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QEMS, Inc. Announces York County Operations

Quality Electronic Manufacturing Services, Inc. (QEMS), a provider of electronics manufacturing services, today announced that it has located new operations in York County. The company’s $7.6 million…

Charlie Condon to Serve as Chairman of Santee Cooper’s Board

Governor Henry McMaster today issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling confirming the validity of his appointment of former South Carolina Attorney General Charlie…

Governor's Mansion Christmas Open House Scheduled For December 3

Governor Henry McMaster, First Lady Peggy McMaster, and the First Family invite South Carolinians and their families to join them for a Christmas Open House on Monday, December 3, from 5:30 PM to 7:…

Gov. Henry McMaster Announces Resignation of S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce Executive Director

Governor Henry McMaster today announced Cheryl Stanton’s resignation as Executive Director of the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW), effective December 7, 2018. “Director…

52nd Annual Governor's Carolighting

Governor Henry McMaster, First Lady Peggy McMaster, and the First Family will celebrate the beginning of the holiday season with the 52nd Annual Governor's Carolighting at the South Carolina State…

Bintelli LLC Growing Charleston County Operations

Bintelli LLC, an Inc. 5000 company and manufacturer and distributor of mopeds, scooters and electric vehicles for a variety of applications, today announced another expansion of its Charleston County…

Domino’s to Open New Processing Facility in Lexington County

Domino’s, the Michigan-based pizza restaurant chain, today announced plans to open a new processing facility in Lexington County. The company’s new project is slated to create 75 jobs. Founded in…

Weekly Schedule: November 13, 2018

Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of November 13th includes: Tuesday, November 13, 12:00 PM: Gov. McMaster will attend the Public Service Authority Evaluation and Recommendation Committee…

Gnotec Group Locating New Operations in Orangeburg County

Gnotec Group, a supplier to the automotive industry, is locating new operations in Orangeburg County. The company’s $5.9 million investment is projected to create 78 new jobs in the community. Gnotec…

Carolina Poly, Inc. Expanding Its Chester County Operations

Carolina Poly, Inc., a venture of Poly-America, one of the largest polyethylene film manufacturers in the United States,is expanding its Chester County operations. The company’s $25 million capital…

Weekly Schedule: October 29, 2018

Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of October 29th includes: Monday, October 29, 10:00 AM: Gov. McMaster joined state and federal agency officials and representatives from non-profits for…

Record Cuts to Unemployment Tax Rate Announced

Governor Henry McMaster and S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) Executive Director Cheryl Stanton announced that the 2019 tax rates for businesses will be an average of 18.8 percent…

Nucor Building Systems Expanding Lexington County Operations

Nucor Building Systems, a leading manufacturer of custom, pre-engineered metal building systems, is growing its existing operations in Lexington County. The company’s $7 million investment is…

Nutramax Laboratories Expanding Lancaster County Operations

Nutramax Laboratories and its family of companies, a leading manufacturer and marketer of nutritional supplement products for people and their pets, are expanding operations in Lancaster County. The…

Gov. Henry McMaster Announces Horry/Georgetown Team South Carolina Day

Governor Henry McMaster will be joined by state and federal officials and non-profit organizations for Team South Carolina Day for Horry and Georgetown Counties Monday, October 22 in Conway, South…

British Airways Unveils Plans for Non-stop Air Service Between South Carolina and the U.K.

British Airways, a full-service global airline, today announced plans for new, non-stop air service between London’s Heathrow Airport and the Charleston International Airport. The twice-weekly flight…

Disaster Recovery Center Opening in Darlington County

The State of South Carolina and FEMA are opening a Disaster Recovery Center in Darlington (Darlington County) Wednesday, Oct. 17. Eight additional centers are open in the areas affected by Hurricane…

Huvis Indorama Advanced Materials Launching Operations in Spartanburg County

Huvis Indorama Advanced Materials, a 50-50 joint venture between Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited and South Korea-based Huvis Corporation, is launching new manufacturing operations at Auriga…

Green Energy Biofuel Locating New Facility in Aiken County

Green Energy Biofuel today announced plans to locate a new recycling facility in Aiken County. The company’s $4.3 million capital investment is projected to create more than 40 jobs over the next…

Mobile Disaster Recovery Center Visits Horry County for Three Weeks

A Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) will be visiting locations throughout Horry County over the next three weeks. MDRCs are mobile disaster resources that allow state and local officials to…

Gov. Henry McMaster Creates Statewide Commission to Address Flooding

Governor Henry McMaster today issued Executive Order 2018-50 (PDF), which creates the South Carolina Floodwater Commission. The governor has created the Commission due to a need for communication and…

Linde Hydraulics Corporation Establishing New Facility in York County

Linde Hydraulics Corporation, a global manufacturer of hydraulic and electronic drive systems, today announced plans to locate new production operations in York County. The company’s $13.4 million…

Southern Current Launching New Solar Projects in Marion County

Southern Current, a leading developer in the residential, commercial and utility-scale solar markets, is expanding its solar farm portfolio with five new solar facilities in Marion County. The…

Disaster Recovery Center Opening in Florence County

The State of South Carolina and FEMA will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Florence County on Wednesday, Oct. 10. Disaster Recovery Centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in…

Weekly Schedule: October 8, 2018

Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of October 8th includes: Monday, October 8, 12:00 PM:  Gov. McMaster attended the Memorial Service for Sgt. Terrence Carraway, Florence, S.C. Wednesday,…

Nupi Americas to Expand Hampton County Operations

Nupi Americas, Inc. today announced that the company will invest $6.2 million in an expansion of its current manufacturing and distribution facility at the Southern Carolina Industrial Campus in…

Gov. Henry McMaster Takes Steps to Assist Local Governments with Mosquito Abatement

Governor Henry McMaster today sent a letter to S.C. Treasurer Curtis Loftis requesting the transfer of $4 million from the Unclaimed Property Account to the S.C. Emergency Management Division (SCEMD…

Caterpillar Locating New Operations in Greenwood County

Caterpillar Inc., one of the world’s leading manufacturers of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives, will locate a…

Disaster Recovery Centers Opening in Marion, Marlboro, Georgetown Counties

The State of South Carolina and FEMA will open Disaster Recovery Centers in Marion, Marlboro, and Georgetown Counties. Marion's will open tomorrow, October 4, Marlboro's will open Friday, October 5,…

Wheel Pros Establishing New Manufacturing and Distribution Operations in York County

Wheel Pros, LLC, a leading designer, marketer and distributor of branded aftermarket wheels, today announced plans to establish new manufacturing and distribution operations in York County. The $13.9…

Evanesce Packaging Solutions, Inc. Locating Production Facility in Colleton County

Evanesce Packaging Solutions, Inc.today announced plans to locate its first large-scale production operations in Colleton County. The facility, which will manufacture compostable food service trays,…

MAHLE Behr Expanding Its Charleston County Operations

MAHLE Behr Charleston Inc., a leading supplier of air conditioning and radiator assemblies, is expanding its manufacturing operations in Charleston County. The company’s $36 million investment is…

Florence and Darlington County Residents Eligible for FEMA Individual Assistance

At the request of Governor Henry McMaster, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has amended its disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence to make residents in Florence and Darlington…

Gov. Henry McMaster to Host Chesterfield Team South Carolina Day

Governor Henry McMaster will visit Cheraw on Thursday, October 4, for Chesterfield Team South Carolina Day – a relief event that will serve as a one-stop for Chesterfield County residents who have…

Disaster Recovery Centers Opening in Chesterfield, Dillon and Horry Counties

Disaster Recovery Centers are opening in in Cheraw, Dillon and Conway on Tuesday, October 2 to help residents with damages and losses from Hurricane Florence. Other centers will be opening soon in…

Element Materials Technology Opening Anderson County Facility

Element Materials Technology (Element), a leader in materials and product qualification testing, today announced plans to open new operations in Anderson County. The company’s $3.4 million investment…

Longleaf Packaging, LLC Locating New Operations in Orangeburg County

Longleaf Packaging, LLC today announced plans to establish a new manufacturing facility in Orangeburg County. The company’s $6 million investment is projected to create 28 new jobs in the community.…

Georgetown County Residents Eligible for FEMA Individual Assistance Program

At the request of Governor Henry McMaster, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has amended its disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence to make residents in Georgetown County eligible…

Chesterfield County Residents Eligible for FEMA Individual Assistance Program

At the request of Governor Henry McMaster, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has amended its disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence to make residents in Chesterfield County eligible…

Weekly Schedule: September 24, 2018

Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of September 24th includes: Wednesday, September 26, 8:00 AM: Gov. McMaster will speak at the Downtown Columbia Rotary Club meeting, The Palmetto Club,…