Friends, Family, Community

Staying Safe from Scams During the Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and scammers are looking to take advantage of your holiday spirit. While it’s impossible to know every scam out there, knowing the common red flags will keep you safe. A fraudster often:  Asks you to pay in prepaid debit cards, gift cards, wire or bank transfer. Prepaid debit…

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Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network Partner with National Women’s Law Center to Bring National Activists to Charleston

  South Carolina-based Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network (WREN) is partnering with the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC), out of Washington, D.C., to bring nationally known social movement leaders to Charleston for an inaugural forum on gender equity on Saturday, December 7. The forum’s keynote session will include a “fireside chat” among three national activists:…

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What Salmonella in Turkey means for your Thanksgiving

By Glenn Ellis (TriceEdneyWire.com) – The CDC is reporting that outbreak strain of Salmonella Reading is present in live turkeys and in many types of raw turkey products, indicating it might be widespread in the turkey industry. While this does not have to ruin the plans you have for the Thanksgiving holiday, you might want to understand…

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Help the Lowcountry Food Bank Provide Holiday meals for Families Who Struggle with Hunger

The Lowcountry Food Bank (LCFB) is raising funds to create holiday meals by December 3, 2019 for their neighbors in coastal South Carolina during the national #GivingTuesday campaign. Following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the LCFB will participate in #GivingTuesday, a nationwide, charitable giving day on December 3. This…

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Traceable, Temporary License Plates Now Required By The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles

Vehicle sold on and after 12:01 a.m. on Monday, November 11, 2019 that require a 45-day temporary license plate must display a traceable temporary license plate. Governor McMaster signed Senate Bill 1083 into law in May 2018, and the full effective date is Monday, November 11. “The General Assembly passing and Governor McMaster signing Senate…

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