Governor Henry McMaster

Governor McMaster working on a plan to reopen SC, no timeline yet

McMaster announced that the state will soon have a plan in place to rejuvenate and revitalize the SC economy

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Governor Henry McMaster announced Monday, that the state will soon have a plan in place to “rejuvenate” and “revitalize” South Carolina’s economy. McMaster says the goal is to get the economy going again but he did not give a timeline of when that would be. McMaster did promise to unveil the plan soon and says he will…

SC Governor tweets message to state on Easter Sunday

COLUMBIA,  SC (WOLO)– South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster tweeted a message to the state on Easter Sunday. In the tweet Mcmaster said:http://@henrymcmaster “Easter Sunday gives us the opportunity to reflect on the sacrifice made for us and to celebrate the precious blessing that is life. Stay home, stay safe, and make sure your loved ones know what they mean to…

SC Governor Henry McMaster issues mandatory ‘Home or Work’ order

SC Governor issues mandatory 'Home or Work' order. The order will take effect Tuesday, April 6 at 5pm

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Monday, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster issued a mandatory ‘Home or Work’ order. The order will take effect Tuesday, April 6 at 5pm. McMaster says everyone under this order should stay home unless, they are working, visiting family, or recreating outdoors, or they are obtaining necessary goods and services. McMaster says there will be no additional business closings,…

SC Governor issues Executive Order closing public access to all beaches

Public access also closed to Public Boat Ramps and Landings Closed on All Lakes, Rivers and Waterways

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Monday, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster issued an Executive Order 2020-16, which orders the closure of all public access points to the state’s beaches, as well as closure of all public boat ramps, landings and other access points on the state’s lakes, rivers and waterways. According to officials, the governor’s executive order authorizes and instructs the S.C….

SC Governor to hold Coronavirus Update Sunday

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster will be joined by state public health officials for a media briefing Sunday. The Governor and health officials will  update the public on the state’s response to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Count on ABC Columbia News to bring you the update Live on air Sunday, March 15 at 4:00 PM.    …

State officials: SC has two confirmed positive cases of Coronavirus

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Monday South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, along with state health officials, updated the cases of Coronavirus in South Carolina. At the briefing, Governor Henry McMaster said they have spoken to Vice President Pence about the Coronavirus. McMaster briefing McMaster says the risk still remains low in the state and that South Carolinians should practice good hygiene. If…

Developing: Governor McMaster to hold update on Coronavirus in SC

McMaster will be joined by state public health officials Monday

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster is set to hold an updated briefing on the Coronavirus in South Carolina. According to the Governor’s Office, McMaster will be joined by state public health officials for a media briefing to update the public on the state’s response to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. The update is set for 3:00 PM Monday….

Governor McMaster’s proposed $10 billion dollar spending plan reaches next phase

Columbia, SC (WOLO) — South Carolina’s $10 billion dollar state spending plan is on its way to the House floor. Thursday,  the House Ways and Means Committee approved the $10 billion dollar budget after making only a few changes to Governor Henry McMaster’s spending proposal. One addition that was made was $100 million dollars dedicated for repairs and improvements to…

Governor McMaster to lay out goals in State of the State Speech Wednesday

Wednesday, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster will deliver the State of the State address at 7 pm.

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– At the State House on Wednesday, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster will deliver the State of the State address at 7 pm. The speech will layout the Governor’s plans for the state, for the coming year. McMaster laid out his proposed executive budget for 2020-21 last week. The Governor addressed the topic of education, saying all public…

Governor McMaster set to deliver State of the State Speech

Governor Henry McMaster will deliver his State of the State speech Wednesday, January 22, 2020

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– South Carolina’s Governor will lay out his plans for the state and the new year. Governor Henry McMaster will deliver his State of the State speech Wednesday, January 22, 2020. McMaster’s address will take place at the State House at 7 pm. McMaster will deliver the 2020 State of the State address to a joint session of…