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MobileFleet Inc. establishing operations in Marion County

MobileFleet Inc., a widely-respected manufacturer and distributor in the public safety industry, today announced plans to establish operations in Marion County. The $6.3 million investment will…

Weekly Schedule: June 24, 2019

Gov. Henry McMaster and Lt. Gov. Pamela S. Evette’s schedule for the week of June 24th includes: Monday, June 24, 1:05 PM:  Lt. Gov. Evette speaks to Girls in Government Class, Christ Church…

S.C. House Opioid Abuse Prevention Study Committee Meeting

Governor Henry McMaster will participate in a meeting of the South Carolina House Opioid Abuse Prevention Study Committee tomorrow, Tuesday, June 25 at 9:30 AM.  Special Guest Dr. Vanila Singh, who…

State Agency Open Records Practices

Governor Henry McMaster and S.C. Inspector General Brian Lamkin today released a survey conducted by the Office of the Inspector General of 35 state agencies' policies and procedures related to the…

Gov. Henry McMaster Announces and Signs Children’s Internet Safety Governor’s Pledge

Governor Henry McMaster, First Lady Peggy McMaster, and Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette were joined today by representatives from Enough Is Enough (EIE), Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott,…

Children’s Internet Safety Governor’s Pledge Announced

Governor Henry McMaster, First Lady Peggy McMaster, and Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette will be joined by representatives from Enough Is Enough®, and members of the General Assembly to announce and…

Public Service Authority Advisory Board to Hold Public Meeting 

Governor Henry McMaster and the Public Service Authority Advisory Board will hold a meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, June 19 at 2 PM in Columbia. Who: Gov. Henry McMaster, Public Service Authority…

Weekly Schedule: June 17, 2019

Gov. Henry McMaster and Lt. Gov. Pamela S. Evette’s schedule for the week of June 17th includes: Monday, June 17, 8:15 PM: Lt. Gov. Evette will speak at the 2nd Reconciliation Ride Dinner…

Boise Cascade Expanding Its Chester County Operations

Boise Cascade Company (NYSE: BCC), one of the largest producers of engineered wood products and plywood in North America and a leading U.S. wholesale distributor of building products, is expanding…

Weekly Schedule: May 28, 2019

Gov. Henry McMaster and Lt. Gov. Pamela S. Evette’s schedule for the week of May 28th includes: Tuesday, May 28, 2:00 PM: Lt. Gov. Evette will visit and tour Green Energy Biofuel, 2110 Main Street,…

Spectrum Quartz Launching New Dillon County Manufacturing Operations

Spectrum Quartz, part of the Hirsch Glass Corporation, a manufacturer and distributor of quartz and other glass products, today announced plans to open its new production operations in Dillon County…

New Chairman of the S.C. State Workforce Development Board is Announced

Governor Henry McMaster today announced that he has appointed Donald R. Tomlin, Jr. to serve as chairman of the South Carolina State Workforce Development Board. A longtime South Carolina-based…

U.S. Waffle Company Launching New Pickens County Facility

U.S. Waffle Company today announced plans to launch a new frozen food processing facility in Pickens County. The company’s $22.1 million investment is projected to create approximately 114 new jobs…

Eastover Solar Launching Richland County Solar Project

Eastover Solar, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Community Energy, an experienced utility-scale solar project developer, today announced plans to construct a new solar farm in Richland County. The…

a2b Fulfillment Adding New Facility in Edgefield County

a2b Fulfillment, a third-party provider of order fulfillment, customer care and value-added services, today announced plans to add its fourth U.S. location in Edgefield County, creating approximately…

Weekly Schedule: May 20, 2019

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 ceremonial bill signing for H. 3659 – SC Energy…

S.C. Floodwater Commission Announce Collaboration with Town of Nichols

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 County with drainage…

JUUL Labs, Inc. Investing Over $125 Million in Lexington County Operations

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 more than 500 new jobs to support the…

South Carolina’s Veteran Unemployment Rate Dropped Significantly in 2018

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 year-over-year, and a considerable…

Gov. Henry McMaster Announces South Carolina’s First State Child Advocate

Amanda F. Whittle to Lead the New S.C. Department of Children’s Advocacy

Gov. Henry McMaster Announces South Carolina’s First State Child Advocate

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 created by S.805 during last year’s…

Southern Current Launching New Solar Project in Hampton County

Southern Current, a leading developer in the residential, commercial and utility-scale solar markets, is expanding its solar farm portfolio with a new, 10-megawatt facility in Hampton County. The…

Weekly Schedule: April 29, 2019

Gov. Henry McMaster and Lt. Gov. Pamela S. Evette’s schedule for the week of April 29th.

Statement from Gov. Henry McMaster on Offshore Drilling

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 offshore drilling operations

Governor, Lt. Governor, and First Lady's Schedule: April 26, 2019

Gov. Henry McMaster, Lt. Gov. Pamela S. Evette, and First Lady Peggy McMaster's schedule for Friday, April 26th.

Florence County Sheriff Kenny Boone Suspended

Immediately following the indictment of Florence County Sheriff Kenny Boone, Governor Henry McMaster issued Executive Order 2019-15, suspending Boone from office and appointing former Florence County…

IPSUM Technologies, LLC Launching New Pickens County Production Operations

IPSUM Technologies, a high-tech, advanced manufacturing company serving a variety of industries, today announced plans to launch new production operations in Pickens County. The company’s $19.2…

Weekly Schedule: April 22, 2019

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 the 4th Annual Eco Ball, Nodoki Lodge,…

Weekly Schedule: April 15, 2019

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 the RBC Heritage Classic Tournament Opening…

Senator Hollings to Lie in State

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 until 5:00 PM. The viewing will be open…

Gov. McMaster Names Next SCDEW Director

Governor Henry McMaster today nominated Mr. G. Daniel Ellzey to be the next director of the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (SCDEW). The nomination comes after the South…

The Muffin Mam, Inc. Opening in Laurens County

The Muffin Mam, Inc., a leading manufacturer of baked goods headquartered in Simpsonville, S.C., is launching new production operations in Laurens County. The company’s $18.8 million investment is…

Perdue Farms Invests $25 Million in Dillon County Expansion

The S.C. Department of Commerce and Governor Henry McMaster today announced that Perdue Farms has completed a $25 million expansion at its harvest operation in Dillon County, creating 100 additional…

Weekly Schedule: April 8, 2019

Gov. Henry McMaster and Lt. Gov. Pamela S. Evette’s schedule for the week of April 8th includes: Monday, April 8, 10:30 AM:  Gov. McMaster held a military commanders briefing, USC Alumni Center,…

World Energy Launching New Hampton County Operations

World Energy, one of America’s largest suppliers of biodiesel, today announced plans to locate its new production facility in Hampton County. The company’s $5.4 million investment is projected to…

Horton Holding, Inc. Locating New Operations in Oconee County

Horton Holding, Inc., a premium provider of engine-cooling solutions, today announced plans to locate new operations in Oconee County, creating 125 new jobs.

Greenwood Fabricating and Plating Expanding

Greenwood Fabricating and Plating today announced plans to expand its existing Greenwood County manufacturing operations. The company’s $17.1 million investment is projected to create an additional…

DHL Supply Chain Constructing New $100 Million Distribution Center in Dorchester County

DHL Supply Chain, a leader in contract logistics and part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, today announced plans to construct a new distribution and warehousing park in Dorchester County that will open in…

Weekly Schedule: April 1, 2019

Gov. Henry McMaster and Lt. Gov. Pamela S. Evette’s schedule for the week of April 1st includes: Monday, April 1, 10:00 AM:  Gov. McMaster and Lt. Gov. Evette participated in an event to recognize…

Gov. Henry McMaster Announces Next Director of the S.C. Department of Social Services

Governor Henry McMaster today nominated Michael Leach to be the next director of the South Carolina Department of Social Services (SCDSS). Leach, a trained mental health clinician, has over 10 years…