Category Archives: Government

S.C. Department of Commerce Office of Innovation to launch Scribble event series

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The South Carolina Department of Commerce's Office of Innovation today announced the launch of the Toolkit Talk series, celebrating innovators across S.C. The interactive three-day series, which is part of the Scribble online resource, provides opportunities for idea sharing and collaboration between innovators of all industry sectors and experience levels. The series…
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USDA Invests in Drinking Water Quality and Wastewater Management for 784,000 Rural Residents and Businesses in 42 States including South Carolina

Projects will Improve Water Pressure, Address Public Health and Environmental Issues WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2019 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy today announced that the department is investing $635 million in 122 projects to improve water systems and wastewater handling services in rural communities in 42…
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USDA Invests in Rural Critical Community Facilities in South Carolina

New Schools, Clinics, Hospitals Will Benefit 1.6 Million People and Help Communities Thrive Columbia, S.C., Nov. 14, 2019 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy today announced that USDA is investing $394 million to improve critical community facilities in 28 states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.…
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Rep. Gary Simrill and Nella Barkley to receive Wilkins Leadership Awards

State Rep. Gary Simrill (R-York) and Nella Barkley, community leader and president of Crystal-Barkley Corporation, will receive The Riley Institute at Furman University’s 2019 David H. Wilkins Leadership Awards recognizing outstanding legislative and civic leadership in the state. The awards will be presented on the first night of the legislative session, Jan. 14, 2020, at…
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USDA Invests in Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements in 31 States Including South Carolina

Columbia — U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy announced that USDA is investing $201 million to improve rural water infrastructure in 31 states. “Modern, reliable and accessible infrastructure is critical to economic development and quality of life,” LaVoy said. “Under the leadership of President Trump and Agriculture…
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SCDNR Board Member presented award at annual dinner

[caption id="attachment_24223" align="alignleft" width="960"] Pictured (left to right): Tim Sorrells, Duane Swygert, Sam Wyche, Bob Williams.[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. — At an annual dinner for the South Carolina Hunters and Land Owners for the Hungry, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Board Member Duane Swygert was presented the “Man of the Year” award for his outstanding…
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Assistant U.S. Attorney to Join Richardson, Patrick, Westbrook & Brickman

COLUMBIA -- Richardson, Patrick, Westbrook & Brickman, LLC is honored to announce that William Camden (Will) Lewis will be joining the law firm. He is presently employed at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of South Carolina in Columbia, where he has worked as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for more than 3 years. After…
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The S.C. Service Commission Announces $3.5 Million for AmeriCorps State Programs

South Carolina, Columbia – The Governor-appointed South Carolina Service Commission has received and awarded $3.4 Million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering and service programs. The United Way Association of South Carolina is thrilled to announce this news! This award will be matched with…
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