Category: State

News from around the state

Possible Medicare Scam Popping Up Around State

S.C. – A possible new twist on an old type of Medicare scam is popping up around the state and the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is warning consumers to be on the look-out for representatives or companies offering “free” DNA testing services through their Medicare coverage.

Fuel Savings Will Decrease Bills For Duke Energy Progress Customers In South Carolina Beginning This Summer

Duke Energy Progress is proposing a decrease in monthly fuel costs for its South Carolina customers beginning this summer as part of an annual adjustment of the actual cost of fuel used to generate electricity at its power plants.

Nutrition Program Celebrates 50 Years

The world’s most famous doctor, Hippocrates, prescribed more than 2,000 years ago that people “search out the food befitting their nature.”

Marlboro Electric Cooperative, Inc. Announces Another Rate Decrease

Marlboro Electric Cooperative, Inc. (MEC) is pleased to announce an 8% Summer rate decrease to its residential members.

DHEC Seeking Help To Track West Nile Virus

Residents can help the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) track West Nile virus this spring and summer by submitting certain species of dead birds for lab testing.

Funds Available For Young Innovators

There are a lot of young people with new ideas, enthusiasm and passion, but without the financial means to change their dreams into reality.

Clemson’s Blue Cheese Places Fourth In National Cheese Championship

Clemson University’s blue cheese has made its mark in the cheesiest state of them all.

Stanton Named Executive Director Of FMU Education Foundation

Lauren Stanton (’09, ’13) has been named executive director of Francis Marion University’s Education Foundation.

Duke Energy Progress Updates Rate Proposal

As you know, Duke Energy Progress is the utility that serves about 169,000 customers in the northeastern corner of South Carolina, to include Dillon, Florence, Darlington and Sumter counties.

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).