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SC Public Service Commission terminates Pegasus contract

Pegasus Global Holdings has been removed by the South Carolina Public Service Commission as a qualified independent third party to aid in the setting of the prices that Duke Energy and Dominion Energy will pay for electricity from solar panels owned by independent power producers.

Graduates earn 189 degrees, certificates from Centura College-Columbia

About 36 percent of the 189 degrees and certificates handed out by Centura College-Columbia in 2017-18 were to students in mechanic and repair technologies/technicians programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Nonmetallic mineral products industry Q1 net sales up 3.4%

The nonmetallic mineral products industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were up 3.4 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Beverage and tobacco products industry’s Q1 retained earnings up 10.3%

The beverage and tobacco products industry’s retained earnings in the first quarter of 2019 was up 10.3 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Wood products industry Q1 net sales down 11.2%

The wood products industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were down 11.2 percent from the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Textile mills and textile product mills industry had retained earnings of $17.3 billion in Q1

The textile mills and textile product mills industry reported retained earnings of $17.3 billion in the first quarter of 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Farmers and Merchants Bank of South Carolina in Holly Hill receives satisfactory rating from feds

Farmers and Merchants Bank of South Carolina in Holly Hill, South Carolina received a CRA rating of satisfactory in its most recent examination by federal regulators.

Bank of Travelers Rest last evaluated by feds in 2018

Bank of Travelers Rest in Travelers Rest, South Carolina received its last CRA evaluation from federal regulators on Feb. 1, 2018.

Hardware and plumbing and heading equipment and supplies wholesalers report $27.6 billion in April inventories

Inventories held by hardware and plumbing and heading equipment and supplies wholesalers in April 2019 were valued at $27.6 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Graduates earn 623 degrees from Limestone College

About 35.6 percent of the 623 degrees and certificates handed out by Limestone 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.

Grocery and related products wholesalers report $39.7 billion in April inventories

Inventories held by grocery and related products wholesalers in April 2019 were valued at $39.7 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Paper industry reports $31.4 billion in Q1 net sales

The paper industry had $31.4 billion in net sales in the 1st quarter of 2019.

South Atlantic Bank in Myrtle Beach evaluated by feds in 2018

South Atlantic Bank in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina received a "satisfactory" rating from federal regulators in 2018.

Graduates earn 241 degrees, certificates from Northeastern Technical College

About 24.1 percent of the 241 degrees and certificates handed out by Northeastern Technical College in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Graduates earn 1,023 degrees, certificates from Citadel Military College of South Carolina

About 29.5 percent of the 1,023 degrees and certificates handed out by Citadel Military College of South Carolina 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.

Textile mills and textile product mills industry posts after-tax income of $328 million in Q1

The textile mills and textile product mills industry reported after-tax income of $328 million in the first quarter of 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Household appliances and electrical and electronic goods wholesalers report $59.9 billion in April inventories

Inventories held by household appliances and electrical and electronic goods wholesalers in April 2019 were valued at $59.9 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

By the Numbers: South Carolina not among the 17 jurisdictions with vaping taxes

Seventeen jurisdictions in the nation have some form of vapor product excise tax, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Plastics and rubber products industry Q1 net sales down 2.7%

The plastics and rubber products industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were down 2.7 percent from the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Drugs and druggists' sundries wholesalers report $65.7 billion in April inventories

Inventories held by drugs and druggists' sundries wholesalers in April 2019 were valued at $65.7 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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