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Entire CCMF crowd breaks out in “We Want Trump” chant led by Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette

Originally posted by MyrtleBeachSC News, David Hucks, June 9, 2024 Last night at the Carolina Country Music Festival, a crowd of over 35,000 fans broke out in “We Want Trump” chants. The chant was led by S.C. Lt. Governor Pam Evette. “We Want Trump” The chant had to cause some consternation from Myrtle Beach’s liberal […]

Lt. Governor Evette joins Governor McMaster as he signs two child safety bills into law

Original post publisehd by UpstateToday.com on May 30, 2024 COLUMBIA — Gov. Henry McMaster ceremoniously signed two child safety bills into law Wednesday.  A news release from the governor’s office said McMaster and Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette were joined in Columbia by members of the General Assembly and other community leaders for the two bills: […]

Commentary: SC program helps teens gain valuable work skills and experience

Originally published by the Post & Courier 5/28/2024 By Pamela S. Evette and William H. Floyd III South Carolina’s young people are undeniably our future. Though they may be students today, they are our workforce of tomorrow and need to know about the great employment opportunities our state offers, especially to those looking for work […]

South Carolina EMS Association Celebrates 50 Anniversary of National EMS Week in Style

South Carolina EMS Association hosted an unprecedented EMS Appreciation Celebration in honor of the 50th Anniversary of National EMS Week. Originally published by the Journal of Emergency Medical Services on May 29, 2024 South Carolina EMS Association (SCEMSA) hosted an unprecedented EMS Appreciation Celebration in honor of the 50th Anniversary of National EMS Week on […]

New program empowers young people in South Carolina to succeed through work

Nothing beats that first job to teach soft skills and empowerment Originally published by WYFF 4 on May 22, 2024 GREENVILLE, S.C. — When Pamela Evette was a teenager, she donned a polyester uniform and headed to her job at the Dairy Queen, something she says was formative in building the leadership skills and business […]

Lt. Governor Evette takes part in Myrtle Beach cleanup

Originally posted by WPDE ABC 15 News, Brianna Allison, May 13th 2024 MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WPDE) — South Carolina Lt. Governor Pamela Evette joined Keep Myrtle Beach Beautiful and other volunteers at Hurl Rocks Park on Monday morning for a beach cleanup. She stressed that everyone should help out with keeping our beaches clean. “It’s as […]

Lt. Governor Evette says Myrtle Beach Class is an economic driver

Originally posted May 10, 2024 by Jackie LiBrizzi, WBTW MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — Thousands of people including South Carolina Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette have been attending the Myrtle Beach Classic.  Evette said that South Carolina is the fastest-growing state in the country and is made up of great hospitality and tourism. She said the […]

DEW and Lt. Governor Pamela Evette Announce Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders Youth Employment Initiative

The S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce and Lt. Governor Pamela Evette Announce Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders Youth Employment Initiative Originally published by DEW on Monday, May 6, 2024 Columbia, S.C. – Throughout May, the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) celebrates SC@Work: School to Success, recognizing how youth strengthen our workforce and how our agency […]

Focusing on Innovative Solutions: How One State Official Has Worked to Combat Recent Workforce Shortages

Originally published 5/4/2024 by By Olivia Mitrovich, AEM Regional State Government Affairs Manager  Like many other states, South Carolina has been grappling with workforce shortages. The pandemic exacerbated these challenges, leaving businesses struggling to find qualified workers. As many manufacturers relocate or expand their operations to South Carolina, the manufacturing industry has felt the impact […]

Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders: Lt. Governor Evette’s Employment Initiative

Lt. Governor Evette joined the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce on Wednesday, May 1st for a joint press conference announcing the launch of the Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders: Lt. Governor Evette’s Employment Initiative webpage at dew.sc.gov. This is an overview page filled with resources and helpful tips, and the Youth Employment Services/Site (YES) job board, […]

Lieutenant Governor Evette visits Lowcountry discussing youth employment

Originally posted on May 1st by WCBD by Raymond Owens GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (WCBD) — South Carolina’s Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette spent Wednesday in the Lowcountry discussing youth employment. Evette was at Chick-fil-A in Goose Creek, learning about the restaurant’s business practices and the skills younger employees are developing by working there.  Several employees discussed […]

S.C. Lt. Governor tours PALM Charter High School

Originally published by WMBF News, April 30, 2024 HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – South Carolina’s second in command praised a Grand Strand school for setting its students up for success in the workforce.  Lt. Governor Pamela Evette toured the PALM Charter High School in Conway on Tuesday and spoke with students and teachers about the […]

Lt. Gov Evette visits Grand Strand charter school to see how they support trade careers

Originally published by ABC 15 News on April 30th, 2024 by Connor Ingalls CONWAY, S.C. (WPDE) — South Carolina Lt. Governor Pamela Evette made a stop along the Grand Strand Tuesday to see how a local school is preparing students to enter the workforce. She got a tour of PALM Charter High School in Conway, where students get […]

The National Lieutenant Governors Association donates 100 STEM toys to the YMCA of Coastal Carolina

Originally published April 25, 2024 by the YMCA of Coastal Carolina The YMCA of Coastal Carolina was the proud recipient of the NLGA STEM Service Project donations at the National Lieutenant Governors Association Spring Meeting.   David Byrd, Chief Executive Officer for the YMCA of Coastal Carolina thanked the NLGA participants and said, “STEM is a […]

Evette hosts annual lieutenant governor’s conference in Myrtle Beach

Originally posted by WBTW News 13, April 24, 2024 by Jackie LiBrizzi MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) – Wednesday marked Day 1 of a three-day conference for the National Lieutenant Governors Association’s spring meeting in Myrtle Beach.  This year’s conference was hosted by South Carolina Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette at the Marriott Myrtle Beach at Grande Dunes.  […]

Lt. Gov. Evette addresses students during 3rd annual event at the S.C. State House

Originally published by ABC 25 Columbia, by Lee Williams, April 9, 2024 COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) — Students from 30 different colleges and universities across South Carolina were recognized at the Statehouse Tuesday afternoon for the 3rd Annual Higher Education Day. The event honors students currently working on their degrees while also encouraging young high schoolers […]

Recovery from substance abuse brings hope to SC college students

By Lauren Larsen | Apr 4, 2024, Carolina News & Reporter USC senior Hunter Welch said dropping out of college to get treatment for substance abuse was extremely difficult. But looking back, he is grateful. “That was, at the time, probably the most devastating moment in my life, because I felt like I was admitting that I could […]

SC state leaders stress importance of not littering

Originally published Apr 3, 2024 by Alex Tejada, ABC Columbia COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) — You might think tossing trash on the side of the road is not a big deal but South Carolina littering laws could mean you end up with a fine or worse.  Tuesday at the statehouse, Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette, along with […]

Ghana Association Celebrates 67th Independence in South Carolina with Keynote by Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette

Original Posted in The Humanity Herald on March 25 2024 Spartanburg, SC – The Ghana Association of the Upstate SC marked Ghana’s 67th Independence Day with an event showcasing the rich cultural heritage and vibrant spirit of the Ghanaian community in South Carolina. Held on March 23, 2024, at the Cleveland Park Event Center, the […]

Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette to Serve as Chair of the Republican Lieutenant Governor Association (RGLA) in 2024

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: RSLC Presspress@rslc.gop RLGA Announces 2024 Executive Committee WASHINGTON, D.C. –– The Republican Lieutenant Governors Association (RLGA), a caucus of the Republican State Leadership Committee, today announced its 2024 Executive Committee. The announcement follows an election cycle in which the organization showed tremendous success electing Republican lieutenant governors. In 2022, the RSLC made […]

Lt. Gov. Evette on Fox & Friends: Americans Want Chamber that Impacts Them at Their Kitchen Tables

On Sunday morning, February 25, Lt. Governor Evette joined Rachel Campos-Duffy on Fox & Friends Weekend live from Senate’s End in Columbia, SC. During the interview, she reacted to President Donald Trump’s win over Nikki Haley in the February 24th South Carolina Presidential Primary. Watch the full interview here.

Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette speaks Clarendon County GOP meeting

by Melissa McCoy, Manning Live — originally posted on 2/18/2024 On February 8 th , the Clarendon County Republican Party (CCGOP) met for its regularly scheduled monthly meeting. The meeting was opened with prayer and CCGOP Chairman Moye Graham gave remarks and led the Pledge of Allegiance. Next, members recited the Republican Creed, led by […]

Omron Automation to bring a $9.2 million investment and 162 jobs to Spartanburg

Samantha Swann, Spartanburg Herald-Journal – originally posted 2/13/2024 A new automation facility is bringing more than 100 jobs and creating a $9.2 million investment at the Inland Port in Greer. Omron Automation Americas is moving its facility from Renton, Washington, to Atlas at Inland Port Greer, located at 311 Genoble Road. The announcement was made […]

Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette supports expansion of home visit programs for SC moms, babies

By Dejon Johnson | Originally posted by ABC 15 News on Wed, Feb. 2024 RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. (WACH) — On Wednesday, Legislative leaders held a press conference supporting home visit programs that serve South Carolina mothers and babies. The press conference was held at 11:30 am at the South Carolina State House. Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette […]

Lt. Governor Evette Visits USC Upstate

Lt. Governor Evette’s visit was covered exclusively by Fox Carolina. She spoke to a class at USC Upstate Wednesday about women in leadership and the impact they are making in South Carolina. Watch coverage here.

Lt. Gov. tours Volvo as plant gets ready to produce only electric vehicles

By Ann McGill originally published by Live 5 WCSC on Jan 25, 2024. RIDGEVILLE, S.C. (WCSC) – Big changes are coming to the Volvo manufacturing plant in Ridgeville. The automaker says just six years from now, the Swedish carmaker will go fully electric. Starting in 2030, the company will kick gas-powered engines to the curb and […]

SC Lt. Gov visits Bamberg discussing economic development, rural communities

By Shawn Cabbagestalk, Originally Posted Jan 17, 2024 by WJBF News Channel 6 BAMBERG, S.C. (WJBF) – South Carolina Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette visiting Bamberg, S.C. It was one of many stops focusing on economic development and rural communities. “We know when companies come to rural communities, it, it changes everything for a town and a […]

S.C. Technical College system helps state grow, Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette says

By Matthew Christian, Originally published in the Aiken Standard on January 12, 2024 NORTH AUGUSTA — South Carolina’s technical education system is a big reason for the state’s economic growth, Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette said Jan. 10. South Carolina broke its record for largest single economic development project announced twice in 2022, Evette told the women […]

North Augusta to open a multispecialty clinic for cancer patients

By Aria Surka with WFXG News, originally posted 1/13/24 NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. – In an effort to support North Augusta’s downtown revitalization and maximize the use of the Medac building, Augusta Oncology says it’s bringing a new multispecialty clinic to the former Medac building. City and state leaders announced the second phase of the Beacon Bluff […]

Lt. Gov. Evette Speaks to Crowds during the SC March for Life at the SC State House

Politics, religion, and abortion were all discussed on Saturday during the March for Life. Written by Nate Stanley, originally published Jan 6, 2024 by WLTX News 19 COLUMBIA, S.C. — On Saturday, hundreds gathered for South Carolina’s 50th March for Life outside of the State House. South Carolina Citizens for Life founded the event and had […]

Lt. Gov. Evette joins DAODAS to launch new campaign seeks to educate SC parents on speaking to their children about dangers of drugs

by Matthew Sockol – Originally Published by WCIV on November 30th 2023 SOUTH CAROLINA (WCIV) — The South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services (DAODAS) launched a new campaign dedicated to educating parents on how to have open conversations with their children about alcohol abuse, smoking, vaping and the dangers of other drugs. “This campaign […]

Lt. Gov. Evette Joins President Trump at USC-Clemson Football Game

President Trump was in attendance for the annual Palmetto Bowl this past Saturday, November 25, 2023. Lt. Governor Evette was pleased to greet President Trump at the airport alongside her husband David, U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, Governor Henry McMaster, and First Lady Peggy McMaster. Following the game, Lt. Governor Evette posted on her social media […]

Lt. Gov. Evette discusses workforce development at Coastal Carolina University

South Carolina’s lieutenant governor visited Coastal Carolina University on Thursday to talk about workforce development with the College of Graduate and Continuing Studies.

Lt. Governor Evette, DHEC, ISRI Launch ‘Be Battery Smart’ Campaign for South Carolina

Lt. Governor Evette, DHEC, ISRI Launch ‘Be Battery Smart’ Campaign for South Carolina

Lt. Gov. touts education at chamber luncheon

South Carolina Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette talked about the importance of education and a burgeoning workforce at the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Legislative Luncheon Tuesday, Oct. 31, at the Summerville Country Club.

Lt. Gov. Evette joins high school coaches to promote the Coaches vs. Overdoses program

Lt. Gov. Evette joins high school coaches to promote the Coaches vs. Overdoses program in Myrtle Beach

Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette visits Myrtle Beach for Women in Business event

South Carolina Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette was in Myrtle Beach on Tuesday to speak at Grand Strand Magazine’s annual Women in Business event. 

Lt. Governor presents engraved plate to Palmetto Synthetics

Evette toured the facility and presented the men with a brass plate engraved with the Department of Commerce and Governor’s Seal.

SC lieutenant governor promotes STEM education as key to attracting tech industry

by Michael Owen – originally published by WPDE on September 14, 2023 NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WPDE) — South Carolina is pushing to be an attractive destination for tech companies, and our state’s Lieutenant Governor said the key is being a national leader in stem education. Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette visited the Grand Strand today to speak […]

ISRI awards South Carolina Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette with 2023 Recycling Impact Award

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) has awarded South Carolina Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette with the 2023 Recycling Impact Award.

‘She Means Business’ spotlights Lt. Gov. Evette

Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette was the keynote speaker at the “She Means Business” last Thursday at Catawba Falls Events Center.

Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette to lead SC7 hike along Cayce riverfront this Thursday

S.C. Lt. Governor Pamela Evette will join top law enforcement leaders (Lott, Holbrook, Cowan, others), Duke Energy representatives, Palmetto Pride (anti-litter campaigners), SC7 officials and others in the 4th-annual SOUTH CAROLINA SEVEN (SC7) expedition across the Palmetto State which will wind its way through the Midlands and along the Congaree Riverwalk (Cayce-West Columbia side) culminating in a brief ceremony recognizing law enforcement officials, Thursday, July 13.

Lt. Governor Pamela Evette Calls on Lander Grads to Never Fear Failure

Lt. Gov. Evette gives commencement speech at Lander University on Wednesday, May 23, 2023.

Pamela Evette: South Carolina’s Lieutenant Governor & a TR Local

Lt. Governor Pamela Evette sat down with Lacey Eibert Keigley with Travelers Rest Here. During the interview they discussed Evette’s service to the state, her priorities, her values, her family, and living in Travelers Rest. 

Grab a Bag SC: Statewide Litter Pickup Challenge Started by Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette

Grab a Bag SC: Statewide Litter Pickup Challenge Started by Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette

SC Candidates for Lieutenant Governor Debate

Current Republican Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette and Democrat Tally Parham Casey debated in Columbia – making their cases to earn your vote.

DEW and Lt. Gov. Partner Through Youth PSA

S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce and Lt. Governor Pamela Evette partner to share the number one thing employers are looking for when hiring and how to learn it

South Carolina Lt. Governor To Speak At Limestone’s Outdoor Graduation On May 29 At Gaffney High School Stadium

“Limestone was founded in 1845 as an institution of higher learning for female students,” Parker said. “And now we have the highest-ranking female official from the state of South Carolina speaking at our final graduation ceremony as Limestone College. We are truly honored to have Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette addressing our graduates. We’re looking forward to an exciting and historical day for Limestone.”

New to politics, SC Lt. Gov. Evette reflects on 1st year

Story by Meg Kinnard. Initially published by AP News on January 7, 2020. COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — It’s not a path she predicted during her decades founding and running a successful business. But, wrapping up her first year as South Carolina’s lieutenant governor, Pamela Evette said she’s energized by the progress she and Gov. Henry […]

South Carolina Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette visits Anderson and talks education reform

Pamela Evette, South Carolina’s first Republican woman lieutenant governor, traveled to Anderson Monday to visit the AIM charity, attend a law enforcement appreciation banquet at Anderson University and tout an education reform bill during a speech to the 1st Monday Club of Anderson.

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