House Committee passes $208M COVID vaccine relief bill

  January 25, 2021

Today, the House Ways and Means Committee unanimously passed a proposal to allocate $208 million for COVID vaccine relief. The proposal now heads to the full House of Representatives for…

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Brigade Street safety improvement work begins January 25th

  January 25, 2021

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT), in partnership with the City of Charleston, will begin work January 25th on safety and connectivity improvements on Brigade Street to benefit people…

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A Conversation with Tom Mullikin, SC Floodwater Commission

  January 25, 2021

South Carolina faces an environmental challenge of the utmost urgency. Frequent flooding from rains, storms, hurricanes and tides threatens our people, our property and our way of life. To identify…

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Richland County receives national honor for budgeting

  January 21, 2021

Richland County’s Budget and Grants Management Office has earned the highest honor in governmental budgeting for the 26th consecutive year. The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) recently presented a Distinguished…

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New parking lot open in Unity Park

  January 21, 2021

The new 185-space paved parking lot in Unity Park is now open. Visitors can access the new parking lot via Nassau Street and follow the designated pedestrian pathways to The…

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City of Charleston welcomes new City Architect

  January 20, 2021

The city of Charleston has hired Tory Parish as its new City Architect. Ms. Parish, who began work this week, will help shape the city’s built environment by overseeing the…

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8th Circuit Solicitor David Stumbo Sworn in for Third Term

  January 14, 2021

On Wednesday, January 13th Solicitor David Stumbo took the oath to defend the Constitution, seeking justice, and keeping our community safe. The Laurens County Courtroom was not as full as…

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2021 State of the State Address, Governor Henry McMaster

  January 13, 2021

State of the State Address As Prepared for Delivery Wednesday, January 13, 2021 The State House, Columbia, S.C. Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, ladies and gentlemen of the General Assembly, my…

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Richland County’s Finance Department earns national award

  January 13, 2021

Richland County’s Finance Department again has earned the highest honor in governmental accounting and financial reporting. For the 37th consecutive year, the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) awarded the Richland County…

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Laurens County Council Elects New Leadership

  January 13, 2021

The first order of business at the January 12th meeting of Laurens County Council was to elect the chair and vice chair of council. The election process was facilitated by…

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South Carolina Farmers can apply Jan. 1 to grow hemp in 2021

  January 8, 2021

The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) will accept applications for hemp farming permits for the 2021 growing season from Jan. 1 through Feb. 28, 2021. The state’s Hemp Farming…

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All Phase 1a healthcare workers urged to quickly schedule vaccine appointments

  January 6, 2021

Nearly 70,000 Phase 1a Healthcare Workers Scheduled to Receive COVID-19 Vaccines Click here to download this infographic COLUMBIA, S.C. –  The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC)…

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County businesses have until March 15 to renew licenses

  January 5, 2021

With the beginning of a new year, the clock is ticking for Richland County businesses to renew their business licenses. All County business licenses expired Dec. 31. The deadline to…

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Richland County swears in five new Councilmembers

  January 5, 2021

Richland County welcomed five newcomers to County Council during a series of swearing-in ceremonies in the Council Chambers on Tuesday. Derrek Pugh, District 2; Gretchen Barron, District 7; Overture Walker, District 8; Jesica…

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Lott re-sworn as sheriff of Richland County

  January 5, 2021

Hundreds of deputies later re-sworn By W. Thomas Smith Jr. For the seventh consecutive time since 1997, Leon Lott raised his right hand and was re-sworn as sheriff of Richland…

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Graham looks ahead at the 117th Congress

  January 5, 2021

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement after being sworn in on the first day of the 117th Congress. “Today is a big day for me personally, and…

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New Councilmembers to be sworn in Tuesday

  January 4, 2021

Richland County Council will kick off a new term Tuesday, Jan. 5 with the ceremonial swearing-in services for five new members who won election in November. Individual swearing-in ceremonies for…

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Clinton Light Show Continues Through January 3rd

  December 30, 2020

If you haven’t seen the new light show in Clinton, you have a few more days to do so! “O Lighted Night” is a choreographed light show with lights dancing…

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