The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce recently expressed its disappointment over the South Carolina Transportation Infrastructure Bank's decision to withdraw $420 million in funding that would have helped complete the Interstate 526 project.
Nonprofit software and services provider Blackbaud has made a $20,000 donation to the Daniel Island Community Fund (DICF) to financially support education initiatives at Cainhoy Elementary/Middle School.
The recent passage of the House's approval of the Senate's amendment to legislature that allocates funding to the repair and rebuilding of roads and bridges throughout the Palmetto State was applauded by the South Carolina's State Chamber of Commerce.
Big changes are planned at Wofford College, where several additions to the campus will be built using funds from $50 million worth of Series 2015 Economic Development Revenue Bonds that were issued through the South Carolina Jobs-Economic Development Authority (JEDA).
A Manufacturing Day event has been planned for June and is being organized by Aiken County Superintendent of Schools Sean Alford, the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Development Partnership.
South Carolina's State Infrastructure Bank (SIB) recently made a decision to not allocate any funding for repairs to Charleston County's I-526 — a move Charleston County Board Chair Elliott Summey called "a slap in the face to Charleston County."