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Carolina Bank & Trust Co. in Lamar last evaluated by feds in 2017

Carolina Bank & Trust Co. in Lamar, South Carolina received its last CRA evaluation from federal regulators on May 1, 2017.

Graduates earn 65 degrees from Voorhees College

About 30.8 percent of the 65 degrees and certificates handed out by Voorhees College in 2017-18 were to students in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Analysis: Residents receiving food stamps in March up 83.8% over previous month

About 595,551 South Carolina residents were on food stamp rolls in March 2019, an increase of 83.8 percent over the previous month, according to data obtained by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Lumber and other construction materials wholesalers report $19.4 billion in April inventories

Inventories held by lumber and other construction materials wholesalers in April 2019 were valued at $19.4 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Graduates earn 59 degrees from Allen University

About 28.8 percent of the 59 degrees and certificates handed out by Allen University in 2017-18 were to students in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Apparel and leather products industry posts after-tax income of $2.2 billion in Q1

The apparel and leather products industry reported after-tax income of $2.2 billion in the first quarter of 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Primary metals industry Q1 net sales up 2.5%

The primary metals industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were up 2.5 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Tega Cay ranked 2nd in state for resident earnings in 2017

Tega Cay ranked 2nd among cities in South Carolina by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Apparel and leather products industry had retained earnings of $21.7 billion in Q1

The apparel and leather products industry reported retained earnings of $21.7 billion in the first quarter of 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Printing and related support activities industry reports $16.1 billion in Q1 net sales

The printing and related support activities industry had $16.1 billion in net sales in the 1st quarter of 2019.

Graduates earn 415 degrees, certificates from South Carolina State University

About 21 percent of the 415 degrees and certificates handed out by South Carolina State University in 2017-18 were to students in education programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Kiawah Island ranked 4th in state for resident earnings in 2017

Kiawah Island ranked 4th among cities in South Carolina by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Iron, steel and ferroalloys industry Q1 net sales up 6.8%

The iron, steel and ferroalloys industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were up 6.8 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Graduates earn 476 degrees from Southern Wesleyan University

About 43.3 percent of the 476 degrees and certificates handed out by Southern Wesleyan University in 2017-18 were to students in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Pawleys Island ranked 1st in state for resident earnings in 2017

Pawleys Island ranked 1st among cities in South Carolina by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Machinery, equipment and supplies wholesalers report $109.6 billion in April inventories

Inventories held by machinery, equipment and supplies wholesalers in April 2019 were valued at $109.6 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Metals and non-petroleum mineral wholesalers report $35.6 billion in April inventories

Inventories held by metals and non-petroleum mineral wholesalers in April 2019 were valued at $35.6 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Textile mills and textile product mills industry’s Q1 retained earnings up 10.6%

The textile mills and textile product mills industry’s retained earnings in the first quarter of 2019 was up 10.6 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

South Carolina has 10th highest identity theft rate among the 50 states, study finds

South Carolina finished in tie for 10th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of identity theft rates across the nation.

SC Ports Authority boasts strong FY20 kick-off

South Carolina Ports Authority says Fiscal Year 2020 exhibited a strong start with its first fiscal month, recording its busiest July in Port history at both inland ports and container terminals.

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