Alice Paylor, a partner at Charleston-based law firm Rosen Hagood, recently was honored with the Platinum Compleat Lawyer Award from the University of South Carolina School of Law Alumni Council. This recognition is bestowed each year by the law school's Alumni Council to alumni who have exhibited professional competence, exemplary ethics and integrity in their field.
The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce is calling on the General Assembly to spend at least half of an expected surplus on the state’s infrastructure after a $400 million increase in revenue swelled the state’s coffers. The chamber said this additional revenue presents a chance to address some needs.
SCRA Technology Ventures said on Monday that SC Launch Program client Job Market Maker and Resource Partner Network member Silicon Harbor Communications have formed a partnership. “We are pleased to bring these two companies together to help accelerate South Carolina’s high-tech economy,” SCRA CEO Bill Mahoney said. “The very reason we promote these partnerships is to further the overall economic impact in the state.”
AT&T has one of the communications industry's biggest, most cutting-edge business and continuity disaster-response programs, which aims to ensure its customers stay connected during hurricane season, which began on Monday. The company invested more than $600 million in its Network Disaster Recovery (NDR) program and has over 300 trailers filled with technology and equipment that can be dispatched at a moment's notice, making the program one of the nation's largest.
Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy and the Lugar Center recently introduced a bipartisan ranking showing how often every member of Congress has worked outside of party lines, including South Carolina lawmakers. The purpose of the index is to bridge a gap in the information about the members of Congress and their performance.
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) announced his campaign for president on Monday in Central, S.C., where he grew up. Graham's life began modestly. He was raised in a one-room apartment behind his family’s liquor store. He served in the U.S. military for 33 years before being elected to the U.S. Senate.
For several months, controversy has grown concerning development projects that have been proposed for downtown Charleston, South Carolina, on the Sergeant Jasper site. Local communities, as well as a variety of outside interest groups, have voiced their opposition to the development project. They seek to change the current ordinances that would allow the city’s officials to approve the proposed development.
Tenant H&E Equipment Services, Inc., recently negotiated an industrial lease with PW Summerville Partners, LLC. With the signing of the lease, PW Summerville became the landlord to H&E on a 20,500-square-foot industrial building. The structure is located on 3 acres at 1115 Newton Way in Jedburg, South Carolina.
Lee & Associates recently brokered two real estate transactions in Charleston and Walterboro, S.C. Lee & Associates Charleston's J. Ryan Welch represented a landlord, N.L. Bassford Jr., in the lease of 50,000 square feet of industrial space located at 1105 Thunderbolt Road, Unit 303, in Walterboro, to Snider Tire, Inc.
SCE&G recently donated $30,000 to a renovated playground and green space at McMahon Playground in Hampton Park. During the previous year, Charleston Parks Conservancy and the City of Charleston collaborated with one another as well as the surrounding neighborhoods to develop a plan to improve the McMahon Playground in Hampton Park.