Santee Cooper issues 2020 progress update

  January 11, 2021

Santee Cooper has made significant progress in our efforts to boost accountability, pay down debt, return money to customers and deliver leaner, greener energy. Those efforts are detailed in our…

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SSOE Group acquires Stevens & Wilkinson

  January 7, 2021

Global architecture, engineering, and construction management firm expands geographic presence, design expertise, and market capability with strategic acquisition of Southeast design firm with offices in Atlanta, Georgia and Columbia, South…

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Department of Energy selects Battelle Savannah River Alliance for $3.8 billion contract to manage Savannah River National Laboratory with UofSC, other SC colleges

  December 28, 2020

The Battelle Savannah River Alliance (BRSA) Team was selected by the Department of Energy to manage one of the country’s premier environmental, energy, and national security research facilities—the Savannah River…

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Billy Graham’s Christmas Message at The White House

  December 23, 2020

On Sunday, December 16, 1973, Billy Graham delivered a message at The White House. He explained how the Christmas message is “relevant, revolutionary and reassuring in a world of confusion…

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Laurens County Rallies to Support Victims of Two Fires

  December 21, 2020

You can’t live in Laurens County and not know of the devastation that occurred Sunday, December 20th. The first incident was a fire at the Landau Apartments that displaced 15…

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Moseley Architects and Cummings & McCrady announce merger

  December 21, 2020

Moseley Architects announced plans to merge with Charleston-based architecture firm Cummings & McCrady. The agreement will unite one of the Mid-Atlantic’s highest ranking architecture and engineering firms with one of the Southeast’s…

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Tragic Clinton Fire Brings Opportunity to Give

  December 20, 2020

In the early morning hours of Sunday, December 20th fire broke out in a unit of the Landau apartments in Clinton. The fire expanded quickly, and the results were devastating. …

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Staff, community celebrate new facility for Camp Road Middle

  December 17, 2020

Camp Road Middle School staff members and students, Charleston County School District (CCSD) officials, and community leaders gathered for a dedication ceremony to highlight the newly-constructed school building at 1825 Camp Road…

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With HUD loan closed, renovation begins on historic Babcock Building

  December 17, 2020

A “Watershed Moment” for the Iconic Columbia Landmark in the BullStreet District It’s official. After two fires, years of deterioration and three years of getting government approvals, the iconic Babcock…

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A Parade Like No Other

  December 16, 2020

2020 has been a different kind of year in so many ways. But that isn’t stopping the City of Laurens from bringing some much-needed joy to residents. The City of…

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South Carolina public health officials provide COVID-19 vaccine update

  December 14, 2020

High Risk Hospital Workers and Long-Term Care Facility Residents and Staff Prioritized The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced that South Carolina received its first COVID-19…

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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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Allied Air Enterprises Inc. expanding operations in Orangeburg County

  December 9, 2020

Allied Air Enterprises Inc., a subsidiary of Lennox International Inc., announced plans to expand operations in Orangeburg County. The more than $35.7 million investment will create 20 new jobs. Founded…

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SC Ports hits record for November volumes

  December 8, 2020

As global trade continues to rebound, South Carolina Ports’ container volumes show strength with a record November at the Port of Charleston. SC Ports handled 207,066 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) at Wando…

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UofSC announces upcoming Apple authorized campus store

  November 17, 2020

The University of South Carolina announced a partnership with Apple Inc. to open an Apple Authorized Campus Store (AACS) in early 2021 in the heart of the Columbia. This store…

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Mark Anthony Brewing building $400 million state-of-the-art facility in Richland County to keep up with explosive demand for White Claw Hard Seltzer

  November 10, 2020

New facility will create 300 new jobs and increase production of White Claw and Mike’s Hard Lemonade for southern United States COLUMBIA, S.C. – Mark Anthony Brewing today announced plans to build a…

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Dr. Matthew vandenBerg selected as 19th president of Presbyterian College

  November 9, 2020

Matthew vandenBerg, vice president for advancement and external relations at Alma College (Alma, Mich.), has been selected as the nineteenth president of Presbyterian College. vandenBerg, a Certified Fund Raising Executive,…

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Election day is here

  November 3, 2020

November 3rd is here! If you haven’t already voted the only option left is to vote at your precinct. While there is significant focus on the Presidential election, there are many…

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Newsome: SC Ports poised for growth, big year ahead

  October 29, 2020

SC Ports Authority continues to advance infrastructure projects and attract new business, securing its position as the preferred U.S. container port ahead of an incredibly significant year. SC Ports is…

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Safer Upstate Discover Committee releases recommendations

  October 29, 2020

Following a series of four meetings convened through Ten at the Top (TATT), the Creating a Safer Upstate Discovery Committee has announced a series of recommendations designed to promote collaboration…

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Brewer Renewables establishing operations in Orangeburg County, SC

  October 29, 2020

Brewer Renewables, a subsidiary of Seahorse Capital, announced plans to establish operations in Orangeburg County. The company is investing $85 million into the new operations. Founded in 2019, Brewer Renewables…

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Newly named Shi Institute for Sustainable Communities casts wide net

  October 27, 2020

Furman University has announced the Shi Institute for Sustainable Communities, a hub composed of three centers aimed at addressing sustainability solutions across education, research and leadership. Formerly known as the…

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Dockside Logistics establishing operations in Dorchester County

  October 27, 2020

$8.5 Million Investment Will Create 26 New Jobs Dockside Logistics, a leading warehousing and distribution company, announced plans to establish operations in Dorchester County. The $8.5 million investment will create…

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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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Berkeley County begins Comprehensive Plan update

  October 26, 2020

Berkeley County is kicking off its 10-year Comprehensive Plan update, called “One Berkeley”, with five in-person meetings throughout Berkeley County and three virtual meetings in November. All information regarding the…

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Low-cost carrier to begin service at CAE this December

  October 20, 2020

Silver Airways has announced they would begin service out of Columbia Metropolitan Airport, Thursday, December 17, 2020. The low-cost carrier, offering fares as low as $49 one way for the…

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Science and engineering firm SynTerra acquires Duncklee & Dunham

  October 18, 2020

SynTerra Corporation, a science and engineering firm, announced that it has acquired Duncklee & Dunham of Cary, NC. The acquisition gives SynTerra its ninth office across five Southeastern states and…

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Trident Tech awarded $1.9 million grant to promote STEM pathways

  October 13, 2020

The Department of Defense has awarded Trident Technical College $1.9 million to implement the Building Outreach Opportunities to Motivate and Inspire the Next Generation in STEM (BOOMING in STEM) initiative…

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South Carolina Department of Education funds over $33 million in protective equipment and supplies for all school districts

  October 13, 2020

State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman announced today at River Springs Elementary School that the South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) will purchase and distribute over $33 million worth of…

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