P&A announces new legal director 

 

Following an extensive search, P&A is happy to announce we have selected a new legal director. Randall Dong comes to P&A in his 30th year of practicing law. After graduating…

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SC Ports remains resilient at start of FY21

 

S.C. Ports Authority finished fiscal year 2020 with relatively steady volumes compared to fiscal year 2019 despite impacts from the global pandemic. The first seven months of the fiscal year —…

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PalmettoPride commercial named Telly Award winner

 

PalmettoPride announced its “PICKENS COUNTY VOLUNTEER” commercial has been named Silver Telly winner in the 41st Annual Telly Awards. The Telly Awards honors excellence in video and television across all…

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Visionary principal wins lifetime achievement award

 

Her ability to see far beyond what is to what could be is a special gift that has garnered Round Top Elementary School Principal Jeaneen Tucker great success throughout her…

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Blythewood High School student among college-sponsored National Merit Scholarship winners

 

Blythewood High School graduate McLean T. Brown joins the list of Richland Two students receiving a College-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently announced over 650 additional…

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Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative announces amount raised for charity through Blue Ridge Fest

 

Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative announced the distribution of $144,000 to 12 local non-profit organizations in Greenville, Anderson, Oconee and Pickens counties through Blue Ridge Fest despite its cancellation due to…

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Walmart selects Dorchester County as site for new distribution center

 

$220 Million Investment Creating More Than 1,000 New Jobs Walmart has announced plans to build a $220 million distribution center in Dorchester County, near Ridgeville, South Carolina. The announcement was…

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SIOS Technology named to the “2020 Best Places To Work in South Carolina” list by South Carolina Chamber of Commerce

 

SAN MATEO, CA and COLUMBIA, SC – SIOS Technology Corp., an industry pioneer in providing intelligent application availability, announced that the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce (SC Chamber) has named…

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Town Theatre announces #AllAroundTown Scavenger Hunt

 

Looking for ways to keep theatre alive in a time when we can’t actually use our stages? We are too! Join us for the #AllAroundTown Scavenger Hunt where small groups…

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Charleston Allergy & Asthma doctor returns to the Lowcountry

 

After spending nine months away from the Lowcountry, Dr. Meredith Moore, a board-certified allergist/immunologist, has returned to Charleston Allergy & Asthma. Dr. Moore specializes in all forms of immunotherapy, with…

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Gov. Henry McMaster creates Safe Access to Flexible Education (SAFE) Grants

 

This morning, Governor Henry McMaster announced the creation of the Safe Access to Flexible Education (SAFE) Grants at Hampton Park Christian School. These one-time, needs-based grants of up to $6,500…

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School District Five releases reentry plan for the 2020-21 school year

 

Families in the district will have two options for their students at the start of the academic year: A five-day, traditional in-person school schedule option and a virtual schedule option.…

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School District Five names new principal for the Academy For Success

 

Lexington-Richland School District Five has named veteran administrator Patrice Brand the new principal of the Academy For Success. Brand has served as assistant principal of instruction at the Academy For…

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School District Five names new principal of CrossRoads Intermediate School

 

Lexington-Richland School District Five has named longtime administrator Erin Doty the new principal of CrossRoads Intermediate School. She was approved for her new post during a school board meeting on…

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ScanSource reaffirms commitment to diversity and inclusion with creation of dedicated program

 

Company also appoints first Chief Diversity Officer, Ken Peterson ScanSource, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCSC), a leading provider of technology products and solutions, announced the creation of its comprehensive Diversity & Inclusion…

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Colliers International facilitates sale of Richmond Walk Apartments in Columbia

 

Buddy John of Colliers International | South Carolina represented AB&J Properties, LLC in the sale of Richmond Walk Apartments to PMC Property Group, Inc. Located at 615 Heidt Street in…

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Frampton Construction named to list of Best Places to Work in South Carolina

 

Frampton Construction Company, LLC, a full-service construction firm providing planning and design support, preconstruction, and construction services, was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in South…

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Ellison Kibler & Associates make premiere on prestigious Barron’s Private Wealth Management Teams list

 

Barron’s named Ellison Kibler & Associates, a Merrill Lynch Wealth Management team in the Carolinas, to its 2020 Top 50 Private Wealth Management Teams list. Although firm advisors are consistently…

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Fetter Health Care Network announces new COVID-19 testing in Charleston County

 

Fetter Health Care Network (Fetter) shared its upcoming Free COVID-19 testing schedule in Charleston County for the week of July 20, 2020 along with updates to its testing procedures. All…

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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston receives $65,000 from the Bishop Gadsden Charitable Fund to replace HVAC systems.

 

Through the generous support of the Bishop Gadsden Charitable Fund, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston (RMHC Charleston) was able to replace six HVAC systems to better cool and heat…

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Tri-County Cradle to Career receives $15,000 grant from Wells Fargo for recovery work initiative program 

 

Tri-County Cradle to Career (TCCC) has received a $15,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation to help support its long-term COVID-19 recovery and resiliency plan. “Wells Fargo is our first…

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Bank of America Fall for Greenville canceled for 2020

 

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bank of America Fall for Greenville team has kept a close eye on the ever-shifting impacts of the virus while remaining optimistic about…

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Lincoln Financial Group joins Benefitfocus Benefit Catalog

 

Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a technology platform provider enabling rapid innovation for employers, health plans and consumers, has added a portfolio of financial protection solutions from Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC)…

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U.S. Department of Commerce invests $3.4 Million to make critical infrastructure

 

Improvements Needed to Protect Businesses from Flooding in Ridgeland, South Carolina  WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a…

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Dominion Energy commits $35 million to initiative supporting historically black colleges and universities, minority student scholarships

 

Dominion Energy (NYSE: D) is launching a $35 million initiative in support of African American and underrepresented minority students. This six-year program will support historically black colleges and universities in…

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Lexington Chamber welcomes new Board Chair Angela Klosterman

 

The Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center board of directors welcomed Angela Klosterman, Vice President and Financial Sales Manager at First Citizens Bank, as its chair for 2020-2021. “We are honored…

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South Carolina Wildlife Federation launches online “Wild Summer Auction” to support conservation and education programming

 

The South Carolina Wildlife Federation (SCWF) is launching a ten-day virtual auction to support the nonprofit’s conservation and education programming. Presented by Nestle Waters, the online auction features hunting &…

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Newly released DHEC death count data shows disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on black residents in all regions of South Carolina

 

The South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health (IMPH) and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) released a data brief today examining the disproportionate impact…

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Grace Hill expands senior leadership team to meet accelerating demand for property management talent performance solutions

 

Grace Hill, a provider of policy, training and assessment tools to develop and retain property management talent, announced today the appointment of three executives to its senior leadership team. Kendall…

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SCRA announces SC Launch, Inc. April and May investments

 

South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA) and its investment affiliate, SC Launch, Inc. announce its April and May investments in two South Carolina companies — a $200,000 investment in Land Intelligence,…

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SIOS Technology appoints new Chief Operating Officer

 

Masahiro Arai joins to head business operations of global high availability solutions leader SAN MATEO, CA and COLUMBIA, SC – SIOS Technology Corp., an industry pioneer in providing intelligent application…

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Property management group NHE promotes three, adds three to accounting and finance teams

 

Noted Southeastern association and property management firm NHE, Inc. has promoted three professionals and added three more to its accounting and finance team serving the firm’s affordable, conventional, homeowner association…

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Connor honored with Senate Commendation

 

By W. Thomas Smith Jr. Colonel William Mellard “Bill” Connor V, U.S. Army Infantry, was honored with a S.C. Senate commendation following a panel discussion by members of the SOUTH…

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Aero Precision/Kellstrom Defense establishing operations in Greenville County

 

Aero Precision/Kellstrom Defense, a leading military aviation sustainment provider, today announced plans to establish operations in Greenville County, South Carolina. The company’s $1.2 million investment will create 21 new manufacturing…

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Newly released DHEC death count data shows disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on black residents in all regions of South Carolina

 

The South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health (IMPH) and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) released a data brief today examining the disproportionate impact…

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Adam Drewes of Kopis named to 40 Under 40 List

 

The man who led Kopis’s recent rollout of its ADEPT platform has been honored as one of the inaugural Forty Under 40 by GSA Business Report. Adam Drewes serves as…

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Fetter Health Care Network receives $300,000 in grant funding from UnitedHealthcare toward GroceryRx program

 

Fetter Health Care Network (Fetter) announced that it received $300,000 in grant funding from UnitedHealthcare to benefit its GroceryRx program. Fetter is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), providing quality,…

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Rotary’s challenging times

 

Service clubs like Rotary face challenging times because of the current COVID-19 pandemic, but need to strengthen their membership, put ideas into action and improve local communities – all reflected…

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Crossroads Treatment Centers CMO elected as Vice President of the South Carolina Psychiatric Association

 

Dr. Trey Causey to lead SCPA member communications, education efforts to improve mental health services Crossroads Treatment Centers, a national leader in the treatment of Opioid Use Disorder, announced that…

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First Reliance Bank hosts roundtable discussion at Learning Center in Florence

 

Participants included Congressman Tom Rice, Fred Green with the SCBA, and 13 other small business owners On July 14, First Reliance Bank hosted a roundtable discussion led by Rick Saunders,…

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Lander’s emergency management influence reaches statewide during COVID-19 pandemic

 

Charleston police officer Courtney Jones, of Summerville, has been deployed with the S.C. National Guard in recent months to assist in the COVID-19 pandemic. Brittany Barnwell, director of Emergency Services…

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K&L Gates’ Charleston office welcomes new associate

 

K&L Gates’ Charleston office is pleased to welcome a new associate that has recently joined the firm. Ms. Kristina DiPano joined the Charleston office as an associate in the firm’s…

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Richland Library to launch Read Freely Collections at three locations

 

With a commitment of getting materials into the hands of children and families over the summer, Richland Library is launching a new resource, titled the Read Freely Collections, on Thursday,…

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CCSD offering virtual Summer-Mester program

 

Charleston County School District (CCSD) is offering a virtual Summer-Mester program through July 31, 2020. Students will receive meaningful small group reading and writing instruction provided by a highly qualified…

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Colliers Report: Charleston construction deliveries raise vacancy rate

 

  Research & Forecast Report Q2-2020 CHARLESTON | INDUSTRIAL   Key Takeaways At first glance it appears the Charleston submarkets had a negative quarter of activity, when in reality the…

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Carolina Children’s Home Foundation awards $207,000 in grants to non-profits and scholarships to deserving students in the Midlands

 

The Carolina Children’s Home (CCH) Foundation is awarding $207,000 in grants to non-profits and scholarships to deserving students in the Midlands area. This is the third year that CCH has…

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David Lever joins Resource Realty Group

 

Resource Realty Group announced that David Lever has joined their team as a real estate agent. David is a third generation Lexington native with deep family ties to the community,…

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New restaurant Tempest coming soon to Market Street

 

Design to Feature Local Artist The 5th Street Group is pleased to announce that its newest restaurant concept, Tempest, is scheduled to open in August on Charleston’s historic Market Street.…

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