Strategic Alliance (NESA) announced its member counties had a record $857 million in capital investment in 2017 during its 2018 Annual Meeting on Monday, Feb. 12 at Carolina’s Hospital Systems Floyd Conference Center.

Marlboro Development Team Expanding Into Spartanburg

Marlboro Development Team (MDT), the wholly-owned commercial and industrial development subsidiary of Marlboro Electric Cooperative (MEC), announced the addition of four seasoned real estate development professionals to its expanding operation along with plans to open an additional office in Spartanburg, SC.

SCDCA Warns Of Job Scams

The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is advising job seekers to be cautious in their search.