Small business owners and others in the declared counties impacted by the April 12-13 storms have until Tuesday, June 30, to apply for disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration.
The disaster declaration covers Aiken, Barnwell, Berkeley, Colleton, Hampton, Marlboro, Oconee, Orangeburg, and Pickens counties in South Carolina, which are eligible for both physical and economic injury disaster loans from the SBA.
Small businesses and most private nonprofit organizations in the following adjacent counties are eligible to apply only for SBA economic injury disaster loans:
South Carolina: Allendale, Anderson, Bamberg, Beaufort, Calhoun, Charleston, Chesterfield, Clarendon, Darlington, Dillon, Dorchester, Edgefield, Florence, Georgetown, Greenville, Jasper, Lexington, Saluda, and Williamsburg
Georgia: Burke, Effingham, Franklin, Habersham, Hart, Rabun, Richmond, Screven, and Stephens
North Carolina: Anson, Jackson, Macon, Richmond, Robeson, Scotland, and Transylvania.