Government resources are some of the highest-quality free information sources available. Various agencies and levels of government collect, create, and distribute an incredible amount of science information.
To find information from federal agencies, use USA.gov.
State and local information can be found though agencies from the State of South Carolina.
Did you know that the U.S. government is the largest collector of stastics in the world? Here are some good places to start when searching for various statistics.