State general fund revenues continued to rapidly fall in May.

  June 8, 2009

Statement from Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom  State general fund revenues continued to rapidly fall in May.  Individual income tax receipts showed the largest declines.  They were 48.4% ($175 million) lower…

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Verizon Submits Recommendations for National Broadband Plan

  June 8, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC – June 8, 2009 – Verizon on submitted its suggestions for the national broadband plan called for by Congress and President Obama.  The suggestions are contained in a detailed, 10-point proposal…

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Verizon Submits Recommendations for National Broadband Plan

  June 8, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC – June 8, 2009 – Verizon on submitted its suggestions for the national broadband plan called for by Congress and President Obama.  The suggestions are contained in a detailed, 10-point proposal…

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State general fund revenues continued to rapidly fall in May

  June 8, 2009

Statement from Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom State general fund revenues continued to rapidly fall in May.  Individual income tax receipts showed the largest declines.  They were 48.4% ($175 million) lower…

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ICBA Adamantly Opposes Single Banking Regulator

  May 31, 2009

Creation of a Single Regulator is Dangerous, Multiple Regulators Bring Balance, Perspective WASHINGTON, DC – May 28, 2009 – Camden R. Fine, president and CEO of the Independent Community Bankers…

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Lexington Market Overview

  May 20, 2009

Overview The Lexington market area is located in the western portion of the Columbia, South Carolina metropolitan area.  It is bounded on the north by Lake Murray, on the south…

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Top Five Home Maintenance Projects

  May 6, 2009

COLUMBIA, SC – May 6, 2009 – During National Remodeling Month this May, review some tips from professional remodelers on maintaining your greatest investment, your home. Regular home inspection and…

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Your Home Is Thinking Spring … Are You?

  May 5, 2009

CHARLESTON, SC – May 4, 2009 – Did you know the air conditioner outside your home could cause water damage inside your house? Allstate policyholders file insurance claims for damage…

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Your Home Is Thinking Spring … Are You?

  May 5, 2009

Allstate Has Five Ideas For Spring Cleaning COLUMBIA, SC – May 2, 2009 – Did you know the air conditioner outside your home could cause water damage inside your house?…

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New Report Shows Hydrogen Vehicles Will Drive Change

  May 2, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC – April 30, 2009 – Today, the National Hydrogen Association released a new report called the Energy Evolution:  An Analysis of Alternative Vehicles and Fuels to 2100.  The Energy…

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7 Steps To Being A Better Listener

  April 29, 2009

by Joe Takash Listening is as far from a passive activity as anything I can imagine.  By being a passive hearer, you may take in some words but give nothing…

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Tech Industry Hails Choice for CTO

  April 18, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC – April 18, 2009 – Calling the move a breakthrough for technology policy, TechAmerica hailed President Barack Obama for tapping Aneesh Chopra to serve as the nation’s first…

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First Quarter Office Market – Columbia, SC

  April 13, 2009

COLUMBIA, SC – April 13, 2009 – During the first three months of 2009, the Columbia, South Carolina, office market remained relatively stable amidst the continued economic downturn in the…

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12 Workplace Phrases You Probably Don’t Know…But Should

  April 8, 2009

April 8, 2209 – Getting along with people sometimes requires speaking their language, especially in the workplace. One of the ways employees try to emphasize their smartness is with specialized…

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Lugoff-Elgin – Market Overview

  April 8, 2009

Overview The Lugoff-Elgin market area is located in the northeast portion of the Columbia Metropolitan Statistical Area. It includes the entire portion of Kershaw County west of the Wateree River.…

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Credit Manager's Index Rises for Two Consecutive Months

  April 2, 2009

COLUMBIA, Maryland – April 1, 2009 – The seasonally adjusted Credit Managers’ Index (CMI) rose another 0.5% in March after rising by 2.5% in February. This two-month increase broke a lengthy…

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Why Boats Sink in the Springtime – The Common Causes

  March 25, 2009

Launching a boat in the spring for a new boating season is normally a happy occasion, but some owners get a rude surprise instead — a sinking.  While not widespread,…

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South Carolina to Sanford: Stop Playing Politics With Job Creation

  March 13, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC – March 12, 2009 – The following is being released by the Democratic National Committee: The reviews are in, and South Carolinians from both parties are rejecting Governor Mark Sanford’s…

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Governor Sanford Announces Stimulus Transparency Group

  March 12, 2009

Comptroller General Eckstrom to Chair Group Overseeing Stimulus Implementation COLUMBIA, SC – March 12, 2009 – Governor Mark Sanford today announced a new task force charged with overseeing the expenditure of stimulus money…

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ICBA Appreciates FDIC Pledge to Cut Special Assessment

  March 6, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC – March 5, 2009 – The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) appreciates the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s pledge to cut its 20-basis-point special emergency assessment if Congress…

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