COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Associated Press South Carolina daybook for Tuesday, Feb. 4

Feb. 4. FORT JACKSON MASS CASUALITY EXERCISE — Fort Jackson holds mass casualty exercise involving security elements and emergency services from Fort Jackson and the community responding to a simulated a chemical or biological attack or a pandemic. Simulated casualties will be transported by emergency vehicles to several area hospitals as part of the exercise.

Location: Fort Jackson and surrounding area

Contact: Pat Jones (Fort Jackson), 803-751-7650

Feb. 4. 8:30 a.m. SOUTH CAROLINA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE INFRASTRUCTURE MEETING — The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce holds daylong meeting on infrastructure improvements needed across the state.

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton, 2100 Bush River Rd., Columbia

Contact: Julie Scott (SC Chamber), 803-255-2628

Feb. 4. 3:45 p.m. SOUTH CAROLINA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE COMPETITIVE AGENDA SERIES — Connect South Carolina presents panel discussion at the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Competitive Agenda Series – Infrastructure forum. Heather Jones, state program manager and community technology adviser for Connect South Carolina, will discuss broadband and the impact it has on the state and various sectors vital to the region, as well as the barriers to adoption and what can be done to help get the 1.2 million unconnected South Carolinians connected to broadband.

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Columbia, 2100 Bush River Rd., Columbia

Contacts: Jessica Ditto (Connect South Carolina), 202-251-4749

Feb. 6. SOUTH CAROLINA HERITAGE TRUST ADISORY BOARD — The South Carolina Heritage Trust Advisory Board meets.

Location: Room 335, Rembert Dennis Building, 1000 Assembly St., Columbia

Contacts: Department Natural Resources, 803-667-0696

The AP, Columbia

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