Tim Bowen honored with Tri-County’s Presidential Staff Medallion


Tim Bowen earned the highest award given to staff at Tri-County Technical College at an annual fall convocation. Bowen, who has served as director of Tri-County Technical College’s Anderson Campus since 2009, received the Presidential Medallion for Staff Excellence.  President Galen DeHay presented him the medallion. “I am so appreciative of this award, but the…

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KP Components Inc. expanding Pickens County operations


More Than $16 Million Investment Creating 47 New Jobs KP ComponentsInc., a Denmark-based supplier that specializes in fully-automated machining of complex parts for a variety of industries, today announced plans to expand its Pickens County operations. The more than $16 million investment is expected to generate 47 new jobs. Founded in 1969, KP Components Inc.…

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CRP Industries Inc. establishing operations in Horry County


CRP Industries Inc. announced plans to establish operations in Horry County. The $2.5 million investment will create approximately 115 jobs over the next five years. CRP Industries is a leading manufacturer in the automotive parts and industrial products sectors. CRP Industries Inc. manufactures some of the most recognized brand name products in its market, including:…

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Former Mayor Harry Luthi passes on


City of Greenville elected officials and staff are saddened to learn of the passing of former Greenville mayor Harry Luthi. Mayor Luthi was the City Council Seat 6 (today’s District 1) representative from 1975 to 1982. As mayor pro tem, he was sworn in as mayor on November 11, 1982, following the passing of Mayor…

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Board of Architectural Review gives its approval for Waterfront Park


Charleston’s Board of Architectural Review gave its approval to the development planned for a harborside site located on Concord Street in downtown Charleston, SC. National real estate company Lowe is the developer of the project. A 225 room hotel with a park side café, ground floor retail, restaurant, rooftop terrace and spa, all open to the…

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SCDOT, Charleston County, FHWA announce Mark Clark Extension Project underway


The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT), Charleston County, and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), have re-initiated work on the Mark Clark Extension project (formerly known as the Mark Clark Expressway) in the form of a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS). A redesigned website (www.SCDOTMarkClark.com) is available to provide ongoing updates of the project’s…

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First four-star hotel coming to Columbia


Boutique Hotel to Open in the Vista Plans for Hotel Anthem, Columbia’s newest hotel that will be constructed in the entertainment district, were approved by the Board of Zoning Appeals. This project, sponsored by the Arnold Family Corporation, will be unlike anything Columbia has seen to date. The design intent will be musically inspired, thematic…

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Terry Gunn named market CEO of Providence Health and KershawHealth


Veteran healthcare executive assumes regional leadership role with oversight of two LifePoint Health facilities Providence Health announced that Terry Gunn has been named market chief executive officer (CEO) of Providence Health and KershawHealth, effective immediately. Both facilities are part of LifePoint Health and are located in Columbia, South Carolina, and Camden, South Carolina, respectively. Gunn…

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Leadership Charleston Class of 2020 Announced


Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Charleston, a highly sought after professional development opportunity established in 1974, is proud to announce the incoming Class of 2020. The mission of Leadership Charleston is to identify and motivate emerging leaders and to develop their leadership potential by introducing them to the realities, opportunities and challenges of our…

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MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital and Pearl Tourville Women’s Pavilion dedicated ahead of October grand opening


Governor McMaster, elected officials, MUSC leaders, patients, families and donors celebrate innovation, teamwork and community support The MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital and Pearl Tourville Women’s Pavilion will open to patients and families in October. In celebration of this upcoming occasion, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster; deputy assistant secretary of the Federal Housing Administration’s Office…

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