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Medical University of South Carolina named best hospital in South Carolina

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) has been recognized by the U.S. News, including being named the No. 1 hospital in the state of South Carolina, ranked nationally in five adult and five children’s specialties, and rated high performing in six adult specialties and eight procedures and conditions.

By the Numbers: South Carolina is among 29 states that retain personal income tax exemptions

Twenty-nine states, including South Carolina, maintain personal income tax exemptions, even though the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act suspended such exemptions at the federal level, according to a Tax Foundation analysis.

By the Numbers: Clemson University ranks 104th best in the nation for its graduate fine arts program, study finds

Clemson University finished in a tie for 104th in a peer-assessment ranking of the best fine arts schools by U.S. News that examined 229 campuses around the nation in areas such as graphic design and painting.

Sea cruise announced for watching 4th of July fireworks

The Little River Chamber of Commerce recently announced a celebration the 4th of July aboard the Sea Screamer Dolphin Cruise on the Little River.

By the Numbers: College of Charleston ranks 94th best in the nation for its public affairs program, study finds

College of Charleston finished in a tie for 94th in a peer-assessment ranking of the best public affairs schools by U.S. News that examined 285 campuses around the nation.

South Carolina ranks 12th in hospital safety analysis

South Carolina finished 12th in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

Greenville Chamber of Commerce welcomes opening of Community First Bank branch

The Greenville Chamber of Commerce took part in the grand opening celebration of the Community First Bank. It conducted the ribbon cutting on the bank’s opening of its eighth full-service financial center at 210 Brendan Way, Greenville.

Deadline for Hurricane Florence relief is July 16

The U.S. Small Business Administration sends out a reminder to Private NonProfit (PNP) organizations in South Carolina on the submission of Economic Injury Disaster Loan applications for damages caused by Hurricane Florence from Sept. 8 through Oct. 8, 2018, due on July 16

Greenville Chamber spotlights Leadership Development and Economic Development intern Kritika Ravichandler

Greenville Chamber introduces its team members through their Meet The Team blog. One of the members who has been given the spotlight was Kritika Ravichandler

Columbia Chamber chooses Karen’s Mobile Kitchen & Catering as June’s Partner of the Month

Karen’s Mobile Kitchen & Catering has been named by Columbia Chamber as June’s Partner of the Month

Clemson University ranks 71st best in the nation for its graduate education program, study finds

Clemson University finished in a tie for 71st in a ranking of best education schools by U.S. News that examined 258 campuses around the nation.

Allendale County ranks the poorest of South Carolina counties, study fin

Allendale County was ranked the poorest county in South Carolina in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.

Task force recommends property tax increase to fund affordable housing

A 1 mill property-tax increase could go a long way toward alleviating a critical shortage of affordable housing in Charleston County, a special task force created to study the issue says.

Analysis: Beaufort County has fastest growing local economy in South Carolina

Beaufort County was ranked the top-performing local economy in South Carolina in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Women’s Chamber calls for comment on proposal on certifications

The U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce is preparing a comprehensive review of a Small Business Administration proposal and will be notifying its members and women-owned organizations about its opinion of the best comments to submit.

University of South Carolina ranks 91st best in the nation for law schools, study finds

University of South Carolina finished in a tie for 91st in a ranking of best law schools by U.S. News that examined 192 campuses around the nation.

Executive leadership training, outreach targeted by two new programs at Greenville Chamber

The Greenville Chamber has recently announced its two latest programs, PROPEL GVL and Ambassadors, which are part of the Chamber’s continuing efforts to actively listen to the needs of its business community.

Walmart rated top employer in South Carolina, study finds

Walmart employs 33,298 workers in South Carolina, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

University of South Carolina ranks 18th best for library studies, study finds

University of South Carolina finished 18th in a ranking of best library and information studies programs by U.S. News that examined 51 campuses around the nation.

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