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6:27 am on Wednesday October 3, 2012

South Carolina's welfare-to-work program doing well, concerns over 'livable wage' still real

Flickr User: Packmatt The topic of the welfare-to-work program has been a hot one as of late, making its way into the presidential election.  Despite what some claim, the welfare-to-work program is very much 'alive and well.' The program, signed...
5:45 am on Friday April 13, 2012

Andrus Family Fund Awards Carolina Youth Development Center $82,000 Grant

Carolina Youth Development Center (CYDC), in partnership with One Economy Corporation (OE), has received an $82,000 planning grant from the Andrus Family Fund (AFF) for an innovative pilot to bring technology access, training and resources to foster...
4:25 am on Friday December 10, 2010

State's welfare recipients facing 20 percent cuts come February

Image by Amanda Click / TheDigitelSouth Carolina's welfare agency will be cutting monthly payments by 20 percent beginning in February 2011. For a better understanding of what the state's poorest families will be facing, consider this: monthly...
6:08 am on Wednesday August 6, 2008

Report gives S.C. bad grade on welfare

According to the Heartland Institute, South Carolina isn't doing enough to keep people off of welfare. You can read their full report, but they gave the Palmetto State a grade of D overall, with a C- in anti-poverty success and a D+ in welfare...