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What’s Happening in SC on Friday, 10/23

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 

Pickens County gives Milliken & Co “fee in lieu of” incentive for investment

http://www.greenvilleonline.com/article/20091023/BUSINESS/910230324 

Not only are citizens silenced, but council members are too; talk of Boeing incentives hushed at Council meeting

http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2009/oct/22/talk-regarding-boeing-surfaces-airport-authoritys-/ 

Myrtle Beach area builders get back to work; business up for first time in two years?

http://www.thesunnews.com/news/local/story/1129946.html 

 

FEDERAL STIMULUS WATCH 

South Darlington watershed project to get $1M from stimulus

  http://www2.scnow.com/scp/news/local/pee_dee/article/stimulus_money_flows_to_south_darlington_watershed_project/82561/ 

Two Bamberg County fire departments receive federal stimulus grants through FEMA

http://www.advertizerherald.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=856&Itemid=2 

 

GOVERNMENT WASTE 

Oconee resident says county puts taxpayer dollars at risk to fund spec buildings

http://www.upstatetoday.com/news/2009/oct/23/resident-makes-case-against-spec-buildings-oconee-/ 

 

TAXES 

Tax protest planned in Summerville

http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2009/oct/23/tax-protest-planned/ 

Charleston County spends $58.9M taxpayer dollars for green projects; looking for more

http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2009/oct/23/589m-of-green/ 

 

EDUCATION 

Rock Hill schools closed today for furloughs

http://www.heraldonline.com/120/story/1694777.html# 

Dorchester District 2 official to weigh all options for $4M budget cut

http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2009/oct/22/hearing-friday-dorchester-district-2-budget-cuts/

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Written by SC Policy Council

October 23, 2009 at 12:38 pm

Posted in News & Media

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