Alice Company reinvents itself for next century

  July 30, 2021

Fifth-generation of leadership drives new business while keeping Alice Company firmly rooted in serving the community, partnering with entrepreneurs, and building value GREENVILLE, SC – Entering its second century of…

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TD Bank names Hugh Allen as Regional President of Mid-South Metro

  July 27, 2021

TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, announced today it has appointed Hugh W. Allen Regional President for its Mid-South Metro, which includes Virginia, Maryland, the District of Columbia, Delaware, North…

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How Hard is Your Cash Working?

  July 27, 2021

Managing cash in a low interest rate environment by Stephen E. Maggard With current treasury yields hovering slightly above zero, individuals are experiencing angst over the lack of returns from…

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Southern First reports results for second quarter 2021

  July 27, 2021

Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFST), holding company for Southern First Bank, today announced its financial results for the three- and six-month periods ended June 30, 2021. “We are incredibly…

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SAFE Federal Credit Union awards scholarships to area students

  July 27, 2021

Eleven South Carolina high school students were awarded $1,000 each towards their education as part of SAFE Federal Credit Union’s long-standing scholarship program. The scholarships were awarded to public and…

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VentureSouth reports record results in first half of 2021

  July 22, 2021

VentureSouth, one of the Top 10 angel investment groups in North America, is proud to announce record results in the first half of 2021. Despite ongoing limitations brought on by…

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Countybanc Insurance’s Tammy Hendrix earns CISR Elite designation

  July 20, 2021

Countybanc Insurance announced Tammy Hendrix, Personal Lines Sales Representative and Account Manager for Countybanc Insurance Services in Greer, recently earned her Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) Elite designation. “Tammy exemplifies…

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Cash Management Specialist II

  July 16, 2021

AgFirst Farm Credit Bank provides financing, as well as a range of technology and other services, to a network of agricultural lenders in the United States and Puerto Rico. Located…

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HireQuest announces closing of $63.2 million credit facility

  July 7, 2021

GOOSE CREEK, SC – HireQuest, Inc. (Nasdaq: HQI), a national franchisor of on-demand, temporary, and commercial staffing services, today announced that the Company has closed a $63.2 million credit facility…

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Entrepreneur Minute – Herbert Drayton III, HI Mark Capital

  July 2, 2021

The Who’s on the Move, Entrepreneur Minute is an interview in support of the undeniable impact that entrepreneurs have on our communities. We will be highlighting 20 entrepreneurs in each of…

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Combat-wounded veteran honored with keys to new vehicle

  June 29, 2021

Wells Fargo and Hendrick Honda of Easley donated a 2021 Honda Pilot through Military Warriors Support Foundation For combat-wounded veterans, transitioning from the military back to civilian life can be…

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World Acceptance Corporation expands its Board

  June 28, 2021

GREENVILLE, SC – World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ: WRLD) announced the appointment of two new independent directors, Elizabeth Russell Neuhoff and Benjamin Robinson III to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.…

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Senior Commercial Credit Analyst

  June 24, 2021

Posted June 24, 2021 at 7:31 PM Senior Commercial Credit Analyst – Capital Markets Looking for more than the traditional commercial banking experience? Our Analysts underwrite commercial loan investment opportunities…

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Furman Capital Advisors welcomes Trey Snellings to the team

  June 24, 2021

Kay Hill, Bern DuPree, Ari Laurenza, and Christine Joseph of Furman Capital Advisors, a leading investment division within NAI Earle Furman focusing on multifamily sales and land for multifamily development…

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United Community Bank expands lending capabilities with USDA loans

  June 21, 2021

United Community Bank welcomes David Matthews as a Business Development Officer under its newly created USDA Lending Group. Matthews brings extensive experience to this role, having recently served as the…

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Protecting Your Children’s Credit

  June 16, 2021

By Brittany M. Midgette As you sort through your mail, you may notice that some mail has arrived that is addressed to your child. For example, your ten-year-old child may…

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First Community honors Leadership Institute graduates

  June 16, 2021

First Community Bank recently recognized the 2021 graduates of its Leadership Institute with a ceremony at the Columbia International University School of Business. An 18-month, intensive training program that combines…

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Southern First appoints Dave Favela as Chief Innovation Officer

  June 15, 2021

Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFST), holding company for Southern First Bank, announced the appointment of Dave Favela as Chief Innovation Officer. Favela joins Southern First with 14 years of…

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Senior IT Auditor

  June 15, 2021

AgFirst Farm Credit Bank provides financing, as well as a range of technology and other services, to a network of agricultural lenders in the United States and Puerto Rico. Located…

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Coldwell Banker Commercial Caine brokers represent local real estate transactions

  June 14, 2021

Brokers from Coldwell Banker Commercial Caine’s Greenville and Spartanburg offices recently represented the following area real estate transactions: Sales Greenville:  Greenville:  Pete Brett, CCIM of Coldwell Banker Commercial Caine represented BDK2, LLC…

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Milestone Custom Homes Inspired Cottage returns to Verdae

  June 9, 2021

Coldwell Banker Caine to host open house weekends beginning June 17 The iCottage returns to Hollingsworth Park at Verdae this June with an updated name and focus nine years after…

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David Trent joins Countybank as SBA Business Development Officer

  June 8, 2021

Countybank welcomed David Trent as Vice President, SBA Business Development Officer in Greenwood. Trent, a Greenwood native, comes to Countybank with extensive experience in commercial banking, business development, and finance.…

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Vaughan Dozier recognized as 2020 S.C. Outstanding Young Banker

  June 8, 2021

First Community Bank announced that Vaughan Dozier, Lexington Regional Market President, has been named the 2020 S.C. Outstanding Young Banker by the South Carolina Banker’s Association. Dozier received the award—the…

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Muncaster Financial Group unveils new website launch

  June 7, 2021

Muncaster Financial Group undergoes a complete website renovation, inviting target audiences to explore the new features designed to better serve current and potential clients. The new website has been designed…

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Duane Johnson joins Coldwell Banker Caine

  June 2, 2021

Coldwell Banker Caine welcomed Duane Johnson to its Greenville office as a residential agent. Duane prides himself on providing world-class service and expertise to his clients. With a passion for…

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Claudia Bell Moore joins Coldwell Banker Caine in Greenville

  June 2, 2021

Coldwell Banker Caine recently welcomed Claudia Moore as a residential agent to its Greenville office. A Greenville native, Claudia cherishes her lifelong relationships within the community. Claudia has always had…

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Jan Hollar named to First Community Board of Directors

  June 1, 2021

First Community Corporation, headquartered in Lexington, South Carolina, and the holding company of First Community Bank, announced that Jan Hollar, a retired banker with a 40-year career in community banking,…

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Understanding Your Portfolio and Fees

  May 29, 2021

By Charles B. Flowers, CFA At the end of every month, quarter, and year, the investment world tallies returns and produces reports. Frequently the results are delivered in chart-filled reports…

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