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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New program puts people back to work delivering fresh produce

 

It’s getting hard to get the things we need. Workers are being laid off as the demand for produce has dropped. Farmers’ crops are spoiling in the fields because some…

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Garrett Scott, Vice President of Colliers International | South Carolina, receives national recognition from Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® (SIOR) for top industrial transaction 2019

 

Scott honored for ±1.3-million-square-foot, $83.7 million deal in Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina Garrett Scott, SIOR, Vice President of Colliers International | South Carolina, has received the Top 5 Industrial Transaction by…

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Reedy River Duck Derby reschedules to July 11

 

The 16th Annual Reedy River Duck Derby has been rescheduled for July 11 after consulting with the City of Greenville. “We know the Reedy River Duck Derby will bring so…

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ScanSource offers new UCaaS collaboration solution, Avaya Cloud Office™ – providing partners with a solution for voice, video, meetings, collaboration and more

 

GREENVILLE, SC & SANTA CLARA, CA – ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC), a leading provider of technology products and solutions, and Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE:AVYA), a global leader in solutions to…

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City of Charleston March 23 coronavirus update

 

 The city of Charleston continues to operate at OPCON 1, with city buildings closed to the public and employees transitioning to working from home. Those who are unable to telecommute…

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CSU to finish spring semester online

 

After much prayerful consideration regarding the COVID-19 pandemic’s apparent course over the next few weeks, Charleston Southern University has decided to finish the spring semester online. Consistent with accreditation mandates,…

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AnMed Health suspends visitation and postpones elective surgeries

 

For the safety of our patients, community and staff, AnMed Health has implemented additional restrictions on visitation to its hospital campuses, Emergency Department, and outpatient facilities. Effective 7 p.m. Friday,…

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ColaJazz launches online tip jar

 

A new virtual tipping website for artists has launched. Since most of us can’t go out to our favorite jazz venue and more and more musicians are turning to streaming their…

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City enacts curfew, temporarily closes Falls Park to prevent gatherings

 

On Monday, March 23, the City of Greenville took additional steps designed to protect citizens, urge social distancing and prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community. City Manager John…

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Ingevity announces webinar series on businesses and sustainability

 

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC -Ingevity Corporation announced that it will conduct a webinar series over the next four months in order to continue to educate analysts and investors about its businesses.…

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SCDOR temporarily allowing curbside beer and wine pickup

 

South Carolina Regulation 7-702.51 has been temporarily suspended, allowing current holders of a valid On or Off-Premises Beer/Wine Permit who meet certain requirements to sell sealed containers of beer and wine…

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SCDOR extends income tax deadline to align with IRS

 

In response to the challenges of COVID-19 and in accordance with Executive Order 2020-12, the South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) is moving the due date for Income Tax returns and…

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City’s Impact of COVID-19 on Small Business Survey now open

 

The City of Columbia and its Office of Business Opportunities is extremely concerned about the impact of the outbreak of the Coronavirus, now referred to as COVID-19 pandemic on our…

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Lexington Medical Center’s engineering has strengthened their building infrastructure for COVID-19 patients

 

In 2014, the Lexington Medical Center (Lexington) partnered with Dynamix Engineering (Dynamix), as part of their $400 million expansion and renovation project to create an industry-leading facility. During the design phase of…

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Carranza implements automatic deferment on existing SBA disaster loans through end of 2020

 

Today, U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza announced changes to help borrowers still paying back SBA loans from previous disasters. By making this change, deferments through December 31, 2020, will be…

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NAI Columbia’s Tom Milliken named an NAI Global Top Producer of 2019

 

NAI Columbia’s Tom Milliken was named the 29th Top Producer out of approximately 5,000 brokers across the NAI Global platform in 2019. “Out of all the professionals across the NAI Global…

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Mission Lexington Status 3/23/2020

 

Mission Lexington is continuing to monitor the latest developments regarding COVID-19. The health and safety of the public, staff and volunteers remain our number one priority. Our hours of operation for the…

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Fireflies launch safe at home Reading Program 

 

Children who Complete the Program Receive a FREE Ticket to a Fireflies Game  The Columbia Fireflies today launched an at home version of the Fireflies Reading Program, presented by Prisma…

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BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina expands access to Telehealth benefits

 

Telehealth visits provide convenience for members to access health care at home. This will also help slow the spread of COVID-19 by limiting exposure, mitigating the surge of demand on our…

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SCDOR extends Income Tax deadline to align with IRS and temporarily allows curbside sale of beer and wine by restaurants

 

In response to the challenges of COVID-19 and in accordance with Executive Order 2020-12, the South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) is moving the due date for Income Tax returns and…

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Lexington County Emergency Operations Center moves to OPCON 2 in response to COVID-19

 

The Lexington County Emergency Operations Center is moving from Operational Condition Three to Operational Condition Two, as County officials continue to monitor the impacts of COVID-19 on our community and…

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Gov. Henry McMaster Issues Executive Order 2020-13

 

Governor Henry McMaster today issued Executive Order 2020-13 and the following statement: “This weekend, we saw large crowds gathered on beaches, on sandbars, and in parking lots. We are facing a dangerous and…

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You know what the good news is?

 

By Taylor Kearns NP Strategy   When I was a kid, my mom would ask us that question immediately following what – at the time – seemed like a soul-crushing…

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Six NAI Charleston brokers named 2019 Commercial Recipients of the Realtors of Distinction Award

 

NAI Charleston announced that Thomas Boulware, CCIM, David Grubbs, David Ingle, Jack Owens, CCIM, Dexter Rumsey, and Will Sherrod, CCIM have been named 2019 Commercial Recipients of the Realtors of…

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City Council approves $6 million COVID-19 emergency economic stimulus package

 

By Steve Benjamin Mayor, City of Columbia As our citizens, small businesses owners, public safety and public health workers, non-profit and social service leaders struggle to overcome the economic and…

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Wilson Kibler represents Cason Development Group in recent purchase of 7347 Garners Ferry Rd.

 

Wilson Kibler associate John Metts represented the buyer, Cason Development Group, in the recent purchase of 7347 Garners Ferry Rd. The 2,016-square-foot retail property on approximately one-half of an acre…

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U.S. Department of Education approves South Carolina assessment suspension waiver

 

State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman and the S.C. Department of Education (SCDE) have received notice that the U.S. Department of Education has approved the agency’s assessment and accountability suspension…

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David Zaas, M.D., named chief executive officer for MUSC Health – Charleston Division, chief clinical officer for MUSC Health

 

Patrick J. Cawley, M.D., CEO for MUSC Health and vice president for Health Affairs, University, named David Zaas, M.D., MBA, as the new chief executive officer, MUSC Health – Charleston…

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