Coronavirus & vaccination update in South Carolina

  August 3, 2021

Updated Aug 3, 2021  The links provided below are updated regularly as information becomes available. Keep checking back here for updates. Latest SC Data (Aug 3, 2021) SC Demographic Data…

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Councilman Joseph Dickey selected for Legal Elite

  July 30, 2021

Joseph D. Dickey, Jr., managing partner of the Dickey Law Group, has been selected as a 2021 “Legal Elite” by Integrated Media Publishing, the publishers of Greater Columbia Business Monthly,…

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Midlands Gang and Fugitive Task Forces merge

  July 29, 2021

Agency collaboration aids in thwarting violent criminal activity By W. Thomas Smith Jr. The multi-agency Midlands Gang Task Force (MGTF) and the Midlands Fugitive Task Force (MFTF) joined forces in…

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DHEC issues updated wildfire smoke alert

  July 28, 2021

South Carolinians should be aware of the continued risk for health effects related to smoke that originated from wildfires burning across parts of central and western Canada and the western…

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Life Cycle Engineering awarded $15 million contract

  July 28, 2021

Life Cycle Engineering (LCE) has been awarded a $15 million, one-year delivery order by Southwest Regional  Maintenance Center (SWRMC). Under this delivery order, LCE will support the U.S. Navy by…

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Laurens County Council Meeting – July 27, 2021

  July 26, 2021

Laurens County Council will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, July 27th. The meeting location is the old historic courthouse on the square in Laurens.  The meeting starts…

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City of Columbia receives two SC OSHA safety awards

  July 26, 2021

The City of Columbia Public Works Department and Public Administration Department were recognized as recipients for their outstanding safety performance at the 2021 Safety Achievement Awards on Wednesday, July 21,…

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Historic Columbia announces August 2021 events and programming 

  July 26, 2021

Historic Columbia’s slate of events for August will center on women’s history in a nod towards National Women’s Equality Day (Aug. 26). HC is welcoming guests for a variety of themed activities, including a Historic Water Balloon Battle that links to stories…

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County renews call for input on new land development rules

  July 26, 2021

A series of in-person events beginning this week will help inform Richland County residents about newly rewritten land development regulations before the new rules are finalized. The rules make up…

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DHEC issues wildfire smoke alert

  July 21, 2021

Residents of South Carolina should be aware of possible health effects related to smoke from wildfires that originated from fires burning across parts of central and western Canada and the…

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Summer tax tips, from teen jobs to summer camp

  July 21, 2021

Summer means warmer temperatures, vacations, and special tax situations. Wait. Tax situations? From teen summer jobs and W-4s to taxes on gig work and using summer camp costs for a…

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2021 ‘Rescue Brew Beer Star Search’ search underway

  July 19, 2021

Palmetto Brewing Company, Southern Eagle Distributing, WCSC Live 5 News, Charleston City Paper and Cupcake DownSouth Partner to Benefit Charleston Animal Society The Second Annual Rescue Brew Beer Spokesdog and…

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Berkeley County Council awards contract for U.S. 176 Phase 1

  July 19, 2021

Berkeley County Council awarded the contract for U.S. 176 improvement project phase 1, on Monday, June 28 at the County Council meeting. U.S. 176 Phase 1 consists of widening U.S. 176 from…

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DHEC announces ‘Champions of the Environment’ funding will support training program for K-12 environmental educators

  July 18, 2021

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced that “Champions of the Environment” grant funding is helping sponsor the Palmetto Environmental Education Certification program (PEEC), which trains and informs school…

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Rural infrastructure broadband grants awarded

  July 13, 2021

The South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS) has issued Notices to Proceed to 18 internet service providers in 22 counties for almost $30 million in projects to expand broadband…

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City of Charleston recognizes National HIV Testing Day

  July 12, 2021

Today, in honor of National HIV Testing Day on Sunday, June 27th, Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg and regional healthcare professionals held a press conference encouraging Charleston residents to get tested.…

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Memorial service to honor those lost to COVID-19

  July 12, 2021

A public memorial service will pay tribute to Richland County residents lost as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The service will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 15 outside…

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