MTC opens Welding Technology Center to meet employer demand

  September 23, 2021

Midlands Technical College held a ribbon cutting and grand opening for the college’s new Welding Technology Center today. The education and training facility is located on Kentucky Avenue on the…

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Trident United Way welcomes new board chair and members

  September 23, 2021

Trident United Way is proud to announce Tim Grow of Elliott Davis as the new Board Chairman. He succeeds Steve Polson of AstenJohnson. “Our Lane Family Boardroom has a running…

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Coronavirus & vaccination update in South Carolina

  September 23, 2021

Updated Sept 23, 2021  The links provided below are updated regularly as information becomes available. Keep checking back here for updates. Latest SC Data (Sept 23, 2021) SC Demographic Data…

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Laurens County Council Meeting – September 14th

  September 11, 2021

Laurens County Council will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, September 14th. The meeting location is the old historic courthouse on the square in Laurens.  The meeting starts…

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Phase IIB Matching Fund launched for S.C. small businesses

  September 9, 2021

The S.C. Department of Commerce Office of Innovation, in partnership with the South Carolina Jobs-Economic Development Authority (JEDA) and 3Phase, today announced the launch of the state’s first Phase IIB…

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West Columbia selects new Police Chief

  September 8, 2021

The West Columbia City Council has selected Marion Boyce as the next West Columbia Police Chief. Chief Marion Boyce began his law enforcement career as a Patrol Officer for the…

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SC Chamber names 2021 Legislators of the Year

  September 7, 2021

              House Speaker Jay Lucas and Senate LCI Chairman Thomas Alexander To Receive Inaugural Awards The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce (SC Chamber) announced…

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Gov. Henry McMaster announces plan to accelerate I-26 widening project

  September 7, 2021

Governor Henry McMaster was joined by S.C. Department of Transportation (SCDOT) Secretary Christy Hall and business leaders from around the state to announce a proposal which would accelerate existing plans…

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SC tax credits available for education-related expenses

  August 31, 2021

The South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) reminds teachers and parents that Income Tax credits are available for certain education related expenses. Information for teachers: Classroom Teachers Expenses Credit: Classroom teachers…

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An Interview with New County Administrator Thomas Higgs

  August 31, 2021

Monday, August 30th was “day 1” for Thomas Higgs now serving as the Laurens County Administrator. He hit the ground running, attending a department head meeting with County Council Chairman,…

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Laurens County Council Meeting – August 24th

  August 22, 2021

Laurens County Council will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, August 24th. The meeting location is the old historic courthouse on the square in Laurens.  The meeting starts…

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Councilwoman McBride appointed to national committees

  August 18, 2021

County Council Vice Chair Yvonne McBride, District 3, has been appointed to serve on several committees for the National Association of Counties (NACo), an organization that advocates for more than…

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Statement from Gov. Henry McMaster on Dismissal of Lawsuit Challenging Return to Pre-Pandemic Unemployment Programs to Address Labor Shortage

  August 18, 2021

Governor Henry McMaster released the following statement regarding today’s (August 13th) circuit court decision dismissing a lawsuit challenging the Governor’s decision to terminate South Carolina’s participation in optional federal pandemic-related…

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S.C. ends fiscal year with unprecedented $1.024 billion surplus

  August 13, 2021

Comptroller warns of ticking time bomb in state pension plans The S.C. Comptroller’s Office closed the books on state government’s fiscal year that ended June 30, 2021 (FY2021) with a…

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Daniel Island Recreation Center Grand Opening

  August 12, 2021

On Monday, August 9, Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg, members of City Council and special guests gathered at the grand opening of the Daniel Island Recreation Center at 160 Fairbanks Drive.…

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