Time Running Out to Nominate Employers for 2013 Freedom Award

  January 7, 2013

January 21 deadline for Department of Defense’s highest award for Guard and Reserve employers  ARLINGTON,VA – January 7, 2013 – Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve(ESGR), a Department of…

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Girl Scout Cookie Program Sales Begin January 11

  January 7, 2013

COLUMBIA, SC – January 7, 2013 – The annual Girl Scout Cookie Program, the $790 million, largest girl-led business in the country, begins door-to-door sales on Friday, January 11 and…

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South Carolina’s Employment Situation

  December 29, 2012

COLUMBIA, SC – December 28, 2012 – For the fourth consecutive month,South Carolina’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped—to 8.3percent in November from the October estimate of 8.6 percent.  Thenumber of…

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South Carolina’s Employment Situation

  December 29, 2012

COLUMBIA, SC – December 28, 2012 – For the fourth consecutive month, South Carolina’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped—to 8.3 percent in November from the October estimate of 8.6 percent. …

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Grinding of the Greens Christmas tree Recycling

  December 27, 2012

COLUMBIA, SC – December 27, 2012 – Keep the Midlands Beautiful announces this year’s Grinding of the Greens Christmas tree recycling program.  When: Dec. 26, 2012 through Jan.10, 2012. Hours…

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Winterplace Ski Resort set to open for the season Dec. 23

  December 21, 2012

BECKLEY, WV – December 21, 2012 – Winterplace Ski Resort will openSunday, Dec. 23 for the 2012 – 2013 Ski Season. Winterplace will openwith at least eight trails and four…

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Inaugural SC AgriBiz and Farm Expo Jan. 16 -18 in Florence

  December 21, 2012

FLORENCE, SC – December 21, 2012 – The New Year will mark a first forSouth Carolina when the inaugural SC AgriBiz and Farm Expo takes placeJanuary 16 -18, 2013 at…

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Transitions receives $50,000 grant from AgFirst

  December 21, 2012

COLUMBIA, SC – December 21, 2012 – Mr. Charl Butler, Chief Financial Officer of AgFirst, presented a $50,000 check to Transitions’ Board Member John Folsom and Chief Executive Officer, Craig…

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Charleston Container Traffic Up 12% in November

  December 20, 2012

CHARLESTON, SC – December 20, 2012 – Containertraffic at the Port of Charleston was up nearly 12 percent in November,in results announced at today’s regular South Carolina Ports Authority(SCPA) Board…

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Colonial Cup’s ‘Salute to the Military’

  December 19, 2012

COLUMBIA, SC – December 19, 2012 – The Carolina Cup Racing Association’s “Salute to the Military” at last month’s 43rd running of the Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup Steeplechase proved…

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Second South Carolina Mission to Israel Produces Deal and Leads

  December 18, 2012

COLUMBIA, SC – December 18, 2012 – Under the auspices of the SouthCarolina-Israel Collaboration, a delegation of the state’s business,university, and economic development leaders travelled throughoutIsrael, December 1-6, for a…

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Second South Carolina Mission to Israel Produces Deal and Leads

  December 18, 2012

COLUMBIA, SC – December 18, 2012 – Under the auspices of the SouthCarolina-Israel Collaboration, a delegation of the state’s business,university, and economic development leaders travelled throughoutIsrael, December 1-6, for a…

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SCBIO Appoints New Board Members

  December 17, 2012

GREENVILLE, SC – December 11, 2012 – The South Carolina BiotechnologyIndustry Organization (SCBIO) has elected new officers, eight new boardmembers and three ex-officio members from across the state to advancethe…

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Walterboro names Johnnie Thompson citizen of the year

  December 17, 2012

WALTERBORO, SC – December 17, 2012 – The City of Walterboro, known for its historic charm and abundant natural resources, has named Johnnie Thompson Walterboro’s 2012 Citizen of the Year.…

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Riverbanks Zoo Announces a New Addition

  December 12, 2012

6-Week-Old Giraffe Calf Now on ExhibitCOLUMBIA, SC – December 12, 2012 – Riverbanks Zoo and Garden officially announces a new, surprise addition to the family—amale giraffe calf that was born…

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Child abuse prevention grants awarded across South Carolina

  December 3, 2012

COLUMBIA, SC – December 3, 2012 – Five organizations in SouthCarolina are receiving grant funding under the Community-Based ChildAbuse Prevention program. Children’s Trust administers the federalCommunity-Based Child Abuse Prevention (CBCAP) grants…

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