Conservation Voters of South Carolina will host its 11th annual Green Tie Luncheon September 18 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm in the Grand Ballroom at Historic 701 Whaley. This year’s House Conservation Leadership honorees are Representative Nathan Ballentine of Irmo and Representative Mandy Powers Norrell of Lancaster. The SenateContinue Reading

The Richland County Office of Small Business Opportunity is holding an all-day networking event for local businesses. Connecting Small Businesses to Financing and Contracting Opportunities will be 9 am – 3 pm this Wednesday, September 11 at Richland School District 2’s Institute of Innovation (R2i2) and is part of theContinue Reading

South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) agents today arrested a Columbia florist on charges of operating a retail business without a license.  Anthony Gerard Kennedy, 49, of Columbia, operator of Flower Station, is charged with one count of operating a retail business without a license. According to his arrest warrant, Kennedy’sContinue Reading

Congressman Joe Wilson visited the Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce August 27. He spoke to the crowd about his work in Washington DC and notably a bill he’s authored that will end the so-called ‘widow’s tax’, which is a dollar to dollar offset of payments between the Survivor Benefit PlanContinue Reading

On Monday, August 26th, Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) will embark on his annual district Bus Tour. Congressman Wilson will travel to all five counties of South Carolina’s Second Congressional District to visit with constituents, discuss their concerns, and share updates on his work in Congress. Monday, August 26, 2019 9:15AM: BTDContinue Reading

The Richland County Soil and Water Conservation District has several opportunities for K-12 teachers, staff and students to get involved in conservation efforts as the school year kicks off. Conservation Education Mini-Grants Faculty and staff at public, private and alternative schools in Richland County are eligible to apply for Conservation EducationContinue Reading

Secretary of State Mark Hammond is offering eight free regional notary public seminars this summer and fall for all South Carolina notaries and those interested in becoming a notary. The Lexington County seminar will be held August 27 at the Midlands Technical College, Airport Campus. Doors will open one hourContinue Reading

The Social Security Administration has expanded online services for residents of South Carolina through its my Social Security portal at http://www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount. Andrew Saul, Commissioner of Social Security, announced that residents can use the portal for many replacement Social Security number (SSN) card requests. This will allow people to replace theirContinue Reading

The House Legislative Oversight Committee has scheduled a meeting August 13, 2019, at 10 am in Room 110, Blatt Building to receive public input about the Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services; Department of Education; Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services; Secretary of State’s Office; and South CarolinaContinue Reading