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Marlboro rated least livable among South Carolina counties, study finds

Marlboro was ranked South Carolina’s worst county to live in, according to a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of regions with the poorest quality of life within all 50 states.

South Carolina ranks 28th highest on distilled spirits taxes

The state distilled spirits excise taxes in South Carolina ranked 28th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

$333,718 in annual income gets you into South Carolina’s top 1% club, study finds

Bring in at least $333,718 in yearly income, and you’ll be among the top 1 percent of earners in South Carolina, according to a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the ultra wealthy in every state.

South Carolina ranks 18th highest on wine taxes, study finds

The state wine excise taxes in South Carolina ranked 18th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

South Carolina ranks 17th highest on state and local sales taxes, study finds

The combined state and average local sales taxes in South Carolina ranked 17th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on July 2019 data.

South Carolina ranks 7th highest on beer taxes, study finds

The state beer excise taxes in South Carolina ranked seventh in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

South Carolina has 10th highest identity theft rate among the 50 states, study finds

South Carolina finished in tie for 10th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of identity theft rates across the nation.

SC Public Service Commission terminates Pegasus contract

Pegasus Global Holdings has been removed by the South Carolina Public Service Commission as a qualified independent third party to aid in the setting of the prices that Duke Energy and Dominion Energy will pay for electricity from solar panels owned by independent power producers.

By the Numbers: South Carolina not among the 17 jurisdictions with vaping taxes

Seventeen jurisdictions in the nation have some form of vapor product excise tax, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

South Carolina ranks 24th for rental car tax rates, study finds

South Carolina finished in a tie for 24th in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest.

Dollar’s value in South Carolina ranks 10h highest among the 50 states, study finds

South Carolina finished in tie for 10th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.

South Carolina Ports Authority expresses concerns about tariff uncertainties

“The world connects here,” is what the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has to say about the Port of Charleston, which experienced 9 percent growth in shipping in FY 2109 over 2018, is dredging to handle even larger ships and has generated related construction projects such as a mile-long access road and a massive distribution facility.

Myrtle Beach ranks the most dangerous of South Carolina cities, study finds

Myrtle Beach was ranked the most dangerous city in South Carolina in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state.

South Carolina ranks 6th worst for police officers, study finds

South Carolina was ranked 46th in a WalletHub.com study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.

New law shines bright on state energy options

A new law passed in South Carolina allows more energy options for state residents and businesses.

Congressman Ralph Norman quiet on USMCA

Rep. Ralph Norman (R-S.C.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Congressman Jeff Duncan quiet on USMCA

Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

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