KI Logistics expanding South Carolina operations

 

COLUMBIA, SC – KI Logistics, a division of Kimura, Inc. a subsidiary of global logistics leader Kimura Unity, will expand its new North American headquarters and major logistics facility in South…

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4 Sowell Gray members honored as leading business attorneys

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Four Sowell Gray members have again been featured as leaders in their field in the latest edition of Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. This…

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Food Bank Donation by Capital Rotary

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Columbia’s Capital Rotary Club has donated $1,215 to assist Harvest Hope Food Bank in meeting the needs of hungry people in the Midlands, Pee Dee and Greater…

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Green Cloud Releases New Enterprise Cloud Solutions

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Green Cloud Technologies, a channel only Cloud technology solutions provider, has released a full suite of enterprise cloud solutions, including a private cloud, SAN-to-SAN replication with full…

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SC High School Students Vie to Win Cash and Chance to Compete in Silicon Valley

 

CHARLESTON, SC – Fifteen high-school students from around South Carolina will go head to head June 18th in the third annual Mark Motley Foundation State Business Plan Competition by YEScarolina. Six of the…

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May 2014 Passenger Statistics

 

MYRTLE BEACH, SC – In May 2014 the number of passengers arriving into the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) increased by 6 percent over the same period last year. In…

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Children’s Hospital Keeps National Status as One of the Best

 

CHARLESTON, SC – MUSC Children’s Hospital has again been ranked as a “best hospital” for children’s heart and nephrology programs in U.S. News & World Report’s  2014-15 edition of America’s Best Children’s…

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Southern First Bank Promotes Starnes to EVP

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFST), holding company for Southern First Bank, announces the promotion of Mr. Jason Starnes to Executive Vice President of Southern First Bank. Starnes joined…

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Dana Spadafora Joins GreenWood, Inc. as Director of Human Resources

 

GREENVILLE, SC – GreenWood, Inc., an integrated maintenance, operations and construction solutions provider, has hired Dana Spadafora as Director of Human Resources.  In this role, Dana is responsible for overall…

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Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Columbia–Airport Recognized for Environmental Stewardship

 

WEST COLUMBIA, SC – The West Metro Chamber of Commerce and InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) co-hosted a sustainability forum with S.C. business leaders and elected officials at the Holiday Inn…

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Richland Two Maintains Stellar Credit Rating

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Citing a history of “strong finances, characterized by conservative budgeting and consistently strong general fund balance reserves,” Fitch Ratings, Standard & Poor’s Rating Services and Moody’s Investor…

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Professional Soldier Soiree

 

GREENVILLE, SC – The South Carolina Upstate Paralegal Association (SCUPA) and Legal Staff Professionals of Greenville (LSPG) are hosting “Greenville’s Inaugural Professional Soldier Soiree.”  This will be a semi-formal event…

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New Board Members Coming to Play at TCMU

 

GREENVILLE, SC – It’s an exciting time for The Children’s Museum of the Upstate (TCMU) as they usher in the following experienced community leaders as board members. Chase Eldridge is…

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Kilgore Joins Radium Architecture

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Radium Architecture is pleased to announce that G. Scott Kilgore, AIA, has joined the firm as Principal/Shareholder. Kilgore is a veteran architect with over 36 years of…

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NEXT High School Board Announces Formal Search for CEO

 

GREENVILLE, SC – The Board of NEXT High School, a free, public high school bringing an innovative model of individualized education using project-based learning coupled with online delivered instruction, announced today…

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NEXT High School Board Announces Formal Search for CEO

 

GREENVILLE, SC – The Board of NEXT High School, a free, public high school bringing an innovative model of individualized education using project-based learning coupled with online delivered instruction, announced today…

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Clemson Bestows Highest Honor on Trustee, Professor Emeritus

 

CLEMSON, SC — Clemson University is recognizing a trustee and a retired professor with its highest public honor. Ellison Smyth McKissick III of Greenville and Jerome V. Reel Jr. of…

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Thomas Rode joins Thurmond Kirchner Timbes & Yelverton

 

CHARLESTON, SC – Thurmond Kirchner Timbes & Yelverton, P.A., founded in Charleston, S.C., in 2005 and representing clients across a wide range of legal matters, has added Thomas J. Rode…

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Dr. Carla Kmett Danielson to Receive Inaugural Mid-Career Innovator Award in Honor of Dr. Alan Marlatt

 

CHARLESTON, SC – Carla Kmett Danielson, Ph.D., an associate professor and director of training at the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center (NCVC) in the Department of Psychiatry &…

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Victoria Kirby Joins Furman University as Director of Corporate and Professional Development

 

GREENVILLE, SC—Victoria Kirby has been named Director of the Center for Corporate and Professional Development at Furman University. The Center offers customized training and performance consulting services that helps organizations…

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CreateAthon Co-Founders Cathy Monetti and Teresa Coles Receive Community Spirit Award from Statewide Public Relations Society

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Cathy Monetti and Teresa Coles, the co-founders of CreateAthon, have received the George L. Johnson Community Spirit Award from the South Carolina Chapter of the Public Relations Society…

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CreateAthon Co-Founders Cathy Monetti and Teresa Coles Receive Community Spirit Award from Statewide Public Relations Society

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Cathy Monetti and Teresa Coles, the co-founders of CreateAthon, have received the George L. Johnson Community Spirit Award from the South Carolina Chapter of the Public Relations Society…

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Lee & Associates Charleston Leases 2,100 SF of Office/Warehouse Space

 

CHARLESTON, SC – Lee & Associates Charleston’s Ryan Welch represented the Landlord, Wando Park Investors, LLC, in the lease of 2,100 SF of office/warehouse space located at 502 Wando Park…

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Jonathan J. Chalfie Represented the Landlord in Pre-Leasing of Office Space

 

CHARLESTON, SC – Lee & Associates Charleston’s Jonathan J. Chalfie represented the Landlord in the pre-leasing of a 2,206 square foot office at 913 Bowman Road to Maga Design Group,…

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Avison Young Commercial Lease – 700 Gervais Street

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Avison Young commercial real estate is pleased to announce that Bruce W. Neel represented Rocket Man Dueling Piano Bar in the leasing of a 5,491 SF space…

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Esys Automation Joins Impressive Roster of CU-ICAR Campus Partners

 

GREENVILLE, SC — Esys Automation expands its North American operations to the Southeast Region by establishing an office at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR). Headquartered in Auburn Hills,…

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First Citizens BancShares and First Citizens Bancorporation Announce Merger Agreement

 

COLUMBIA, SC – First Citizens BancShares, Inc. (Nasdaq:FCNCA) and First Citizens Bancorporation today announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement. The agreement provides for the merger of Columbia, S.C.-based First Citizens Bancorporation and…

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First Citizens BancShares and First Citizens Bancorporation Announce Merger Agreement

 

COLUMBIA, SC – First Citizens BancShares, Inc. (Nasdaq:FCNCA) and First Citizens Bancorporation today announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement. The agreement provides for the merger of Columbia, S.C.-based First Citizens Bancorporation and…

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Two District Five students earn Carolina Scholar Awards

 

IRMO, SC – Two Lexington-Richland School District Five students have earned the University of South Carolina’s top undergraduate scholarship. Dutch Fork High School 2014 graduate Tulsi Patel and Irmo High…

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Ultimate Comfort and Sophisticated Style Highlight Eyewear Additions at Greenville EyeCare

 

Bausch + Lomb ULTRA Contact Lenses, AIR OPTIX COLORS Contact Lenses, Bobbi Brown and Fendi Designer Frames Now Available in Optical Center GREENVILLE, SC – Greenville EyeCare Associates, a provider…

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GE Breaks Ground In Greenville County, Investing $400 Million

 

GREENVILLE, SC – General Electric (GE) today broke ground on a new, state-of-the-art Power & Water advanced manufacturing facility, announcing plans to invest $400 million and create more than 80 new jobs…

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GE Breaks Ground In Greenville County, Investing $400 Million

 

GREENVILLE, SC – General Electric (GE) today broke ground on a new, state-of-the-art Power & Water advanced manufacturing facility, announcing plans to invest $400 million and create more than 80 new jobs…

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Buddy Hill Joins Meridian Energy & Environment

 

CHARLESTON, SC –  Meridian Energy & Environment, LLC, is pleased to announce that Lewis (Buddy) Hill, P.G., has joined the firm’s Site Assessment Team as a senior consultant. He was…

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Mic Smith named ‘Photographer of the Year’ by Cooperative Communicators Association

 

CHARLESTON, SC – Mic Smith recently received national recognition from the Cooperative Communicators Association (CCA), which named him 2014 Photographer of the Year for his contributions to South Carolina Living…

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Local Advertisers Win Big in Boca

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Chernoff Newman’s Danielle Salley and David Campbell achieved national recognition at the American Advertising Federation (AAF) National Conference, Admerica, May 28-31, in Boca Raton, Florida. The annual conference brings…

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Local Advertisers Win Big in Boca

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Chernoff Newman’s Danielle Salley and David Campbell achieved national recognition at the American Advertising Federation (AAF) National Conference, Admerica, May 28-31, in Boca Raton, Florida. The annual conference brings…

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Santee Cooper Announces Revenue Bond Sale

 

MONCKS CORNER, SC – Santee Cooper will offer a tax-exempt revenue bond issue totaling between $300 million and $500 million this week, with a portion of the 2014A Series bonds…

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Richland One Students, Schools win 45 National and State Music Awards and Honors

 

COLUMBIA, SC – This spring, Richland One students made beautiful music that was recognized for its excellence by various national and state organizations, including Carnegie Hall, the South Carolina Music Educators…

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Trident Medical Center honored with Mission: Lifeline quality achievement award

 

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC – Trident Medical Center has received the Mission: Lifeline®Bronze Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the…

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Jarrard, Nowell & Russell Names Cristina Bumgartner Staff Accountant

 

CHARLESTON, SC –Jarrard, Nowell & Russell, LLC, a Charleston-based certified public accounting and business advisory firm, has added Cristina A. Bumgartner as staff accountant. As staff accountant, Bumgartner prepares corporate,…

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Greenville Health System Pilots Wireless-Powered Diabetes Management Solution

 

GREENVILLE, SC – South Carolina’s largest health system is pioneering the use of the world’s first cellular-enabled blood glucose management system. Greenville Health System has signed on to use the Telcare…

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Chicken Salad Chick’s Second Columbia Location to Open Today

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Chicken Salad Chick, the nation’s newest, fast-casual restaurant concept, is opening its new franchise location in Columbia today. The new restaurant is located at 252-Z Harbison Blvd, Columbia, SC…

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Faherty Brand Mobile Beach House Bringing “Endless Summer” to EDENS Trenholm Plaza Saturday, June 14

 

COLUMBIA, SC – June 14, 2014 ~ Pop-up shop to sell sustainable beachwear with food, drinks and live music COLUMBIA, SC – Cutting-edge, sustainable beachwear designers Faherty Brand are bringing their East…

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Sullivan named SC Bar Young Lawyer of the Year

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Allison P. Sullivan, partner with Bluestein Nichols Thompson and Delgado, LLC (BNTD), was named Young Lawyer of the Year by the South Carolina Bar Association’s Young Lawyers’…

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Trey McDaniel Joins Miller-Valentine Construction

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Miller-Valentine Construction is pleased to announce that Trey McDaniel has joined their Columbia based Design/Build construction team as a project manager. Trey, a native of Columbia, is a…

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The Greater Columbia Community Relations Council’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

 

COLUMBIA, SC – The members of the Greater Columbia Community Relations Council’s (CRC) 50th Anniversary Planning Committee are pleased to announce a gala to celebrate fifty years of service to…

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Gov. Nikki Haley, Education Professionals Celebrate Passage Of K-12 Education Reform Initiative

 

Achieving The Promise Of An Equitable Education COLUMBIA, SC – Governor Nikki Haley today joined education professionals and South Carolina business leaders in celebrating the final passage of her K-12 Education…

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Gov. Nikki Haley, Education Professionals Celebrate Passage Of K-12 Education Reform Initiative

 

Achieving The Promise Of An Equitable Education COLUMBIA, SC – Governor Nikki Haley today joined education professionals and South Carolina business leaders in celebrating the final passage of her K-12 Education…

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SCE&G to Paint Sheet Pile Wall along Lake Murray Dam Beginning June 18

 

CAYCE, SC -SCE&G will begin the process of painting the sheet pile wall adjacent to the Lake Murray pedestrian walkway across the top of the Dreher Shoals Dam on Wednesday,…

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