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SCRA Named 9th Fastest Growing Company by SC Chamber

 

Awards Announced at Chamber’s 32nd Annual Summit CHARLESTON, SC – December 5, 2011 – SCRA, a leading applied research andtechnology services company in South Carolina, today announced itsreceipt of the SC Chamber of Commerce’s 25 Fastest Growing Companiesaward. SCRA was the 9th fastest growing company in the state andreceived the recognition at a ceremony at the…

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Smartstate™ Program Invites Public to Hear Saul Singer, Bestselling Co-Author of Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle

 

CHARLESTON, SC – November 29, 2011 – South Carolina’s SmartState™Program is inviting the public to attend a special presentation by SaulSinger, best-selling co-author of Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle, on Monday, December 5, at the Riviera Theater on King Street. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. Singer will speak at 6 p.m.…

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Downtown's Newest Holiday Event – Charleston WreathFest

 

CHARLESTON, SC – November 18, 2011 – The Charleston Peninsula Preservation Trust (CPPT) announced Charleston WreathFest, a community business development project to make downtown attractive and festive for holiday shoppers and visitors. Businesses will hang live wreaths on their doors or windows during the season in an expression of holiday hospitality and welcome. This project…

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DNA Creative Communications Recognized for ‘Creative Spirit’ At Community Foundation’s 2011 Charitable Giving Awards

 

GREENVILLE, SC – November 16, 2011 – Debbie Nelson, principal of DNA Creative Communications (DNA) recently received the “Creative Spirit” award on behalf of her team at the 2011 Charitable Giving Awards. The event was hosted by the Community Foundation of Greenville. The Creative Spirit award recognized DNA for its continuous support of community organizations,…

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Breakbulk Volume up 121% in October, SC Ports Board Approves Nearly $1 Million in Projects

 

Container volume down 6% on tempered peak season CHARLESTON, SC – November 15, 2011 – Breakbulk volume at South Carolina’s seaports in Charleston and Georgetown continued its uptick, with a 121 percent climb last month over 2010 levels. The Port of Charleston’s non-container segment rose 58 percent, with 66,540 tons handled in October versus 42,163 tons during…

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Second Community Planning Meeting for Holston Creek

 

Community Encouraged to AttendSPARTANBURG, SC – November 1, 2011 – Having heard input from the surrounding community on September 27th, consultants Milone and MacBroom went to work. The opinions and desires of the Inman, Holly-Springs, Campobello, Landrum and Lyman communities have been developed into a proposed plan as part of the planning process. Spartanburg Parks…

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Project Rx: A River Remedy Expands to 25 Upstate Locations

 

Drug Disposal Taskforce Launches Third Take-Back Event with DEA GREENVILLE, SC – October 29, 2011 – Project Rx: A River Remedy, a community-driven medication collection event, will hold its third drug take-back event on Saturday, October 29, 2011 from 10am to 2pm. Project Rx originally launched in November 2010, and held a second take-back event…

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Satterfield Elected To SC Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

 

GREENVILLE, SC – October 11, 2011 – Andy Satterfield, a partner in the Greenville, S.C. office of Jackson Lewis LLP, has been elected to serve on the 2011-12 board of directors of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce. The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce is the state’s largest statewide broad-based business and industry trade association,…

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Cargo Increases Talent Pool

 

GREENVILLE, SC – October 11, 2011 – Cargo (www.thinkcargo.com), an idea generation and brand engagement firm based in Greenville, S.C., announced today it has hired three new employees to serve an increasing amount of work from new and existing clients. The new employees are Alex Brannon, Pearson Suits and Kristen Taylor. Tom Sloan, a principal…

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Project Rx: A River Remedy Announces Date & New Partnership

 

Community taskforce provides proper disposal of unused medicine GREENVILLE, SC – September 14, 2010 – Project Rx: A River Remedy will hold its third drug take-back event on October 29, 2011, encouraging community members to properly dispose of unused medications. The Project Rx event was originally launched in November 2010, and held a second take-back…

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Renewable Water Resources Plants Recognized for Excellent Performance

 

GREENVILLE, SC – August 31, 2011 – Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) is proud to announce that its facilities were selected to receive Peak Performance Awards from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA). The Peak Performance Awards program recognizes public wastewater treatment facilities for their outstanding compliance records in the 2010 calendar year. NACWA…

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Renewable Water Resources Receives SC Chamber of Commerce Safety Awards

 

GREENVILLE, SC – July 14, 2011 – Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) is proud to recognize its plants and facilities for winning 2010 South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Safety Awards. Treatment Plants: -David Collyer, Durbin Creek & Gilder Creek -Chris Elliott, Georges Creek -Ruth Graham, Grove Creek & Piedmont -David Skyles, Lower Reedy -Dargan Evans, Marietta…

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'First Light' Proudly Sponsored by WhirlyBird Solutions, LLC in Charleston to Bermuda Race

 

WhirlyBird Solutions, LLC proudly sponsored the 44’ Cherubini ketch, First Light, in the Charleston to Bermuda Race, May 21, 2011. Rob Turkewitz and his crew set sail to raise awareness of and support the American College of the Building Arts in Charleston, SC. CHARLESTON, SC –  June 27, 2011 – WhirlyBird Solutions, LLC, manufacturer of…

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Project Rx: A River Remedy Announces Date & New Partners

 

Drug Disposal Taskforce Launches Second Take-Back Event GREENVILLE, SC -June 18, 2011 – Project Rx: A River Remedy, a community-driven medication collection event, will hold its second drug take-back event this summer on June 18, 2011 from 10am to 2pm. This summer event follows Project Rx’s launch in November 2010, which resulted in the collection…

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ReWa Employees Recognized with Annual Blue Ridge District Awards

 

GREENVILLE, SC – March 24, 2011 – Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) was recently recognized by the local chapter of the Water Environment Association of South Carolina with the 2010 Blue Ridge Foothills District (BRFD) Awards. Hagan “Festus” Stroud, Line Maintenance Supervisor, was awarded Collection System Operator of the Year. This award is given annually to…

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Over 140 Groups Sign Letter Urging Congress to Include Water Quality Concerns in Upcoming Farm Bill

 

WASHINGTON, DC – February 15, 2011 – A coalition of water, wastewater, conservation, agricultural, environmental and state organizations, including Renewable Water Resources (ReWa), distributed a letter to Capitol Hill urging all Members of Congress to support practices and policies that strengthen the links between agriculture and water quality. The coalition includes organizations such as, the…

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Intelli-NET Helps Upstate Firms Understand Microsoft Licensing

 

GREENVILLE, SC – January 6, 2011 – Many smaller companies purchase computers with Microsoft Office pre-installed.  When purchased on a new computer, Microsoft considers this an OEM License.  This is the least expensive way to purchase Office, but it also comes with limitations.  OEM Licenses are not transferrable, meaning that when that machine is replaced,…

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Community-Driven Medication Take-Back Event this Saturday- Project Rx: A River Remedy

 

Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) along with several partners in a community task force (Greenville County Sheriff’s Office, Greenville Family Partnership, Greenville Technical College and Greenville Safe Communities) is sponsoring an Upstate drug take-back event entitled Project Rx: A River Remedy. What: Project Rx: A River Remedy is a free and safe drive-through style event to…

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WHAM Auction Appraisal Team to Host Free Appraisals at Upstate Women’s Show

 

GREENVILLE, SC – August 10, 2010 – The Upstate Women’s Show, a three-day annual event for women of all ages, presented by BI-LO and sponsored by The Home Depot and Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, announces that the WHAM Auction Appraisal Team will be onsite providing free item appraisals. The WHAM Auction Appraisal Team consists of…

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Come join us at the BIG Local Expo (Best in Green and Local)

 

LOWCOUNTRY BRANCH Friday, August6th, 8:00 am to  7:00 pm Come join SouthCarolina Businessleaders and residents as we discuss the future of local business and greentechnology in our state.    Highlightsof this All Day Event include: PanelDiscussions Featuring Democratic Nominee for GovernorVincent Sheheen along with other state and local business and governmentleaders. Luncheon Featuring some of the area’s finest restaurants. KeynoteSpeaker…

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Life Cycle Institute’s New IMPACT Blog Focuses on Learning, Leadership and Change

 

CHARLESTON, SC – April 14, 2010 – The Life Cycle Institute, Life Cycle Engineering’s (LCE) education group, has launched a new blog on Learning, Leadership and Change. The IMPACT blog, written by the Institute’s learning professionals, aims to stimulate conversation and encourage discovery about effective leadership, the process of learning and how people grow through…

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Vista Guild Welcomes New Board of Directors

 

COLUMBIA, SC – January 15, 2009 – The Congaree Vista Guild, a non-profit, membership-based organization comprising a wide variety of restaurateurs, shop, business and gallery owners, as well as homeowners, in the Vista, has elected a new Board of Directors for 2010. “Our Board is tirelessly devoted to the wellbeing of the Vista,” said Deirdre Mardon, executive…

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Liveshotmedia.com Goes Political in Vegas!

 

COLUMBIA, SC – November 18, 2009 – With all the hype over Sarah Palin Going Rogue former Columbia TV anchor Brian DeRoy is Going Political. Columbia-based Liveshotmedia.com is gearing up for the important 2010 elections by unveiling a new political video. Liveshotmedia.com traveled to Las Vegas to profile independent Congressional candidate Barry Michaels.  The project…

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The First of Seven Statewide Product Development Workshops is a Success in Columbia

 

COLUMBIA, SC – September 23, 2009 – The South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (SCMEP) in collaboration with New Carolina, SiMT, The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, and other economic development organizations are helping to offer an advanced product marketing workshop to business professionals across South Carolina. Profit 101! Advanced Product Development Strategies will visit Rock…

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AGM Imports Announces New Distribution Facility in Jasper County

 

Investment expected to bring 15 new jobs to the area JASPER COUNTY, SC – September 22, 2009 – The South Carolina Department of Commerce and AGM Imports today announced that the company has built its new distribution facility in Jasper County. The $6 million investment is expected to generate 15 new jobs. “We are pleased…

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AGM Imports Announces New Distribution Facility in Jasper County

 

Investment expected to bring 15 new jobs to the area JASPER COUNTY, SC – September 22, 2009 – The South Carolina Department of Commerce and AGM Imports today announced that the company has built its new distribution facility in Jasper County. The $6 million investment is expected to generate 15 new jobs. “We are pleased…

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Coastal Carolina Makes Inroads into Equestrian Living

 

MYRTLE BEACH, SC – July 7, 2009 – Long recognized for its beautiful shoreline and a lifestyle of breezy beaches and easy living, coastal Carolina is gaining an impressive reputation for its equestrian living. According to Myrtle Beach real estate leaders, Joe Garrell and Kathy Foxworth of LITUS* Properties, the coast’s outlying areas offer some…

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Direct Response Media Announces Letter of Intent with Cambridge Mineral Resources

 

HILTON HEAD, SC – April 9, 2009 – Direct Response Media Inc. of Nevada, USA (OTC: DRMO or the Company) is pleased to announce it has entered into a formal letter of intent with Cambridge Mineral Resources plc (Cambridge), the mining exploration and production company in relation to the purchase of Cambridge’s wholly-owned Spanish subsidiary,…

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Cayce Calls on Amateur Photographers for Contest

 

CAYCE, SC – March 17, 2009 – The City of Cayce is announcing its second annual amateur photography contest for the 2009-2010 citizens’ calendar. Cayce is calling for photos featuring locations in the city or residents of Cayce, but the contest is open to all amateur photographers in South Carolina. “The calendar is the perfect…

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Paige Sharkey Awarded the Ron McNair Leadership Award at the Chamber’s 29th Annual Summit

 

ISLE OF PALMS, SC — November 17, 2008 – The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce honored Paige Sharkey, a senior at Pinewood Preparatory School in Summerville, as the winner of the 2008 Ron McNair Leadership Award, presented at the South Carolina Chamber’s 29th Annual Summit, The Future of Business. The $3,000 scholarship, contributed by SCE&G,…

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AIGA SC to Help “Get out the Vote” This Tuesday

 

COLUMBIA, SC – October 27, 2008 – AIGA SC will be meeting this Tuesday, October 28th at 6 p.m. at Liberty Taproom for an informal Poster Rally. The club will meet there to pick up AIGA “Get out the Vote” posters and hang them in the community to encourage residents to vote on November 4, 2008.…

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Core Advisors Expands with New Hire

 

CHAPIN, SC – September 17, 2008 – Core Advisors, a financial planning and wealth management firm dedicated to working with small business professionals, announces that Kelley Klein has joined the team as service associate. Klein’s arrival means that Core Advisors’ clients will enjoy an even more customized approach to client service. “Kelley’s arrival is wonderful because…

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AAF of The Midlands Announces Annual Kick Off Party

 

COLUMBIA, SC – August 12, 2008 – The American Advertising Federation (AAF) of The Midlands annual kick off party will be August 21 from 5:30 – 7:30 at The Inn at USC.  At the AAF of The Midlands kick off party, guests will to learn about the Club and upcoming monthly lunch program speakers, meet…

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Dewhit, Inc. Selects PittStop for Marketing Services

 

GREENVILLE, SC – July 24, 2008 – Dewhit, Inc., a Facility Maintenance and Housekeeping Services Company, has selected PittStop Marketing to provide media and public relations services. “PittStop outlined a straight-forward strategy to improve our awareness and within weeks they produced results,” says Charles Whitner, president of Dewhit. “Their expert services are delivered with professionalism and…

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IRR – Residential Hires Associate Director of Business Development

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 13, 2008 — Christina Drag has joined the Columbia office of IRR – Residential as Associate Director of Business Development. Drag is an associate member of the Appraisal Institute with more than ten years of real estate experience. “There are so many business development opportunities associated with IRR – Residential’s position…

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Midlands Education and Business Alliance Announces Leadership Changes

 

COLUMBIA, SC – January 15, 2008 –  The Midlands Education and Business Alliance (MEBA) Board of Directors announced staff leadership changes at its January board meeting.  Dr. Kaye K. Shaw, Coordinator of the Midlands Regional Education Center, has been named MEBA’s Executive Director.  Shaw will continue to serve as Coordinator of the Midlands Regional Education…

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AAF of The Midlands To Host Annual Oyster Roast and Silent Auction

 

COLUMBIA, SC – November 30, 2007 – AAF of The Midlands, formerly the Columbia Ad Club, will be hosting their annual Oyster Roast and Silent Auction. The event, featuring great food, spirits and live music, will be Thursday, December 6 at The University House across from Williams-Brice Stadium beginning at 5:30. There will be plenty…

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The AD Company Wins Nine InShow Awards

 

COLUMBIA, SC – November 14, 2007 – The AD Company recently received nine awards and earned statewide recognition at the 13th annual InShow Awards. The InShow Awards are sponsored by the South Carolina chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA). This year’s competition attracted over 250 entries and only 47 were recognized for…

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South Carolina Businesses Honored with Palmetto Awards

 

COLUMBIA, SC – November 14, 2007 – Companies and organizations from across the state were recognized this week for their excellence in business communications at the annual Palmetto Awards sponsored by the South Carolina chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators at Trustus Theatre in downtown Columbia. The Palmetto Awards recognize outstanding achievements in…

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Doctors Care, a Division of UCI Medical Affiliates, Inc., Sponsors Record-Breaking Drive Against Prostate Cancer

 

COLUMBIA, SC November 14, 2007 – What does a thirty-nine foot Airstream Land Yacht have to do with reducing death from prostate cancer? For more than 800 midlands’ men last month, it was a quick and easy way to assess their risk for the disease. The Drive Against Prostate Cancer is the only national mobile screening…

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CoEE Program Reports Progress on Growth of State’s Knowledge Economy

 

COLUMBIA, SC November 13, 2007 —The South Carolina Centers of Economic Excellence (CoEE) Program is helping the state improve its economy and become more competitive, according to a report being submitted today by the CoEE Review Board to the state Budget & Control Board. The report focuses on the program’s progress from 2003 to 2006…

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Seminar to teach Warning Signs of Workplace Violence

 

COLUMBIA, SC – November 5, 2007 – “Workplace Violence Planning,” a lunchtime seminar specializing in succinct, easy-to-implement tips for preventing and handling workplace violence, will be held from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, November 15 at the Vista Community Room in the Suggs & Kelly Building at 500 Taylor Street. Designed to complement and…

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The Centers of Economic Excellence Review Board Meeting to be held November 5, 2007

 

COLUMBIA, SC – November 2, 2007 – The Centers of Economic Excellence Review Board meeting will be held November 5, 2007 at 10 a.m. at the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce in Downtown Columbia: South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Capitol City Center (formerly South Trust Building) 1201 Main Street, 17th Floor / Downtown Columbia Carolina…

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Sandy Run Roasting Facility to Roast, Package, and Ship Starbucks Premium Coffee

 

COLUMBIA, SC – November 1, 2007 – The South Carolina Department of Commerce, the Central S.C. Alliance and Calhoun County will join Starbucks Coffee Company in a groundbreaking of its new Sandy Run Roasting Facility in Calhoun County, South Carolina on Friday, November 2, 2007.  The ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m. The Sandy Run…

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Gibbons | Peck helps reposition Isothermal Metrology Lab

 

GREENVILLE, SC – October 29, 2007: Gibbons | Peck Marketing Communication is assisting Isothermal Community College with the repositioning of the Metrology Lab located on the school’s Spindale, NC campus. The college recently changed the Lab’s focus and Gibbons | Peck will create new marketing materials strategically targeted to promote the Lab’s capabilities to business and…

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First Lady Jenny Sanford to Visit Spring Valley High School

 

COLUMBIA, SC- October 30, 2007- First Lady Jenny Sanford will kick-off the Healthy SC School Video Contest at Spring Valley High School on Thursday, November 1 at 11:30 am at the media center at Spring Valley High School (120 Sparkleberry Lane, Columbia).  Mrs. Sanford will meet with students in Mrs. Lori McDuffie’s Introduction to Health…

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Gibbons | Peck helps reposition Isothermal Metrology Lab

 

GREENVILLE, SC – October 29, 2007: Gibbons | Peck Marketing Communication is assisting Isothermal Community College with the repositioning of the Metrology Lab located on the school’s Spindale, NC campus. The college recently changed the Lab’s focus and Gibbons | Peck will create new marketing materials strategically targeted to promote the Lab’s capabilities to business and…

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First Lady Jenny Sanford & Healthy SC School VideoContest

 

COLUMBIA, SC – October 29, 2007 – With education and love, all of our children can grow into responsible, productive adults.  And yet, regardless of how much education a child gets, he or she will never reach full potential without the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. Unfortunately, today’s children face much higher risks of developing chronic…

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