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SC Governor: new Executive Order allows Law Enforcement to disperse groups of 3 or more

If a Law enforcement official determines, in their discretion, that any such gathering could pose, a threat to public health

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– In an Executive Order on Monday, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster is now urging South Carolinians to avoid gatherings of three or more people in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus. In a series of tweets, the Governor went on to clarify the order in further detail. http://@henrymcmaster “This weekend, we saw large crowds…

SC Governor issues executive order delaying tax filings, closing dine-in at restaurants, bars

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– On Tuesday, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster issued an Executive Order requiring the South Carolina Department of Revenue to delay all state tax filings until June 1, 2020. McMaster says that includes income, business and other taxes. McMaster also issued an order requiring all restaurants and bars to close dine in services beginning Wednesday, March 18. Take…

Candidates for Governor Debate in Greenville

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – In the closing days before the Nov. 6 general election, the men vying to be South Carolina’s next governor are getting a final chance to make their closing arguments to the state’s voters. Gov. Henry McMaster and his Democratic challenger, state Rep. James Smith of Columbia, meet for a debate on Thursday at Greenville Technical College….

McMaster and Smith Square off in Governor’s Debate

FLORENCE, SC (WOLO)–  Gubernatorial candidates, Republican Governor Henry McMaster and Democrat James Smith, met Wednesday in the first of two debates. The debate,  set for October 17,  was held at Francis Marion University in Florence. The second debate will be held on October 25, 2018 at Greenville Technical College. Count on ABC Columbia News to bring you coverage of the debates…

Candidates for Governor set to Debate

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Gubernatorial candidates, Republican Governor Henry McMaster and Democrat James Smith, will meet Wednesday in the first of two debates. The debate,  set for October 17,  will be held at Francis Marion University in Florence. The second debate will be held on October 25, 2018 at Greenville Technical College. Count on ABC Columbia News to bring you coverage…

South Carolina Governor Debates set for October

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) _ South Carolina voters are getting two final opportunities to see the candidates vying for governor faceoff in debates. Two debates have been scheduled between Gov. Henry McMaster and his Democratic challenger, state Rep. James Smith. The first debate is Oct. 17 at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in Florence. A second debate has been…

Governor’s Mansion ‘Christmas Open House’ to Welcome Visitors

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina Governor’s Mansion is all decked out for the holidays. Governor Henry and his family are hosting the annual Christmas Open House on Monday, December 4, from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM at the Governor’s Mansion. Organizers say you can expect to see and lots of holiday treats. The event is free of charge, open to the public, and…

Henry McMaster Becomes 117th Governor of SC

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) (AP)– Henry McMaster was officially sworn in Tuesday night as the 117th governor of South Carolina, after Nikki Haley resigned to become Ambassador to the U.N. Haley turned in her resignation letter minutes after the U.S. Senate confirmed her as President Donald Trump’s Cabinet pick. The U.S. Senate confirmed her Tuesday afternoon. McMcaster was sworn in shortly…