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June 15, 2019 - 12:33 pm
Washington, D.C. – Reps. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.), Doug Collins (R-Ga.), Jody Hice (R-Ga.), Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga.), and Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requesting information on the anticipated cost increase for dock and facility permits. Last week, the Corps...
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Patrick Gentry
June 11, 2019 - 11:02 am
The United States government has formally submitted an extradition request to the United Kingdom for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, according to a U.S. official. Assange faces an 18-count indictment that accuses him of soliciting and publishing classified information and of conspiring with...
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Patrick Gentry
June 10, 2019 - 10:24 am
South Carolina has passed a new law that keeps protein grown in a laboratory from stem cells as advertising as ``meat.'' Primary sponsor Republican Rep. Randy Ligon of Chester says he didn't want people to confuse lab-grown protein with the real thing. The lawmaker and member of the South Carolina...
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May 23, 2019 - 7:31 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster today announced that he has appointed Donald R. Tomlin, Jr. to serve as chairman of the South Carolina State Workforce Development Board. A longtime South Carolina-based investor and entrepreneur, Mr. Tomlin was born in Columbia and is a graduate of the...
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Patrick Gentry
May 15, 2019 - 11:15 am
Members of a committee have briefly met for the first time to hash out differences between the proposed South Carolina budget passed by the House and Senate. The conference committee met for less than 15 minutes Tuesday to discuss the state's nearly $9 billion budget plan. They immediately passed...
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Greenville County Job Fair
Ken Pauli
May 15, 2019 - 9:00 am
Greenville County Public Safety is holding a career fair with open interviews today at Greenville County Square at University Ridge. The event will take place from noon until 7pm and will feature several agencies. Positions are open with Greenville County EMS, Sheriff’s Office, and the Detention...
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Ken Pauli
May 14, 2019 - 8:51 am
City Allocates Additional Funding to Transit Greenville's City Council voted to appropriate $425,021 in the General Fund for Greenlink at yesterday's formal City Council meeting. That brings the City's portion of funding for mass transit to $4,187,904 this year. That figure includes contributed...
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Patrick Gentry
May 13, 2019 - 10:57 am
In South Carolina, all police officers are certified and trained at one central academy. But with the demand for officers on the rise, the academy is changing how it operates to get new officers into squad cars and in the community faster. Police departments across the state send their new officers...
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Simpsonville City Council with Mayor Janice Curtis
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Ken Pauli
May 13, 2019 - 10:26 am
A vote Tuesday evening (May 14) could bring a new section of the Swamp Rabbit Trail to Simpsonville. The Simpsonville City Council is expected to vote on the proposed extension, which would go from Trade Street in downtown Simpsonville, travel along Southeast Main following the railroad tracks, to...
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Patrick Gentry
May 10, 2019 - 12:17 pm
The Pentagon says it is reallocating $1.5 billion to help pay for construction of 80 miles of wall at the U.S.-Mexican border. The money is being drawn from savings in numerous defense programs, including one that supports the Afghan army and other security forces. The Pentagon in March had...
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