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SC Governor to allocate $17 million in COVID relief funds for technical college tuition

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster says he wants to spend the last $17 million of his COVID-19 Education relief money to provide scholarships to cover the cost of tuition and required fees at any technical college in South Carolina. According to McMaster, “South Carolina must be proactive in addressing the labor shortage. This funding will take on…

Effective Monday: SC restaurants allowed to reopen for limited dine-in

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Beginning today, you may be able to dine inside some of your favorite restaurants, according to South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster. McMaster announced that restaurants throughout South Carolina will be allowed to reopen for limited dine-in services effective Monday, May 11. The Governor’s office says based on advice and recommendations from the “Response” component of accelerateSC, which…

Gov. McMaster calls for $3,000 raise for all South Carolina teachers

Governor says this will put SC among top 25 states for average teacher salary

CAYCE, S.C. (WOLO) –Teachers in public schools across South Carolina are one step closer to getting a pay raise. Governor Henry McMaster (R-SC) announced more than 50,000 educators in all of the state’s public schools will receive a $3,000 pay raise in his proposed budget. For some teachers, steady pay raises are not just about earning more money to do…

President Trump approves Gov. McMaster’s request for Dorian federal aid

Columbia, SC (WOLO) — President Donald Trump has approved Governor Henry McMaster’s request for federal aid following hurricane Dorian. The federal aid will be used across 11 coastal counties to supplement emergency work and replace damaged facilities. The federal emergency management agency’s public assistance program helps reimburse local governments, state agencies, and private non-profit organizations for certain expenses they have…