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5:56 am on Friday February 3, 2012

Possible changes coming to unemployment benefits (Update: drug testing a possibility)

photo by flickr user clementine gallot Update, 2/3/12:  This week three proposed changes to SC unemployment benefit eligibility were sent to the SC Senate, two were sent back. The two that were sent back to subcommittee mandated drug testing for...
4:00 am on Sunday January 15, 2012

Changes could require those with S.C. unemployment benefits to work, shorten benefits

Photo by flickr user clementine gallot This week has shed light on possible changes coming to unemployment benefits that would lessen the number of weeks one could collect income. South Carolina's unemployment agency is intending to alter the state...
12:17 pm on Saturday January 14, 2012

Changes could require those with S.C. unemployment benefits to work, shorten benefits

Image by Photo by flickr user clementine gallotThis week has shed light on possible changes coming to unemployment benefits that would lessen the number of weeks one could collect income. South Carolina's unemployment agency is intending to alter...
2:23 am on Thursday December 22, 2011

State unemployment rate drops to 9.9% in November, Beaufort down to 7.4% (Updated)

Flickr user Thewmatt (Updates below with additional state and local employment numbers.) The SC Department of Employment and Workforce released the good word today that South Carolina's unemployment rate fell to 9.9% in November — a 0.6% point drop...
2:27 am on Wednesday December 21, 2011

State unemployment rate drops to 9.9% in November, Charleston down to 7.4%

Image by Flickr user ThewmattThe SC Department of Employment and Workforce released the good word today that South Carolina's unemployment rate fell to 9.9% in November — a 0.6% point drop from 10.5% in October. According to the official report, "...
10:00 am on Tuesday December 20, 2011

State unemployment rate drops to 9.9% in November, Horry at 10.3%

Flickr user Thewmatt The SC Department of Employment and Workforce released the good word today that South Carolina's unemployment rate fell to 9.9 percent in November - a 0.6 percent drop from 10.5 percent in October. According to the official...
6:29 am on Wednesday July 29, 2009

Palmetto House helps the community, changes lives

Image by Flickr user St StevImage by 20090729-homeless.jpg The Palmetto House in Summerville is a shelter where lives are changed for the better on a daily basis. Working as a homeless shelter and soup kitchen, the Palmetto House is a temporary...
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