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Community meetings to focus on southeast water and sewer project

 

WHO:    Council Vice Chair Dalhi Myers, District 10; Councilwoman Chakisse Newton, District 11; Richland County utilities officials WHAT: Community meetings to provide details on the Southeast Richland Water and Sewer Project The project, which will serve portions of Southeast/Lower Richland with water and wastewater services, will extend the County’s existing water system and connect new sewer…

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SC Secretary of State Mark Hammond announces distribution of recovered funds to cancer centers after landmark lawsuit against sham cancer charities

 

South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond announced today that $2.5 million will be distributed to cancer centers across the country as a result of a multistate enforcement action against sham cancer charities. The $2.5 million was recovered through settlements of a landmark lawsuit against four affiliated sham charities – the Cancer Fund of America,…

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Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive kicks off Gimme the Gig

 

Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive kicks off its annual Gimme the Gig competition today, inviting bands to battle for a chance to earn a paid gig at the weekly series on August 29 and studio time at Sit-n-Spin Recording Studios. Last year, nearly 20 bands submitted entries and almost 2,000 votes were cast. Kami Ocean…

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City of Columbia Office of Business Opportunities welcomes nearly 50 local business owners to access to Capital Symposium

 

  Nearly 50 local business owners gathered for the Office of Business Opportunities’ annual Access to Capital Symposium: The Midland’s Financing Options for Small Businesses on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. This year, the symposium had two matchmaking sessions with up to 20 lenders. This event was a true collaboration…

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Lindsey Graham endorsed by every South Carolina constitutional officer

 

Team Graham announced today that every statewide elected constitutional officer in South Carolina has endorsed Lindsey Graham’s 2020 re-election campaign for the United States Senate. Graham received endorsements from the following South Carolina constitutional officers, all of whom are Republicans: Governor Henry McMaster Lt. Governor Pamela Evette Attorney General Alan Wilson Treasurer Curtis Loftis Superintendent…

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Gov. Henry McMaster announces and signs Children’s Internet Safety Governor’s Pledge

 

Governor Henry McMaster, First Lady Peggy McMaster, and Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette were joined today by representatives from Enough Is Enough (EIE), Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott, Representative Beth Bernstein, and representatives from Attorney General Alan Wilson’s office to announce the first ever “Children’s Internet Safety Governor’s Pledge.” “Internet safety is one of our biggest concerns when…

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Congressman Clyburn announces sixth district priorities included in house-passes appropriations package

 

Congressman James E. Clyburn announced several priority projects in South Carolina were included in the appropriations package passed by the U.S. House of Representatives today. “I am pleased to support this bill that grows our economy, protects our environment, repairs our infrastructure, strengthens health care, invests in education, and sets up rural communities in South…

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I-85/385 gateway project detour and closure

 

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) continues to address the state’s infrastructure needs with our strategic 10-Year Plan. The plan is part of SCDOT’s significant effort to improve, resurface, and rebuild our state’s roads and highways. This includes the I-85/385 Gateway Project, which is part of our Interstate Improvement program. The project is intended…

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Advertisement of vacancies on various boards and commissions

 

The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions. City Center Partnership Seeking 1(one) Applicant for Appointment. The purpose of the Board is to enhancing the economic vitality of Columbia’s City Center Business Improvement District (BID) by making capital investments and expanding services and programs within and…

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Access to capital symposium: practical financing options for small businesses

 

Are you looking for capital to start or expand your business? Are you trying to determine which bank has the best package for you? Have you already been to the bank, and need another option for financing?  If so, plan to attend a lender/borrower face-to-face workshop on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 that will discuss financing options available for…

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