News

  • South Carolina to ShakeOut for Earthquake Preparedness Week Governor Henry McMaster has proclaimed Earthquake Preparedness Week for 2021 be observed October 17-23 in South Carolina. The S.C. Emergency Management Division encourages everyone to take this opportunity to learn about our state’s seismic fault system and how best to prepare for earthquakes. A highlight of the week will be the Great Southeast ShakeOut on Thursday, October 21 at 10:21 a.m.
  • Business & Industry COVID-19 Webinar In partnership with South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, the South Carolina Department of Commerce will be hosting a COVID-19 webinar for business and industry on August 18th at 11 a.m.
  • Gov. Henry McMaster, SCEMD Urge Storm Preparation for Tropical Storm Elsa Residents should finalize their storm preparations ahead of Tropical Storm Elsa. Forecasters with the National Hurricane Center predict portions of South Carolina’s coast will experience tropical storm conditions beginning Wednesday and into Thursday morning.