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Mon, 10/21/2019


(COLUMBIA, SC) -South Carolina joins state charities regulators across the country, the National Association of State Charities Officials (NASCO) and the Federal Trade Commission to…

Tue, 09/03/2019

(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…

Fri, 06/21/2019

These seminars will address state laws governing the duties and responsibilities of notaries.

(COLUMBIA, SC) - Secretary of State Mark Hammond is offering eight free regional…

Thu, 06/20/2019

The settlement will benefit legitimate cancer programs

(COLUMBIA, SC) - South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond announced today that $2.5 million will be distributed to…

Thu, 06/20/2019

Columbia, S.C. – September 19, 2019 – Secretary of State Mark Hammond is proud to announce the agency’s recently redesigned website, www.sos.sc.gov. The new…

Thu, 06/20/2019

Columbia, S.C. – September 19, 2019 – Secretary of State Mark Hammond is proud to announce the agency’s recently redesigned website, www.sos.sc.gov. The new…

Fri, 03/22/2019

The charitable organization owes $10,000 in fines for delinquent registration, financial report

(COLUMBIA, SC) - Secretary of State Mark Hammond announced today that his office…

Wed, 11/14/2018

(COLUMBIA, SC) – South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond announced today the Angels of 2018. Ten Angels as well as one Honorary Angel were recognized at a press conference and honored with…

Tue, 10/30/2018

(COLUMBIA, SC) -  On Tuesday, October 23, 2018, the Secretary of State’s Office Online Business Entities Filing, Search and Document Retrieval System received a second place for the SC Information…

Tue, 10/23/2018

(COLUMBIA, SC) - Secretary of State Mark Hammond joins with state charities regulators across the country, the National Association of State Charities Officials (NASCO) and the Federal Trade…

Fri, 09/21/2018

(COLUMBIA, SC) – Secretary Hammond is alerting charitable donors of a phishing scam that was uncovered on September 20, 2018, that appears to come from the South Carolina Secretary of State and…

Mon, 09/17/2018

(COLUMBIA, SC) – As the Carolinas begin their recovery from Hurricane Florence, Secretary of State Mark Hammond encourages South Carolinians to stay vigilant when giving to those in need.  “Our…