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Inez Tenenbaum to Receive 2014 Global Vision Award

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 12, 2014 – The Columbia World Affairs Council is pleased to announce that former State Superintendent of Education and past Chair of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Inez Tenenbaum will receive the 2014 Global Vision Award. Tenenbaum will be honored at a black-tie gala at the Columbia Marriott on Thursday,…

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Clemson University to bring together art and technology at Artisphere 2014

 

Highlights include concept car and hands-on activities CLEMSON, SC – May 12, 2014 – One of Artisphere 2014’s largest exhibits will show how Clemson University is bringing together technology and art to create cars, movie special effects and 3D computer programs, while inspiring the next generation of engineers, scientists and artists. The College of Engineering…

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Richland County Kicks Off Dirt Road Paving Program

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 12, 2014 – Soon, cars and trucks driving down Mt. Pilgrim Church Road will no longer kick up dust during a hot, dry spell or trudge through mud holes after a hard rain. A new road sign posted on the street explains why. Even without the words, the image of a…

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Midlands Technical College graduates more than 2300 students

 

Students prepared to enter the workforce or transfer to four-year colleges COLUMBIA, SC – May 12, 2014 – Midlands Technical College (MTC) graduated more than 2300 students at its annual Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, May 8, 2014, at the Carolina Coliseum. Of these students, more than 1200 received associate degrees; other graduates received certificates and…

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Josey Selected to Serve on Commission on Continuing Legal Education

 

FLORENCE, SC – May 5, 2014 – Turner Padget announced that J. René Josey, a shareholder in our Florence office, has been appointed by the Supreme Court of South Carolina to serve on the Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization.    He will serve a three year term which begins July 1, 2014.    The Supreme…

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Josey Selected to Serve on Commission on Continuing Legal Education

 

FLORENCE, SC – May 5, 2014 – Turner Padget announced that J. René Josey, a shareholder in our Florence office, has been appointed by the Supreme Court of South Carolina to serve on the Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization.    He will serve a three year term which begins July 1, 2014.    The Supreme…

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Smith Moore Leatherwood Names Julie Earp Management Committee Chair

 

GREENVILLE, SC – May 12, 2014 – Julie Theall Earp, a Smith Moore Leatherwood partner in the Greensboro, N.C. office and longstanding member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group, was elected Chair of the firm’s Management Committee effective April 1, 2014.  Ms. Earp is the first female Managing Partner of the firm. She succeeds Rob…

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Congressman Clyburn Announces Sixth District Congressional Art Competition Winner

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 12, 2014 – Assistant Democratic Leader and South Carolina Congressman James E. Clyburn announced Teena Wilder, a 12th grade student at Scott’s Branch High School in Summerton, is the winner of the 2014 Sixth District Artistic Discovery art competition. The winning artwork is an oil painting entitled Teena Wilder: Self-Portrait III.…

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Congressman Clyburn Announces Sixth District Congressional Art Competition Winner

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 12, 2014 – Assistant Democratic Leader and South Carolina Congressman James E. Clyburn announced Teena Wilder, a 12th grade student at Scott’s Branch High School in Summerton, is the winner of the 2014 Sixth District Artistic Discovery art competition. The winning artwork is an oil painting entitled Teena Wilder: Self-Portrait III.…

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Two Midlands Educators Represent S.C. On A National Platform

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 12, 2014 – Dr. BeaAtryce Mazyck and Preston Thorne are two Midlands educators who are making something of a name for themselves in South Carolina and on the national scene. Among only 17 teachers selected nationwide, they were the only South Carolina teachers chosen last year for the Teachers for Transformation Academy.…

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NAI Earle Furman Closes Sale of 104-Unit Multifamily Community Lakewood on the Saluda

 

GRENNVILLE, SC – May 12, 2014 –Tony Bonitati and Kay Hill of NAI Earle Furman’s Multifamily Division represented the Sellers, Three S Enterprises, LLC and Lakewood Properties, LLC, in the sale of a 104-unit multifamily rental village known as Lakewood on the Saluda, located at 104 B Stanley Drive in Greenville, South Carolina. The purchaser was…

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Colliers International Completes Lease for the South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 12, 2014 – Colliers International’s Bill Sargent, CCIM, represented the South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants in leasing office space at Brookland Place located at 1300 12th Street in Cayce, South Carolina. Brookland Place is a 12,000 square foot class A office property located near the intersection of 12th Street…

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Community Congregates at Interfaith Gathering to Celebrate National Day of Prayer

 

GREENVILLE, SC – May 2, 2014 – Members of a variety of faith traditions congregated to pray for peace and justice and celebrate the diversity of our community at an interfaith gathering for the National Day of Prayer. The event, hosted by the Year of Altruism, Interfaith Forum of Upstate SC and Bon Secours St.…

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Charleston Metro Chamber Announces New and Newly Promoted Team Members

 

CHARLESTON, SC – May 12, 2014 – Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the recent promotions and hiring of three professionals on the team. Kathleen Forbes has been promoted to Associate Vice President of Sponsor Relations and Special Events. Cambron Jewell has been promoted to Small Business Programs Manager. Therese Gordon was…

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Judge Rules in Favor of Mayor Wilson & Councilman White

 

April special meetings declared unlawful, actions nullified CHAPIN, SC – May 10, 2014 – On May 7, 2014,  Judge Thomas Cooper of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit upheld a motion by Chapin Mayor Skip Wilson, Councilman Gregg White and the Town of Chapin to “enforce order and enjoin the contrary conduct” of Council members Vivian Atkins, Robbie…

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Lee & Associates Will Sherrod represents Landlord & Lee & Associates Amanda Reeves represents Tenant in Downtown Office Lease

 

CHARLESTON, SC – May 10, 2014 – Lee & Associates Charleston’s Will Sherrod, CCIM, represented the owners of 67 Washington Street in a lease of the 1,800 SF office building to Cobb Architects.  Lee & Associates Charleston’s Amanda Reeves, CCIM, LEED AP, represented the tenant. About Lee & Associates Lee & Associates is a top…

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Lee & Associates Charleston completes lease renewal of a 49,500 SF industrial building

 

CHARLESTON, SC – May 10, 2014 – Lee & Associates Charleston’s Thomas G. Buist, Jr., SIOR represented the Landlord in the lease renewal of a 49,500 SF industrial building located at 7350 E. Spartan Blvd. in North Charleston. Michael McFall with Maybank Properties, LLC represented the tenant. About Lee & Associates Lee & Associates is…

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Clemson summit to address youth success in South Carolina

 

CLEMSON, SC – May 10, 2014 – Education, government and nonprofit officials from across South Carolina will gather at Clemson University Monday and Tuesday to address this critical question: How can we help the state’s youth succeed? The inaugural Summit for Youth Success: Building Youth-Friendly Communities in South Carolina will be held at the Madren…

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Junior League of Columbia Celebrates Community Impact and Kicks Off 90th Anniversary Year With New Look

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 8, 2014 –  Last week the Junior League of Columbia (JLC) celebrated the end of a successful year and presented awards to deserving members and community partners for outstanding service and leadership. In addition, the League unveiled a new brand identity for the organization as it marks its 90th anniversary impacting…

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Steve Pettit Elected Fifth President of Bob Jones University

 

GREENVILLE, SC – May 8, 2014 – Larry Jackson, chairman of the Bob Jones University Board of Trustees, announced today the election of Steve Pettit as the fifth president of Bob Jones University effective May 10. Pettit replaces Dr. Stephen Jones who, for health reasons, announced in December he would end his nine-year tenure as BJU’s…

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Steve Pettit Elected Fifth President of Bob Jones University

 

GREENVILLE, SC – May 8, 2014 – Larry Jackson, chairman of the Bob Jones University Board of Trustees, announced today the election of Steve Pettit as the fifth president of Bob Jones University effective May 10. Pettit replaces Dr. Stephen Jones who, for health reasons, announced in December he would end his nine-year tenure as BJU’s…

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Local Business Woman Awarded Harvard Business School Scholarship

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 9, 2014 –  Senior Matters Extended Care Services, LLC and One Matters President, Mary Katherine Bagnal, was recently awarded a scholarship to attend The Harvard Business School’s Owner/President Management Program at the 2014 Women President’s Organization (WPO) National Convention in New Orleans. Applicants were awarded the scholarship based on specific business…

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USC College of Education Launches New Website to Recruit Teachers of Science and Mathematics

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 9, 2014 – The University of South Carolina (U of SC) College of Education recently launched www.TeachScienceandMath.org, an interactive and informative website reflecting the new and exciting careers available to college students in teaching science or mathematics. The website is part of an overall marketing effort to recruit more students to…

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Turner Padget Attorneys Named Among South Carolina Super Lawyers

 

COLUMBIA, SC –  April 24, 2014 – Turner Padget Graham & Laney, P.A.  announce that sixteen of the firm’s attorneys have been named by Super Lawyers magazine as top attorneys in South Carolina for 2014.  In addition, seven attorneys are named as South Carolina Rising Stars.   Columbia Super Lawyers: Reginald W. Belcher – Employment…

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Turner Padget Attorneys Named Among South Carolina Super Lawyers

 

CHARLESTON, SC –  April 24, 2014 – Turner Padget Graham & Laney, P.A.  announce that sixteen of the firm’s attorneys have been named by Super Lawyers magazine as top attorneys in South Carolina for 2014.  In addition, seven attorneys are named as South Carolina Rising Stars.   Columbia Super Lawyers: Reginald W. Belcher – Employment…

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Central S.C. Habitat for Humanity Receives Bank of America Property Donations

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 9, 2014 – Bank of America has donated eight properties to Central South Carolina Habitat for Humanity in support of the affiliate’s efforts to build affordable housing in partnership with low-income families in the Midlands. The donations are part of a national partnership with Habitat for Humanity International through which the…

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Dr. Jacqueline Watson, Dermatologist, Joins South Carolina Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Care

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 9, 2014 – South Carolina Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Care (SCVSEC), a specialty veterinary practice with 24-hour emergency care, announces that Jacqueline Watson, DVM, DACVD, has joined the practice and will treat all dermatology cases. Dr. Watson completed her Bachelor of Science from James Madison University in 2004, her Doctor of…

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One Million Cups Columbia Has Another Great Round of Presenters at Mid-week Meeting

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 9, 2014 – Coffee and ideas were both flowing on Wednesday morning at One Million Cups Columbia, hosted by Cromer’s on Huger. Presenters from Krit and Tminus6 Accelerator shared great information and while different, both engaged with audience members that had a diverse array of questions for them. Krit has an…

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District Five announces new principal of Irmo Elementary School

 

IRMO, SC -May 9, 2014 – Lexington-Richland School District Five has named a new principal for Irmo Elementary School. Veteran administrator Tina McCaskill will take over as principal of the school at the start of the 2014-2015 school year. She currently serves as the school’s assistant principal. “I am thrilled to become the principal of…

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Three to receive honorary degrees from Wofford

 

Coffey, Henry-Crowe, Kuh to be honored at Commencement May 18 SPARTANBURG, SC – May 8, 2014 – Wofford College will confer three honorary degrees during the 2014 Commencement Exercises on Sunday, May 18, on the lawn of Main Building. The event will be held at 9:30 a.m.; about 360 degrees will be conferred to graduates. Dr. Charles Edward (Ed)…

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Tommy Preston, Jr. Elected President-Elect of USC Alumni Association

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 8, 2014 – Nexsen Pruet attorney Tommy Preston, Jr. has been elected President-Elect of the USC Alumni Association “My Carolina”. He will serve as President-Elect for two years and begin his presidency July 2016. Preston will be the youngest and first African American to serve as President. In addition to leading…

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Colliers International Welcomes Craig Caldwell, Paul Ham and Janae McLean to the Accounting Team

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 8, 2014 – Colliers International announced the addition of Craig Caldwell, Paul Ham and Janae McLean to the accounting team.  Caldwell and Ham join Colliers as Property Accountants while McLean joins as a Corporate Accountant. Caldwell comes to Colliers with over 12 years of experience in the finance and accounting field. …

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Colliers International Announces Peter Fennelly, MCR, SIOR as Charleston Market President

 

CHARLESTON, SC – May 8, 2014 – Colliers International’s Peter Fennelly, MCR, SIOR has been appointed to the position of Charleston Market President. Fennelly has been associated with Colliers in Charleston for over 12 years and in 2008, he became a partner and Senior Vice President. In addition to his management responsibilities, he specializes in the…

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Columbia Museum of Art Participates in Blue Star Museum Initiative

 

Free admission offered to military personnel and their families this summer COLUMBIA, SC – Columbia Museum of Art announces participation in the Blue Star Museum initiative, a partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families,Joining Forces, MetLife Foundation, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to all active…

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SC Home Front will honor homeless Veterans

 

COLUMBIA, SC – United Way of the Midlands (UWM), The Dorn VA Medical Center (VA), Transitions, and the Midlands Area Consortium for the Homeless (MACH) will collaborate to honor homeless Veterans on May 21, 2014. The event, SC Home Front, will take place on site at Transitions (2025 Main Street, Columbia, S.C. 29201) from 11:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. City…

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Colliers International Brings The Process to 3137 Forest Drive

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 7, 2014 – Colliers International’s John Sellers and Tommy Tapp, CPM negotiated a lease for The Process, for 3137 Forest Drive. Sellers and Tapp represented the landlord, Commercial and Industrial Development Company, LLC, in the transaction. The Process is a full service beauty salon which will open after extensive renovations to…

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Columbia Metropolitan CVB Unveils New Commercial during National Travel and Tourism Week

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 7, 2014 – Columbia Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is excited to announce the kickoff of their new television commercial and integrated visual marketing campaign entitled, “Let Me Take You There.”  “Our commercial is fun, lively, always changing and jammed pack with an energy that will most certainly aid in attracting…

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Furman University Philosophy Professor Appointed to Position at USC School of Medecine

 

GREENVILLE, SC – May 7, 2014 – Furman University philosophy professor Carmela Epright has been invited to join the Department of Psychiatry at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia as Clinical Professor of Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Science. She will continue her work as a full-time member of the Furman faculty in…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina seeking applicants for its 2014 Leadership Programs

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 7, 2014 – The Foundation is accepting applications for two programs geared towards leaders in the nonprofit sector. The Nonprofit Leadership Training Certificate Program offers two Options for participation and the Nonprofit Leadership Development Program, a five-month program for nonprofit leaders. Both of these courses are part of the Foundation’s Carolina Academy,…

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Colliers International Negotiates 163,250 Square Foot Expansion for Interstate Container, LLC

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 7, 2014 – Colliers International’s Chuck Salley, SIOR and Dave Mathews, SIOR negotiated a 163,250 square foot expansion for Interstate Container, LLC, at 3601 Sunset Boulevard. 3601 Sunset Boulevard is a Class-A distribution facility located in West Columbia with proximity to I-20 and I-26. Salley and Mathews are the leasing agents…

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First Citizens Promotes Everette Livingston to Retail Sales Manager for Cayce Office

 

CAYCE, SC – May 7, 2014 – First Citizens today announced that Everette Livingston has been promoted to Retail Sales Manager for the company’s Cayce location. As Retail Sales Manager, Livingston will be responsible for introducing the bank’s products and services to prospective customers, and providing customized financial solutions for current customers. He is based at…

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Local Homebuilder Voted the Favorite by Lowcountry Moms

 

Sabal Homes wins Lowcountry Parent Magazine’s “Mom’s Choice” award MOUNT PLEASANT, SC – May 7, 2014 – Mount Pleasant-based homebuilder, Sabal Homes, was recently honored by Lowcountry Parent Magazine as the 2014 Lowcountry Parent Mom’s Choice award winner for best builder/developer. “We are so honored to be among the Lowcountry’s top businesses, services and establishments,”…

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LeadingAge South Carolina Recognizes 2014 Award of Honor Recipient

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 7, 2014 – LeadingAge South Carolina recognized Dr. Thomas E Brown, President/CEO, Lutheran Homes of South Carolina with the 2014 Award of Honor. The prestigious award recognizes an individual who has a made a unique and/or exceptional contribution to LeadingAge South Carolina and their work has impacted the industry of aging services…

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Gov. Nikki Haley Announces Children’s Mental Health Week In South Carolina

 

COLUMBIA, SC- May 7, 2014 – Governor Nikki Haley today joined the Federation of Families of South Carolina, and the Joint Council on Children and Adolescents on the north steps of the Statehouse to participate in the annual Children’s Mental Health Awareness Rally. The governor issued a proclamation declaring the first week of May as Children’s…

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Gov. Nikki Haley Announces Children’s Mental Health Week In South Carolina

 

COLUMBIA, SC- May 7, 2014 – Governor Nikki Haley today joined the Federation of Families of South Carolina, and the Joint Council on Children and Adolescents on the north steps of the Statehouse to participate in the annual Children’s Mental Health Awareness Rally. The governor issued a proclamation declaring the first week of May as Children’s…

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Midlands Gives Day Raises $704,932.23 for Area Nonprofit Organizations

 

COLUMBIA, SC – May 7, 2014 – The first Midlands Gives Day, held on Tuesday, May 6, raised $704,932.23 for 150 nonprofits in nine counties across the Midlands of South Carolina. Presented by Central Carolina Community Foundation, Midlands Gives was the community’s first regional, 24-hour online giving challenge. Midlands Gives is part of a national day of…

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Avison Young Welcomes Jim Jordan

 

CHARLESTON, SC – Avison Young is pleased to welcome Jim Jordan as a Vice President in the Charleston office’s Investment and Capital Markets Group. Jim specializes in providing real estate expertise and solutions to individual and corporate clients in South Carolina, from market evaluation and product positioning through to negotiation and execution. Prior to Avison…

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PHS head athletic trainer receives two prestigious awards

 

PELION, SC – Pelion High Head Athletic Trainer George Wham was named the 2014 Athletic Trainer of the Year by the South Carolina Athletic Coaches Association. The award honors Wham for his contributions to high school sports and the athletic training profession in South Carolina. In recent years Wham has led the effort to pass…

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Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Named to “Top 25” List

 

GREENVILLE, SC – May 7, 2014 –  Nexsen Pruet attorneys Rick Mendoza and Billy Wilkins (Greenville) are ranked among “The Top 25” in the 2014 edition of South Carolina Super Lawyers®. The legal publication selects attorneys for its list and “Top 25” designation based on “a patented multiphase selection process” that includes peer nominations and evaluations. In all, 27 Nexsen…

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Citizens demand right to decide roads future

 

GREENVILLE, SC – A group of Greenville residents from all parts of the county have joined together to form Citizens for a Better Greenville County – a community effort to let voters decide this November whether to repair local infrastructure. “It is time to stop letting politics be a roadblock to road repair,” said Bob…

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