Submitted by Renee Standera on Friday, October 25th, 10:42 am
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - With the coldest temperatures of the season expected, fire departments are warning people to be smart when warming their homes. Heating sources are a leading cause of house fires and fire deaths in the United States.
The SC Department of Consumer Affairs is partnering with the US Department for Treasury in promotion of their Help for Homeowners Foreclosure Prevention Event to be held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center on June 28th from 1:00pm-8:00pm.
If your home’s roof has recently been damaged in a storm, or if a repair contractor tells you it has, be very cautious. Otherwise, you might fall victim to a roofing scam.
According to the National Weather Service, there have been over 3,500 severe storms (hail, tornado, and wind) already this year. As storm season continues, The South Carolina Insurance News Service offers advice on how to protect yourself against repair scams and subpar work.
A spring growers meeting to discuss compliance with labor rules and regulations is set for May 14 at the State Farmers Market, 3483 Charleston Highway, West Columbia. The meeting is at 9 a.m. at the Phillips Market Center.
Representatives from the United State Department of Labor will present information important to farmers and growers and the operations they run. The meeting is open to all growers, labor industry professionals and agribusiness industry representatives. The session will include a question and answer time.
The dates and locations are set for the 2013 SC Waste Pesticide Recovery Program. Based on surveys, the South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) has established seven locations across the state making it easy for South Carolina farmers, foresters, nurserymen, golf course operators, and custom applicators to safely dispose of old, outdated, unusable, or unwanted pesticides. The goal of the program is to increase proper management and disposal of unwanted pesticides