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We’re very excited to introduce our newest staff member, Tori Brant.  Tori is a Program Coordinator, contributing to the success of both of our Court Monitoring grants, which currently cover Greenville, Pickens, Richland, Kershaw, Charleston, Berkeley, and Horry Counties.  Tori...
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On July 5th MADD staff, Ashley Merrick and Kelly Stafford, spoke to 6th – 8th graders at Chicora Elementary School in North Charleston, SC. Carlton Holland leads a group of youth in a summer literacy program known as Freedom School....
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As part of the MADD/NFL partnership, MADD SC staff and volunteers spoke to the newest group of Carolina Panthers rookies in May during their rookie camp.  MADD staff Steven Burritt and Chris Phillips talked about MADD’s mission, DUI in the Carolinas, and...
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MADD SC is happy to report that our underage drinking prevention programs are going great.  Our program specialist, Ashley Merrick, has been busy the past couple of months sharing our MADD message and encouraging students to be alcohol free under 21....
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MADD South Carolina’s newest team member came across the country to join us, or rather back across the country. On April 24th, Karin Smith officially came on board as the Coastal Court Monitoring Specialist, which will be monitoring misdemeanor DUI...
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On April 11th, MADD SC took part in the 2017 DUI Enforcement Recognition & Law Enforcement DUI Challenge ceremony in Columbia.  The ceremony is put on annually by the SC Department of Public Safety to recognize excellence in DUI enforcement....
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On Saturday night, April 14th, MADD South Carolina held its 5th Annual Walk Like Columbia, and the event was a huge success!  With a new venue, a new time, and an increased emphasis on engaging law enforcement locally and all...
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Unfortunately, S. 982, the all-offender ignition interlock device bill authored by Senator Hutto, did not receive full approval by the full Senate and therefore will not become law in 2018.  The South Carolina Legislature has a “crossover” deadline where a...
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We are excited to announce another new MADD SC team member! Rebecca Frick is our newest victim services student intern from the University of South Carolina’s College of Social Work. Rebecca is originally from Savannah, Georgia but has now been in...
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 Before December 6, 2013, Travis Mayo would have been sleeping peacefully in his bed at 3 a.m. on a weekend or holiday morning. Likewise, if you would have said to Travis that the next morning at 7:45 am while driving...
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