Grants awarded to improve 15 South Carolina communities

  January 20, 2021

    Fifteen communities across South Carolina are slated to benefit from public improvement projects supported by more than $6.4 million in funds from the latest round of Community Development…

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LCDC Annual Meeting and New Vision for Laurens County

  January 20, 2021

2020 is in the rearview mirror and the Laurens County Development Corporation (LCDC) provided a snapshot of progress and challenges in the face of COVID-19 at their annual meeting.  The…

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Got a Job Opening? Here’s How to Hire Locally

  January 18, 2021

LaurensCountyBUZZ is all about Laurens County. The platform is designed to provide businesses, organizations and charitable associations with a platform to submit news to be published in a timely manner.…

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Help ‘Fight the Spread’ in Laurens County

  January 15, 2021

The Laurens County Development Corporation, the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce, Prisma Health Laurens County Hospital, and local leaders and municipalities are once again working together to encourage those who…

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New Businesses Coming to Designers Alley

  January 11, 2021

It is likely that you’ve noticed a transformation on W. Main Street in Clinton, as the Designers Alley building has undergone significant renovation. According to the owners, Laurie and Joseph…

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South Carolina Farmers can apply Jan. 1 to grow hemp in 2021

  January 8, 2021

The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) will accept applications for hemp farming permits for the 2021 growing season from Jan. 1 through Feb. 28, 2021. The state’s Hemp Farming…

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Metts of Wilson Kibler awarded CCIM designation

  January 5, 2021

Wilson Kibler senior associate John Metts recently received the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation by the CCIM Institute. The designation was awarded during this year’s fall CCIM Comprehensive Exam…

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Ribbon Cutting for Holbrooks A1 Flash Moving

  December 29, 2020

    Join the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce and members of the community for a celebratory Ribbon Cutting for Holbrooks A1 Flash Moving on January 5th at noon. We…

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Laurens County Clean Up Continues

  December 16, 2020

The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce for a community cleanup day in the Wattsville area on Saturday, January 9th at Eastside Baptist…

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Laurens to Celebrate the City’s 175th Birthday

  December 14, 2020

Happy 175th birthday to the city of Laurens! To mark the occasion Mayor Nathan Senn, members of Laurens City Council and other dignitaries will gather at City Hall on Tuesday,…

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Peabody Engineering & Supply, Inc. establishing operations in Pickens County

  December 14, 2020

More than $5.6 million investment will create 35 new jobs Peabody Engineering & Supply, Inc. (Peabody Engineering), a leading manufacturer of industrial polyethylene storage tanks, today announced plans to establish operations…

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Belk investing in upgrades at Richland County distribution center

  December 10, 2020

Belk, the nation’s largest private department store chain, will invest $2.5 million over the next five years to make improvements to its distribution center in Richland County. Belk plans to…

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CrossFit864 Renovations to New Location Enter Final Stages

  December 9, 2020

CrossFit864 has been a mainstay in downtown Clinton since 2009.  Owners Jay and Janice Long have been providing motivation and creative workouts for anyone interested in being healthy and building…

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Vikor Scientific, LLC expanding operations in Charleston County

  December 8, 2020

 $1 million investment will create 148 new jobs Vikor Scientific, LLC, a molecular diagnostics company, today announced plans to expand operations in Charleston County. The $1 million investment will create…

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Something DELI-cious is coming to Parkland Plaza in Cayce

  December 7, 2020

East Bay Deli, known for its New York-style deli offerings, announced today it is opening a new location in Parkland Plaza at the corner of Knox Abbott Drive and State…

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‘Skill Up’ Platform Aims to Connect Individuals with Career Pathways

  December 2, 2020

Upstate SC Alliance launches regional gateway to technical training programs Although the coronavirus pandemic has slowed some areas of the economy, within many sectors, businesses continue to grow. A new…

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Techtronic Industries expanding operations in Anderson County

  December 1, 2020

$100 million investment will create 525 new jobs Techtronic Industries (TTI), a global leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of quality consumer, professional and industrial products, today announced plans…

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ZF Transmissions to Hold Job Fair December 1st

  November 30, 2020

ZF Transmissions in Gray Court will be hosting a job fair on Tuesday, December 1st in their parking lot from 10:00 am-2:00pm. ZF will be hiring assembly operators-level 1 and…

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Skutchi Designs, Inc. expanding operations in Horry County

  November 24, 2020

More than $3.5 million investment will create 41 new jobs Skutchi Designs, Inc., a national contract office furniture company, today announced plans to expand operations in Horry County. The more…

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Carver Maritime, LLC expanding operations in Charleston County

  November 23, 2020

More than $27.8 million investment will create 50 new jobs Carver Maritime, LLC, an industrial port known for its shipping and warehousing storage operations, today announced plans to expand its…

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City of Clinton Holds Seventh Annual Legislative Luncheon  

  November 22, 2020

On Friday, November 20th the City of Clinton held the seventh annual Legislative Luncheon.  The event is an opportunity for state and local legislators to update local officials on things…

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Quackenbush Architects receive 3 2020 AIA Columbia Design Awards

  November 18, 2020

Quackenbush Architects + Planners received three American Institute of Architects Columbia awards for its innovative work on the Center for Health and Well-Being at the University of South Carolina, a…

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Santa Cruz Nutritionals selects Sumter County for expansion

  November 12, 2020

Company’s $84 million investment will create 164 new jobs Santa Cruz Nutritionals (SCN), a subsidiary of Santa Cruz Healthcare, today announced plans to expand operations in Sumter County. The $84 million…

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Setterstix Corporation establishing operations in Laurens County

  November 12, 2020

More than $11.7 million investment will create 80 new jobs Setterstix Corporation (Setterstix), a paper stick manufacturer, today announced plans to establish operations in Laurens County. The more than $11.7 million…

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Setterstix Corporation establishing operations in Laurens County

  November 12, 2020

More than $11.7 million investment will create 80 new jobs Setterstix Corporation (Setterstix), a paper stick manufacturer, today announced plans to establish operations in Laurens County. The more than $11.7…

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GADC names Ashley Keene as Existing Industry Manager

  November 9, 2020

The Greenville Area Development Corporation has named Ashley Keene as the economic development organization’s new Existing Industry Manager. In her new role, Ms. Keene will serve as liaison to existing…

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Fall Fun for the Family in Laurens this Weekend

  November 4, 2020

Fall is in the air! Join us downtown for a fun two days as we celebrate Fall, Family and Laurens! (Please see the safety guidelines below) FRIDAY, November 6th: 11:00…

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Laurens County Voters Said Yes to Invest!

  November 4, 2020

The voters have spoken and the Capital Project Sales Tax (CPST) Referendum that was on the ballot on November 3rdpassed with overwhelming support. A total of 24,736 votes were cast…

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Berkshire Hathaway Energy completes acquisition of majority of Dominion Energy’s gas transmission and storage business

  November 2, 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa – Berkshire Hathaway Energy announced it has completed the purchase of Dominion Energy’s natural gas transmission and storage business, exclusive of Questar Pipeline Group. The transaction consideration…

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CRDA hires new Director of Global Business

  October 29, 2020

The Charleston Regional Development Alliance (CRDA) is pleased to welcome R. Megan Anderson as the organization’s new Director, Global Business Development. In this role, Anderson will lead CRDA’s comprehensive, strategic…

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Continental Tire the Americas, LLC expanding headquarters in Lancaster County

  October 27, 2020

Company Investing More Than $20 Million into the Expansion Continental Tire the Americas, LLC (Continental), a manufacturer and distributer of premium tires, today announced plans to expand the company’s Lancaster…

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Laurens Takes Next Step Toward Major Growth: New Housing

  October 21, 2020

The City of Laurens will soon experience growth not seen in decades as it welcomes a new housing development, the largest development of its type since the early 1980s. The…

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