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Protego Expanding Operations In Charleston County

Protego, a global manufacturer of tank and flammable vapor processing safety equipment, is expanding its South Carolina presence by establishing a new facility in North Charleston, S.C. The new…

Gov. Henry McMaster to Celebrate Grand Opening of Comcast's Charleston Center of Excellence

Gov. Henry McMaster will join Comcast and dozens of local elected officials and community partners to celebrate the grand opening of the company’s new Center of Excellence in North Charleston.…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: June 5, 2017

Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of June 5 includes: Monday, June 5, 2017, 11:30 AM: Gov. McMaster will host Main Street Business Roundtable Meeting with the Anderson Area Chamber of…

Gov. Henry McMaster, State and Local Officials to Discuss Hurricane Preparedness

Governor Will Meet with Emergency Management Officials in Georgetown, Charleston, Beaufort Counties  Columbia, S.C.

Gov. Henry McMaster Holds Ceremonial Bill Signing for H.3352

Governor Henry McMaster was joined today by Representative Bill Taylor, Representative Weston Newton and open government advocates for a ceremonial bill signing for H. 3352, a bill strengthening the…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: May 30, 2017

Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of May 29 includes: Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 9:30 AM: Gov. McMaster will hold a ceremonial bill signing for H.3352, the Freedom of Information Act Reform…

Governor Henry McMaster’s Week In Review: May 21 – May 28, 2017

Greenville News: Anderson first stop on Gov. McMaster's business roundtable tour “Anderson will be the first among a seven-county tour next month, where Gov. Henry McMaster will sit with local…

Gov. Henry McMaster's Schedule: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Governor Henry McMaster's Schedule for Wednesday, May 24 includes the following:    1:30 PM: Gov. McMaster will participate in the 2017 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Science ceremony, State…

Statement From Gov. Henry McMaster On Charleston Harbor Deepening Project

Governor Henry McMaster today released the following statement in response to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers naming the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project one of six new starts and allocating $17.…

MTAG Services Expanding Charleston County Operations

MTAG Services, one of the nation’s leading providers of specialized financial asset servicing, is expanding operations in Charleston County by locating its corporate headquarters in Mount Pleasant, S…

Gov. Henry McMaster Announces Next DAODAS Director

Governor Henry McMaster today announced Sara Goldsby as the next director of the South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services (DAODAS). Goldsby has served as Acting Director of…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: May 22, 2017

Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of May 22 includes: Tuesday, May 23, 12:30 PM: Gov. McMaster will speak at a joint meeting of the Hartsville Rotary Club, Kiwanis Club and Lion’s Club,…

Gov. Henry McMaster Announces Main Street Business Roundtable Meetings

Governor McMaster will begin holding a series of roundtable style meetings with local business leaders across main street South Carolina to solicit and compile examples of regulations and red tape…

Statement From Governor Henry McMaster On April 2017 Unemployment Rate

Governor Henry McMaster today issued the following statement in response to South Carolina's unemployment rate declining to 4.3 percent in April from 4.4 percent in March.   “With today’s news that…

Gov. Henry McMaster's Schedule: Friday, May 19, 2017

Governor Henry McMaster's schedule for today, Friday, May 19 includes the following:   Friday, May 19, 1:45 PM: Gov. McMaster will attend a ribbon cutting and 50th anniversary celebration of Weylchem…

Itron Investing In Oconee County Operations

Gov. Henry McMaster and the S.C. Department of Commerce today announced that Itron, a world-leading technology and services company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water, is expanding…

China Hengshi Foundation Company Launching Richland County Operations

China Hengshi Foundation Company, a fiberglass fabric provider, is locating new operations in Richland County. The company’s new facility is expected to bring $11.1 million in capital investment and…

Gov. Henry McMaster Names State Cyber Executive

Governor Henry McMaster today announced that Bruce C. Smalley has been named Cyber Executive to lead the S.C. Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Program. “Bruce Smalley will work closely with the…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: May 15, 2017

Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of April 3 includes: Monday, May 15, 2017 to Wednesday, May 17: Gov. Henry McMaster will attend the Republican Governors Association Executive Roundtable…

Electrolux Expanding Its Anderson County Operations

Governor Henry McMaster and the S.C. Department of Commerce today announced that Electrolux, a leading home and appliance manufacturer, is expanding its existing manufacturing facility in Anderson…

Gov. Henry McMaster To Host Annual Hurricane Tabletop Exercise

With the beginning of hurricane season less than one month away, Governor Henry McMaster, emergency management officials, state agency directors and local officials will participate in South Carolina…

Booz Allen Hamilton Expanding Its Berkeley County Operations

Booz Allen Hamilton, a management consulting and technology firm based in the United States, is expanding its Berkeley County operations with the opening of a new Digital Hub. This latest expansion…

Gov. Henry McMaster Holds Ceremonial Bill Signing For S.198

Governor Henry McMaster today held a ceremonial bill signing of S.198 and a public reading of the proclamation designating the month of May as Foster Care Awareness Month. The governor was joined by…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: May 8, 2017

Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of May 8 includes: Monday, May 8, 10:30 AM: Gov. McMaster held a ceremonial bill signing for S.198 and proclamation reading for Foster Care Awareness…

Gov. Henry McMaster to Celebrate Grand Opening of Comcast's Charleston Center of Excellence

Bringing more than 550 new Customer Care Agent jobs to Charleston CHARLESTON, S.C. –  Gov.

Alcami Corporation Growing Operations In Charleston County

Alcami Corporation, a leading provider of custom development and manufacturing services for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, today announced an investment of at least $5 million in…

Moore’s Food Resources Locating New Facility In Greenville County

Moore’s Food Resources, a provider of all-natural foods, is locating new operations in Greenville County. The company is projected to bring $15 million of new capital investment and create 182 new…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: May 1, 2017

Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of May 1 includes: Tuesday, May 2, 9:30 AM: Gov. McMaster will hold a meeting of the State Fiscal Accountability Authority, Room 252, Edgar A. Brown…

JSI Store Fixtures Inc. Expanding Greenville County Presence

JSI Store Fixtures Inc., a market-leading designer and manufacturer of high-quality merchandising displays for the supermarket industry, is expanding its Greenville County facility. The firm is…

Gov. McMaster Joins Governors Requesting Disaster Assistance from Congress

Governor Henry McMaster has joined Governors John Bel Edwards, Nathan Deal, Roy Cooper, and Jim Justice in requesting that Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funding be…

Caristrap International Locating Corporate Headquarters In Greenville County

Caristrap International, a manufacturer of industrial strapping systems, is locating its new corporate headquarters in Greenville County. The project is expected to bring $5.5 million of new capital…

LuLaRoe Locating New Distribution Center In Richland County

LuLaRoe, a national provider of women’s and men’s clothing, is locating a new distribution center in Richland County. The project is expected to bring approximately $35 million of new capital…

Mid-States Packaging Launching New Operations In Charleston County

Mid-States Packaging, Inc., a full-service logistics and warehousing provider, is locating new operations in Charleston County. The $5.2 million investment is expected to bring 30 new jobs to the…

Governor McMaster Signs Pension Bill Into Law

Governor Henry McMaster today signed into law H.3726, which addresses South Carolina’s $22 billion unfunded pension liability calling it “the first step of many which are needed” to secure the future…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: April 24, 2017

Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of April 24 includes: Tuesday, April 25, 11:00 AM: Gov. McMaster will attend and speak at the Rally for our Veterans, Statehouse, north steps, Columbia, S…

NCGS, Inc. Expanding Its Charleston County Presence

NCGS, Inc., a clinical research organization (CRO) supporting the pharmaceutical industry, is expanding its Charleston County operations. The company is constructing a new corporate headquarters,…

Gov. Henry McMaster Issues Pro-Business Executive Order Reducing Burdensome Regulations

Governor Henry McMaster was joined by cabinet officials today to announce that he has issued Executive Order 2017-09, which provides state agencies with guidance on reducing regulations. The order is…

Governor Henry McMaster Issues Executive Order Strengthening Cybersecurity

Governor Henry McMaster today issued Executive Order 2017-08 establishing the South Carolina Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Executive Oversight Group, which will serve as a task force meant to…

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: April 17, 2017

Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of April 17 includes: Monday, April 17, 2:00 PM: Gov. McMaster will participate in the statue dedication for Senator Fritz Hollings, 83 Meeting Street,…

Governor Henry McMaster’s Schedule: Monday, April 17, 2017

Governor Henry McMaster's Schedule for Monday, April 17 includes the following: 2:00 PM: Gov. McMaster will participate in the statue dedication for Senator Fritz Hollings, 83 Meeting Street,…