Greenville County Rec’s Waterparks Open May 24

  May 19, 2014

GREENVILLE, SC – Greenville County Rec’s waterparks will open this Saturday, May 24 through Memorial Day, May 26.  Discovery Island at Southside Park and Otter Creek at Northside Park will open weekends only until…

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Wofford College confers degrees to 360 graduates

  May 19, 2014

Three honorary degrees, awards to be presented at 160th Commencement ceremony   SPARTANBURG, SC – Dr. Nayef H. Samhat delivered his first Commencement address since becoming Wofford College’s president at the…

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Charity Golf Tournament raises over $20,000 for Cancer Care

  May 19, 2014

COLUMBIA, SC – On Monday, April 21st the Lexington Medical Center Foundation hosted the Jay Criscione Golf Tournament for Charity at the Lexington Country Club. Over 25 corporate partners participated in…

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Avison Young Commercial Sale – 490 Long Point Road

  May 19, 2014

CHARLESTON, SC – Avison Young commercial real estate is pleased to announce that Jeremy Willits and Gerry Schauer represented the sellers, William and Joanne O’Shea, in the sale of a…

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Avison Young Office Lease – 1415 Stuart Engals Blvd.

  May 19, 2014

  CHARLESTON, SC – Avison Young commercial real estate is pleased to announce that Gerry Schauer represented NAFC in the leasing of a 1,317 SF office space located at 1415…

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City of Cayce Honors Local Leaders

  May 19, 2014

CAYCE, SC – The City of Cayce City Council Members, Mayor Elise Partin, City Manager, Rebecca Vance, and additional City staff visited the South Carolina Statehouse yesterday as Governor Nikki Haley proclaimed May…

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University of South Carolina home to Pat Conroy’s archive

  May 19, 2014

COLUMBIA, SC – Pat Conroy’s archive, which includes handwritten manuscripts of his 11 books, family scrapbooks and personal diaries packed with story ideas, poems and musings, now belongs to the University…

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Voterheads Weekly Update – May 19

  May 19, 2014

    Various fees could be up and down in Mauldin this week while Columbia continues its discussion to sell the old baseball stadium. Featured Items for this week SC – City of Columbia Tuesday,…

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Voterheads Weekly Update – May 19

  May 19, 2014

    Various fees could be up and down in Mauldin this week while Columbia continues its discussion to sell the old baseball stadium. Featured Items for this week SC – City of Columbia Tuesday,…

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Leadership Columbia Class Unveils Completed Class Project

  May 19, 2014

COLUMBIA, SC – Leadership Columbia, a program for existing and emerging leaders sponsored by the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, unveiled their class project yesterday on the grounds of The Hearth…

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Oxford Center for Entrepreneurs Calls for Award Nominations

  May 19, 2014

CHARLESTON, SC – The Oxford Center for Entrepreneurs premiere CEO Roundtable Series at the N.Y. TimesCenter will be September 26, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This one-day event will feature national CEOs…

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County to Celebrate Public Works Week

  May 19, 2014

COLUMBIA, SC – Richland County is bringing out the heavy equipment next week to celebrate National Public Works Week. The County’s Public Works Division is holding a parade featuring a…

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Avison Young Retail Lease on N. Pleasantburg Drive

  May 19, 2014

GREENVILLE, SC – Avison Young commercial real estate is pleased to announce that John Odom and Kyle Putnam represented MCRS Properties, LLC in the leasing of 1,400 SF of retail…

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Former CSC Director Joins TCube Solutions

  May 16, 2014

Chris Mercer brings 29 years experience in P&C systems integration and innovation  COLUMBIA, SC, May 13, 2014: TCube Solutions, Inc. announced today the addition of Chris Mercer to TCube’s team…

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Jarrard, Nowell & Russell Promotes Pat Odom

  May 16, 2014

CHARLESTON, SC – Jarrard, Nowell & Russell, LLC, a Charleston-based certified public accounting and business advisory firm, has named Pat Odom senior accountant. Odom, who has been with the firm since…

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Now is the Time for Companies to Post Summer Internships

  May 16, 2014

In 2013: 630 internships posted, 39% of companies posted multiple positions, one-third of internships posted were paid positions The spring scramble is on as college students work to secure summer…

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Occupancy and Rental Rates Near Record High

  May 16, 2014

CHARLESTON, SC Colliers International | South Carolina Q1-2014 Charleston Retail Market Report    KEY TAKEAWAYS Retail activity was steady through the early months of 2014 which ended with a high…

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Statement From Gov. Nikki Haley On April 2014 Unemployment Rate

  May 16, 2014

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Nikki Haley today issued the following statement in response to South Carolina’s unemployment rate decreasing to 5.3 percent in April from 5.5 percent in March. This is…

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Statement From Gov. Nikki Haley On April 2014 Unemployment Rate

  May 16, 2014

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Nikki Haley today issued the following statement in response to South Carolina’s unemployment rate decreasing to 5.3 percent in April from 5.5 percent in March. This is…

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South Carolina’s Employment Situation April 2014

  May 16, 2014

Unemployment Rate Decreases; Lowest Rate Since June 2001 COLUMBIA, SC The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 5.3 percent in April down from March’s rate of 5.5 percent. The…

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South Carolina’s Employment Situation April 2014

  May 16, 2014

Unemployment Rate Decreases; Lowest Rate Since June 2001 COLUMBIA, SC The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 5.3 percent in April down from March’s rate of 5.5 percent. The…

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Verizon Celebrates Employee Wellness at Annual 2K/5K Race

  May 16, 2014

The fourth annual “Rule the Road” event promotes employee wellness at Verizon’s Greenville Call Center. Community organizations received $45,000 from Verizon at the event. GREENVILLE, SC – Nearly 1,000 employees…

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District Five principal receives Outstanding Educator Award

  May 15, 2014

IRMO, SC – A Lexington-Richland School District Five administrator has received this year’s Columbia College Wil Lou Gray Outstanding Educator Award. Chapin Middle School Principal Anna Miller was presented with…

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Coakley joins Lexington One

  May 15, 2014

LEXINGTON, SC – At a special board meeting/board budget workshop of the Lexington County School District One Board of Trustees held on April 29, 2014, the board approved the hire…

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Greenville Technical College Offers Healthy Homes Training

  May 15, 2014

GREENVILLE, SC – May is Asthma Awareness Month, recognizing a disease that affects 25.5 million Americans. Healthy homes training, offered through the Corporate and Career Development division at Greenville Technical…

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