BNTD attorney Nichols honored with Matthew J. Perry Public Service Award

 

COLUMBIA, SC – The South Carolina Association for Justice (SCAJ) honored John Shannon Nichols of Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson, Delgado (BNTD) with its Matthew J. Perry Public Service Award at its…

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One Million Cups Columbia Hosts Smart Phone Medic

 

COLUMBIA, SC – 1MC Columbia hosted company founders, Cubby Culbertson, Robby Reaser, and Demetrial O’Neal to share what they’ve learned in transitioning from a startup to growth and expansion in…

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GADC Adds Taylor Capps to Economic Development Team

 

GREENVILLE, SC – September 10, 2014 – The Greenville Area Development Corporation, the county-chartered organization tasked with promoting and enhancing the economic growth of Greenville County, has added Taylor Capps…

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Byrne’s OCW named to Best and Brightest

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Kathleen Byrne, the operating partner for the Old Cigar Warehouse, has been named one of Greenville Business Magazine’s Best and Brightest Under Age 35 for 2014. Byrne…

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Riggs Partners Selects Eight Nonprofits for 17th Annual CreateAthon

 

24-Hour Pro Bono Marathon Scheduled for October 23-24   COLUMBIA, SC – Eight Midlands-area nonprofit organizations will be the beneficiaries of free marketing and creative services provided by Riggs Partners…

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Bobbitt to Donate Construction Services for Homeless Families

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Bobbitt Design Build is combining forces with The Boudreaux Group to build a new community building for Family Shelter, the Midland’s only emergency shelter for homeless parents…

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Hampton Avenue bridge a key to community

 

GREENVILLE, SC –  About 25 supporters of the Citizens for a Better Greenville gathered at the site of the former Hampton Avenue bridge Tuesday to rally people to vote yes…

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SC Launch Companies Named 2014 Innovision Finalists

 

Five Companies, One Resource Partner to Present at the November Event   GREENVILLE, SC -SCRA Technology Ventures announced that five of its SC Launch companies and one resource partner have been…

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Mobile Visual Communications Makes Marketing Sense

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Clutter. That’s the marketing term for the cacophony of promotional messages that assail consumer’s senses through a variety of portals each day. And unfortunately for businesses, consumers are…

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2014 Annual Literacy Leaders Award Winners

 

COLUMBIA, SC – The Annual Literacy Leaders Awards were presented by the USC School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) on September 9, 2014 to individuals and/or groups that have had a…

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TorqTek Design And Manufacturing Expanding Charleston County Facility

 

$12 Million Investment By Automotive Supplier To Create 50 New Jobs   CHARLESTON, SC – TorqTek Design and Manufacturing, LLC, a supplier of timing gears to automotive manufacturers, is expanding…

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Columbia Chamber Welcomes New Director of Marketing and Communications

 

COLUMBIA, SC -The Columbia Chamber is pleased to announce the addition of Anna Burns as Director of Marketing and Communications. Burns will be responsible for all strategic marketing, public and…

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US News & World Report ranks The Citadel No. 1 for the FOURTH Straight Year

 

CHARLESTON, SC – When it comes to a getting a great education and the best value from a college with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, The Citadel once again…

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Bobbitt to Donate Construction Services for Homeless Families

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Bobbitt Design Build is combining forces with The Boudreaux Group to build a new community building for Family Shelter, the Midland’s only emergency shelter for homeless parents…

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Hampton Avenue bridge a key to community

 

GREENVILLE, SC –  About 25 supporters of the Citizens for a Better Greenville gathered at the site of the former Hampton Avenue bridge Tuesday to rally people to vote yes…

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Robert Visbisky Named to Audit Team at Scott and Company CPAs

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Certified public accountant Robert Visbisky has joined Scott and Company LLC, one of South Carolina’s leading accounting and consulting firms, as a Senior Auditor on the Assurance and Advisory…

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CCCF impacts community with over $150,000 in scholarships

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Central Carolina Community Foundation, now celebrating its 30th Anniversary, has awarded 70 scholarships totaling $158,020 to some of South Carolina’s best and brightest students. The Community Foundation manages…

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Robert Visbisky Named to Audit Team at Scott and Company CPAs

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Certified public accountant Robert Visbisky has joined Scott and Company LLC, one of South Carolina’s leading accounting and consulting firms, as a Senior Auditor on the Assurance and Advisory…

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CCCF impacts community with over $150,000 in scholarships

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Central Carolina Community Foundation, now celebrating its 30th Anniversary, has awarded 70 scholarships totaling $158,020 to some of South Carolina’s best and brightest students. The Community Foundation manages…

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SCC Releases Market Research Findings 

 

The Upstate Job Scene: Where Perception Does Not Equal Reality SPARTANBURG, SC – Spartanburg Community College (SCC), in partnership with The Duke Energy Foundation, today released critical data from a market research study,…

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Crescent Hires Conservation-Based Development Expert Don Killoren as Executive Director and General Manager of Palmetto Bluff

 

CHARLOTTE, NC – Crescent Communities has hired development veteran and devoted conservationist Don Killoren as executive director and general manager of its award-winning Palmetto Bluff community. The property, set among a vast…

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The Cassina Group Named to the Inc. 5000 List

 

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC – Charleston-based real estate firm, The Cassina Group, was recently honored by Inc. Magazine. The company was ranked in the magazine’s annual list of the fastest-growing privately held companies—called…

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GCM Announces 2014-2015 Board Members

 

GREER, SC – Greer Community Ministries’ board of directors for the 2014-2015 fiscal year include nine returning and five new members. The next meeting of the board is Monday, Sept.…

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Carolina One Welcomes Three New Agents to Coleman Office

 

MT. PLEASANT, SC – Carolina One Real Estate has added three new agents to its Mt. Pleasant Coleman Blvd. office. “The addition of Edward Douglas Andrew, Kristen Dixon and Elizabeth…

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Lee & Associates Charleston Represents Landlord and Tenant in Lease of Office Space

 

CHARLESTON, SC  – Reid Davis, CCIM, SIOR of Lee & Associates Charleston represented the Landlord, Watermark II Associates, LLC, in the lease of a 5,249 SF office space located at 952…

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Two Pickens County Residents Appointed to Tri-County Technical College’s Commission

 

PENDLETON, SC – Two Pickens County residents have been appointed to Tri-County Technical College’s Commission, the nine-member governing board of the College. Governor Nikki R. Haley appointed Dr. Valerie Ramsey,…

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Healing Families Foundation Launches Giving Society Helping Families Overcome Addiction During National Recovery Month

 

COLUMBIA, SC – The Healing Families Foundation is launching the Giving Society this September in observance of National Recovery Month.   Healing Families works to reduce addiction as a leading cause of…

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$1 million gift provides seed fund to grow Children’s Hospital

 

CH leader and wife give initial funding – with anonymous additional $1 million match given at Monday’s announcement GREENVILLE, SC – Bill Schmidt, the avuncular medical director of the Greenville Health System…

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Steve Sumner Named Top Attorney, Super Lawyer and Top 100 Trial Lawyer

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Attorney Steve Sumner was recently named a “Top Attorney in South Carolina” by Columbia Living magazine.  Steve was recognized for Criminal Defense/DUI Law.  This makes the second…

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Belk Celebrates Opening of New Mount Pleasant Store with Preview Party Benefiting Lowcountry AIDS Services

 

CHARLESTON, SC– Belk is ushering in a new era of shopping at its renovated flagship store in Mount Pleasant with a preview party benefiting Lowcountry AIDS Services. Celebrate the arrival of high-end designers,…

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Secretary of State Mark Hammond Invites Nominations for 2014 Angels

 

COLUMBIA, SC – South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond announced today that his office will accept nominations of charitable organizations for this year’s Angel awards. Every year, the Secretary…

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SC HELP Reports Funding Results

 

COLUMBIA, SC – SC HELP (South Carolina Homeownership and Employment Lending Program), a foreclosure-prevention program initiated to keep responsible homeowners from losing their homes, reports its total funding results through July…

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Logan Bagley joins United Community Bank’s Specialized Lending Team

 

SBA business development officer brings 18 years of experience GREENVILLE, SC – United Community Bank welcomes experienced banker Logan Bagley to its Specialized Lending Team as Vice President, SBA Business Development…

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Greenville Technical College Launches Club Sports Program and Introduces New Mascot

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Greenville Technical College has launched a club sports program that currently includes soccer, basketball, flag football, tennis, and volleyball. Athletes will compete with club teams from two-year…

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John Hopkins Joins Coldwell Banker Caine in Greenville

 

GREENVILLE, SC –  Coldwell Banker Caine recently welcomed John Hopkins as a residential sales agent to its Greenville office. Prior to joining Coldwell Banker Caine, Hopkins worked as an agent…

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USC Upstate Welcomes 20 New Faculty Members

 

SPARTANBURG, SC – Twenty new faculty members joined the more than 800 freshman students in learning their way around the University of South Carolina Upstate with the start of the fall…

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The Proving Ground returns, prize money soars beyond $80,000

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Startup spirit is soaring at the University of South Carolina, as is the prize money for The Proving Ground, its startup competition. Finalists in the 2014 competition…

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James Fritzsche Joins Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices C. Dan Joyner

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices C. Dan Joyner, REALTORS announced that James “Jim” Fritzsche has joined the company as a Sales Associate at the Pelham Road office, the company’s second…

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More than 1,400 Patients Receive Free Dental Care at Two-Day Clinic; Value of Services Estimated Over $1.2 Million

 

ROCK HILL, SC – An estimated 1,412 patients received more than $1.2 million in free dental services at the sixth annual Dental Access Days event held on August 8 and…

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Corey Pace Named Second Runner Up in 2014 CUaware Protégé Competition

 

N. CHARLESTON, SC – Corey Pace was named second runner up in the 2014 CUaware Protégé Competition, hosted Friday, September 5, 2014, during the Carolinas Credit Union League Leadership Conference, held…

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Local FASTSIGNS® Team Member Recognized with National Award

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Matt Harris, Outside Sales Professional from FASTSIGNS® of Columbia – Harbison Blvd., received the Bronze Sales Award at the 2014 FASTSIGNS Outside Sales Summit, recently held in Frisco,…

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BoomTown Raises $20.1 million in Financing from Adams Street Partners and Susquehanna Growth Equity to Fuel Growth

 

CHARLESTON, SC –  BoomTown, a leading real estate marketing and sales platform, announces that it raised $20.1 million in financing from Adams Street Partners and Susquehanna Growth Equity. Ranked on…

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Sandler Training SC welcomes leadership  coach Sonya Giffin to its team

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Sandler Training South Carolina, a Columbia-based firm specializing in sales and management training, is teaming up with one of South Carolina’s top business leadership coaches, Sonya Giffin. With Sandler SC,…

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Lee & Associates Charleston Facilitates $840,000 Sale of a 12,250 SF Building

 

CHARLESTON, SC  – Lee & Associates Charleston’s Ryan Welch represented the Seller, Industry Drive Investors, LLC, in the $840,000 Sale of a 12,250 SF industrial building located at 3180 Industry Drive…

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Three Clemson startups get funding to grow

 

CLEMSON, SC  — Clemson University Research Foundation (CURF)announced that three Clemson startup companies have each received $25,000 in seed money from the University Sponsored Application Program (USAP) offered by SC Launch. The…

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Palmetto South Mortgage Corporation Assumes First Community Bank Name

 

COLUMBIA, SC – First Community Bank is pleased to announce that Palmetto South Mortgage Corporation is now operating under the First Community Bank name, making the combined units one of…

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NAI Avant Represents Tenant in ±6,500 Square Foot Lease Transaction in Summerville

 

CHARLESTON, SC – Scott Peevy and Derek Mathis, both brokers with NAI Avant’s Charleston office, recently represented the tenant, Van Der Ent Machines, LLC, in the leasing of ±6,500 square feet…

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Newmark Grubb Wilson Kibler Brokers Deal

 

CHARLESTON, SC –  Newmark Grubb Wilson Kibler, a leading real estate services firm, announced the recent sales transaction of a 3,073 square foot former fast food restaurant at 307 East Main…

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Twin Rivers Capital Completes Development in Savannah, GA

 

CHARLESTON, SC – Twin Rivers Capital, LLC, headquartered in Charleston, has completed the development of a Family Dollar store at 702 W. Oglethorpe Ave. in Savannah. This store is the…

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