south carolina

Patrick Gentry
January 15, 2018 - 3:23 pm
The Alzheimer’s Association of South Carolina hopes state lawmakers will keep funding for respite care in the budget this legislative session. “We are one of the few states that has a respite program through our state legislature, which means they fund a certain amount of money to go toward respite...
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Patrick Gentry
January 15, 2018 - 3:14 pm
The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs is recommending taxpayers file their income tax returns early this year to avoid having their refunds stolen by identity thieves.
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Patrick Gentry
January 12, 2018 - 2:42 pm
A daily review of what’s making news in South Carolina state government.
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Patrick Gentry
January 11, 2018 - 3:39 pm
A daily review of what’s making news in South Carolina state government. A top challenger to Gov. Henry McMaster continues to remain close with him in fundraising with only six months remaining before the Republican primary. Former state environmental and public health chief Catherine Templeton...
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Patrick Gentry
January 11, 2018 - 1:00 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Ports Authority wants $5 million for a new terminal along the Savannah River. The Post and Courier of Charleston reported that ports CEO Jim Newsome says the Jasper County facility will be needed when the main terminal in Charleston reaches capacity. The...
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Patrick Gentry
January 10, 2018 - 4:27 pm
The governor is opposed to seismic testing off South Carolina’s shore.
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Patrick Gentry
January 09, 2018 - 5:46 pm
As South Carolina state senators gathered for the first day of the legislative session, the major issue discussed was last week’s announcement of the proposed merger between energy holding company SCANA and Virginia-based Dominion Energy. Since SCANA’s utility SCE&G and its state-owned partner...
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Patrick Gentry
January 09, 2018 - 5:38 pm
Legislators return to Columbia Tuesday for the first time since adjourning last May. Here's what's on the agenda.
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Patrick Gentry
January 08, 2018 - 3:25 pm
House Republicans plan to open this year's legislative session by finding ways to protect consumers after a costly nuclear power plant debacle left South Carolinians billions of dollars out of pocket. House Majority Leader Gary Simrill told The Associated Press on Monday the GOP Caucus is focusing...
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Patrick Gentry
January 05, 2018 - 3:56 pm
As crews with the South Carolina Department of Transportation finish clearing roads of snow and ice on one end of the state, crews in the other end of the state are getting ready for the possibility of freezing rain Sunday night. “We are going through the normal process of pre-treating the...
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