Gov. Henry McMaster declares Vietnam War Veterans Day in South Carolina

 

Governor Henry McMaster has issued a proclamation naming today Vietnam War Veterans Day in South Carolina. The Vietnam Veterans Recognition Act of 2017 designated March 29th as the date to annually recognize…

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PCT LTD obtains EPA approval for emerging pathogens labeling for use against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus

 

LITTLE RIVER, SC – PCT LTD (OTC Pink: PCTL) (“PCTL”) announced that it has received approval for “emerging pathogens” labeling with the US EPA. The application was filed under the…

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South Carolina announces four deaths related to COVID-19, 86 additional cases 

 

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced four additional deaths related to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. This brings the state’s total number of deaths to 13.…

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Regional Management Corp. promotes Robert W. Beck to President and Chief Executive Officer

 

Appoints Michael S. Dymski as Interim Chief Financial Officer – GREENVILLE, SC – Regional Management Corp. (NYSE:RM), a diversified consumer finance company, announced that it has promoted Robert W. Beck,…

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RCSD will mark PEACE OFFICER on deputy vests

 

RCSD will be the first law enforcement agency, nationwide, to test vest-branding in response to uncertain times By W. Thomas Smith, Jr. COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Richland County Sheriff’s Department…

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Rebuild Upstate earns GuideStar’s highest honor for the third time

 

Rebuild Upstate was awarded GuideStar’s 2020 Platinum Seal of Transparency for the third year in a row. Rebuild Upstate serves low-income children, families, and seniors in Anderson, Greenville, Oconee, and…

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SCBIO EVP Erin Ford appointed to South Carolina District Export Council for 2020-2021

 

The U.S. Department of Commerce has appointed Erin Ford, Executive Vice President of SCBIO, as a Member of South Carolina’s District Export Council for 2020-2021. District Export Council (DEC) Members…

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Aging and Eldercare – What’s Your Plan?

 

By Molly Thomas FPQP® at Abacus Planning Group Benjamin Franklin wisely said, “When you fail to plan you are planning to fail”. Many of us and most of our parents…

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Making the most of workplace distance

 

By Liz Ashley These are strange times for all of us, and for those now working from home, there are benefits to collaboration and productivity when working remotely. However, it…

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Nexton residents receive expanded internet support during city-mandated stay-at-home order

 

Nexton, the most technologically advanced community in South Carolina, announced new initiatives to support the influx of residents telecommuting and e-learning in response to the stay-at-home ordinance enacted by Charleston’s…

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Rivers becomes Lexington One district’s secondary schools director

 

On Tuesday, March 17, 2020, the Lexington County School District One Board of Trustees approved Dr. Thomas E. Rivers, Jr. for the position of Secondary Schools Director in the Instructional…

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Columbia City Council enacts Stay Home Stay Safe emergency order to be effective Sunday, March 29

 

Columbia City Council has declared an emergency order enacting a Stay Home Stay Safe order, which will become effective on Sunday, March 29 at 12:01 a.m. Ordinance 2020-034 was discussed…

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South Carolina announces two deaths related to COVID-19, 32 additional cases 

 

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced two additional deaths related to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. This brings the state’s total number of deaths to nine.…

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TD Saturday Market launches Market Connect

 

The City’s Events and Cultural Affairs Department launched Market Connect, a resource guide to support TD Saturday Market vendors and promote much-needed services to the community. The online resource guide…

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ACT is Providing Free Digital Learning Resources for Students and the Workforce Impacted by COVID-19

 

ACT capabilities assist students across the learning lifecycle and workers facing workplace disruptions during unprecedented times ACT, a trusted nonprofit partner serving schools and workplaces around the world, announced today…

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23 Ways to Promote Your Business During Covid-19

 

Use the time to update your website. Check in with your employees; make a personal call to each employee asking how they are doing and if there are any resources…

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Colliers International | South Carolina announces ONE Colliers Award recipient

 

Colliers International | South Carolina announced the 2019 ONE Colliers Award was presented to Elizabeth Turner, Senior Marketing Coordinator in the Columbia office. Exemplifying collaboration, having a voice, demonstrating a…

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Sylvan Learning Center announces March’s Teacher of the Month

 

Melissa Deloach has been named Sylvan Learning Center’s Teacher of the Month. In May of 2019, Deloach made the decision to start assisting students at Spartanburg’s Sylvan Learning Center location.…

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Lancaster County, SC approves substantial incentives to bring life-saving medical products manufacturing to the United States

 

County takes the lead on what it hopes will become a national effort The Lancaster County Council has unanimously approved a resolution introduced by the Lancaster County Department of Economic…

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McDonnell and Associates PA proudly introduces “McDonnell Sonic Signings”

 

McDonnell and Associates has proudly introduced the implementation of “McDonnell’s Sonic Signings”, providing a “drive thru” closing experience and safe alternative to in-office closings for the borrower, the attorney, and…

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Coronavirus outbreak in South Carolina – updated information here

 

Updated March 26, 2020 at 10:00 am The links provided below will be updated regularly as information becomes available. Keep checking back here for updates. South Carolina Announces Additional 82…

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The Ritedose Corporation donates hand sanitizer to hospitals in response to COVID-19 pandemic

 

The Ritedose Corporation, a Columbia based pharmaceutical company, takes decisive action in response to the community impact of COVD-19 announcing it has donated about 1,500 bottles of hand sanitizer to Prisma…

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Innovative ventilator device developed by Prisma Health to quickly increase ventilator capacity for COVID-19 patients

 

Designed by Prisma Health physicians and a software engineer through quick teamwork, 3D printing and collaboration with universities Prisma Health announced that it has received emergency use authorization from the…

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COVID-19 solid waste collection procedures

 

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Solid Waste Division is asking all residents to ensure all household garbage is bagged and containerized and all recyclables are containerized in the appropriate City-issued…

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$2.5 million now available for fast-tracked heart and brain focused scientific research of COVID-19

 

As part of its global response to the growing COVID-19 pandemic, the American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary organization focused on heart and brain health and research, is committing…

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South Carolina’s School of Medicine Greenville to help with COVID-19 ventilator shortage

 

A collaborative effort involving the University of South Carolina and Prisma Health has resulted in emergency-use authorization from the FDA for a ventilator expansion device to support multiple patients affected by the…

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Alicia Maxie joins HUB Carolinas as commercial lines advisor

 

HUB Carolinas, one of the leading brokerage firms in the Southeast, announced the addition of Alicia Maxie to its Charleston, S.C. team as a commercial lines advisor. Maxie joins Hub…

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Important information regarding “Stay at Home” orders throughout the Carolinas

 

As the number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise, state and local officials are announcing “Stay-at-Home” and other orders across North and South Carolina. Generally speaking, these orders request residents…

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Realtors Chris Eller, Mary Beth Wichlei join The Cassina Group

 

Realtors Chris Eller and Mary Beth Wichlei have joined The Cassina Group, Charleston’s innovation-driven real estate firm. The company has offices in downtown Charleston and Mount Pleasant and continually serves…

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South Carolina announces additional 82 cases of COVID-19

 

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is investigating 82 additional cases of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. This brings the total number statewide to 424 cases in…

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Introducing The Citadel360: Feel like you’re on campus, even when you can’t be

 

Normally each spring, The Citadel campus is bustling with high school students enjoying cadet-led tours, information sessions with their parents or staying overnight in the barracks for a Pre-Knob cadet…

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Part-time or online, The Citadel’s MBA program is one of the best in the nation

 

When it comes to its online and part-time Masters in Business Administration (MBA) programs, The Citadel is one of the best in the biz. According to the U.S. News & World Report, the Tommy and Victoria…

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NAI Columbia brokers $2.89 million investment sale of retail center, wins leasing and property management assignment

 

NAI Columbia’s Ryan Causey and Peyton Bryant facilitated Clear Path Asset Management’s off-market purchase of the retail center located at 7210 Broad River Road in Irmo, South Carolina from ROIF…

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Bunnell Lammons Engineering hires Senior Engineer Matt Christie

 

Bunnell Lammons Engineering (BLE) announced the addition of Matt Christie, P.E. as Senior Engineer with BLE’s Construction Services department. With more than 20 years of experience, he has worked on…

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Wilson Kibler secures 23,000-square-foot lease to Utility Partners of America

 

George McCutchen of Wilson Kibler, a leading commercial real estate firm headquartered in Columbia since 1987, represented the landlord in a recent 23,000-square-foot lease at 636 Rosewood Drive in southeast…

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County announces changes to trash collection amid COVID-19 outbreak

 

Curbside trash collection in unincorporated areas of Richland County will be modified during the COVID-19 health crisis to focus on household garbage and recycling, as yard waste and bulk item…

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Riverbanks Zoo and Garden extends temporary closure

 

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden will remain closed to the public through April 30 following guidelines from state and federal leaders to encourage social distancing and help slow the spread of…

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Santee Cooper warns customers of scammers

 

Santee Cooper is receiving repeated reports of scammers calling customers, demanding immediate payment, and threatening to turn off customers’ electricity. Santee Cooper is not making these calls and this is…

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South Carolina ETV utilizes TVU Grid service to streamline emergency communications for S.C. broadcasters

 

New Service will help expedite the dissemination of vital information to South Carolinians South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced that, in addition to its existing live stream, the network will…

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Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy donates supplies to DHEC

 

Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy responded quickly when the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) issued an urgent request to academic institutions for personal protective equipment on…

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Colliers International’s industrial brokerage team sells building and guides relocation process for Century Fasteners Corporation

 

Colliers International | South Carolina’s industrial brokerage team of Chuck Salley, SIOR, Dave Mathews, SIOR, Thomas Beard and John Peebles brokered the sale of a 14,000-square-foot warehouse at 115 Westpark…

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The COMET: Why We Are Running

 

The COMET is a vital tool for transportation in the Midlands that is committed to connecting citizens to the places they need to go safely and reliably. During this time,…

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Spoleto Festival USA announces unprecedented cancellation of its 2020 season

 

In compliance with civil authorities and guidelines for health and safety to stop the spread of COVID-19, the annual performing arts festival will not take place. For 43 years, Spoleto…

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After Uncertainty Comes Opportunity

 

By Bryan Stange Director of Business Development, Mashburn Construction   If you’ve spoken with a real estate developer over this past year, just about every one of them will have…

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Liz Ashley, M.A., joins Positively People™

 

Positively People™ a team of consultants based in Mt. Pleasant, S.C., that works with family enterprises to bring out the best in people, teams, and companies, brought on Liz Ashley. M.A.,…

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First commercial laboratory in South Carolina validated for COVID-19 testing

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Premier Medical Laboratory Services (PMLS), an industry leading diagnostic laboratory, headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, is announcing they are now validated for COVID-19 testing. The laboratory is…

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Calling all stay at home artists: South Carolina Wildlife Federation launches art contest

 

The South Carolina Wildlife Federation (SCWF) is launching a state-wide art contest to design the menu art for one of their upcoming events: “Forks, Knives, and Spoonbills: A Dinner Celebrating…

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