Article Archive for 18 February 2017
When asked a week ago about the possibility of raising the state’s gas tax for the first time since 1987 in an effort to raise funds for fixing South Carolina’s crumbling roads and bridges, Gov. Henry McMaster said that should be a “last resort” under “desperate circumstances.”
Westminster’s top city employee has urged South Carolina lawmakers to proceed with caution on a bill he believes could jeopardize the most reliable revenue streams for the state’s municipalities.
Oconee’s chief economic developer says the county expects a planned retail and restaurant development on Lake Hartwell near Clemson that has seen more than its share of delays “to go vertical” by the middle of the year.