Category Archives: Government

South Carolina Department of Education Announces Summer Meals Program

Columbia, S.C. - The South Carolina Department of Education’s Office of Health and Nutrition offers local government agencies, school districts, faith-based and private nonprofit organizations an excellent opportunity to provide summer meals to children by becoming a sponsor or a summer meal site for our Summer Meals Program. This program is funded by the United…
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Industry Leaders Make Voices Heard at Annual Business Speaks Event

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Monday held its annual Business Speaks at the State House event, presented by Dominion Energy. The event included a South Carolina State House visit led by the Chamber’s policy team, a legislative forum including Governor McMaster, Speaker Lucas, and Senate President Pro Tempore Leatherman, as well as a networking reception at the…
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Wilson selected to serve on Advisory Board

City Manager Teresa Wilson has been selected to serve on the Carolina Cluster Public-Sector Executive Advisory Board. The Carolina Cluster is comprised of three historically black colleges and universities: Claflin University, Benedict College and Voorhees College. The Advisory Board is comprised of 20 members who are leaders in local government and state agencies. Information gleaned…
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City of Cayce Announces Second Annual “Soiree on State” Festival

CAYCE, SC – The City of Cayce is thrilled to announce the second annual Soiree on State, to be held April 14, 2018! New this year, the City has partnered with The Avenues Neighborhood Association to combine the Cayce Festival of the Arts with Soiree on State. This partnership will expand the Soiree on State…
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SC Chamber to Hold Press Conference to Announce 2018 Competitiveness Agenda

List of Policy Priorities for Upcoming Legislative Session to be Released at Statehouse COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce will hold a press conference Monday, January 8th at 12:00 p.m. to announce its 2018 Competitiveness Agenda, a list of policy priorities for the upcoming legislative session. The 2018 Competitiveness Agenda was formed…
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Municipal Association of SC has a new executive director

The new executive director of the Municipal Association of South Carolina is Wayne George, a former mayor, city councilmember and state legislator. The Association represents the state's 271 cities and towns, providing training, advocacy at the state and federal levels, and programs that give local officials the tools they need to provide quality services. There's…
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