Homeownership is valuable to Realtors, and a nationwide fund to help cover mortgage payments in the wake of disaster has been granted to Oconee and Pickens counties.
As more states reopen from COVID-19 shutdowns, automotive officials are predicting that an increase in gas prices will follow.
Four new members of the Pickens County Board of Voter Registrations and Elections have formally been sworn in.
School District of Pickens County spokesman John Eby said there is no district policy or recommendation for whether teachers set a floor for minimum grades based on class assignments and exams.
Local educators are as anxious as anyone for public schools to return to the traditional classroom setting come August rather than the new normal of online instruction in place since mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A majority of local legislators said Wednesday they feel Gov. Henry McMaster should be allowed to reopen the state’s economy, which he shut down more than six weeks ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as he sees fit.
On Monday, local officials said they weren’t surprised South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster had issued a “home or work” order.
Approximately $10 million in state unemployment benefits were doled out from the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce last week.