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1:14 pm on Wednesday January 29, 2014

Unemployment numbers drop for both Carolinas, Horry December unemployment higher

South Carolina unemployment has fallen below the national jobless rate for the first time in more than a decade. The Department of Employment and Workforce said Tuesday that the state's unemployed rate for December was 6.6. percent. That marked the...
7:07 am on Wednesday January 27, 2010

Audit reveals countless faults in S.C.'s mismanaged jobs agency

An audit of the state unemployment system revealed that agency in "shambles" and did not do nearly enough to warn lawmakers that S.C.'s jobless benefits fund was running out of money. And by running out of money, I mean it's now $740 in the red....