COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's insurance agency says 144,000 people with previously canceled health insurance policies can renew their plans, following President Obama's reversal last month on part of the federal health care law. Insurance Director Ray Farmer says 15 companies say they will participate in the optional extension.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn is among the speakers scheduled to address a gathering of Democratic women this weekend. The South Carolina Democratic Women's Council holds its fall forum today at the Clarion Hotel in Columbia. U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., and Manning Mayor Julia Nelson are also slated to speak to the group.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A new report says if South Carolinians spent just $5 more a week on local farm products it would significantly boost the state's small farm economy. The study was commissioned by the state Department of Agriculture.
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) - York County libraries are accepting food for fines for late books. The Herald of Rock Hill reports that until the end of the year, people with a library fine can pay it off by bringing in nonperishable food. The food collected at the county's five library branches will go to feed the needy during the holiday season.
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