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East West Partners begins work on Tides IV condo development

East West Partners (EWP) and its capital adviser, Patterson Real Estate Advisory Group, said on Tuesday that construction is underway on Tides IV, a 54-unit luxury waterfront condo community in Mount Pleasant, near Cooper River Bridge, overlooking Charleston Harbor.

Scott aims to spread financial literacy

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) wants his South Carolina constituents to know about National Financial Literacy Month, as well as the benefits of financial literacy, Scott said on Wednesday. “As we begin National Financial Literacy Month, we recognize how empowering financial literacy is for individuals, families and communities at all stages of our lives," Scott said.

Aeterna Zentaris transfers compound library to MUSC

Aeterna Zentaris Inc., announced Monday it plans to transfer its discovery library of roughly 100,000 unique compounds to the South Carolina Center for Therapeutic Discovery & Development at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC).

Scott denounces Obama's veto of resolution to stop ambush elections

Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) released a statement Tuesday denouncing President Barack Obama’s veto of the joint resolution that would stop the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) from implementing its controversial “ambush elections” rule.

Charleston's Tides IV luxury condominium complex construction is underway

East West Partners and the Town of Mount Pleasant have officially broken ground on the Tides IV luxury condominium complex in Charleston, S.C.

O'Neal to expand Greenville headquarters, add 60 jobs

O'Neal Inc., an integrated engineering and construction company, said on Tuesday that it is expanding its Greenville, S.C., headquarters. The company is investing $5 million, which is expected to generate 60 new jobs in Greenville County.

Silver Springs Bottled Water to acquire Hickory Springs Bottling

Silver Springs Bottled Water Company is acquiring Calhoun County's Hickory Springs Bottling in a deal that will result in a $16.3 million expansion of Hickory Springs' Elloree plant that is expected to create 37 new jobs over the next five years, Silver Springs said on Wednesday.

Wells Fargo helps South Carolina save over $300,000

South Carolina State Treasurer Curtis Loftis said on Friday that his office has returned more than $300,000 to the state's general fund because a partnership with Wells Fargo has saved taxpayer money and increased efficiency.

Beach Company acquires property in downtown Nashville

The Beach Company, based in Charleston, recently acquired 1.25 acres at the corner of Sixth Avenue South and Lea Avenue, in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. The acquisition consists of two parcels, one at 516 Sixth Avenue South, home of an AmeriSite storage facility, and the other at 512 Lea Avenue.

YoFresh opens up first kiosk in South Carolina

Ballentine location first of many planned for the state.

Richland County cleans up bad reputation as a spot for business development

Centrally located county reinvents itself by improving plan review process

Scott introduces bill to make student borrowers more financially literate

Legislation would provide access to most current tools and information related to student loans.

WABCO to expand operations in North Charleston

Global manufacturing company WABCO plans to expand its compression and braking business operations in the Lowcountry, the South Carolina Department of Commerce said on Wednesday. The company recently said it is investing $17 million to establish a new manufacturing site in North Charleston.

Calhoun County welcomes Silver Springs Bottled Water, new jobs

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.

Santee Cooper approves $4 million loan to Cherokee County

Money will be used to build 50,000-square-foot industrial building to attract industry.

Public input sought on plan to build traffic-management centers

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) currently is accepting public comments to amend the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) to include over $2 million in construction funding to build traffic-management centers in Richland and York counties.

JEDA bonds to fund South Carolina Aquarium upgrades

Upgrades and replacement of equipment and fixtures at the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston soon will become a reality thanks to $2.7 million in tax-exempt revenue bonds from the South Carolina Jobs-Economic Development Authority (JEDA).

Columbia firefighters raising money in MDA Fill the Boot drive

The Columbia Fire Department is holding its annual Muscular Dystrophy Association Fill the Boot fundraising campaign through Friday, March 27, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., with collection stations at the following intersections:

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