Please see below an update from the SC Department of Natural Resources: Good Morning, New day. New track forecast. At 5 AM this morning, Florence was 200 miles SE of Wilmington NC, heading NW at 15 mph. The official 5 AM intensity was 110 mph; although the recon aircraft in the hurricane (On purpose!) reported […]
SCDOT is closely monitoring the forecast for Hurricane Florence and prepared to make any shifts as required by Gov. McMaster. Traffic is currently flowing well. Lane reversals on I-26 and US 501 will be kept in place as long as they are still being used or winds reach tropical storm force. We will be closely […]
SCDOT has tripled its road and bridge program to an unprecedented $3 billion level. Over $440 million of this increase in road and bridge projects is directly attributable to the gas tax increase that was enacted last year. The new funding is being targeted to key priorities such as paving projects, rural road safety […]
COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce PAC, which supports pro-jobs candidates for the General Assembly, endorsed 15 members of the S.C. House of Representatives who are running for re-election. Each Chamber PAC-endorsed candidate has joined the business community in the fight to make South Carolina the most competitive state in the nation for […]
Dear Friends: The last day of the session ended last Thursday at 5:00PM. We will have to return for 1 or 2 days in May, if the budget conference committee has a report and in June to take up any vetoes and conference reports. Still No Final Solution to Nuke Debacle The major disappointment […]
The South Carolina House passed the Pope-Tallon Amendment to lift the earnings cap for law enforcement, teachers and state employees 100-0.