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SCACS FALL NEWSLETTER – MOVING FORWARD

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2019 SCACS Fall Newsletter is Here!  Inside this issue you will find:  Upcoming event details for Fall Golf Tournament on Wednesday, October 23 Annual Convention Highlightsand Wrap Up Merger Update: On January 1st, 2020, the South Carolina Convenience and Petroleum Marketers Association will be born News from DHEC: Regulation 61-25 for Retail Food Establishments New Member Spotlightson SKUPOS…

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Clarification on October 1st Deadline for Stamps on Cigarette Cartons

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Again just a reminder, the grace period granted by the General Assembly to sell unstamped packs of cigarettes ends Monday, September 30th at midnight.   All unstamped packs of cigarettes must be sold or removed by midnight, September 30th.  Any unstamped packs found after the deadline will be seized and subject to up to $500 for each pack. The Department of Revenue will be…

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All Industries Risk Management Academy Offered by Federated Insurance

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Press ReleaseFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 2019 Contact:  Lisa Hagenson               Association Risk Management Services                Federated Insurance CompaniesPhone:    507.455.5118E-mail:    lmhagenson@fedins.com Risk Management AcademyRegistration Now Open! Federated Insurance is offering complimentary risk management training for all industrieson November 5-7, 2019. Through this valuable session, you will discover methods you can use immediately to help protect profits by reducing risk at your business. Companies that are the...

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Parker’s to Host 7th Annual Fueling the Community Charity Golf Tournament on Oct. 22 in Savannah, Ga.

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Media Contact:   Allison Hersh Capricorn Communications  912.441.1285   pr@capricorncomm.com Parker’s to Host 7th Annual Fueling the Community  Charity Golf Tournament on Oct. 22 in Savannah, Ga. WHO:              Parker’s, an award-winning convenience store company with locations across coastal Georgia and the South Carolina Lowcountry. WHAT:            2019 Fueling the Community Charity Golf Tournament. Parker’s will host the 7th Annual Fueling the Community Charity…

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EBT/SNAP benefits in SC

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Good Afternoon and FYI- On September 17, 2019, FNS approved South Carolina’s request to issue mass replacements in the counties of Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester, and the following impacted zip codes in Beaufort County:  29907, 29920, 29926, 29935, and 29940; Colleton County:  29435, 29438, 29446, 29452, and 29474; Dillon County: 29563; Georgetown County: 29440; Horry…

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Price Gouging Laws No Longer Activated/Certain Waivers Still In Place

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Please note that Executive Order 2019-25 (attached), which grants waivers for weight/size restrictions and hours of service for commercial vehicles “responding to the declared emergencies in connection with Hurricane Dorian”  remains in effect until September 29th, unless it is terminated early. We will inform you if this waiver is terminated prior the expiration date that we have provided.  It is recommended that you have each driver operating under…

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Parker’s Announces Three New Hires to Support Strategic Regional Growth

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NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:   Allison Hersh Capricorn Communications  912.441.1285   pr@capricorncomm.com  Parker’s Announces Three New Hires to Support Strategic Regional Growth SAVANNAH, Ga. (Sept. 9, 2019) – Parker’s, an award-winning convenience and food service leader headquartered in Savannah, Ga., recently hired three new team members — Michael O’Donnell, David Askew and Daniel Ben-Yisrael — to fuel the company’s explosive growth…

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Evacuation Orders Lifted for All South Carolina Counties

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COLUMBIA, S.C. – In coordination with local law enforcement and county emergency management officials, Governor Henry McMaster has lifted evacuation orders for residents in all evacuated counties, effective immediately. Those counties include: Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester, Georgetown, and Horry. The governor lifted the evacuation orders for Beaufort, Jasper, and Colleton counties yesterday. The governor has also restored local schools…

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Evacuation Orders Lifted for Beaufort, Jasper, and Colleton Counties at 3:00 PM Today

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Evacuation Orders Lifted for Beaufort, Jasper, and Colleton Counties at 3:00 PM TodayEvacuation Orders Remain in Effect for all Zones in Charleston, Dorchester, Berkeley, Georgetown, and Horry Counties COLUMBIA, S.C. – In coordination with local officials, Governor Henry McMaster has lifted the evacuation orders for all residents in Beaufort, Jasper, and Colleton counties, effective at 3:00 PM today, Thursday,…

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I-26 Lane Reversal Update

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At noon today, the S.C. Department of Public Safety and the S.C. Department of Transportation will begin the process of breaking down the I-26 lane reversal between Charleston and Columbia.  This is a multi-step operation that could take up to four hours to complete.  The normal I-26 west bound lanes toward Columbia will remain open during the…

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Gov. Henry McMaster Orders Mandatory Evacuations for Coastal Counties Effective Tomorrow, September 2 at Noon

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COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster, in coordination with local officials, has ordered the evacuation of coastal South Carolina residents for their personal safety as Hurricane Dorian approaches.  Residents in the following zones must evacuate beginning no later than NOON TOMORROW, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2:   Southern Coast Colleton County Evacuation Zones A, B Beaufort County Evacuation Zone A Jasper County Evacuation…

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Gov. Henry McMaster Requests Federal Disaster Declaration in Advance of Hurricane Dorian’s Potential Impact to the State

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COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster has submitted to President Donald Trump a request for a federal emergency declaration in anticipation of the possible impact from Hurricane Dorian. A copy of the governor’s letter requesting the declaration can be found here. The governor is requesting the availability of federal resources, should Team South Carolina need them,…

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Gov. Henry McMaster, State Officials to Hold Briefing on Hurricane Dorian

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COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster will hold a media briefing with state emergency response officials today, Sunday, September 1 at 2:00 PM. The governor will update the public on Hurricane Dorian’s potential impact to South Carolina. WHO: Gov. Henry McMaster, state officials WHAT: Media briefing regarding Hurricane Dorian and its potential impact to South Carolina WHEN: Today, Sunday, September 1 at 2:00…

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