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Protecting houses of worship against arson

Federal authorities are going all out to educate churches and other houses of worship about the threat of arson they face. As part of that effort, the U.S. Fire Administration, a branch of FEMA, has designated May 7-13 as Arson Awareness Week, with a deliberate focus this year on church arson. “Arson against houses of …

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SBA Disaster Assistance for Businesses and Residents Expands to More South Carolina Counties

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration has added more counties to the disaster declaration in South Carolina affected by Hurricane Matthew that began on Oct. 4, 2016. The disaster declaration now covers the counties of Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Calhoun, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dillon, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Hampton, Horry, Jasper, Lee, Marion, Marlboro, Orangeburg, …

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