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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…

Miracle House of Hope Ministries Held In Contempt of Court

Organization violated prior court order barring it from soliciting in South Carolina COLUMBIA, SC) -- Secretary of State Mark Hammond announced…

South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond Announces Angels for 2019 and Releases Wise Giving and Professional Solicitor Report

View 2019 Angels here. (Columbia, SC) – South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond announced today the Angels of 2019. Ten Angels as well as one…

South Carolina, FTC and Partners Announce Kick-off of Second Annual International Charity Fraud Awareness Week

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

SC Secretary of State Mark Hammond Invites Nominations for 2019 Angels

(Columbia, SC) – South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond announced today that his office will accept nominations of charitable organizations…