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Wed, 11/30/2022

How South Carolinians Can Safe Donate & Shop Online

What you need to know:

  • Research charities before donating. The SC Secretary of State’s…
Wed, 11/30/2022

(COLUMBIA, SC) – Today South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond announced that his office has launched the online application for…

Wed, 11/16/2022

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(COLUMBIA, SC) – Today South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond announced the Angels of 2022. Secretary…

Mon, 11/14/2022

(COLUMBIA) – Today South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond issued a scam alert to businesses warning them of a bogus solicitation letter selling certificates of existence and other…

Mon, 10/17/2022


(COLUMBIA) – Today Secretary of State Mark Hammond released his office’s…

Mon, 10/03/2022

(COLUMBIA) – Today South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond cautioned donors to give wisely when supporting communities affected by Hurricane Ian. 
“The people of Florida and coastal…

Thu, 09/01/2022

(Columbia, SC) – South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond announced today that his office will accept nominations of charitable organizations for this year’s Angel awards.

Every year…

Wed, 06/15/2022

(Columbia, SC) — This fall, Secretary of State Mark Hammond will be offering seven free regional notary public seminars for all South Carolina notaries and those interested in becoming a notary. …

Tue, 03/08/2022

(COLUMBIA) -- South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond has issued an advisory to remind donors supporting the nation of Ukraine and Ukrainian refugees to practice wise charitable giving.  “…

Thu, 02/24/2022

(COLUMBIA) -- Today Secretary of State Mark Hammond issued a warning for South Carolina residents about Miracle House of Hope Ministries, a Charlotte, North Carolina-based organization that…

Wed, 02/16/2022

On February 15, 2022, South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond toured Rhino Medical Supply, a nationally certified minority-owned medical supply distributor headquartered in Columbia, South…

Fri, 11/19/2021

(SUMTER, SC) -- Sumter County investigators disrupted a marijuana growing operation while executing a search warrant related to counterfeit items at a residence on Pelfrey Road on November 15,…