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May 23, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster today announced that he has appointed Donald R. Tomlin, Jr. to serve as chairman of the …

May 22, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Eastover Solar, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Community Energy, an experienced utility-scale solar project developer, today announced plans to construct a new…

May 20, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster and Lt. Gov. Pamela S. Evette’s schedule for the week of May 20th includes:

Tuesday, May 21, 2:30 PM:  Gov. McMaster will hold a…

May 14, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster and South Carolina Floodwater Commission Chairman Tom Mullikin are pleased to announce a collaborative initiative to assist the Town of Nichols and Marion…

May 13, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – JUUL Labs, Inc. today announced plans to invest more than $125 million in a new assembly facility in Lexington County. This investment is expected to help create…

May 8, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina's annual unemployment rate for veterans declines to 3.3 percent in 2018, down from 3.9 percent in 2017. This is a 15.4 percent drop in the rate…

May 6, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster today announced that Amanda F. Whittle will be the first person to fill the position of South Carolina’s State Child Advocate, which was…

May 6, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster today announced that Amanda F. Whittle will be the first person to fill the position of South Carolina’s State Child Advocate, which was…

April 30, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Southern Current, a leading developer in the residential, commercial and utility-scale solar markets, is expanding its solar farm portfolio with a new, 10-…

April 29, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster and Lt. Gov. Pamela S. Evette’s schedule for the week of April 29th includes:

Monday, April 29, 10:30 AM:  Lt. Gov. Evette…

April 25, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Governor Henry McMaster today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of the Interior's decision to indefinitely halt plans to expand…

April 25, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster, Lt. Gov. Pamela S. Evette, and First Lady Peggy McMaster's schedule for tomorrow, Friday, April 26th includes:

10:00 AM:  First Lady…

April 24, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Immediately following the indictment of Florence County Sheriff Kenny Boone, Governor Henry McMaster issued …

April 24, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – IPSUM Technologies, a high-tech, advanced manufacturing company serving a variety of industries, today announced plans to launch new production operations in…

April 22, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster and Lt. Gov. Pamela S. Evette’s schedule for the week of April 22nd includes:

Monday, April 22, 8:30 PM:  Gov. McMaster will speak at…

April 15, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster and Lt. Gov. Pamela S. Evette’s schedule for the week of April 15th includes:

Monday, April 15, 10:00 AM:  Lt. Gov. Evette spoke at…

April 11, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Former South Carolina Governor and United States Senator Fritz Hollings will lie in state at the South Carolina State House on Monday, April 15, from 10:00 AM…