ScanSource announces agreement to sell Latin America business outside of Brazil to Intcomex

 

GREENVILLE, SC – ScanSource, Inc. announced that it has agreed to sell its products businesses in Mexico, Colombia, Chile, and Peru and its Miami-based export operations (the “Latin America business…

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SC Disability Employment Coalition hosts virtual employment workshops – August 27

 

On Wednesday, August 12, from 10 AM to 12 PM, and Thursday, August 27, from 1:30-3:30 PM, the SC Disability Employment Coalition will host a free virtual workshop for individuals…

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Crescent Communities’ Stateline Logistics Center completes construction

 

104,000 square foot shallow bay industrial building in Fort Mill, S.C. completes construction, begins leasing Crescent Communities, a nationally-recognized, market-leading real estate investor, developer, and operator of mixed-use communities, announces…

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Merritt McNeely advances to EVP at Flock and Rally

 

Flock and Rally, the full-service, women-owned creative agency based in Columbia, South Carolina, has promoted Merritt McNeely from VP of marketing to the role of executive vice president (EVP). In…

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Eight McKay Firm attorneys selected for Midlands Legal Elite 2020

 

The McKay Firm is pleased to announce that eight of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for the 2020 Midlands Legal Elite by Columbia Business Monthly. Julius W. “Jay” McKay,…

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Moryah Jackson joins United Community Bank as Vice President, Director of Community Development and Engagement

 

United Community Bank welcomed Moryah Jackson as Vice President, Director of Community Development and Engagement. In this newly created leadership role, Jackson will be responsible for oversight of the bank’s…

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SC banks close $5.7 billion in PPP loans, protect more than 650,000 jobs

 

South Carolina banks participating in the Paycheck Protection Program closed $5.7 billion in loans in a little more than 90 days, assisting in the protection of better than one in…

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Colliers Report: Columbia retail vacancies provide new opportunities

 

Research & Forecast Report Q2-2020 COLUMBIA | RETAIL Key Takeaways Some retailers closed their doors this quarter, however, some had been struggling prior to the COVID-19 loss of business. Retailers…

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Greystar closes $600 million Greystar Credit Partners II

 

CHARLESTON, S.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC (“Greystar”), a global leader in the investment, development and management of high-quality purpose-built rental housing properties, announced the launch and funding of Greystar…

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Where history meets art, new exhibit at The Charleston Museum

 

The Charleston Museum presenting a new exhibit in the Lowcountry Image Gallery that blends art from the 1920s and reinterprets them for today, From Etchings to Pastels: A New Artistic…

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Coronavirus outbreak in South Carolina – updated information here

 

Updated Aug 10, 2020 at 9:28 am The links provided below are updated regularly as information becomes available. Keep checking back here for updates. South Carolina Announces Latest COVID-19 Update…

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Fetter Health Care Network announces new COVID-19 testing clinic dates for August

 

Fetter Health Care Network (Fetter) has announced new updates to its mobile COVID-19 testing clinic schedule in Berkeley and Charleston counties. In recognizing the need for expanded testing throughout the…

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Fetter Health Care Network celebrates National Health Center Week

 

Fetter Health Care Network, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) serving communities throughout the Lowcountry, will participate in National Health Center Week from Monday, August 10 through Friday, August 14.…

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County statement on the passing of Councilman Calvin “Chip” Jackson

 

Following is a statement from Richland County Council: It is with deep sadness that the Richland County Council and Administration announce the passing of Councilman Calvin “Chip” Jackson, Representative of…

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The Cassina Group closes record-breaking sale on James Island

 

Luxury boutique real estate firm The Cassina Group represented the owners on the sale of 207 Stono Drive on James Island. The deepwater property sits along the banks of the…

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End Summer on a high note with Jazzy Ash and the Leaping Lizards

 

Get ready to celebrate a summer of learning, creating and sharing with Richland Library. Join us for the End of Summer Bash with Jazzy Ash and the Leaping Lizards from…

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Duke Energy, S.C. Chamber of Commerce partner to support small businesses impacted by COVID-19

 

New $100,000 program to offer intense mentoring to 56 small businesses, half of which are owned by minorities and women Online classes will be offered to additional businesses across South…

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Colliers Report: Greenville-Spartanburg retail posts positive absorption amidst pandemic

 

  Research & Forecast Report Q2-2020 GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG | RETAIL   Key Takeaways Due to vacant shop space deliveries overshadowing the positive absorption and ongoing effects of COVID-19 during the second…

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Sweetgrass Pharmacy & Compounding celebrates milestone “skybreaking” on construction of second East Cooper location

 

When it opens in the spring of 2021, the second Sweetgrass Pharmacy & Compounding location will be the region’s only retail sterile compounding facility, elevating the company’s ability to serve…

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Four LawyerLisa attorneys recognized as 2020 Legal Elite

 

LawyerLisa, LLC is pleased to announce Lisa Hostetler Brown, Priti M. Patel, Dan Guiney, and Lane K. Cook have all been recognized by Columbia Business Monthly as 2020 Legal Elite…

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Important Actions and Next Steps: Moving Forward Together

 

From the Office of the President   To the PC Community: This week, the Board of Trustees of Presbyterian College and I have unanimously endorsed the below statement of accountability…

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Obsidio, Inc. closes $3 million round, receives grant from the National Science Foundation

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Obsidio, Inc., a pre-clinical stage medical materials developer, announced the closing of a $3 million round led by IAG Capital Partners. Returning investors included Good Growth Capital…

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Richland County supports colleges’ effort to fight food insecurity

 

As colleges prepare to reopen this fall, Richland County Government wants to help students combat food insecurity, a problem the COVID-19 health crisis has exacerbated for many. Richland County Council,…

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MIRCI announces $6.8 million dollars savings in reduced cost to state agencies and local hospital networks in the Midlands

 

MIRCI—Mental Illness Recovery Center Inc., announces $6.8 million savings to local hospitals and state agencies as reported by the Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office (RFA) for 2019. The RFA compiles…

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Nichole Moore, C. Dan Joyner, Realtors, earned the Certified Relocation Professional through Worldwide ERC®

 

C. Dan Joyner, Realtors announces Nichole Moore has earned the Certified Relocation Professional (CRP®) designation through Worldwide ERC®, the workforce mobility association. Moore is one of 110 members earning the…

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From journalist to nurse, Jennifer Ebert writes her own success story

 

A routine newspaper assignment 30 years ago changed reporter Jennifer Ebert’s life. Covering a story on Self Regional Medical Center’s newest laser surgery in late 1990, Ebert had prepared to…

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Colliers Report: COVID-19 accelerates evolution of Charleston retail market

 

  Research & Forecast Report Q2-2020 CHARLESTON | RETAIL Key Takeaways Many retailers closed their doors this quarter, however, some had been struggling prior to the COVID-19 loss of business.…

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Lieutenant Governor visits Jostens, applauds efforts

 

On Monday, August 4, Jostens Cap & Gown facility in Laurens hosted South Carolina Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette. Evette spent the early part of this week touring various SC companies,…

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SC Council on Competitiveness announces Stephen Astemborski as Director of its SC Aerospace Initiative

 

Seasoned Aerospace and Supply Chain Executive to Lead Initiative While Industry Adapts to New Market Realities The South Carolina Council on Competitiveness named Stephen Astemborski the new Director of SC Aerospace, effective immediately.…

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SC Ports’ Leatherman Terminal on track for 2021 opening

 

Construction of the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal is on schedule for a March 2021 opening. The opening of the container terminal will be a major accomplishment for S.C. Ports and…

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New interactive map launched to help people in need find free food in the Lowcountry

 

The Lowcountry Food Bank (LCFB), in partnership with the College of Charleston’s Riley Center for Livable Communities, announced a new online, interactive Lowcountry Food Finder Map. The new map helps…

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Tindall Corporation’s Utility Division provides precast bridge for Chestnut Mountain Ranch

 

Tindall Corporation’s Utility Division recently met the opportunity provided by a donor match challenge to supply support beams for a small bridge construction project at Chestnut Mountain Ranch, a Christ-centered…

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Two GaffneyLewis attorneys named to Legal Elite

 

  Two attorneys from the law firm of GaffneyLewis, LLC have been included in the 2020 Legal Elite of the Midlands. Attorneys recognized in the publication include: Amy L. Gaffney…

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10x digital awards two digital marketing scholarships

 

10x digital is proud to announce that two students have been awarded digital marketing scholarships to assist with living expenses, books and tuition for the Spring/Summer 2020 10x Digital Marketing…

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Engenius CEO to judge WMA Web Awards

 

Chris Manley, the CEO and co-founder of Upstate web design and digital marketing company Engenius, has been selected to judge the Web Marketing Association’s (WMA) Web Awards for the fourth…

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Jasmine Smith named to SC Top 40 Under 40 list by National Black Lawyers

 

Jasmine Smith, an associate with Robinson Gray law firm, has been named to the South Carolina Top 40 Under 40 list for 2020-2021 by National Black Lawyers. The award is…

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Unrestricted $5,000 grants to reward eligible S.C. artists

 

S.C. Arts Commission opens applications for FY22 Fellowships Open to artists in visual arts, craft, media production & screenwriting Deadline to apply is Monday, Nov. 16, 2020 Resident South Carolina…

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Colliers Report: South Carolina industrial construction delivers despite the pandemic

 

Research & Forecast Report Q2-2020 SOUTH CAROLINA | INDUSTRIAL Key Takeaways Despite predictions of construction delays, the South Carolina industrial market had 3.01 million square feet of construction completions during…

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4-star Morningstar rating continues for Wallick Investments Fidelis

 

1 of only 7 RIA firms in South Carolina to receive Morningstar ratings, Wallick Investments, LLC’s Fidelis composite received a 4-star Morningstar RatingTM among 458 Large-Cap Value products for 3-year,…

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New Student Involvement assistant directors help students stay connected

 

For Taylor Dement and Mitchell Plumer, their experiences and campus involvement as undergraduate students helped shape their future work in higher education and new roles at PC. They both joined…

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Countybank Foundation donates $25,000 to Piedmont Technical College Foundation

 

The Countybank Foundation recently donated $25,000 to the Piedmont Technical College (PTC) Foundation for the William H. “Billy” O’Dell Upstate Center for Manufacturing Excellence. “We could not be more grateful…

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Lex Reynolds, CEO announces retirement

 

The Reynolds Company, a Greenville-based subsidiary of Itochu International, Inc, announced the retirement of Lex Reynolds, CEO, effective August 31, 2020. Neel Reynolds, currently serving as President, will replace him.…

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ONE gym, located in the heart of downtown Greenville, now open

 

Two local, seasoned fitness coaches open doors to downtown gym specializing in personal training and nutrition coaching Alex Smith (left) and Jason Nutting (right), co-owners of ONE gym, have opened the…

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City Year Columbia announces new Board Chair

 

City Year Columbia, the local chapter of a national nonprofit organization dedicated to combating the dropout rate and realizing educational equity for students at underserved schools, welcomed Iris Griffin as…

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One ‘Ping’ away: New mobile app transforms student networking, recruiting despite social distancing

 

Ping, a Tallo platform, takes “matching students with opportunities” to a whole new level MOUNT PLEASANT, SC – Tallo, a digital platform that connects talent with opportunities, launches Ping, a…

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Nephron announces $50,000 donation to Red Cross of South Carolina

 

Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation, one of the fastest-growing pharmaceuticals companies in the nation, today announced a $50,0000 donation to the American Red Cross of South Carolina in order to offset the…

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Sheriff’s Dept. graduates first class of RCSD interns

 

By W. Thomas Smith, Jr. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott presented graduation certificates to the first class of interns with the new Richland County Sheriff’s Department’s (RCSD) Internship Program, Tues.,…

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Museum marks 100th anniversary of 19th amendment with exhibit and programs

 

It’s been 100 years since the 19th Amendment passed, which gave women the right to vote, and the South Carolina State Museum is honoring the 100th Anniversary with a new…

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Team of Scientists, including SC State Museum Curator, discover two new 40 to 65 million-year-old fossil shark species in the Southeastern U.S.

 

These new species are ancient relatives of modern Sand Tiger Sharks A team of scientists is pleased to announce the discovery of two new fossil shark species from the southeastern…

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