Governor’s Mansion Christmas Open House Scheduled for December 5

  December 1, 2022

Governor McMaster and the First Lady Welcome South Carolinians for Christmas Celebration Governor Henry McMaster and First Lady Peggy McMaster invite South Carolinians and their families to join them for…

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Randy Randall Announces Run for Mayor of Clinton

  November 29, 2022

Former Clinton Mayor Randy Randall announced this week he will run once again to serve as the city’s mayor. Randall previously served in local government for a total of 17…

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$3.1 million in locally grown food headed to South Carolina schools

  November 22, 2022

South Carolina students will be eating more food grown by local farmers as part of a partnership involving the South Carolina Department of Agriculture and the South Carolina Department of…

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City of Charleston unveils plans for future Hope Center

  November 22, 2022

Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg, Mount Pleasant Mayor Will Haynie and Mayors’ Commission on Homelessness and Affordable Housing Chair Robert Clement unveiled plans for the future Hope Center at a ceremony…

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Three fire departments merge in Berkeley County

  November 21, 2022

To Cut Costs, Improve Fire Services in Each District Three fire departments in Berkeley County recently merged to save costs and improve services to citizens. Effective November 1, 2022, the…

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Public input requested on bike share expansion

  November 21, 2022

Midlands residents are asked provide their input as part of a bike share expansion study.  Input can be provided through an interactive online survey and map, and comments provided will help shape the…

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City offers complimentary parking over Thanksgiving Holiday

  November 21, 2022

Parking Services once again is excited to support local businesses & the community by offering complimentary parking over the Thanksgiving Holiday!   On-street meter operations Wednesday November 23th – enforcement until 6:00pm…

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County Council Meeting – November 22 Agenda

  November 21, 2022

Laurens County Council will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, November 22. Due to the renovations of the historic courthouse on the square, County Council is  meeting  at…

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A Focus on Greer – Rick Danner, Mayor, City of Greer

  November 17, 2022

Several months ago, I did an interview with someone in downtown Greer, SC. When I pulled on to the Main Street, my first thought was, “Clearly, I have never been…

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City Council Highlights | November 15, 2022

  November 16, 2022

Before the City Council Meeting on November 15, 2022 commenced, the City of Columbia held a press conference in Council Chambers to highlight November as Diabetes Awareness Month. District II…

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Advertisement of vacancies on various boards and commissions

  November 15, 2022

The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions. Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) Seeking to fill nine (9) vacancies. The purpose of BPAC is to advise the Mayor and City Council Members, the City of Columbia transportation planning staff; community organizations; and partners…

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City of Columbia to host December All Access Columbia Event

  November 15, 2022

WHO: City of Columbia Community Development Department and Office of Business Opportunities WHAT: The City of Columbia Community Development Department and Office of Business Opportunities will be hosting a Resource Fair that…

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Rebates now being issued; cap amount set at $800

  November 14, 2022

The South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) has begun issuing 2022 Individual Income Tax rebates to eligible taxpayers. The rebate amount is based on an individual’s 2021 tax liability, up to a…

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City of Charleston closely monitoring Tropical Storm Nicole

  November 10, 2022

City of Charleston officials are closely monitoring Tropical Storm Nicole and have begun initial preparations for any potential impacts the storm may have here in the Lowcountry. City Emergency Management…

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City of Columbia to host December All Access Columbia Event

  November 9, 2022

WHO: City of Columbia Community Development Department and Office of Business Opportunities WHAT: The City of Columbia Community Development Department and Office of Business Opportunities will be hosting a Resource Fair that…

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Chapin Police Department awarded thousands in grant funding

  November 9, 2022

The Chapin Police Department has been awarded $69,506.55 in grant funding through the South Carolina Department of Public Safety, Office of Highway Safety and Justice Programs. The mission of the…

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Election Day is Tuesday – What You Need to Know

  November 7, 2022

After tomorrow the robo-calls, text messages, commercials and political mailers will all stop. Tomorrow is election day and one that is being hyped for larger than normal turnout across the…

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Conservation District awards 5 mini-grants for fall projects

  November 7, 2022

Initiatives for County students involve food production, garden revitalization, animal habitat Students at five local education sites will receive hands-on environmental education this fall, thanks to financial support provided by…

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Accountant/Fiscal Analyst

  November 7, 2022

The State Treasurer’s Office promotes a culture that is a fast-paced environment that supports high performance, exceptional work product, accountability and collaboration. The Administration Analyst will contribute to multiple functional…

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Senior Accountant/Fiscal Analyst

  November 7, 2022

The State Treasurer’s Office promotes a culture that is a fast-paced environment that supports high performance, exceptional work product, accountability and collaboration. The Senior Accountant/Fiscal Analyst is responsible for the…

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Laurens County Council Meeting – November 8

  November 7, 2022

Laurens County Council will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, November 8. With the renovations of the historic courthouse on the square, this meeting and future meetings will…

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Official Christmas Tree arrives at South Carolina State House

  November 7, 2022

South Carolina’s official Christmas Tree arrived at the South Carolina State House this morning following a brief press conference on the North Lawn. Kelly Barbrey, vice president of marketing and communications with…

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Advertisement of vacancies on various boards and commissions

  November 7, 2022

The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions. Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) Seeking to fill nine (9) vacancies. The purpose of BPAC is to advise the Mayor and City…

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City Council Highlights | November 1, 2022

  November 3, 2022

The City Council Meeting on November 1, 2022 started off with approving the consent agenda (Items 2-11), which consisted of various contract approvals that improve the efficiencies of our City’s fleet services, public safety and Columbia water infrastructure. Another…

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Early Voting Continues Through Saturday November 5

  November 2, 2022

Early voting in South Carolina began on Monday, October 24 and ends this Saturday, November 5. Mail absentee applications cannot be requested or accepted now but mail ballots will be…

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Fountain Inn Chamber Announces Annual Christmas Parade

  November 1, 2022

The Fountain Inn Chamber announces the Annual Fountain Inn Christmas Parade will be held on December 7th at 5:30 pm. Applications to participate in the Parade are due November 7,…

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Gov. Henry McMaster Requests Disaster Declaration for Hurricane Ian

  November 1, 2022

Governor Henry McMaster today requested a Presidential Disaster Declaration to assist state and local recovery efforts following Hurricane Ian. This request comes after extensive damage assessments conducted by local officials,…

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Permit Clerk/Receptionist

  October 31, 2022

The City of Clinton is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Permit Clerk/Receptionist in the Department of Building, Planning, & Zoning. Under general supervision, the Permit Clerk/Receptionist performs various…

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Water-Sewer Division Manager

  October 31, 2022

The City of Clinton is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Division Manager of the Water-Sewer Division of Public Works & Utilities. Under limited supervision, manages the daily…

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