Category Archives: Government

S.C. high school students compete in 23rd annual Envirothon

[caption id="attachment_21935" align="alignleft" width="300"] Teams and coaches pose for a group photo at the 23rd annual South Carolina Envirothon competition, held April 12, 2019 at Clemson University's Sandhill Research and Education Center.[/caption] PONTIAC, S.C. (May 2, 2019) — Twenty-three teams converged on the Sandhill REC site in Pontiac on April 12 for a day of testing in the areas…
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SCDNR Law Enforcement Division Major promoted to Lieutenant Colonel

COLUMBIA, S.C. (April 29, 2019) — After nearly 25 years in law enforcement, Jamie Landrum has been promoted to Lieutenant Colonel at the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Lt. Col. Landrum started his public servant career at Spartanburg Police Department in 1995 before coming to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources as a…
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City of Columbia recognized for environmentally responsible management of electronic assets

[caption id="attachment_21567" align="alignnone" width="999"] (Pictured Terrence Murchinson, Jr., Eric Goodwill, Sylvia White, Mike Paul, Mary Pat Baldauf, Sung Jun Kim.)[/caption] City of Columbia recognized for environmentally responsible management of electronic assets by national sustainability initiative The City of Columbia, South Carolina recently received a Silver award for its achievements in the 2018 State Electronics Challenge;…
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Gov. Henry McMaster to Proclaim April “Child Abuse Prevention Month”

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster will be joined by Lt. Governor Pamela Evette, state officials, and the Children's Trust of South Carolina to recognize April as "Child Abuse Prevention Month" on Monday, April 1, at 10:00 AM at the Governor's Mansion. WHO: Governor Henry McMaster, Lt. Governor Pamela Evette, state officials, Children's Trust of…
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SC Chamber Announces 2018 Safety Award Winners

South Carolina Businesses with Successful Safety Records Honored at Annual Luncheon COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce today presented 170 Safety Awards at a luncheon presented by Sonoco at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. The Chamber’s annual Safety Awards recognize companies and their employees who have had a commendable Lost Workday Case Rate…
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Gov. Henry McMaster Announces Next Director of the S.C. Department of Social Services

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster today nominated Michael Leach to be the next director of the South Carolina Department of Social Services (SCDSS). Leach, a trained mental health clinician, has over 10 years of experience in Tennessee’s Department of Children’s Services (DCS) and has most recently served as the Deputy Commissioner for Child Programs at…
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SCAGPO 2019 Reverse Trade Shows

The South Carolina Association of Governmental Purchasing Officials (SCAGPO) is currently accepting registrations for our annual Reverse Trade Show Events. You do not want to miss these amazing networking events taking place at the following locations:  Lexington:  May 22, 2019  at Lexington Municipal Complex , 111 Maiden Lane, Lexington SC 29072  North Charleston: June 12, 2019  at Felix…
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