STATE + LOCAL NEWS
May 11, 2021
"Gov. Henry McMaster today issued Executive Order 2021-23, which empowers SC parents to decide whether their children should wear masks in public schools throughout the state. The governor’s order also explicitly prohibits any county or local governments in the state from relying on prior orders or using a state of emergency as the basis for a local mask mandate and bars all state agencies, local governments, and political subdivisions from requiring what has commonly been referred to as 'vaccine passports' for any reason."
May 11, 2021
"In times of crisis, I know the majority of South Carolinians will do what is right and neighborly to help their fellow citizens in need. However, if anyone tries to take advantage of this disruption, trust that the Attorney General's office will do everything in our power to hold them accountable for their actions."
May 11, 2021
The latest data from the SC DHEC
May 10, 2021
“Those businesses that have survived … now face an unprecedented labor shortage … What was intended to be a short-term financial assistance for the vulnerable and displaced during the height of the pandemic has turned into a dangerous federal entitlement, incentivizing and paying workers to stay at home rather than encouraging them to return to the workplace.”
May 4, 2021
“We’ve said for three decades now that state law doesn’t allow cities, towns or counties to regulate firearms, so we appreciate the judge’s ruling,” Attorney General Wilson said.
May 3, 2021
“I want a clean environment for my children just like everyone else, but plans and rules to keep the environment safe have to follow the Constitution. Last time we checked, unelected agency bureaucrats don’t make the law.” - SC Attorney General Alan Wilson
April 28, 2021
“With thousands of miles of highways in South Carolina, we need everybody’s help in identifying and reporting potential cases of human trafficking,” Attorney General Wilson said.
April 13, 2021
“There’s a clear reason we’re against granting statehood to D.C.,” Attorney General Wilson said. “We’re sworn to uphold the Constitution and it would be unconstitutional to make Washington, D.C. a state. The Founding Fathers opposed statehood for the nation’s seat of government.”
March 11, 2021
"The breach potentially exposed the personal information of up to 21 million individuals throughout the United States."
March 9, 2021
“One of the main parts of my job is to uphold the Constitution, so we’ve fought against federal overreach in both Democratic and Republican administrations,” Attorney General Wilson
March 4, 2021
State Rep. Weston Newton is pushing two bills that could help the film industry in SC. One would push to establish a state film commission. The other would provide refunds for production companies.
February 26, 2021
Video Regarding possible updates to ACT 388
January 20, 2021
"Herbkersman hosted a virtual news conference on Tuesday put on by the SC Compassionate Care Alliance, which featured several medical professionals advocating for a treatment they say would help a lot of people live happier and healthier lives."
December 7, 2020
A comprehensive guide developed by the Greater Island Council's Education Committee
July 20, 2020
Understanding SAFE Grants, a program, developed by Gov. Henry McMaster, to address the educational needs of eligible K5-12 students who attend a participating independent school in SC.