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SC Secretary of State Hammond and AG Wilson Join with CFTC to Charge Precious Metals Dealers in $185 Million Scheme Targeting Elderly Investors

(COLUMBIA, S.C.) – September 25, 2020 –  Secretary of State Mark  Hammond and Attorney General Alan Wilson announced today that they are…

Notary Public Virtual Seminar Now Posted

(Columbia, SC) - On Monday, September 21, 2020, Secretary of State Mark Hammond held a free Notary Public Virtual Seminar for South Carolina notaries…

2020 Notary Public Virtual Seminar

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE MARK HAMMOND Secretary of State Offers a Free Notary Public Virtual Seminar on Monday,…

Over $300,000 in Counterfeit Merchandise Seized in Richland County, SC

Secretary of State Mark Hammond joins Richland County Sheriff, SLED, and Homeland Security in Counterfeit Merchandise Raid on NewImageSC.   (…

Taiwan Donates 92,000 Surgical Masks to the State of South Carolina

(WEST COLUMBIA, SC) - The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Atlanta (TECO) has donated 92,000 surgical masks to support South Carolina frontline…

Secretary of State Mark Hammond Announces Renewal of the High Growth Small Business Job Creation Act

(COLUMBIA, SC) - Today Secretary of State Mark Hammond announced that the state of South Carolina has renewed the High Growth Small Business Job…

South Carolina Secretary of State's Office Open for Business by Mark Hammond

Just a couple months ago, our world changed as COVID-19 spread and social distancing became the norm.  Schools, businesses, and even churches…

accelerateSC Launches New Website

launches new website detailing South Carolina’s COVID-19 Response   On May 5, 2020, the Department of Administration announced the launch of a new…

South Carolina Supreme Court Issues an Order Authorizing the Remote Administration of Oaths for Hearings and Depositions

On April 3, 2020, the South Carolina Supreme Court issued an Order authorizing the remote administration of oaths for hearings and depositions. The…

Secretary of State Hammond Encourages Wise Charitable Giving During Coronavirus Pandemic

COLUMBIA, SC -- As more people experience economic hardship resulting from the Coronavirus pandemic, South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond…