Category Archives: Government

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary 2020 Division Leadership Elected

[caption id="attachment_44333" align="alignleft" width="3826"] Auxiliary photo by Barbara Burchfield.[/caption] MONCKS CORNER, SC – Coast Guard Auxiliary division leadership for 2020 was elected and sworn in to office on October 5, 2019, at a quarterly division meeting of the South Carolina flotilla units. From left: William Hayes, sworn in as 2020 Division Vice Commander; Richard Bankert,…
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USDA Invests $9.75 Million in Rural Broadband for South Carolina Families

(Orangeburg, SC, Oct. 22, 2019) – Today, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has invested $9,750,000 in high-speed broadband infrastructure that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for 3,911 rural households in South Carolina. This is one of many funding announcements in the first round of USDA’s ReConnect…
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USDA Invests in Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements in 31 States Including South Carolina

Columbia, , October 16, 2019 — U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy today 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…
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