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Sears closing Rock Hill store in February

From South Carolina Business Daily

Sears Holding Company will close a store in South Carolina just after the new year.

State institution: These 4-year South Carolina schools attract the fewest in-state students

Furman, Bob Jones University and Clinton College enrolled the fewest in-state students of all four-year South Carolina schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

34th annual Intracoastal Christmas Regatta supports local charities

More than just a yearly boat parade, Yachts for Tots’ Intracoastal Christmas Regatta has been making an impact on the lives of the children and the community of Horry County by raising money and collecting unwrapped toys.

Spartanburg approves $11.9 million community center

Scheduled to have its groundbreaking on Nov. 30, the council gave its approval for a not-to-exceed bid of just over $11.9 million Harper General Contractors.

Erskine College fields most volleyball players in South Carolina

Erskine College ranked No. 1 for student volleyball participation in the state, according to a Watchdog analysis of college sports participation.

State institution: These 4-year U.S. schools attract the most in-state students

W L Bonner College enrolled the most in-state students of all four-year schools in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

Deadline for FEMA assistance applications nears

The last day for those impacted by Hurricane Florence to apply for FEMA assistance is on Nov. 20.

Mobile Disaster Recovery Center visits Myrtle Beach

A Mobile Disaster Recovery Center will be at the South Strand Recreation Complex through Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

State institution: These 4-year U.S. schools attract the fewest in-state students

Furman enrolled the fewest in-state students of all four-year schools in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

SBA extends Hurricane Florence relief to North Carolina counties

The U.S. Small Business Administration has expanded the list of counties in its disaster declaration for businesses and residents that were affected by Hurricane Florence.

Sumter Beauty College enrolls 21 undergrads

At Sumter Beauty College, 67 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 90 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

South Carolina small businesses received more than $349 million from SBA this year

The U.S. Small Business Administration's fiscal year 2018 lending data shows that over $349 million was provided to South Carolina small businesses, with 695 loans made.

Small business loans of up to $2 million available in wake of Hurricane Florence

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced on Oct. 18 that Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available for eligible farm-related and nonfarm-related businesses and organizations that suffered financial losses from Hurricane Florence.

41 percent of applicants to Claflin University were admitted for fall 2017

At Claflin University, 90 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 68 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

72 percent of applicants to University of South Carolina-Columbia were admitted for fall 2017

At University of South Carolina-Columbia, 94 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 54 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Fortis College-Columbia enrolls 348 undergrads

At Fortis College-Columbia, 60 percent of undergraduate students are nontraditional students - age 25 or older - and 77 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Virginia College-Spartanburg enrolls 274 undergrads

At Virginia College-Spartanburg, 63 percent of undergraduate students are nontraditional students - age 25 or older - and 85 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

60 percent of applicants to Francis Marion University were admitted for fall 2017

At Francis Marion University, 90 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 68 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Wells Fargo donation supports Midlands Youth Apprenticeship program

The Columbia Chamber and Midlands Technical College have recently launched the Midlands Youth Apprenticeship.

Arclabs enrolls 217 undergrads

At Arclabs, 51 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 94 percent are male, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

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