City’s Purchasing Director Earns Top Procurement Certification

 

COLUMBIA, SC – December 11, 2008 – City of Columbia Purchasing Director Kenneth Wiggins recently was awarded the Certified Public Purchasing Officer credential by the Universal Public Purchasing Certification Council. The…

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Comptroller General releases 2009 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

 

COLUMBIA, SC – November 18, 2008 – Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom on Tuesday said the steadily-improved time to prepare and publish the State’s annual financial report is part of his…

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Uptown on Main Celebrating Grand Opening on November 21

 

COLUMBIA, SC – November 12, 2008 – City Center Partnership is pleased to announce that Uptown on Main will celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday,…

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Clemson and Carolina Face Off in the Battle of the Bins

 

Get Off of the Sidelines and Into the Game County Announces Clemson/Carolina Recycling Challenge COLUMBIA, SC – November 10, 2008 –  Clemson University and University of South Carolina fans will…

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South Carolina Chamber Endorses Business-Friendly Candidates Ahead of Election Day

 

COLUMBIA, SC – October 23, 2008 – The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, the state’s largest broad-based business organization, is pleased to announce their endorsements of pro-business candidates who face General Election…

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City Center Partnership Awarded Contract to Provide Clean Services to the Vista

 

COLUMBIA, SC – City Center Partnership (CCP) is pleased to announce that the organization has been awarded a contract to provide its clean services to the Vista area.   CCP’s services will…

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South Carolina Chamber, Diversity Council to Honor Excellence in Workplace Diversity

 

COLUMBIA, SC – October 23, 2008 – South Carolina Chamber, Diversity Council to Honor Excellence in Workplace Diversity    WHO:             South Carolina business leaders, the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and…

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Commerce Reports Extraordinary Recruitment Levels Through Third Quarter of 2008

 

On track for another record-breaking year, thousands of new jobs announced COLUMBIA, SC– October 20, 2008 – The South Carolina Department of Commerce continued to set a record-breaking pace for…

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City of Cayce Establishes Traffic Speed Enforcement Unit

 

City receives State and Community Highway Safety Grant that will help put new officers on the streets to enforce safe speeds Cayce, SC- October 14, 2008 – The City of…

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New Doors are Opening at the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice

 

COLUMBIA, SC – October 7, 2008 – A new era is dawning for the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) and one of its major supporters, the Friends of Juvenile Justice…

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New Congaree Bluegrass Festival – Fun for the Whole Family

 

CAYCE, SC – September 26, 2008 – Cayce leaders hope to entice Midlands’ residents and bluegrass fans from around the area to attend its newest family-oriented event, the Congaree Bluegrass…

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Governor and Mrs. Mark Sanford and the SC Governor's Mansion Foundation & Commission Host Garden Celebration

 

Autumn in the GardensCOLUMBIA, SC – September 25, 2008 – Governor and Mrs. Mark Sanford and the South Carolina Governor’s Mansion Commission and Foundation are hosting a special evening event, Autumn…

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Environmental Defense Action Fund Offers $10,000 for Carbon Cap Competition

 

WASHINGTON, DC – September 25, 2008 – Environmental Defense Action Fund today launched a web competition offering $10,000 for the video or graphic that best explains how capping greenhouse gas pollution…

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U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint Honored as Guardian of Small Business by NFIB

 

WASHINGTON, DC – September 25, 2008 – The National Federation of Independent Business, the nation’s leading small business association, today named U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint a Guardian of Small Business…

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S.C. Recycling Businesses Recognized for Achievements

 

COLUMBIA, SC – September 23, 2008 – The South Carolina Recycling Market Development Advisory Council and the S.C. Department of Commerce recently recognized the achievements of five recycling businesses for…

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S.C. Dept. of Commerce and S.C. Chamber of Commerce Partner to Encourage Businesses to Buy and Sell in South Carolina

 

COLUMBIA, SC – September 17, 2008 – The South Carolina Department of Commerce and the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce are partnering to encourage South Carolina businesses to buy and sell…

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First Lady Jenny Sanford Announced Greening of Governor's Mansion and Garden Restoration Project at the SC Governor's Mansion and Grounds

 

COLUMBIA, SC -September 17, 2008 – First Lady Jenny Sanford announced today new green projects underway at the South Carolina Governor’s Mansion and Grounds.  Joined by members of the Governor’s…

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This Week's Healthy SC Challenge Tips

 

COLUMBIA, SC – August 29, 2008 – The Healthy SC Challenge is the Sanford family’s effort to get all South Carolinians to do just a little more to live a…

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Israel Trade and Investment Mission Offered in November

 

COLUMBIA, SC – August 27, 2008 – The South Carolina Department of Commerce will lead a trade and investment mission to Israel, November 6-14, with stops in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. …

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City of Cayce Announces Launch of New Web Site

 

CAYCE, SC – August 5, 2008 – The City of Cayce has a new presence on the Internet, with the launch of its revamped web site – www.cityofcayce-sc.gov. “We envision…

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City of Cayce to Declare Election Open for Filing of Candidates

 

CAYCE, SC – July 23 , 2008 – The City of Cayce’s municipal election will be held on Tuesday, November 4, 2008.  Cayce City Council will declare the election open for…

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Bob Malpass Begins Tenure as Cayce Mayor

 

Skip Jenkins elected Mayor Pro TemCAYCE, SC – July 8, 2008 – This evening marked the beginning of new era in City of Cayce politics. Bob Malpass led his first…

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Guignard Park Playground Project Breaks Ground

 

CAYCE, SC – June 26, 2008 – The City of Cayce and the New Brookland Lions Club are proud to announce that they have broken ground for the soon-to-be New…

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Wendy Homeyer hired as state director of NFIB/South Carolina

 

Government relations consultant to lead state’s largest small business association COLUMBIA, SC – June 23, 2008 – Wendy Nipper Homeyer, founder of the government relations firm Homeyer Strategy Group LLC…

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Williamsburg Recycling to Locate Manufacturing Facility in Williamsburg County

 

Organic Compost and Fertilizer Producer to Create 30 Jobs COLUMBIA, SC – June 20, 2008 – The South Carolina Department of Commerce and the Williamsburg County Development Board today announced…

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S.C. Film Commission Awards 2008 Film Production Fund Grants

 

COLUMBIA, SC – June 20, 2008 – The S.C. Film Commission today announced the 2008 Production Fund grant recipients. The S.C. Film Production Fund was created to develop collaborative projects…

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Cayce Announces Congaree Bluegrass Festival

 

Event scheduled for Fall 2008 WHEN: October 4, 2008 11:00 am – 7:00 pm WHERE: Granby Gardens Park 1800 12th Street, Cayce, SC  WHAT: The day-long festival will include performances by…

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This Week's Healthy SC Challenge Tips

 

First Family Encourages Healthy Changes in Nutrition, Exercise and Tobacco UseCOLUMBIA, SC – June 13, 2008 – The Healthy SC Challenge is the Sanford family’s effort to get all South…

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City of Cayce Commits to Reducing Pollution and Saving Gas

 

CAYCE, SC – May 19, 2008 – The City of Cayce has introduced a new Anti-Idling Policy, to get employees driving city vehicles to turn off the engine as a…

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Columbia Names Five New Green Business Members

 

COLUMBIA, SC – April 22, 2008 – The city of Columbia recently added five new members to its Green Business recognition program. The Katie and Irwin Kahn Jewish Community Center recently…

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S.C. Department of Transportation Recognizes Outstanding Volunteer Efforts at 20th Anniversary Celebration & Adopt-A-Highway Awards Ceremony

 

COLUMBIA, SC – April 9, 2008 – The SCDOT will honor volunteer Adopt-A-Highway groups and coordinators from around the state, Thursday, April 10, at noon during its 20th annual Adopt-A-Highway…

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Cayce Finance Department Recognized for Excellence By National Association of Government Finance Officers

 

CAYCE, SC – April 7, 2008 – The City of Cayce’s Finance Department has received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of…

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Cayce Looking for Volunteers to Serve on Boards and Committees

 

CAYCE, SC – April 7, 2008 – The City of Cayce is looking for individuals to serve on several of its boards and commissions. Interested persons must either live in Cayce…

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$15,000 Cash Awarded to SC Students Today by First Lady Jenny Sanford and State Superintendent of Education Jim Rex

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 19, 2008 – This morning First Lady Jenny Sanford and State Superintendent of Education Jim Rex presented students with over $15,000 in cash and prizes for their…

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Postal Service Launches South Carolina Financial Literacy Day For National Consumer Protection Week

 

Don’t Fall For a Fake Check Scam COLUMBIA, SC – March 3, 2008 What: Postal Service officials will host three simultaneous press conferences and eight informational booths throughout South Carolina to…

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Third Annual SNMA Health Fair at the Drew Wellness Center

 

Hosted by USC School of Medicine’s Student National Medical Association COLUMBIA, SC – February 26, 2008 – The Governor and First Lady’s Healthy South Carolina Challenge is pleased to announce…

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City Recognizes Local Television Station as a Green Business Member

 

COLUMBIA, SC – February 21, 2008 – WLTX, Columbia’s CBS affiliate, has been awarded a Green Business Member seal by the City of Columbia for its earth friendly practices. The…

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This Week's Healthy SC Challenge Tips

 

First Family Encourages Healthy Changes in Nutrition, Exercise and Tobacco Use COLUMBIA, S.C. – February 8, 2008 – The Healthy SC Challenge is the Sanford family’s effort to get all…

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FBI Identifies Recurring Fraudulent E-mail Scam

 

February 5, 2008 – The FBI has recently developed information indicating cyber criminals are attempting to once again send fraudulent e-mails to unsuspecting recipients stating that someone has filed a…

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Pickens County Student Wins Big in January’s Video Contest

 

COLUMBIA, SC- January 31, 2008 – Emily Leising from D.W. Daniel High School in Easley Creates #1 Video; Greenville Fine Arts Center student is runner up- a 2nd win for…

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Cayce Names Calvin McGee Employee of Year

 

CAYCE, SC – January 30, 2008 – The City of Cayce held its Employee Awards Breakfast this morning and recognized Utilities Crew Leader Calvin McGee as its top employee in 2007.…

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Five Companies Recognized for Green Practices

 

COLUMBIA, SC – January 24, 2008 – The City of Columbia has awarded BP Barber and Associates, Carolina Imports, Roof Basket, Sonoco, and Studio 2LR its Green Business Member seal.  The…

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