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U.S. book stores estimate 11.9 percent sales decrease for June

Book stores in June 2019 saw sales decrease 11.9 percent from the previous month, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Advance Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services Survey.

7.1 percent of the University of South Carolina-Sumter students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 7.1 percent of the University of South Carolina-Sumter students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Charleston Chamber PAC endorses candidates for city council

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee (PAC) has endorsed Karl Brady (representing District 5), Angela Black Drake (representing District 1), James Lewis (representing District 3), Bill Moody (representing District 11) and Keith Waring (representing District 7) for election to Charleston City Council.

Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC facility in Sumter scheduled 4,115 medical appointments in August 2019

The Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center, subsidiary 544GF in Sumter, South Carolina scheduled 4,115 pending appointments during the period ending September 1, according to data collected from the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs.

Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC facility in Spartanburg scheduled 6,650 medical appointments in August 2019

The Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center, subsidiary 544GG in Spartanburg, South Carolina scheduled 6,650 pending appointments during the period ending September 1, according to data collected from the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs.

VA reports increase in number of appointments at Ralph H. Johnson VAMC health facility in Myrtle Beach (534QA) in August

The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, subsidiary 534QA in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina scheduled 7,199 pending appointments in August compared to 7,041 the previous month, according to data collected from the U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs.

Total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in Anderson decreases in 2018

There were 11,575 total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in Anderson in 2018, a 1.8% decrease from 2017, which had 11,790 total disabled beneficiaries.

Machinery, equipment and supplies wholesalers report 1.3 percent decrease in July sales

Sales by machinery, equipment and supplies wholesalers in July were $39.8 billion, a decrease of 1.3 percent from the revised June 2019 level, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in South Carolina zip 29108 decreases in 2018

There were 825 total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in South Carolina zip code 29108 in 2018, a 2.9 percent decrease from 2017, which had 850 total disabled beneficiaries, according to the official Social Security Administration website.

Total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in South Carolina zip 29107 remains the same in 2018

There were 115 total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in South Carolina zip code 29107 in 2018, which is unchanged from 2017, according to the official Social Security Administration website.

Total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in South Carolina zip 29105 increases in 2018

There were 55 total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in South Carolina zip code 29105 in 2018, a 10 percent increase over 2017, which had 50 total disabled beneficiaries, according to the official Social Security Administration website.

Total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in South Carolina zip 29112 increases in 2018

There were 205 total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in South Carolina zip code 29112 in 2018, a 2.5 percent increase over 2017, which had 200 total disabled beneficiaries, according to the official Social Security Administration website.

Total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in South Carolina zip 29111 decreases in 2018

There were 90 total OASDI disabled beneficiaries in South Carolina zip code 29111 in 2018, a 5.3 percent decrease from 2017, which had 95 total disabled beneficiaries, according to the official Social Security Administration website.

VA reports increase in number of August appointments scheduled at Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC health facility in Greenville

The Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center, subsidiary 544BZ in Greenville, South Carolina scheduled 19,780 pending appointments in August compared to 15,940 during the same period last year, according to data collected from the U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs.

Total OASDI retired beneficiaries in South Carolina zip 29827 increases in 2018

There were 540 total OASDI retired beneficiaries in South Carolina zip code 29827 in 2018, a 3.8 percent increase over 2017, which had only 520 total retired beneficiaries, according to the official Social Security Administration website.

Total OASDI retired beneficiaries in South Carolina zip 29826 increases in 2018

There were 50 total OASDI retired beneficiaries in South Carolina zip code 29826 in 2018, an 11.1 percent increase over 2017, which had only 45 total retired beneficiaries, according to the official Social Security Administration website.

Census Bureau: More women than men in East Gaffney in 2017

Of the 2,980 people living in East Gaffney in 2017, 57.6 percent (1,716) were women and 42.4 percent (1,264) were men, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Palmetto Business Daily

Census Bureau: More men than women in East Sumter in 2017

Of the 1,271 people living in East Sumter in 2017, 47.1 percent (599) were women and 52.9 percent (672) were men, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Palmetto Business Daily

Census Bureau: More men than women in Eastover in 2017

Of the 854 people living in Eastover in 2017, 48.9 percent (418) were women and 51.1 percent (436) were men, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Palmetto Business Daily

Census Bureau: More men than women in Edgefield in 2017

Of the 4,738 people living in Edgefield in 2017, 30.5 percent (1,443) were women and 69.5 percent (3,295) were men, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Palmetto Business Daily

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