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Gov. Henry McMaster Urges Donations, Extends Income Tax Deadline, Allows Curbside Sale of Beer and Wine by Restaurants 

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster took additional actions today to enhance the state’s response to COVID-19’s continued impact to South Carolina.

South Carolina Medical and Nursing Boards to Issue Emergency Licenses

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The SC Board of Medical Examiners and the SC Board of Nursing have procedures in place to temporarily license individuals in times of an emergency.

Gov. Henry McMaster, Lt. Gov. Pamela S. Evette, and First Lady Peggy McMaster’s Weekly Schedule, March 2, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster, Lt. Gov. Pamela S. Evette, and First Lady Peggy McMaster’s schedules for the week of March 2nd  will include the following:

Gov. Henry McMaster to Convene S.C. Public Health Emergency Plan Committee to Discuss Coronavirus Disease 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster will lead a meeting of the S.C.

REMBE Inc. Establishing Operations in Lancaster County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – REMBE® Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of the operational safety company REMBE® GmbH, today announced plans to locate its U.S.

abatUS Establishing Operations in Greenville County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – abatUS, a subsidiary of German-based abat AG and sister company of Adah International, today announced new operations in Greenville County.

Douglas Machine Shop, Inc. Expanding Operations in Chesterfield County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Douglas Machine Shop, Inc., a custom metal fabricator and machine shop, today announced plans to expand its current operations in Chesterfield County.

Gov. Henry McMaster Announces Major General (Ret.) William F. Grimsley as South Carolina’s First Secretary of Veterans’ Affairs

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster today announced that Maj. Gen. (Ret.) William F.

Gov. Henry McMaster Names Acting Director of S.C. Department of Public Safety

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster today named South Carolina Highway Patrol Major Robert G.

StoneWorks, Inc. Expanding Operations in Beaufort County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – StoneWorks, Inc., an interior craftsmanship company, today announced plans to expand its operations in Beaufort County.

2020 State of the State Address, Governor Henry McMaster

State of the State Address As Prepared for Delivery Wednesday, January 22, 2020 The State House, Columbia, S.C.

Optimized Armor, Inc. Establishing New Operations in York County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Optimized Armor, Inc., an industry-leading armor steel supplier, today announced plans to establish operations in York County.

Alorica Expanding Operations in Charleston County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Alorica, a global leader in customer experience solutions, today announced plans to expand its current operations in Charleston County.

Jemison Metals Expanding Sumter County Operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Jemison Metals, a leading supplier of carbon flat-rolled products, today announced plans to expand operations in Sumter County.

Pierburg US, LLC Expanding Operations in Greenville County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Pierburg US, LLC, a manufacturer of components for air supply and emission control, today announced plans to expand its existing operations in Greenville County.

Gov. Henry McMaster Appoints New Chairman of SCETV Commission

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster today announced that he has appointed Richard Cohn, Sr. to serve as the next Chairman of the SCETV Commission.

Global Lending Services LLC Expanding Operations in Greenville County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Global Lending Services LLC (GLS), an automotive lending company, today announced plans to expand its current operations in Greenville County.

Custom Profile Establishing Operations in Kershaw County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Custom Profile, a manufacturer and supplier of plastic profile extrusions, today announced plans to establish operations in Kershaw County.

Gov. Henry McMaster, Lt. Gov. Pamela S. Evette, and First Lady Peggy McMaster’s Weekly Schedule, December 16, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster, Lt. Gov. Pamela S. Evette, and First Lady Peggy McMaster’s schedules for the week of December 16 will include the following:

Palmetto Pedic Establishing Operations in Cherokee County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Palmetto Pedic, a mattress manufacturing company, today announced plans to establish operations in Cherokee County.

Gov. Henry McMaster, CMS Administrator Verma Announce Launch of Healthy Connections Community Engagement Initiative

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster was joined today by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma, S.C.