President Declares Disaster For State Of South Carolina And 16 Counties

COLUMBIA, S.C. – In response to Governor Henry McMaster’s request, President Donald Trump declared a major disaster exists in the state of South Carolina and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in 16 counties affected by Hurricane Irma. The Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance Program helps reimburse local governments, state agencies, eligible private non-profit organizations and electric co-operatives for certain […]

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U.S. Small Business Administration Offers Disaster Assistance to South Carolina Businesses and Residents Affected by Hurricane Irma

Fact Sheet- Disaster Loans South Carolina businesses and residents affected by Hurricane Irma Sept. 6-13, 2017, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, SBA Administrator Linda McMahon announced today.   Administrator McMahon made the loans available in response to a letter from Gov. Henry McMaster on Oct. 4, requesting a disaster declaration by the SBA.  The declaration covers Beaufort and […]

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County Closing Debris Management Sites October 8

BC General Announcement – 092817 – Debris Sites Closing October 8 The Debris Management Sites opened by Beaufort County after Hurricane Irma will close at 7 p.m. on October 8. The sites are located at Barnwell Resources, Daufuskie Island, Ihly Farms, and Pinckney Point. Residents may dispose of Class 1 and 2 debris, as well as white goods debris, at these sites. After October 9, […]

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