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South Carolina Radio Network
December 18, 2018 - 8:59 am
RENEE SEXTON (South Carolina Radio Network): The United States Department of Agriculture is offering funding and programs to address the opioid problem in South Carolina. Communities and non-profits can apply for the community facility loan and grant program. “With the community facilities loan and...
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Anne Robards
December 18, 2018 - 5:45 am
In this week's edition of, "The 'R' Word: R Means Respect", Anne Robards sat down with Carrie McWhorter. Carrie is a young woman on the Dean's List at North Greenville University who lives with cerebral palsy. Carrie is an inspiration to everyone she meets: She's as bright as she is beautiful. I...
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Patrick Gentry
December 17, 2018 - 4:17 pm
Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is giving funding priority in two key grant programs to address opioid misuse in rural communities. “The opioid epidemic is dramatically impacting prosperity in many small...
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Patrick Gentry
December 16, 2018 - 9:46 pm
A South Carolina inmate is suing the state prisons department, saying the agency violated his religious freedoms by not allowing him to smoke marijuana. Media outlets report 41-year-old James Rose sued the South Carolina Department of Corrections on Monday. Rose is serving a life sentence following...
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Patrick Gentry
December 16, 2018 - 9:34 pm
South Carolina's top prosecutor is applauding a federal judge's ruling that President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. Attorney General Alan tells The Associated Press that he has always believed the health care overhaul to be flawed. He says the legal challenge wasn't about...
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Patrick Gentry
December 15, 2018 - 6:30 am
Eight schools won grants to support efforts to educate the next generation of environmental stewards, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced today. "Champions of the Environment grant winners will restore and protect coastal habitats, grow organic, sustainable...
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South Carolina Radio Network
December 14, 2018 - 3:25 pm
South Carolina regulators signed off Friday on SCANA’s merger with Virginia-based Dominion Energy. The Public Service Commission approved Dominion’s offer to buy the utility holding company, which faces significant financial hurdles in the aftermath of an abandoned nuclear construction project last...
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Patrick Gentry
December 14, 2018 - 10:23 am
Gov. Henry McMaster has chosen four new appointees for the board that maintains South Carolina's elections system. The Republican announced Thursday he had picked former Kershaw County Councilman John Wells and retired Mount Pleasant businessman Cliff Edler for two of the positions. A third...
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Patrick Gentry
December 12, 2018 - 10:51 am
A Chinese company that makes memory foam mattresses plans to open a facility in South Carolina that will employ up to 250 people. Gov. Henry McMaster and the state commerce department said Monday that Healthcare U.S. will put the plant in Fairfield County, which was rocked by the abandonment of two...
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