SC Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt to Receive 2012 Global Vision Award

 

COLUMBIA, SC – April 2, 2012 – The Columbia World Affairs announcesthat Robert M. “Bobby” Hitt III, South Carolina Secretary of Commerce,will receive the 2012 Global Vision Award. Hitt will…

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Clemson Language and International Trade Conference to explore 'Business Without Borders'

 

CLEMSON, SC – March 29, 2012 – Language andInternational Trade Conference Wednesday, April 4, at the HendrixStudent Center. Focusing on the theme “Business Without Borders,” thisyear’s conference features speakers from…

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Renewable Water Resources Receives SC Chamber of Commerce Safety Awards

 

GREENVILLE, SC – March 29, 2012 – Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) is proud to recognize all of its plants and facilities for winning 2011 South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Safety…

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Magnolia officially joins elite group of camellia gardens

 

PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC – March 22, 2012 – With a handshake and a smile, Magnolia Plantation and Gardens on Wednesday officially joined an elite group of gardens around the world…

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Governor’s Mansion lit blue as part of 2012 Light the Way Campaign

 

First Gentleman Michael Haley raises awareness of Down syndrome, cognitive research COLUMBIA, SC – March 22, 2012 – First Gentleman Michael Haley lit theSouth Carolina Governor’s Mansion blue last night to…

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SC Ports' February Container Volume up 9%, Breakbulk Up 118%

 

CHARLESTON, SC – March 20, 2012 – Containervolume in the Port of Charleston rose 9.2 percent inFebruary compared to the same month last year, inresults announced at the regular meeting…

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Furman Graduate, UVA Professor Wins Bancroft Prize for Book

 

Brown-Nagin is native of Troy and graduate of Greenwood High School GREENVILLE, SC – March 19, 2012 – Tomiko Brown-Nagin, a 1992 Furman University graduate who teaches law and history…

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Southern Region Still Has Work to Do on Adolescent Sexual Health

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 19, 2012 – Two key advocacy and educationorganizations in South Carolina are joining 20 organizations across 10southern states to call for improved sexual health education in…

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HUD Awards$185,000 in Counseling Grants to Help Families Find and Keep Housing in SC

 

HUD funding critical to support six counseling agencies in South Carolina COLUMBIA,SC – March 19, 2012 – As part of its continuing effort to help familiesfind decent housing and to…

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Palmetto Poison Center Observes National Poison Prevention Week

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 19, 2012 – Each year more than 2 million callsare received at Poison Centers nationwide.  The Palmetto Poison Centerreceived over 35,000 calls in 2011 from all…

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Windsor/Aughtry Co. Relocating to Main @ Broad

 

GREENVILLE, SC – March 16, 2012 – Windsor/Aughtry Company, Inc., a full-service real estate firm based in Greenville, S.C., is relocating to Main @ Broad on South Main Street across…

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As Kiawah prepares for the 2012 PGA Championship, Lowcountry Regional Airport and Walterboro plan to take off

 

Largest general aviation airport in S.C. serves as gateway for access to PGA Championship, area economic development jewels, proximity to Charleston ports, and aviation giant nearby WALTERBORO, SC – March 16,…

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City Kicks Off 2012 Downtown Event Series this Week

 

Popular weekly series adds regional and national touring bands to lineup
 GREENVILLE, SC – March 14, 2012 – The City of Greenville kicks off its Downtown Event Series this week with…

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Officials Join Tri-County Technical College to Break Ground on QuickJobs Development Center in Anderson

 

ANDERSON, SC – March 12, 2012 – Legislators, county council members and government leaders joined Tri-County Technical College officials to break ground for the Anderson QuickJobs Development Center located across…

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Duke Energy Initiates Recreation Surveys at Lake Public Access Areas

 

SENECA, SC – Boaters and outdoor enthusiasts using public recreation access areas on Lake Keowee and Lake Jocassee may be asked to participate in surveys designed to gather feedback on…

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BlueCross Issues National Walk @ Lunch Day Challenge to S.C. Employers

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 12, 2012 – BlueCross BlueShield of SouthCarolina is challenging other South Carolina companies to follow itslead and hold lunchtime walks for their employees on National Walk…

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Heather Ricard Promoted to Director of Risk Management Services for the Municipal Association of SC

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 8, 2012 – Heather Ricard is the new director of Risk Management Services at the Municipal Association of South Carolina. Formerly CFO andassistant director for Risk…

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Clemson driving sustainability, workforce development, leaders tell conference

 

GREENVILLE, SC –  March 7, 2012 – From the Upstate to the coast, Clemson University isdriving research and workforce development that will help keep thebrightest students in South Carolina and…

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City of Greenville Announces Spring Recreation Schedule

 

Parks and Recreation Department to offer a variety of youth and adult programs GREENVILLE, SC – The City of Greenville Parks and Recreation Department announced this week its new spring…

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Greenville Housing Fund Launches Upstate Pilot Microloan Program

 

BB&T invests in program to create new opportunities for low-income and minority-owned microenterprises GREENVILLE, SC – March 6, 2012 – Greenville Housing Fund (GHF) announced today that it has successfully…

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Marine Corps Reserve promotes Todd P. Garrett of Grubb & Ellis | WRS to Major

 

CHARLESTON, SC – March 5, 2012 – CharlieCompany, 4th Landing Support Battalion (C Co, 4th LSB),Marine Corps Reserve announces that Todd P.Garrett was promoted to the rank of Major in…

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Chief Finley Begins as Charleston Fire Department Interim Chief

 

CHARLESTON, SC – March 5, 2012 – Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. confirmed today that Chief W. Franklin Finley, Jr. will be Interim Chief of the Charleston Fire Department following…

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Marine Corps Reserve promotes Todd P. Garrett of Grubb & Ellis | WRS to Major

 

CHARLESTON, SC – March 5, 2012 – CharlieCompany, 4th Landing Support Battalion (C Co, 4th LSB),Marine Corps Reserve announces that Todd P.Garrett was promoted to the rank of Major in…

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City and Partners Announce Plans for a More Sustainable Greenville

 

$1.8 million planning study underway for Greenville’s west side GREENVILLE, SC – March 2, 2012 – The city of Greenville  kickedoff Connections for Sustainability, a comprehensive planning effort thatis aimed…

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Brookgreen Garden's Ron Daise Elected Chairperson of Federal Commission

 

PAWLEY’S ISLAND, SC – February 29, 2012 – Ronald Daise, Brookgreen Garden’s Vice President for Creative Education, was named Chair-Elect of the Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission, upon election during…

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Reigning champs Storm The Citadel again

 

CHARLESTON, SC – February 28, 2012 – The Citadel cadet Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers captured the Spartan helmet trophy for the second time at the 2012…

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Bojangles’ to Honor Oconee School District Teacher of the Year

 

GREENVILLE, SC – February 27, 2012 – Bojangles’ Continues Support of Public Education in South Carolina,
Will Donate Thousands of Books to Public Schools in Honor of Teachers of the Year.…

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M&G Presents Rare Look at the Historic Benjamin West Collection

 

GREENVILLE, SC – On March 8 at 6 p.m., join M&G curator, John Nolan, for a closer examination of the historic Revealed Religion series by famed Anglo-American painter, Benjamin West!…

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Green Valley Country Club Announces Additions to Leadership Team

 

GREENVILLE, SC – February 27, 2012 – Green Valley Country Club, established in 1958, is pleased to announce the addition of Hank Samra as Clubhouse Manager and Oliver Elston as…

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Francis Marion University, the American Red Cross and the Konduros Fishermen’s Fund announce the Inaugural Rachel Hodges Leadership Institute

 

COLUMBIA, SC – February 22, 2012 – Francis Marion University, theAmerican Red Cross and the Konduros Fishermen’s Fund are partnering topresent the first annual Rachel Hodges Leadership Institute to be…

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Greenville Chamber Annual Award Winners

 

GREENVILLE, SC – February 22, 2012 – Thanks To All Who Celebrated 123 Years with the Greenville Chamber, and Honored Our Past Chairs At Last Thursday’s Annual Meeting. 2011 Chamber…

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Four-Legged Friends Getting Help With Paws “Feed The Love” Pet Food Drive

 

BI-LO Teams with Greenville-Area Shoppers to Stock Shelves with Pet Food at  Harvest Hope Food Bank GREENVILLE,SC – February 22, 2012 – In this recovering economy, local food banks face thedual…

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Leadership South Carolina Announces Class of 2012

 

COLUMBIA, SC – February 21, 2012 – The 2012 Class of Leadership South Carolina has beenselected representing 48 different communities and organizations throughoutthe state and marking the 31st year of…

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Renewable Water Resources’ I & I Reduction Program Serves as Industry Model

 

Organization publishes whitepaper on Inflow & Infiltration partnership tactics GREENVILLE, SC – February 21, 2012 – Wastewater treatment utilities across the country are facing challenges including the need for increased…

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TMA Carolinas Chapter Announces 2012 Officers

 

CHARLOTTE, NC – February 16, 2012 – The Carolinas Chapter of theTurnaround Management Association (TMA), a global industry group forcorporate restructuring professionals, has elected its 2012 officers anddirectors. The chapter…

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National conference at Clemson to focus on everyone's need to play

 

CLEMSON,SC – February 17, 2012 – It is well documented that play is important for children interms of physical and psychological development. But is it just asimportant to teens and…

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Charleston Southern student takes on Parkinson's

 

CHARLESTON, SC – February 15, 2012 – In early May, James Mangini will leave North Charleston, South Carolina, and begin running eight and 10 hours a day. Not on smooth…

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Magnolia Gardens garner prestigious international camellia honor

 

CHARLESTON, SC – Magnolia Plantation and Gardens has been awarded the prestigious Camellia Garden of Excellence with honors by the International Camellia Society. The award was announced recently during the…

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Charleston Deepening Project to Receive $2.5 Million to Continue Study

 

WASHINGTON, DC – February 8, 2012 – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SouthCarolina) said he was pleased the work plan today released by the U.S.Army Corp of Engineers set aside $2.5…

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Front porch of the Lowcountry gets in the “swing” for spring

 

WALTERBORO, SC – February 8, 2012 – The City of Walterboro, known for its historic charm and abundant natural resources, has a full lineup of events and outings for the…

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Pratt Industries expands Spartanburg County facility

 

$3.5 million investment expected to create 30 new jobs COLUMBIA, SC – February 1, 2012 – Pratt Industries, a leading recycled paper and packaging company, today announced the opening of a…

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Fundraising Returns to Pre-Recession Levels


 

Blackbaud debuts new specialty index focused on public, society benefit organizations CHARLESTON, SC – January 19, 2012 – Blackbaud, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLKB) announced that fundraising has returned to pre-recession levels. Through…

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Fundraising Returns to Pre-Recession Levels


 

Blackbaud debuts new specialty index focused on public, society benefit organizations CHARLESTON, SC – January 19, 2012 – Blackbaud, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLKB) announced that fundraising has returned to pre-recession levels. Through…

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New World Alliance Adds Charleston Calls to New Trans-Atlantic Service

 

CHARLESTON, SC – January 19, 2012 – The New WorldAlliance consortium of ocean carriers announced anew Trans-Atlantic service that includes twice-weeklycalls at the Port of Charleston’s Wando WelchTerminal.   The…

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Renewable Water Resources Receives National Certification of Biosolids Environmental Management System

 

GREENVILLE, SC – January 19, 2012 – The National Biosolids Partnership (NBP), an alliance of the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) and Water Environment Federation (WEF) with advisory…

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