Richland Two names new Senior Chief Academic Officer

  July 11, 2024

Richland School District Two has named Jennifer Morrison the new Senior Chief Academic Officer. “Jennifer Morrison embodies the essence of an exceptional educator. Her passion for teaching and learning is…

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Melissa Woo joins Coldwell Banker Caine in Spartanburg

  July 11, 2024

Coldwell Banker Caine recently welcomed Melissa Woo to its Spartanburg office as a residential agent. Melissa has lived in the Upstate since 2007 and favors its stunning scenery, warm Southern…

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Grant funding available for recreational trail safety and education programs

  July 11, 2024

The South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism (SCPRT) is inviting interested eligible entities to submit pre-applications for educational grant funding assistance from the Recreational Trails Program (RTP). The deadline…

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Find Great People moving headquarters to downtown Greenville

  July 10, 2024

Find Great People (FGP) announced that the Greenville-based recruiting and HR consulting firm will relocate its headquarters to the former Greenville News building within the Camperdown Plaza in downtown Greenville.…

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SCRA opens new Greenville office

  July 10, 2024

South Carolina Research Authority recently held a ribbon-cutting and open house to celebrate its new office. Its Upstate region staff is now located in the heart of Downtown Greenville, where…

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USC ranked one of top patent-producing universities in the world

  July 10, 2024

USC is the top patent-producing university in the state and one of the top 50 nationally in the latest National Academy of Inventors report The University of South Carolina system…

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WGU adds AJ Jackson as strategic partnerships manager

  July 10, 2024

Education leader to help build partnerships and grow enrollment Online nonprofit Western Governors University (WGU) has announced that Anthony “AJ” Jackson has been named as a strategic partnerships manager. In this role, Jackson…

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SCAA announces 2024 scholarship recipients

  July 10, 2024

South Carolina Aviation Association (SCAA) has awarded five scholarships to South Carolinians pursuing careers in the aviation industry. LeeAnne Aganos, of Horry, a standout student at the Pittsburgh Institute of…

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Andrew Brandt named West Ashley High School Principal

  July 8, 2024

The Charleston County School District (CCSD) is delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew “Andy” Brandt as the new Principal of West Ashley High School. Brandt has been a dedicated,…

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Ken Tuck wins prestigious George Warren Fuller Award

  July 8, 2024

Spartanburg Water Director of Drinking Water Services Awarded Honor by the American Water Works Association Spartanburg Water Director of Drinking Water Services, Ken Tuck, was recently awarded the prestigious George…

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Zoo shares positive accreditation findings

  July 8, 2024

Onsite Inspection Completed in June, Final Report Expected in September Fewer than 10% of all zoos in the United States are accredited. The Greenville Zoo is one of them, and…

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Kathryn Curtis joins Coldwell Banker Caine in Greenville

  July 8, 2024

Coldwell Banker Caine recently welcomed Kathryn Curtis to its Greenville office as a residential agent. Kathryn has lived in Greenville her entire life and considers Greenville’s growth to be nothing…

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Dorchester County appoints new Clerk to Council

  July 8, 2024

Dorchester County is pleased to announce the appointment of Lona R. Conrad as the new Clerk to Council, effective July 8, 2024. Ms. Conrad brings a wealth of experience and…

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Join us in July for Food Truck Fridays!

  July 8, 2024

The City of Columbia continues the exciting Food Truck Fridays initiative throughout the month of July. Food Truck Fridays aim to support and boost local businesses, celebrate diverse cuisines and foster connections over…

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Spartanburg Water’s Customer Calendar Photo Contest kicking off

  July 8, 2024

Spartanburg Water’s Customer Calendar Photo Contest is back! It’s a favorite for many, and we are excited to once again open the opportunity for customers to participate. The contest runs from Monday, July 8 through Monday, August 5, 2024. Water…

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Grants awarded to improve 10 South Carolina communities

  July 8, 2024

S.C. Department of Commerce awards more than $10.5 million in Community Development Block Grant funds Ten communities from around South Carolina are receiving community development grant funds totaling more than…

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Mike Holmes inducted into NAA Hall of Fame

  July 8, 2024

Mike Holmes is the 24 th inductee into the NAA Hall of Fame The National Apartment Association (NAA) has announced the induction of Mike Holmes, CAPS, President and CEO of…

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Hela Akkary joins Coldwell Banker Caine in Spartanburg

  July 8, 2024

Coldwell Banker Caine recently welcomed Hela Akkary to its Spartanburg office as a residential agent. Hela has lived in various areas of the Upstate almost her entire life, giving her…

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Mountains to Midlands: CEO retirement and search

  July 8, 2024

It is with a heavy heart that Girl Scouts of South Carolina—Mountains to Midlands announces the upcoming retirement of President and CEO Lora Tucker. Tucker’s journey with GSSC-MM began in…

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Kishia Dolata joins Coldwell Banker Caine in Spartanburg

  July 8, 2024

Coldwell Banker Caine recently welcomed Kishia Dolata to its Spartanburg office as a residential agent. Kishia has resided in the Upstate since 1995, and praises its diversity, culture, and food.…

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Graham helps secure $45 million in federal funding for South Carolina Tech Hub

  July 3, 2024

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) applauded the announcement that South Carolina will receive $45 million in funding through the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA)’s Tech Hubs…

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USC energy efforts boosted with new federal funding

  July 3, 2024

In a new round of funding announced by the U.S. Economic Development Administration, the University of South Carolina will receive $10.2 million for its efforts to advance battery research. New…

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SC NEXUS one of 12 tech hubs to receive millions in federal funding

  July 2, 2024

SC NEXUS awarded $45 million to advance cyber-secure grid resilience technologies (GRT) SC NEXUS received $45 million in implementation grant funding through the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration…

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Registration open for inaugural 803 Day activities

  July 1, 2024

A celebration of all things 803, includes: a 5K Run/Walk, FREE festival, citywide scavenger hunt, group photo op, & $8.03 specials Show some Soda City love! Registration is now open…

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City announces Summer of Service

  July 1, 2024

The City of Columbia Public Relations, Media and Marketing Department announces Summer of Service from July 1, 2024 through October 5, 2024. Summer of Service will highlight fundraising and registration…

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