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Governor McMaster Wants to Cut Income Taxes in New Proposal

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)- Governor Henry McMaster announces a plan he says is full of incentives including putting some money back in your wallet. Governor McMaster said President Trump’s tax reform plan has influenced him to cut income taxes in our state. The governor wants to decrease every tax bracket by one percent over five years totaling to 2.2 billion dollars…

Newberry Fraud Suspect Caught in New York With Accomplice

TODD WILLINGHAM Todd Willingham (Source: Newberry Sheriff’s Office) Show Caption Hide Caption Show Caption Hide Caption Laura Black and Todd Willingham Laura Black and Todd Willingham (Source:Newberry County Sheriff’s Office) Show Caption Hide Caption NEWBERRY, SC (WOLO)- A man who used a fraudulent account to purchase a car from a Ford dealership in Newberry was caught in New York Saturday…

Gov. McMaster Proposes Tax Cut For Military Vets And First Responders

  Lexington, SC (WOLO)– Friday, Gov. Henry McMaster proposed a tax cut that he believes will help more than 50-thousand retired South Carolinians. While law enforcement leaders said this will help them not only in retirement but also in their organizations’ future.      A big proposed tax break for those who put their lives on the line for us…

SC Governor Proposes Tax Cuts for Veterans, First Responders

LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) – South Carolina’s governor is proposing tax cuts for veterans and first responders. Gov. Henry McMaster said Friday he wants to exempt the military, law enforcement, firefighter and peace officer retirement from state income tax. The tax cuts would amount to about a $524 in savings for military retirees under 65 and $210 a year for those…

SCE&G Customers Break Record for Energy Use During Cold Snap

CAYCE, S.C. (WOLO)- South Carolina Electric and Gas (SCE&G) customers set a new record high for energy usage. According to the company, customers used more than 103,700 megawatt hours (MWH) of electricity on Wednesday, January 3, 2018. The previous record high was 101,118 MWH, set in 2014. The company says they continue to watch the system closely to ensure all…

SC Attorney General Hosts Human Trafficking Coalition Meeting

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson is hosting a Southeast Human Trafficking Coalition meeting. Advocates from eight states are taking part. “Human trafficking is the fastest growing crime in the world and South Carolina sits right between two of the top-20 hubs for it—Atlanta and Charlotte,” says South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson. “That’s why we created our…