In recognition of National Safe Boating Week, the Lake Murray U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering a free boater education course for anyone who wants to learn about the fundamentals of safe and responsible boating. This instructor-led course will be held online using Zoom over three consecutive evenings May 17,Continue Reading

South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond has issued an updated advisory regarding continued scams offering to sell bogus documents and certified copies to businesses. “Our office continues to receive complaints from businesses regarding solicitations that offer to provide phony certificates and certified records from the Secretary of State’s Office,Continue Reading

Taxes can seem confusing and complicated, leaving room for misconceptions and myths to pop up – especially during tax season. The South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) wants you to know truth from myth when it comes to taxes. Listed below are some of the most common South Carolina taxContinue Reading

Koon’s Watch National Police week is next week across the country. This special week includes May 15, which is known as National Peace Officers Memorial Day. In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls, as NationalContinue Reading

State Treasurer Curtis Loftis recently presented Jim Hudson, founder and principal of the Jim Hudson Automotive Group, with nearly $26,000 in unclaimed funds due to his business and various dealerships throughout the state. “I love returning unclaimed property to people across South Carolina, and I am certainly glad when weContinue Reading

Five Questions for S.C. Floodwater Commission Chairman Tom Mullikin By Alex Junes-Ward Less than two weeks after the statewide tree-planting effort, POWERPLANTSC, in which some 3.4-million loblolly pine tree seeds (and some saplings) were distributed to sites and organizations in all of South Carolina’s 46 counties, and planted on EarthContinue Reading

Today, Congressman Joe Wilson issued the following statement on introducing the No Taxpayer Funded Platform for Chinese Communist Act: “I am grateful to introduce this important piece of legislation that prevents U.S. taxpayer dollars from providing an open platform to representatives of the People’s Republic of China, the Chinese CommunistContinue Reading

Local Company offers guided kayak tours of the Park. Carolina Outdoor Adventures began operating in the Spring of 2015. The company was started by Billy Easterbrooks after several years of hosting kayaking trips and event planning for friends. “We started with guided kayaking trips on the Congaree River and areContinue Reading