Richland County Recreation Commission Refinances Bond, Saves Taxpayers Money

 

COLUMBIA, SC – The Richland County Recreation Commission refinanced a portion of their 2008 General Obligation Bond. The bonds were issued to purchase land, upgrade existing facilities and construct new…

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Leadership South Carolina Announces Class Members, Prepares Leaders for Public Service

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Leadership South Carolina, the state’s oldest and most recognized leadership development program, announces the newest members living in the Upstate:   Stacy Coulter of The Spa at West…

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Furman Board of Trustees Welcomes Six New Board Members at Fall Meeting

 

GREENVILLE, S.C.—The Furman University Board of Trustees welcomed six new members to the board during its fall meeting Saturday. The new trustees are John Donald Anderson of Charlotte, N.C., Christopher…

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Citizens group releases video explaining road referendum benefits

 

GREENVILLE, SC – The Citizens for a Better Greenville continue to educate voters about the November roads referendum with the release of their latest video, which explains the benefits of…

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Columbia Fire Department Reminds City of Columbia & Richland County Residents: Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives!

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Working smoke alarms can make a life-saving difference in a fire. That’s the message behind this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test…

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Sale Price Reduced: 4,160 SF Office/Warehouse Building for Sale in North Charleston

 

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC   7244 Peppermill Parkway North Charleston, SC 29418 Available: 4,160 SF Sale Price: $385,000 DESCRIPTION: (+/-) 4,160 SF Office/Warehouse Facility situated on approximately 0.79 Acres of M-1 (Light…

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Supply Chain Management Major Officially Begins in Fall 2015

 

CHARLESTON, SC – The College of Charleston will offer a new supply chain management major in the School of Business beginning in the 2015 fall semester.  The South Carolina Commission…

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Blackbaud Announces Partner of the Year Awards

 

Names Hewitt and Johnston Consultants and PaperSave Winners at Annual Nonprofit Conference NASHVILLe, SC –  Blackbaud, Inc., a leading provider of software and services for nonprofits, recognized two partners from the Blackbaud…

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SCRA Technology Ventures Presents Big Checks

 

CHARLESTON, SC – SCRA Technology Ventures’ SC Launch program presented big checks to Charleston-area companies MOONDOG Animation and PharmRight at the Silicon Harbor Shindig networking event Friday. The big check ceremony formally…

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BHS Dr. Hope Reed to Present at National Association for Multicultural Education Conference

 

BLYTHEWOOD, SC – Dr. Hope Reed  has been selected to present at the 24th Annual National Association for Multicultural Education Conference being held from November 5-9, 2014, in Tucson, Arizona.    Her presentation will…

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Chapin High School student named SC student correspondent for Shrine Bowl

 

CHAPIN – A Chapin High School student has been selected as one of two student correspondents for the 78th Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas, an annual game featuring many of…

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Featured Farms Unearthed; Ingredient Sneak Peek for Fall Harvest Week at Motor Supply Co. Bistro, Oct. 7-12, 2014

 

October 7-12, 2014 ~ COLUMBIA, SC – New Midlands farms join the ranks for Motor Supply’s Fall Harvest Week, October 7-12, 2014, the weeklong fête featuring a specialty dinner menu and…

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City and County Celebrate Opening of New Conestee Dog Park

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Elected officials and staff from Greenville County and the City of Greenville gathered last week at Conestee Park to celebrate the partnership that made the new Conestee Dog Park…

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Anderson-Oconee-Pickens Business & Industry Showcase

 

ANDERSON, SC – Middle and high school students from Anderson, Oconee and Pickens County School Districts attended the 2014 Anderson-Oconee-Pickens Business & Industry Showcase held October 1 and 2 at…

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Anderson County Wastewater Department Selected as SCRWA Wastewater System of the Year

 

ANDERSON COUNTY, SC – Anderson County Wastewater Department was recently recognized as the 2014 Waste Water System of the Year during the South Carolina Rural Water Association’s (SCRWA) Annual Conference.…

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Greenlink Encourages Public to “Try Transit”

 

GREENVILLE SC – Greenlink is celebrating Try Transit Month in October with a fare-free day on Oct. 18, and special offers from the Greenville Road Warriors and The Children’s Museum of…

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Why King Street is One of 10 Great Streets in America

 

CHARLESTON, SC – King Street, located right next to the College of Charleston campus, has been named one of the 10 best streets in America by the American Planning Association.…

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Green Cloud Adds Another $4 Million to Fund Expansion

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Green Cloud Technologies, a channel only Cloud technology solutions provider, has announced the closing of $3.1 million of additional equity from its existing investors and the increase and…

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Computer Science Professor to Develop Cyberinfrastructure to Look at Data for Climate Change, Sea-Level Change and Volcanic Activity

 

CHARLESTON, SC – The National Science Foundation (NSF) is awarding $31 million to researchers, including the College of Charleston’s Jim Bowring, to develop tools, infrastructure and best practices for data…

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NAI Avant Represents Landlord in ±2,243 Square Foot Office Lease Renewal in North Charleston

 

CHARLESTON, SC – David Grubbs, Managing Principal and Broker-in-Charge, and Scott Peevy, Broker with NAI Avant’s Charleston office, recently represented the Landlord in a ±2,243 square foot lease renewal in…

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Rusty Rudder Mount Pleasant Welcomes New General Manager

 

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC –  The Rusty Rudder Mount Pleasant located at 3563 N. Hwy 17 in Mount Pleasant  announced Thomas H. Brand III as Operating Partner/General Manager. Originally from Morgantown, West Virginia,…

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McNair Expands Immigration Practice with Jonathan Eggert

 

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC – McNair Law Firm announced the addition of associate Jonathan Eggert to the firm’s Hilton Head office.  Jonathan’s practice focuses on immigration as well as labor and…

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Featured Farms Unearthed; Ingredient Sneak Peek for Fall Harvest Week at Motor Supply Co. Bistro, Oct. 7-12, 2014

 

October 7-12, 2014 ~ COLUMBIA, SC – New Midlands farms join the ranks for Motor Supply’s Fall Harvest Week, October 7-12, 2014, the weeklong fête featuring a specialty dinner menu and…

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DNA Presented at SCASA Conference

 

GREENVILLE, SC – DNA Creative Communications (DNA), a public relations and marketing agency for nonprofits in Greenville, SC, presented Recruiting via Social Media at the South Carolina Association of School Administrators…

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Dr. Sam Horn to Join BJU as VP for Ministerial Advancement

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Bob Jones University President Steve Pettit named Dr. Sam Horn as Vice President for Ministerial Advancement effective January, 2015. Horn will also serve as Dean of the…

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DNA Presented at SCASA Conference

 

GREENVILLE, SC – DNA Creative Communications (DNA), a public relations and marketing agency for nonprofits in Greenville, SC, presented Recruiting via Social Media at the South Carolina Association of School Administrators…

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Activity Beginning to Gain Momentum – Greenville Office Market Report

 

KEY TAKEAWAYS >    Vacancy rate is down and average asking rental rates are increasing. >    Office-using employment surpasses pre-recession employment levels in Greenville. >    New Class A office is planned for the Central…

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JDPR Announces Fall 2014 Interns

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Jeff Dezen Public Relations (JDPR) has hired three interns—Alex Buchart, Jack Evans and Cary Lynn Nabors—for the company’s fall Executive Management Assistance Program (EMAP) positions. During the three-month program, they will…

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New Construction Essential for Future Growth – Charleston Office Market Report

 

KEY TAKEAWAYS >    Vacancy rate is trending downwards. >    Rental Rates are on the rise. >    Speculative office construction is imperative for future growth. >    Office-using employment surpasses pre-recession levels.   To download the…

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AgFirst Names Eric Wilkowski Vice President, Correspondent Lending

 

COLUMBIA, SC – AgFirst Farm Credit Bank recently named Eric Wilkowski to the position of vice president of correspondent lending, where he is responsible for leading the Bank’s initiatives to…

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SC Treasurer’s Office Names Scott Lindenberg Public Information Director

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Scott Lindenberg has joined the South Carolina Office of State Treasurer as public information director. Lindenberg will oversee strategic communications for the office including marketing and branding,…

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SC Treasurer’s Office Names Scott Lindenberg Public Information Director

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Scott Lindenberg has joined the South Carolina Office of State Treasurer as public information director. Lindenberg will oversee strategic communications for the office including marketing and branding,…

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SC Treasurer’s Office Names Scott Lindenberg Public Information Director

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Scott Lindenberg has joined the South Carolina Office of State Treasurer as public information director. Lindenberg will oversee strategic communications for the office including marketing and branding,…

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AgFirst Names Eric Wilkowski Vice President, Correspondent Lending

 

COLUMBIA, SC – AgFirst Farm Credit Bank recently named Eric Wilkowski to the position of vice president of correspondent lending, where he is responsible for leading the Bank’s initiatives to…

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South Carolina Department of Agriculture Names Amy London Grants Coordinator

 

COLUMBIA, SC – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) is pleased to announce the promotion of Amy London to Grants Coordinator. In this new role, Amy will serve the entire…

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SPARC Announces Leadership Change with Promotion of Marc Murphy to Chief Executive Officer

 

Current CEO and Founder Eric Bowman to Remain President of SPARC; Changes Effective October 2, 2014. CHARLESTON, SC – SPARC today announced that Marc Murphy, current Chief Operating Officer, will be…

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Crawford Strategy Hires Public Relations Account Manager

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Crawford Strategy welcomes Emily Moseley to the team as an Account Manager. Moseley brings more than seven years of experience to Crawford Strategy, a full-service marketing, brand…

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Tactical Medical Solutions Expands Anderson County Presence

 

Trauma Supplies Company Invests $2.5 Million On Larger Campus Creating 15 New Jobs   ANDERSON, SC – A company specializing in medical and triage supplies for first responders, military and…

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Blackbaud Completes Acquisition of MicroEdge

 

Acquisition expands company’s solution portfolioto comprehensively serve the philanthropic market CHARLESTON, SC – Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLKB), a leading global provider of software and services for nonprofits, today announced it…

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Duke Energy enhances its coal ash management operations

 

Establishes National Ash Management Advisory Board of independent experts to provide advice and counsel on permanent coal ash storage solutions Creates dedicated Coal Combustion Products organization to manage day-to-day operations…

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Flu Shots for Veterans enrolled in VA healthcare

 

COLUMBIA, SC – The Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center is now offering the seasonal flu vaccine at no cost to Veterans to help keep them healthy. Veterans can…

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Rental Rates Approaching Record Highs and Still Climbing

 

KEY TAKEAWAYS >    The Columbia, SC office market vacancy rate continues to decline.  Rental rates are on the rise and expected to reach record levels. >    Residential and student housing developments drive…

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Richland County Month in Review: September

 

COLUMBIA, SC – The following are highlights from Richland County Government in September:   Councilman Torrey Rush, District 7, presented a resolution Sept. 11 recognizing the last Saturday in September…

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Richardson Plowden makes a visual impact with the launch of its newly redesigned website

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Richardson Plowden & Robinson, P.A. announced the launch of its newly redesigned website, www.RichardsonPlowden.com. Dramatic visuals, user-friendly navigation, and custom photography are just a few of the many…

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SYNNEX Corporation Reports Fiscal 2014 Third Quarter Results

 

Exceptional Performance Drives Record Results FREMONT, CA – SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), a leading business process services company, announced financial results for the fiscal third quarter ended August 31, 2014.    Q3…

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Greenville Health System Celebrates Addition of Oconee Medical Campus

 

Hospital’s new name is Oconee Memorial Hospital   SENECA, SC – Greenville Health System celebrated the addition of its eighth hospital campus Wednesday with several events at the newly renamed…

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