Lt. Governor Evette named Environmental Champion

 

Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Tom Mullikin, board chairman of Global Eco Adventures (GEA), presented the “Environmental Champion” award to S.C. Lt. Gov. Pamela S. Evette, Wed., July 8. The award recognizes…

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Frampton Construction caps off Cambria Hotel Greenville project

 

Frampton Construction Company, LLC, a full-service construction firm providing planning and design support, preconstruction, and construction services, has completed work on a 126-room Cambria Hotel in Greenville, S.C. The four-story,…

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Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation announces historic expansion in Lexington County

 

One of the fastest-growing pharmaceuticals companies in the country, headquartered in Lexington County, announced several major expansion and investment projects. Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation plans a new $215 million investment in…

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Elected officials, state epidemiologist speak on South Carolina’s path forward from pandemic July 16

 

STATEWIDE SOUTH CAROLINA – July 9, 2020 – Three of South Carolina’s leading elected officials will be joined by State Epidemiologist Dr. Linda Bell July 16 at 10 a.m. for…

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SC Institute of Medicine and Public Health announces new Executive Director

 

The South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health (IMPH) announced the appointment of Maya Pack as its new Executive Director, effective July 1, 2020. IMPH is an independent, nonpartisan,…

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UnitedHealthcare donates nearly $1 Million to nonprofits in South Carolina

 

Funding is part of UnitedHealthcare’s $12.3 million in Empowering Health grants focused on expanding access to care and addressing the social determinants of health for people in underserved communities COLUMBIA,…

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NAI Columbia represented the seller in the $1,565,000 investment sale of 498 acres of land to a Charlotte investor

 

NAI Columbia’s Tom Milliken, Tombo Milliken and Nelson Weston represented the seller, Southern Land Investments, LLC, in the $1.565 million sale of approximately 498 acres of pastureland and timberland located…

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VentureSouth continues investing despite pandemic

 

VentureSouth, one of the largest angel investment groups in the United States, announced its investment activity for the first half of 2020. Despite health and economic challenges brought on by…

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Dominion Energy South Carolina offering small businesses big benefits through increased program incentives

 

Small businesses and nonprofit organizations throughout South Carolina continue to benefit from Dominion Energy’s Small Business Energy Solutions Program. The program recently increased incentives from 80% of project costs to…

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Richland Library Tele-Town Hall aims to connect local kinship caregivers

 

More than 130,000 children are in kinship care across South Carolina, according to recent reports, and Richland Library is trying to connect with the grandparents, aunts, uncles, godparents, neighbors, family…

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City of Charleston launches Citibot, text message communication tool for residents and government

 

The city of Charleston today announced its launch of Citibot, an interactive text messaging and customer service tool for civic engagement with government. With Citibot, residents and visitors of Charleston…

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LRADAC announces Rebecca A. Payne, MD as Medical Director for its Recovering Professionals Program (RPP)

 

LRADAC, the designated alcohol and drug abuse authority for Lexington and Richland Counties, announces that Rebecca A. Payne, MD has been hired as the new Medical Director for its Recovering…

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GADC names new officers, adds three to Greenville County’s Economic Development Organization Board

 

The Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC), charged with promoting and enhancing quality of life in Greenville County by facilitating job growth and investment, has named Tom Epting as Chairman of…

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Kate Lupo Fowler joins Crawford Strategy as Executive Communications Liaison

 

Crawford Strategy, a full-service marketing and branding agency, welcomes Kate Lupo Fowler as Executive Communications Liaison. In this position, Lupo serves Crawford Strategy founder and CEO, Marion Crawford, in daily…

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Zeus Industrial Products, Inc. announces Steve Peterson as President and CEO

 

Frank P. Tourville, Sr., Founder and Chairman of the Board of Zeus Industrial Products, Inc. announced on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 that Steve Peterson, President of Zeus, assumed the role…

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Call for artists

 

The Arts Center of Kershaw County’s Bassett Gallery proudly announces their annual call for artists for the 2020-2021 Season. The call is open through August 31, 2020 and the exhibition participants are…

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MBDA COVID-19 project launches website to assist minority-owned businesses

 

MBDA COVID-19 Project recently launched its comprehensive website to give minority-owned businesses information and resources to navigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The website, mbdacovid19project.com, also contains a chatbox that…

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Charleston Animal Society virtual art auction August 1 – 7

 

Incredible array of artists joining together to save animal lives. Nationally and internationally known artists are donating artwork for Charleston Animal Society’s virtual art auction August 1 – 7. “We…

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Panera Bread kicks off Summer of Wishes campaign to raise funds for Make-A-Wish South Carolina

 

20 participating locations of Panera Bread® across the state are hosting the third annual “Summer of Wishes” campaign. The campaign will run July 1- September 30 in participating South Carolina…

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Richland Two elects new officers

 

At the regularly scheduled meeting on June 30, 2020, the Richland Two Board of Trustees elected new board officers – Chair, Vice Chair and Secretary – as required by Board…

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Richland Two Board conducts superintendent’s evaluation

 

The Richland School District Two Board of Trustees conducted the annual superintendent’s performance evaluation for Dr. Baron Davis during the Board Retreat on June 20, 2020, and at a regularly…

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Students to receive a Logos Academic and Pastoral Library at no cost

 

The tools of a carpenter include the hammer and the level. A pastor’s tools are a curated and well-stocked library. Yet, most pastors enter the ministry without the resources they…

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Fact Forward receives funding from the Office of Population Affairs for three-year project

 

Fact Forward is one of 49 grantees to receive funding from the Office of Population Affairs (OPA) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Last week OPA awarded $56,300,000 to organizations across the country…

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City of West Columbia City Council passes emergency face coverings ordinance

 

During its July 7, 2020 meeting, the City of West Columbia City Council passed an emergency ordinance requiring face coverings in certain establishments in the city. The ordinance goes into effect…

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Trident United Way awards $25,000 Community Engagement Grants

 

Thanks to generous donor support, people from across the Tri-County will benefit Trident United Way is proud to announce grants to eight groups totaling $25,000 that extend our ability to…

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DS Smith in Columbia to supply 750,000 produce boxes to families in need

 

Regional distributor using signature Greencoat packaging for USDA’s COVID-19 food relief program Food banks and nonprofit organizations across South Carolina, George and Florida have received more than 385,000 containers of…

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SC Disability Employment Coalition hosts virtual employment workshop – July 23

 

On Thursday, July 23, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., the SC Disability Employment Coalition will host a free virtual workshop for individuals with disabilities entitled “Disability Benefits & Employment: Make It…

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The data is clear: A new research center Is a win-win

 

You hear it time and time again from students at the College of Charleston: “At a bigger college, you’d probably need to be pursuing your master’s or doctorate to do…

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Trinity Partners represents investor in acquisition of 635 W. Wade Hampton Boulevard

 

Dail Longaker, Director of Investment Sales at Trinity Partners, recently represented a Maine-based investor in their $3.1 million acquisition of the John Harris Body Shop at 635 W. Wade Hampton…

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Richland County unveils grants to promote public service projects

 

Richland County has begun accepting applications for a grant program aimed at increasing access to public services. The County’s Community Development Division annually seeks to award public service grants to agencies for…

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A M King mobilizes on largest avocado ripening and processing facility in the U.S.

 

Carolinas-based A M King, an integrated Design-Build firm with an established presence in the Upstate, has begun construction of a 262,000-square-foot ripening and cold storage distribution center in Laredo, Texas…

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Connect for Good GVL program shares over 10,000 meals

 

Partnership of Local Businesses Delivers Thousands of Meals GREENVILLE, SC – Advoco, a leading EAM software consulting firm, hosts Connect, an annual user conference in Greenville, SC. This year the…

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The Simpson Organization unveils $65 million mixed-use development in Cayce

 

Atlanta-based The Simpson Organization, Inc. announced today it has purchased 36 acres of Dominion Energy’s 260-acre Otarre Pointe, a prime development corridor in Lexington County at the intersection of I-77…

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All Clear Plumbing celebrates anniversary of program with a graduation

 

All Clear Plumbing celebrated the fifth anniversary of its innovative apprenticeship program with a graduation on Wednesday. Ken Dodd, Kevin Baesman, and Paul Smith are the most recent group of…

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Taiwan donates 92,000 surgical masks to the state of South Carolina

 

The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Atlanta (TECO) has donated 92,000 surgical masks to support South Carolina frontline medical personnel in the fight against COVID-19.  South Carolina state government agencies worked…

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STIB approves $21.5 million for Septima Clark Drainage and Transportation Improvement Project

 

This morning, the South Carolina Transportation Infrastructure Bank approved the city of Charleston’s application for funding in the amount of $21.5 million for Phase 5 of the Septima Clark Drainage…

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Lexington Chamber seeks speakers for Fall Education Series

 

The Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center will launch its Fall Mind Your Business Educational Lunch Series on August 26 and is now accepting presentation proposals from Chamber members. The theme…

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Schaeffler recognized by General Motors as a 2019 Supplier of the Year winner

 

FORT MILL, SC – Schaeffler was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during a virtual ceremony honoring the recipients of the company’s 28th annual Supplier of…

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United Ministries announces new executive board members

 

United Ministries announced new leadership for the 2020-2021 term. Jim Akerhielm, former CEO of TekLinks, Inc., NuVox and Triton Cellular, has been elected Board Chairman. Jim previously served as the…

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I-20 Pavement Preservation in Richland & Lexington Counties

 

The S.C. Department of Transportation (SCDOT) announces the start of this Interstate Pavement Preservation Project in Richland and Lexington Counties. The project begins on I-20 from MP 60.60 (The end…

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CCSD to provide Full-Time Virtual academy option for students

 

Charleston County School District (CCSD) will offer a Full-time Virtual Academy during the 2020-2021 school year. The option provides a quality curriculum and instruction with a more flexible environment than…

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Kim Christ named Director of SC Tech and SC Cyber; SC Council on competitiveness taps former SC codes Director to lead initiative formerly known as TechSC

 

The South Carolina Council on Competitiveness today announced the rebrand of its technology initiative and named Kim Christ as its full-time initiative Director. Formerly TechSC and now SC Tech, the initiative is designed to accelerate the growth and…

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SAFE Federal Credit Union awards scholarships to area students

 

SAFE Federal Credit Union has awarded 14 high school students with $1,000 each towards their college education. The scholarships were awarded to public and private school students within SAFE’s service area.…

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State Museum now open on Sundays and on Tuesdays nights

 

The State Museum is extending its operating hours as part of Phase II of its reopening plan as follows: , Sundays: Noon to 5 p.m. . Tuesdays: 10 a.m. to 10…

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Sargent Metal Fabricators, Inc. expanding operations in Anderson County

 

$9.5 million investment to create 50 new jobs Sargent Metal Fabricators, Inc. (Sargent Metal), a custom metal fabrication company, announced plans to expand operations in Anderson County. The company’s $9.5…

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