Coronavirus outbreak in South Carolina – updated information here

  April 15, 2021

Updated April 15, 2021  The links provided below are updated regularly as information becomes available. Keep checking back here for updates. Latest SC Data (April 15, 2021) South Carolina to…

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Gov. McMaster announces $10.5 million investment in charter schools, workforce development

  April 14, 2021

Governor Henry McMaster today announced a $10.5 million investment in South Carolina’s public charter schools and the state’s workforce development efforts through the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) fund. South Carolina’s charter schools will receive $9…

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DHEC Statement on Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine 

  April 13, 2021

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) released the following statement concerning the federal announcement about the Janssen vaccine, also referred to as the Johnson & Johnson…

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DHL Supply Chain establishing operations in Cherokee County

  April 7, 2021

More than $92.7 million investment will create 249 new jobs DHL Supply Chain (DHL), a U.S. leader in contract logistics and part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, today announced plans to grow…

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Berkeley County to launch digital plans review process April 5

  April 1, 2021

Will Streamline Efficiency Across Multiple Departments Berkeley County will launch a digital plans review process on Monday, April 5 called “E-Review”. This electronic submittal process will help maximize efficiency across the…

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Empower SC to host panel discussions with top mayoral candidates

  April 1, 2021

Empower SC hosts panel discussion on April 7th with Tameika Isaac Devine, Sam Johnson ahead of mayoral election in Columbia Local advocacy group Empower SC will be hosting a panel…

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NOT BUSINESS AS USUAL

  March 31, 2021

Senator Thomas Alexander and the intersection of life and work By W. Thomas Smith Jr. AS A BOY GROWING UP in the thriving northwest corner of South Carolina, State Senator…

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Laurens City Council Conducts Goal Setting Workshop

  March 24, 2021

Laurens City Council held a goal setting workshop on Wednesday, March 24th, in advance of the FY 2021-2022 City Budget planning process. The planning session was intentionally scheduled to take…

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The life, loss, and legacy of Col. J.H. “Red” Lanier

  March 23, 2021

Former commander of the S.C. Highway Patrol passes away at 85 By W. Thomas Smith Jr. Almost everyone from South Carolina has a Colonel Joseph H. “Red” Lanier story. My…

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Berkeley County appoints Deputy County Supervisors

  March 18, 2021

Berkeley County has appointed two new Deputy County Supervisors to serve under the County Supervisor and ensure efficient and effective delivery of services consistent with County objectives. Ashley Powell has been hired…

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Several Richland County offices now open by appointment

  March 18, 2021

As Richland County continues to work toward safely reopening County facilities, several offices have reopened to the public by appointment only. Residents can now sign up for in-person appointments with…

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Shubert joins Lander University Board of Trustees

  March 16, 2021

Lander University has announced that the South Carolina General Assembly has elected Jim Shubert, of Simpsonville, to Seat 9 (at-large) of Lander University’s Board of Trustees. Shubert replaces Maurice Holloway,…

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National Smithsonian traveling exhibition now open in City of Westminster

  March 12, 2021

The City of Westminster has been selected as the only upstate stop for displaying the SC Humanities “Water/Ways” Exhibit. The Exhibit is now open at the Historic Westminster Train Depot,…

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