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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Lindsay Builder Joins Nelson Mullins in Greenville

  May 15, 2014

GREENVILLE, SC – Lindsay L. Builder has joined the Greenville office of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP as an associate. He practices in the areas of professional liability defense,…

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Lori Hope Joins Coldwell Banker Caine in Easley

  May 15, 2014

GREENVILLE, SC – Coldwell Banker Caine recently welcomed Lori Hope as a residential sales agent to its Easley office. Hope joins Coldwell Banker Caine with six years of real estate experience when…

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Hack for SC Coming to IT-oLogy

  May 15, 2014

Hackers and other techies will be joining forces with the power of artists, librarians and community leaders May 31 – June 1    COLUMBIA, SC – Hackers and other techies…

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Wastequip Expands Manufacturing Footprint in the Southeast

  May 15, 2014

        New Blacksburg, S.C. Facility to Service the Carolinas and Georgia   CHARLOTTE, NC – Wastequip® announces the opening of its newest manufacturing facility in Blacksburg, S.C.…

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Colonial Life names Cathy Brooks Volunteer of the Year

  May 14, 2014

Annual award recognizes employee for significant contributions to community   COLUMBIA, SC – Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company has named Cathy Brooks winner of its Volunteer of the Year…

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Reunion of Friends at SC Book Festival

  May 14, 2014

COLUMBIA, SC – When the South Carolina Book Festival begins on May 16, there were be a reunion of two friends who haven’t seen each other in forty-four years.  “It was…

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Avison Young Lease Extension – 498 Wando Park Blvd.

  May 14, 2014

CHARLESTON, SC – Avison Young commercial real estate is pleased to announce that Jeremy Willits and Gerry Schauer represented the landlord, First Point Properties, LLC, in the lease extension of…

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Bruce Yandle named Honorary Alumnus of Clemson University

  May 14, 2014

CLEMSON, SC – Bruce Yandle, dean emeritus of the College of Business and Behavioral Science and Alumni Distinguished Professor Emeritus of economics, has been named an Honorary Alumnus of Clemson University by theClemson…

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Veteran business journalist named to fellowship at UofSC

  May 14, 2014

COLUMBIA, SC – Mark W. Tatge, a journalist who has spent more than 30 years working for the nation’s leading business reporting outlets, is the first recipient of the Baldwin Business…

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Mumford Industries Announces Promotion of Two Employees

  May 14, 2014

GREENVILLE, SC – Mumford Industries Inc. A Recycling Company with offices in Greenville SC and Ninety Six, SC  is pleased to announce the internal promotion of two of their valued…

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