Category Archives: Insurance

Updated Berkeley County Flood Insurance Rate Maps from FEMA are now in effect

Updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps became effective on December 7, 2018 BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.- (Thursday, December 20, 2018) The Updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that were released in June went into effect on December 7, 2018. Information about the new effective maps can be found in the…
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Michael Hess Allstate Agency Celebrates First Anniversary

[caption id="attachment_36126" align="alignleft" width="300"] Attendees of the ribbon cutting included Chamber Board Chair-Elect Scott Runyon, Chamber Board Member Robert Pratt, Chamber Director of Investor Relations Caroline Miler, Chamber President/CEO Rita Berry, Allstate Agent Michael Hess, Harolyn Hess, Allstate LSP Terri Kester, Davis Hess, Summerville Mayor Wiley Johnson, Mikael Hess Lofe, Tyler Lofe, Allstate LSP April…
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Beware of Fraud! IBHS Recommends Following Essential Steps to Hire Quality Contractors Post-Hurricane Florence

RICHBURG, S.C., Oct. 5, 2018 – As families begin to rebuild after the devastation of Hurricane Florence, the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) recommends that homeowners stay vigilant against being victimized by fraudulent roofing contractors. A recent conviction in the Houston area of a fraudulent contractor taking advantage of homeowners following Hurricane…
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