Online tax payments jump in Richland County

Richland County citizens have significantly changed how they pay their county taxes. "We have the easiest 'search and pay' website in South Carolina and our citizens are using it in record numbers," said Richland County [...]

By |January 27th, 2018|Categories: Government|0 Comments

Rep. Joe Wilson Participates in a Restaurant RoundTable

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) participated in a restaurant roundtable with the National Restaurant Association and the South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association in Columbia yesterday: “I was grateful for the opportunity to meet with restaurant [...]

By |January 25th, 2018|Categories: Politics|0 Comments

Legislative Report: A Business Plan for 2018

  Nathan Ballentine District 71 This week marked the beginning of the 2nd regular session of the 122nd South Carolina General Assembly. We returned to Columbia with a long list of issues to tackle and [...]

By |January 18th, 2018|Categories: Government|0 Comments

Lexington County Council elects Chair, Vice Chair

Lexington County Council elected the new Chairman and Vice Chairman of Council January 9. The Council selected Chairman Debra “Debbie” Summers, of Council District 4 – Springdale, parts of Lexington, parts of Oak Grove and [...]

By |January 18th, 2018|Categories: Government|0 Comments

Volunteers needed to serve on boards and commissions.

The Richland Legislative Delegation's Application Review Committee, chaired by Representative Joe McEachem, will be accepting applications from persons who wish to serve as volunteers on the following: Richland/Lexington Airport Commission, Columbia Area Mental Health Board, [...]

By |November 24th, 2017|Categories: Government|0 Comments

Wilson Praises House Passage of Bill

Bill Funds Military, National Security Projects & SRS Congressman Joe Wilson issued the following statement after House passage of the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act conference report: “As Chairman of the Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee [...]

By |November 16th, 2017|Categories: Government|0 Comments

Lake Area Election Results

    Chapin Mayor David Knight 177 (56%) Skip Wilson 104 (33%) Shayla Flores 35 (11%)   Chapin Town Council Preston Baines 228 (46%) Al Koon 156 (31%) Joe Dever 114 (23%)     Batesburg-Leesville [...]

By |November 10th, 2017|Categories: Politics|0 Comments

House Pre-files Utility Ratepayer Protection Legislation Package

Six bills included protect ratepayers and reform state agencies involved in VC Summer collapse (Columbia, SC) – House Speaker Jay Lucas (District 65-Darlington) issued the following statement after pre-filing six individual bills intended to protect [...]

By |November 10th, 2017|Categories: Government|0 Comments

Loftis Announces Winners of FutureScholarHoller Sweepstakes

Two South Carolina Football Fans Selected from Facebook Entries for College Savings Prize Pack and Scholarship State Treasurer Curtis Loftis announced the winners of the privately funded Future Scholar Holler Facebook Sweepstakes, which called on [...]

By |November 9th, 2017|Categories: Government|0 Comments

Richland County Chief Deputy County Attorney doubles as Reserve Judge Advocate

Bradley T. Farrar, Chief Deputy County Attorney for Richland County As a second-year law student at the University of South Carolina, little did Bradley Farrar know how his life would change after noticing a recruitment [...]

By |November 7th, 2017|Categories: Government|0 Comments