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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,…

Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available for Four Counties Affected by Hurricane Florence

Governor Henry McMaster and S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) Executive Director Cheryl Stanton today announced that residents in Dillon, Horry, Marion and Marlboro counties are now…

Team South Carolina Emergency Response

The South Carolina Emergency Response Team is monitoring and preparing for the water levels of rivers to continue to rise. The forecast is for flood waters in portions of the Pee Dee region including…

Federal Highway Administration “Quick Release” Emergency Funds

At the request of Governor Henry McMaster and South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) Secretary Christy Hall, SCDOT has been approved for $8 million in Federal Highway Administration (…

Four South Carolina Counties Approved for Individual Assistance Program

At the request of Governor Henry McMaster, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has amended its disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence to make residents in Dillon, Horry, Marion and Marlboro…

Gov. Henry McMaster, UnitedHealth Group Celebrate $500,000 Donation to the One SC Fund

Governor Henry McMaster was joined today by UnitedHealth Group executives and Joanne Turnquist of the Central Carolina Community Foundation to celebrate UnitedHealth Group’s $500,000 donation to the …

Gov. McMaster Requests Federal Support for Hurricane Florence Recovery

Governor Henry McMaster today sent a letter to South Carolina’s congressional delegation requesting their continued support as the state begins to focus on recovery efforts prior to expected flooding…

Gov. Henry McMaster Suspends Fifth Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson

Governor Henry McMaster today suspended Fifth Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson following his indictment, and has appointed Deputy Attorney General Heather Weiss to serve in his place.

Weekly Schedule: September 17, 2018

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Weekly Schedule: September 17, 2018  Columbia, S.C. – Gov. Henry McMaster’s schedule for the week of September 17th includes:

Team South Carolina Continues to Respond to Florence

The South Carolina Emergency Response Team continues to remain fully staffed and dedicated to respond to what is now Tropical Depression Florence. The State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) is…

President Donald J. Trump Declares Disaster for State of South Carolina and Eight Counties

In response to Governor Henry McMaster’s request, President Donald Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the state of South Carolina and approved federal reimbursement through FEMA for costs…

Evacuation Orders Lifted for Horry and Georgetown Counties Tomorrow at 9AM

In coordination with local officials, Governor Henry McMaster today announced that evacuation orders for Horry and Georgetown counties will be lifted tomorrow morning, Sunday, September 16 at 9 AM. …

Evacuation Orders Lifted for Charleston, Dorchester, Berkeley, and Colleton Counties

In coordination with local officials, Governor Henry McMaster announced that evacuation orders have been lifted for all residents in Charleston, Dorchester, and Berkeley counties, along with Edisto…