Fungal Disease Threatens Snake Populations

October 14, 2013

The South Carolina department of Natural Resources has verified the first case of Snake Fungal Disease in South Carolina. A copperhead found in Spartanburg County has tested postitive for the diseases. Herpetologist Will Dillman with the S.C. Department of Natural resources says the fungal disease is a great concern because wild populations may not be…

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Information Forum to Explain Affordable Care Act

October 14, 2013

Whit implementation of the Affordable Care Act set for January 2014, the Marine Crops League, Detachment 1131, is hosting an informational forum Tuesday night to address how the law will affect those living and working in South Carolina. Experts from the South Carolina Insurance Commission and the State Department of Health and Human Services will…

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MONDAY SPORTS: Gamecocks move up in polls; Clemson readies for FSU; Cards win another

October 14, 2013

*The South Carolina Gamecock football team moved up in both major polls this week by virtue of the lopsided, 52-7, win at Arkansas Saturday while Clemson remains 4th in the Coaches Poll and 3rd in the AP ranking following a 24-14 win over Boston College. The Gamecocks moved up three spots and back into the coaches…

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“Pill Mills” Targeted by State Health & Law Enforcement

October 14, 2013

South Carolina’s Department of Health and Environmental Control is teaming up with the State Law Enforcement Division to combat “pill mills” in South Carolina. In a collaborative effort,  DHEC will proactively assist law enforcement efforts by providing lists of individuals as well as assign a drug officer to help SLED and the county sheriff’s offices…

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Flu Shots for the Insured

October 14, 2013

Officials with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control say flu vaccines are on the way for those South Carolinians with medical insurance. Last month, the agency received its shipment of flu vaccinations for adults who are uninsured. Director Catherine Templeton says as soon as the department receives its shipment for adults with…

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Pickens Man Dead, Two Injured

October 14, 2013

A Pickens county man is dead following a two car accident Saturday morning in Liberty.  The SC Highway Patrol reports 45 year old Preston Calvin Batson, Jr died Saturday morning when his car entered into the oncoming lane on Highway 93 and collided with another vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the…

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