Silver Springs Bottled Water Company is acquiring Calhoun County's Hickory Springs Bottling in a deal that will include a $16.3 million expansion that is expected to create 37 new jobs over the next five years. "We are excited to build on the foundation that has been established by Rick Stewart and his team at Hickory Springs Bottling," Silver Springs Bottled Water CEO Kane Richmond said.
An agreement between the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) and the Boeing Company was approved Tuesday by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), setting union representation elections for April 22 at five locations on Boeing’s North Charleston, South Carolina, campus.
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and a bipartisan group of senators have introduced the Export-Import Bank Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2015 on Monday. The bill will reauthorize the bank's charter until Sept. 30, 2019. The bank's current authorization will expire on June 30 without congressional action.