Axe Craft Depot Coming to Clinton

  January 23, 2022

The art of axe throwing began to gain popularity in 2006 as a backyard sport and expanded into something much bigger including competitive league play. So just what is ax…

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Kostwein establishes U.S. operations, creates jobs in Greenville County, S.C.

  January 19, 2022

Kostwein, a high-tech machine manufacturer, today announced plans to establish operations in Greenville County. The $8.5 million investment will create 95 new jobs. Founded in 1921 and headquartered in Austria,…

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MycoWorks establishing operations in Union County

  January 13, 2022

$107 million investment to create 400 new jobs MycoWorks, a biotechnology company that specializes in mycelium-grown materials for use as sustainable, luxury-quality leather alternatives, today announced plans to establish operations…

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Shamrock Technologies, Inc. establishing operations in Laurens County

  January 12, 2022

$19.4 million investment to create new growth opportunities Shamrock Technologies, Inc. (Shamrock), one of the world’s largest processors and developers of specialty natural and synthetic wax additives, today announced plans…

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Sustain SC announces 2022 Board appointments

  January 10, 2022

Sustain SC, an economic and conservation driven organization connecting the sustainability goals of business in South Carolina with local solutions, announced its 2022-23 Board of Directors with the addition of…

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South Carolina Chamber of Commerce releases 2022 Competitiveness Agenda

  January 10, 2022

Ahead of the start of the 2022 legislative session, the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce today released its annual Competitiveness Agenda, with seven major areas of improvement the General Assembly…

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Flagship Healthcare Trust acquires property in West Columbia

  January 6, 2022

The medical office building is home to the Southeast’s premier Palmetto Infusion Flagship Healthcare Trust, a Charlotte-based outpatient healthcare real estate investment trust (REIT), has acquired Class A, 100% leased…

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Entrepreneur Minute – Frank Cason, Cason Development Group

  January 6, 2022

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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NAI Columbia bolsters large deals and community commitment despite pandemic

  December 20, 2021

NAI Columbia, the Midlands’ local full-service commercial real estate firm, projects another strong, profitable close to the year. Compared to pre-pandemic year-end numbers in 2019, NAI Columbia anticipates a 25%…

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Litter Prevention & Beautification Efforts Continue to Grow Across Laurens County

  December 18, 2021

The Laurens County Chamber of Commerce team officially welcomes Courtney Stonell as the Laurens County Beautification Affiliate Coordinator. This position was announced in June 2021 when a countywide collaborative partnership began.  The Affiliate Coordinator  position will focus on areas of impact, enforcement, and education.  According to…

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Overstock Outlet Celebrates Grand Opening

  December 10, 2021

Laurens County Chamber held the celebratory, grand opening ribbon cutting for Overstock Outlet SC in Clinton on Friday morning. The Chamber team was joined by Clinton Mayor Bob McLean, City…

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AMERICAN SpiralWeld Pipe Co. expanding operations in Richland County

  December 8, 2021

$40 million investment will create 100 new jobs AMERICAN SpiralWeld Pipe Co., a subsidiary of AMERICAN Cast Iron Pipe Co., today announced plans to expand operations in Richland County. The $40 million…

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GML Industries, LLC establishing operations in Spartanburg County

  December 7, 2021

$966,000 investment will create 74 new jobs GML Industries, LLC, a manufacturer of wire harnesses for various industries, today announced it is establishing operations in Spartanburg County. The company’s $966,000…

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Designs by D Ribbon Cutting

  December 2, 2021

On Tuesday, November 2nd, the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Grand Opening of Designs By D, located at 224 South Public Square in…

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RL Solutions, LLC expanding operations in Greenville County

  November 23, 2021

$1 million investment will create 37 new jobs RL Solutions, LLC (RL Solutions), a logistics and transportation company, today announced plans to expand operations in Greenville County. The $1 million investment…

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DHI Corp establishing operations in Berkeley County

  November 22, 2021

$627,000 investment will create 40 new jobs DHI Corp (Design House), a home goods provider, announced plans to establish operations in Berkeley County. The $627,000 investment will create 40 new…

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RX Industries expanding operations in Beaufort County

  November 22, 2021

$9.08 million investment to create 13 new jobs RX Industries, a precision, high-quality computer numerical control (CNC) machine shop, announced plans to expand operations in Beaufort County. The company’s $9.08…

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BMW Manufacturing expanding Spartanburg County operations with new logistics center

  November 18, 2021

$100 million project will enhance company’s logistics operations supplying parts to BMW Plant Spartanburg BMW Manufacturing today announced that the company is expanding operations in Spartanburg County with the construction of…

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New Steakhouse Slated to Open in Downtown Laurens

  November 16, 2021

Laurens residents with a taste for fine dining will soon see their prayers for a steakhouse answered when “The Tailored Oak” opens on the city’s historic downtown Square in spring…

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M Peters Group to develop at Clifton Mill #2 Site

  November 16, 2021

Announces Mixed-Use Development at Site of Mill Number Two OneSpartanburg, Inc. is proud to announce a transformative public-private partnership with Spartanburg County and the M Peters Group, an upstate real…

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S.W.O.R.D. International Inc. establishing new operations in Greenville County, SC

  November 15, 2021

Aiming for success, arms, and defense equipment manufacturer to invest $9.5 million and create 55 new jobs S.W.O.R.D. International Inc. (S.W.O.R.D.), a manufacturer of unique, purpose-built small arms and defense equipment,…

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City Center Partnership holds 20th Annual Meeting

  November 15, 2021

City Center Partnership (CCP) recently held its 20th Annual Meeting, celebrating past accomplishments and looking forward to more in the future. “We are grateful for the long-term support we have…

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Mimms Contracting adds Reid Radtke as Director of Operations

  November 15, 2021

Mimms Contracting announced that they have hired Reid Radtke as the newest member of the team. Reid serves as the Director of Operations. Originally from New York, Reid graduated from…

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Barzan Aeronautical, LLC establishing operations in Charleston County

  November 12, 2021

$14.7 million investment to create 34 new jobs Barzan Aeronautical, LLC, an aerial intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) systems company, today announced plans to establish operations in Charleston County. The…

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Camp Hall closes Campus 1 sale with Magnus Development Partners

  November 10, 2021

South Carolina-based real estate developer Magnus Development Partners completed the purchase of 10+ acres on Camp Hall’s Campus 1, where they plan to break ground before the end of this…

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Laurens County Manufacturing Job Fair Scheduled for November 18th

  November 10, 2021

The Laurens County Manufacturing Job Fair will be held next Thursday, November 18th from 4PM-7PM at Piedmont Technical College CAMCenter (109 Innovation Drive, Laurens, SC). Those seeking employment can prepare…

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AVANTech, LLC expanding operations in Richland County

  November 10, 2021

More than $3.6 million investment will create 17 new jobs AVANTech, LLC, a wastewater and radioactive waste treatment solutions provider, today announced plans to expand operations in Richland County. The more than…

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Apprenticeship Carolina and the South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs partner to increase the number of minority-owned businesses participating in apprenticeship

  November 9, 2021

Apprenticeship Carolina™ and the South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs signed a Memorandum of Understanding this week designed to increase the number of South Carolina’s minority-owned businesses participating in apprenticeship…

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Elbit Systems of America, LLC establishing operations in Charleston County 

  November 9, 2021

Project to create approximately 300 new jobs Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., today announced plans to establish operations in Charleston County. The project will create…

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Fiber Industries to develop industrial park via Palmetto Sites Program

  November 3, 2021

On Nov. 3, 2021, textile manufacturing company, Fiber Industries, along with landowner – International Process Plants (IPP), proudly announced they have applied and are under consideration for the prestigious Palmetto…

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Sustain SC honors Boeing, SC Ports, Volvo Cars with inaugural Excellence in Mitigation Award

  October 28, 2021

Sustain SC today honored three South Carolina organizations with the inaugural Excellence in Mitigation award, recognizing their efforts to bring economic development to our state while maintaining a positive conservation…

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Tiger Companies establishing operations in Union County

  October 27, 2021

$10.8 million investment will create 61 new jobs Tiger Companies, a valued-added national distributor serving the construction, surveying, home, office and medical products markets, today announced plans to establish operations…

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Tyger River Correctional Institute Job Fair Announced

  October 26, 2021

The South Carolina Department of Corrections is hosting a job fair at the Tyger River Correctional Institute in Enoree, SC on Wednesday, November 3rd from 10 am  – 1 pm.…

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PC Expands Campus Footprint with Purchase of Capitol Theatre in Laurens

  October 23, 2021

Coming soon to the Capitol Theatre in Laurens – a groundbreaking public-private partnership that puts Presbyterian College in charge of an area icon and entertainment treasure. On the eve of…

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