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City of Charleston Hurricane Dorian September 16 recovery update

 

Over the weekend and throughout the day today, city crews and contractors continued working to clear debris from Hurricane Dorian citywide. Citizens can track the progress of debris removal in specific zones throughout the city by viewing the city’s storm debris collection map, linked here: http://gis.charleston-sc.gov/hurricane-maps-tools/ Today, crews collected storm debris in the following zones, where…

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City of Columbia accepting nominations for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dream Keeper Scholarship Awards

 

The City of Columbia is accepting nominations for the 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dream Keeper Scholarship Awards. The Dream Keeper Scholarship Awards program recognizes exemplary displays of committed service to the tenets of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The ideals of social responsibility, political empowerment, diversity, racial harmony, nonviolence, and unselfish service must…

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Posted in: midlandsbiz   Category: government, on-the-move

Rawle Murdy Associates welcomes four new team members

 

Rawle Murdy (RM), a Buffalo Groupe company, announced the addition of four key team members. Marquel Coaxum, Estelle Lampella, Raegan Loftis and Daniel Monroe have joined the agency’s Public Relations and Social Media team. “We’re excited to welcome this talented group of professionals to our growing team,” said Bruce Murdy, Managing Director of Rawle Murdy.…

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Ken Ham to speak at STAND Conference

 

Ken Ham, founder and CEO of Answers in Genesis (parent company of the Creation Museum and the Ark Encounter), will be the keynote speaker at Bob Jones University’s STAND Conference, an event for teens and their families, Sept. 24 from 8:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. in Founder’s Memorial Amphitorium. Ham, one of the foremost experts on…

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John Warren sells stake in Lima One Capital

 

John Warren, founder and chairman of Greenville-based Lima One Capital, has sold his majority ownership stake in the company to current minority partners. Warren founded Lima One in 2011 and has grown the company to more than 300 full and part-time employees around the country. Under Warren’s leadership at Lima One, the company doubled in…

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Bernita Platt named SC SBDC State Star for her contributions to the economic development of South Carolina

 

The South Carolina Small Business Development Centers (SC SBDC), the state’s premier provider of business assistance to entrepreneurs and small business owners, is pleased to announce that Myrtle Beach Area business consultant Bernita Platt was recently selected as the 2019 South Carolina State Star. This noteworthy achievement is based on her exemplary performance, enthusiasm for representing the network in…

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City of Columbia to celebrate National Community Planning Month

 

The City of Columbia is celebrating National Community Planning Month this October.  The City of Columbia prioritizes planning, working to improve our public space and parks, planning for preservation and sustainability, and helping formalize a vision for the future of our city and our communities.    National Community Planning Month is a time to highlight the…

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USI Insurance Services leases in Mount Pleasant, SC

 

Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer reports the following recent lease transactions in the Charleston area: USI Insurance Services, LLC leased 7,328 square feet of office space at 235 Magrath Darby Blvd., Mount Pleasant, SC. Ed Kercher handled the lease negotiations on behalf of the tenant.  

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Citadel mascot General Robert P. Carson to be remembered fondly by cadets after his unexpected death

 

He adored going to football games almost as much as cadets adored him. General Robert P. Carson, also called General or G2, was known to stand facing the corner of his back yard fence pointing his nose to the direction of the stadium early on Bulldogs’ home football game days. “He just couldn’t wait to…

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J. Davis Construction breaks ground for City of Easley

 

On August 23, 2019, J. Davis Construction (JDC) broke ground on a large, multi-building project for the City of Easley. Highlights include the expansion and renovation of the Easley Fire Department fire station and a new Operations and Maintenance facility (O&M). The fire station will undergo an 11,580 sq. ft. expansion featuring additional living quarters,…

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Posted in: upstatebizsc   Category: construction, on-the-move