Sustain SC welcomes new CEO, Leslie Skardon

  February 15, 2024

The Board of Directors of Sustain SC, a nonprofit organization connecting the sustainability goals of business in South Carolina with local solutions, is excited to announce the appointment of Leslie…

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Plans announced for modern residential living near Historic Columbia Districts

  February 14, 2024

$94.5 million investment lays groundwork for planned 300-bed apartment complex Streams Development and Century Development Partners have announced plans to construct a 300-unit market-rate apartment complex in Columbia. The $94.5 million…

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Countybank announces new Greer Financial Center grand opening

  February 7, 2024

Countybank announced it will celebrate the grand opening of its new financial center in Greer on February 8. This will serve as Countybank’s second financial center in the Greer market;…

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JE Dunn Construction in Charleston celebrates Centennial

  February 7, 2024

JE Dunn Construction, is celebrating its 100th anniversary in its 26 offices nationwide throughout 2024. Local employees will engage in a year-long campaign that recognizes its legacy and demonstrates gratitude…

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State Superintendent of Education Ellen Weaver Shares Budget Priorities for 2024

  February 5, 2024

Last Tuesday, State Superintendent of Education Ellen Weaver presented the South Carolina Department of Education’s comprehensive budget priorities during a House Ways and Means subcommittee meeting. Tuesday’s budget hearing is…

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Dogwood State Bank to acquire Community First Bancorporation

  February 1, 2024

RALEIGH, NC and SENECA, SC – Dogwood State Bank (OTC: DSBX) and Community First Bancorporation (OTC: CFOK) jointly announce the signing of a definitive merger agreement for Dogwood State Bank…

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Lisa Cole named Executive Director of Turning Pages SC

  January 30, 2024

Turning Pages SC, a local nonprofit dedicated to adult literacy, has named Lisa Cole as its Executive Director. Serving as the Interim Executive Director since August 2022, Cole has played…

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State Rep. Stewart Jones Announces Campaign for Congress

  January 29, 2024

Republican State Representative Stewart Jones today announced his campaign to represent South Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District. He vowed to combat Joe Biden’s open border policies, curb government spending, and protect…

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Community Strong: Update on LCSO Deputy Motes

  January 29, 2024

Deputy Christopher Motes, a dedicated member of the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office, recently underwent brain surgery on January 26th. The procedure was successful, and doctors were able to remove the…

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Roc’s Burgers Celebrates One Year of Flavorful Success

  January 28, 2024

Roc’s Burgers, the brainchild of owners Robert “Roc” and Evie Knight, celebrated its one-year anniversary last week with a heartfelt reflection on the journey of the past year. Located at…

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2024 State of the State Address, Governor Henry McMaster

  January 25, 2024

Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, ladies and gentlemen of the General Assembly, my fellow South Carolinians: We are here tonight to address successes, challenges and opportunities. But first, as in prior…

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Flame Spray North America expands operations in Laurens County

  January 23, 2024

$2.5 million investment will create 40 new jobs Flame Spray North America, a thermal spray coatings manufacturer, today announced it is expanding its operations in Laurens County. The company’s $2.5…

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SCDOT Commission appoints Justin Powell as next Secretary of Transportation

  January 18, 2024

At today’s meeting of the South Carolina Department of Transportation Commission, the Commission appointed Justin P. Powell to serve as the next Secretary of Transportation, pursuant to section 57-1-410 of…

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