CommunityWorks Helps Upstate MicroBusinesses Open and Expand

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Three Upstate microbusinesses recently opened their doors and two expanded their operations thanks to support from CommunityWorks (CW) MicroBusiness Loan Program. CW provided business coaching and loans…

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North Charleston SBDC office in search of new location

 

N. CHARLESTON – The North Charleston office of the SC Small Business Development Centers is looking for some help in locating a new home for the second time in the…

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Needtobreathe Classic Golf Tournament Raises $140,000 for Global Health Care Initiatives

 

DANIEL ISLAND, SC – The proceeds from the 2014 Needtobreathe Classic golf tournament last month on Daniel Island were almost double the profits from the 2013 event, meaning more money for…

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BMW Manufacturing Receives J.D. Power Initial Quality Study Award

 

SPARTANBURG, SC – BMW Manufacturing announced today that J.D. Power, a trusted source for evaluating customer satisfaction regarding new vehicle quality, awarded the South Carolina factory the Bronze Plant Quality Award…

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Newmark Grubb Wilson Kibler Recognizes Broker

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Commercial Real Estate Broker Mike Edwards of Newmark Grubb Wilson Kibler marks his twenty-fifth year with the company this month.  Edwards joined Newmark Grubb Wilson Kibler’s Columbia…

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Daniel Felder Joins Board of Certified Development Corporation

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Daniel Felder, Vice President of Credit Administration at The Palmetto Bank in Greenville, has been named to the Board of Directors of Certified Development Corporation of SC…

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Daniel Felder Joins Board of Certified Development Corporation

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Daniel Felder, Vice President of Credit Administration at The Palmetto Bank in Greenville, has been named to the Board of Directors of Certified Development Corporation of SC…

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Storm the Castle and Explore Life in Medieval Times

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Knights and dragons are popping up all over this summer. While the movie theaters are filled with tales of adventure, it is only at the Upcountry History…

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CommunityWorks Helps Upstate MicroBusinesses Open and Expand

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Three Upstate microbusinesses recently opened their doors and two expanded their operations thanks to support from CommunityWorks (CW) MicroBusiness Loan Program. CW provided business coaching and loans…

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CommunityWorks Helps Upstate MicroBusinesses Open and Expand

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Three Upstate microbusinesses recently opened their doors and two expanded their operations thanks to support from CommunityWorks (CW) MicroBusiness Loan Program. CW provided business coaching and loans…

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Cathi Love Lunceford joins Spectra Communications

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Spectra Communications is pleased to announce that Cathi Love Lunceford has joined their team as a new accounts manager. Cathi is a native of South Carolina and…

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South Carolina State House to Open for Tours Every Saturday

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Beginning Saturday, July 12th, Columbia, SC’s most iconic landmark – the South Carolina State House – will be open to visitors every Saturday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. for…

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Richland County’s Mosquito Prevention Tips Take the Bite Out of Summer

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Summer officially starts Saturday, and avoiding mosquito bites should be on everyone’s must-do list for the season. The Richland County Vector Control Department wants residents to take precautions…

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South Carolina’s Employment Situation May 2014

 

Unemployment Rate Holding Steady In May, the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 5.3 percent, reflecting no change from April’s estimate. An increase of 736 people moved the estimated…

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South Carolina’s Employment Situation May 2014

 

Unemployment Rate Holding Steady In May, the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 5.3 percent, reflecting no change from April’s estimate. An increase of 736 people moved the estimated…

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The Cassina Group Welcomes Elizabeth Ramsey Dickinson

 

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC — Charleston are real estate firm The Cassina Group is excited to announce long-time Realtor Elizabeth Ramsay Dickinson has joined the company’s downtown Charleston office, headquartered at…

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Pavlicek joins Callison Tighe as an associate

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Jacqueline M. “Jax” Pavlicek (formerly, Brown) has joined Callison Tighe & Robinson LLC as an associate. Her practice will focus on litigation. Pavlicek came to Callison Tighe…

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Haigler new chair of Leadership Columbia Advisory Board

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC attorney Nicolas (Nick) L. Haigler was recently selected as chair of the 2014-2015 Leadership Columbia Advisory Board. Leadership Columbia, a program…

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Mayor Benjamin to attend Medal of Honor Ceremony

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin is traveling to Washington D.C. today where he will join President Barack Obama this afternoon for a White House Ceremony where Marine Cpl. William…

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New Bridges on the way due to New Funding Measure

 

  The first contract to build South Carolina bridges using ACT 98 funding has been awarded and construction will begin in coming weeks, according to the South Carolina Department of…

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New Bridges on the way due to New Funding Measure

 

  The first contract to build South Carolina bridges using ACT 98 funding has been awarded and construction will begin in coming weeks, according to the South Carolina Department of…

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NAI Avant Appointed Exclusive Leasing and Managing Agent for Sparkleberry Crossing and Bradford Village Shopping Center, SC

 

COLUMBIA, SC – NAI Avant was recently appointed exclusive leasing and managing agent for: Sparkleberry Crossing I is located at 111 Sparkleberry Crossing at the intersection of Sparkleberry and Clemson…

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Blackbaud Ranks Most Generous Online U.S. Cities for 2013

 

CHARLESTON, SC  — When it comes to charitable giving, some U.S. locales consistently rise to the top in their adoption of digital giving channels. Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB) today released its sixth…

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iQor To Expand Dorchester County Center, Create 320 Jobs

 

DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC – iQor US, Inc., a global provider of business process outsourcing and product support services, is expanding its Dorchester County call center to support growing business initiatives. The…

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Lee & Associates Charleston Leases 16,800 SF Office/Warehouse Building

 

CHARLESTON, SC- Lee & Associates Charleston’s Thomas G. Buist, Jr., SIOR represented the Landlord, Butler Family Partnership, LP, in the lease of a 16,800 SF Office/Warehouse building located at 4271…

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NAI Avant Arranges Sale of ±5,550 SF Harbison Restaurant, Columbia, SC

 

COLUMBIA, SC –  NAI Avant Director of Retail Service, Patrick Palmer, CCIM, recently represented the seller of the former Monterrey Mexican restaurant at 114 Afton Court in Harbison.  The ±5,550…

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Lexington One announces School Nurse of the Year

 

LEXINGTON, SC – Lexington County School District One names White Knoll Elementary School Nurse Amy Wood the 2014 Lexington One School Nurse of the Year. . Before coming to WKES…

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Scott and Company CPAs Named Greenville Chamber’s June 2014 Small Business of the Month

 

GREENVILLE, SC – The Greenville Chamber is pleased to recognize Scott and Company CPAs as its June 2014 Small Business of the Month Award winner. Greenville Managing Partner Phyllis Graydon and Columbia Managing Partner…

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Avison Young Industrial Lease – 2285 Technical Parkway

 

CHARLESTON, SC – Avison Young commercial real estate is pleased to announce that Todd P. Garrett, CCIM, SIOR represented Plan C Investments, LLC in the leasing of a 9,600 SF…

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Greenville Technical College Selects Professors of the Year

 

GREEENVILLE, SC – Each year, the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education and the Governor jointly sponsor awards for two-year colleges and four-year institutions to recognize a “Governor’s Professor of…

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State Invests in Children of the Upstate

 

GREENVILLE, SC –  The Children’s Museum of the Upstate (TCMU) is grateful to the South Carolina House of Representatives, Senate and all of our members and friends for supporting our…

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Lee & Associates Charleston Leases 1,500 SF of office/warehouse space

 

CHARLESTON, SC – Lee & Associates Charleston’s Ryan Welch represented the Landlord, B & C Enterprises, in the lease of 1,500 SF of office/warehouse space located at 2235 Technical Parkway in…

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Pavlicek joins Callison Tighe as an associate

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Jacqueline M. “Jax” Pavlicek (formerly, Brown) has joined Callison Tighe & Robinson LLC as an associate. Her practice will focus on litigation. Pavlicek came to Callison Tighe…

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Haigler new chair of Leadership Columbia Advisory Board

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC attorney Nicolas (Nick) L. Haigler was recently selected as chair of the 2014-2015 Leadership Columbia Advisory Board. Leadership Columbia, a program…

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2014 Elevate Upstate Community Vibrancy Grant Applications Now Available

 

UPSTATE, SC  – Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Hughes Investments Elevate Upstate Community Vibrancy Grants, which are designed to provide communities in the Upstate with seed money…

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Furman University’s Bridges To A Brighter Future Invited To June 20 Event At U.S. Department Of Education

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Furman University’s Bridges to a Brighter Future is one of 20 programs nationwide that has been invited to participate in the National Summer Learning Day Fair at…

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Greenville Technical College Child Development Center Earns National Naeyc Accreditation

 

Program among the top in the nation by earning accreditation GREENVILLE, SC – The Margaret Mills Cubbage Child Development Center at Greenville Technical College has earned accreditation from the National Association…

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Ryan Rosenfeld Joins Allen Tate Company

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Allen Tate Realtors, the Carolinas’ leading real estate company, is proud to announce that Ryan Rosenfeld has joined the company’s forthcoming Woodruff Road office. Ryan grew up in Greenville…

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Experienced medical professional joins Free Medical Clinic as Executive Director

 

COLUMBIA, SC – The Free Medical Clinic Board of Directors has named Freddie Strange, Jr., MA, RRT as Executive Director. Strange will work to advance the clinic’s mission of providing…

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Tom Upshaw honored with Order of the Palmetto and named USCB scholarship

 

CHARLESTON, SC – Tom Upshaw, Palmetto Electric Cooperative President and CEO, was awarded the Order of the Palmetto by South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and honored with a $100,000 endowed scholarship…

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Tom Upshaw honored with Order of the Palmetto and named USCB scholarship

 

CHARLESTON, SC – Tom Upshaw, Palmetto Electric Cooperative President and CEO, was awarded the Order of the Palmetto by South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and honored with a $100,000 endowed scholarship…

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SC Ports Adopts FY2015 Financial Plan

 

SCPA Positive Credit Rating Affirmed CHARLESTON, SC – Building upon the record-setting May volumes announced today, the SC Ports Authority (SCPA) Board of Directors approved a 2015 fiscal year plan…

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SC Ports Adopts FY2015 Financial Plan

 

SCPA Positive Credit Rating Affirmed CHARLESTON, SC – Building upon the record-setting May volumes announced today, the SC Ports Authority (SCPA) Board of Directors approved a 2015 fiscal year plan…

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Three South Carolina entrepreneurs bring 120,000 smiles to market

 

New company’s product breaks state sales records; consumers, retailers and distributors line up for more COLUMBIA, SC – Happiness for three South Carolina-bred entrepreneurs came in the form of a…

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Three South Carolina entrepreneurs bring 120,000 smiles to market

 

New company’s product breaks state sales records; consumers, retailers and distributors line up for more COLUMBIA, SC – Happiness for three South Carolina-bred entrepreneurs came in the form of a…

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Former Miss S.C. Ali Rogers selected for College Football Playoff internship

 

CLEMSON, SC – Ali Rogers is no stranger to pressure situations. After all, the 22-year-old Clemson University communications studies major has had a large portion of her life played out…

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Rhythmlink International, LLC to expand Richland County facility

 

$1.4 million investment to build new automated manufacturing packaging line and cleanroom   COLUMBIA, SC – Rhythmlink International, LLC, a medical device manufacturing company, is expanding its Richland County facility at 1140…

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Rhythmlink International, LLC to expand Richland County facility

 

$1.4 million investment to build new automated manufacturing packaging line and cleanroom   COLUMBIA, SC – Rhythmlink International, LLC, a medical device manufacturing company, is expanding its Richland County facility at 1140…

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