Lexington County is seeking public comment regarding its environmental assessment for its proposed runway and hangar-area expansion projects at the Lexington County Airport. County Public Works officials are proposing to extend the existing 4,335-foot runway, designated 18-36, by about 1,165 feet, for a total length of 5,500 feet. The expansionContinue Reading

Congressman Joe Wilson released the following statement on reports that the U.S. Marine Corps is considering a proposal to close Parris Island: “The news that the Marine Corps is considering closing the storied base at Parris Island, South Carolina, is alarming and disappointing, to say the least. Marine Corps RecruitContinue Reading

The General Assembly was back in session this week primarily to pass important absentee voting measures and to allocate the remaining federal coronavirus aid funds. I’ll quickly recap our actions below. Allowing All South Carolinians to Vote Absentee We acted quickly this week to pass safety measures that give allContinue Reading

Congressman Joe Wilson released the following statement on the announcement of a normalization agreement between Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain:   “Today’s announcement of a US-brokered peace agreement between Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain is an achievement of historic proportions. I want to commend President Donald Trump forContinue Reading

With the height of South Carolina’s hurricane season approaching, the South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) offers tips to help you keep your tax records safe in the event of an emergency. • Use paperless recordkeeping. Scan paper documents to save electronic copies, and back up your computer often. KeepContinue Reading

Congressman Joe Wilson released the following statement after the announcement of a historic settlement between the Trump Administration and the State of South Carolina regarding the removal of 9.5 metric tons of plutonium from the state. South Carolina will receive 600 million dollars as part of the settlement: “As aContinue Reading

You can now renew your South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) beginner’s permit or identification card at SCDMVOnline.com. The new transaction is available for eligible South Carolinians and is another way citizens can complete their SCDMV business from the comfort of home during the COVID-19 pandemic. “These transactions utilizeContinue Reading

Open Letter Did you know you can see your work history online all the way back to your first job? Your earnings history is a record of your progress toward your Social Security benefits. We keep track of your earnings so we can pay you the benefits you’ve earned overContinue Reading

Congressman Joe Wilson released the following statement on voting against the USPS Fairness Act:  “Although I did vote for the Republican motion to recommit with instructions, I ultimately voted against the USPS Fairness Act. It is disappointing that House Democrats refused to work with Republicans and instead put forward a partisanContinue Reading

Congressman Joe Wilson visited the Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday morning at their weekly Coffee Talk held in Stars and Strikes Bowling Arcade on Lake Murray Blvd. The congressman was on the second day of his South Carolina Congressional District Two bus tour. He spoke about initiatives fromContinue Reading