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Greenville Chamber CEO Phillips invited to Riley Institute

The Greenville Chamber of Commerce recently announced that Carlos Phillips, President and CEO of the Chamber, is one of 45 leaders who was selected to participate in the 23rd Upstate class of the Riley Institute at Furman’s Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI).

CBRE brokers sale of $16.7 million property in Greenville

CBRE Group Inc. has sold the single-story structure at 750 Brookfield Parkway in Greenville.

Palmetto Health now offers 'SmartExam' online service

Palmetto Health now offers SmartExam, an online service where patients can use their smart phone, tablet or computer to complete an online interview about their symptoms, which are reviewed by a licensed provider.

Charleston branding agency adds 3 new hires to team

Branding agency Rawle Murdy has added Tina Benson, Kendall McCall and Aliana Holliday to its team to support a growing demand for the company's services.

Scott joins Trump in tour of African American history museum

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) today joined President Donald Trump in touring the the National Mall’s newest museum, the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Blackbaud Index reports charitable giving decreased in 4th quarter

The Blackbaud Index reported that overall charitable giving to nonprofits decreased 2.8 percent while online giving increased 9.7 percent for the three months ending December 2016 compared to the same period in 2015.

Blackbaud promotes Lant to chief information officer

Blackbaud Inc., a leading cloud software company, has promoted Todd Lant to chief information officer.

USC Business School tops list for international graduate experience

The Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina offers the best international course experience for Masters of Business Administration students in the world, according to the Financial Times 2017 Global MBA Rankings released recently.

Mashburn Construction promotes Ponder to operations director

Berry Ponder has been promoted to director of operations for the Upstate Division at Mashburn Construction in Columbia.

Varner speaks at executive forum in San Diego

Debbie Varner, CEO of Recruiting Solutions, recently was a featured speaker at the 2017 Executive Forum North America: “Dare to Lead." 

Unclaimed Property Program returns more than $27 million in 2016

State officials have reported that Treasurer Curtis Loftis and the Unclaimed Property Program returned more than $27 million in 2016.

Palmetto State among nation's Top 5 destinations for movers

South Carolina is among the top five destination states that Americans are moving to, according to an annual state by state survey of migration.

Tradewind Energy to build $85 million solar farm in Orangeburg County

Renewable-energy company Tradewind Energy plans to invest approximately $85 million to build a new solar facility in Orangeburg County.

Industrial truck manufacturer to expand Dorchester County operations

KION North America, a member of KION Group AG, which is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of industrial trucks, will be expanding its Dorchester County operations by investing $5.7 million in its existing operations, creating more than 50 new jobs over the next five years.

Aiken Chamber announces annual award recipients

The Aiken Chamber of Commerce recently recognized recipients of its Small and Large Business of the Year and Man and Woman of the Year awards.

Boeing, U.S. Air Force extend GPS satellite agreement

Boeing and the U.S. Air Force recently signed a Global Positioning System (GPS) sustainment agreement that will ensure the navigation capabilities relied upon by millions of military and commercial users remain in tact for years to come

S.C. Chamber releases it 2017 An­nual Competitiveness Agenda

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce recently released its 2017 An­nual Competitiveness Agenda, aimed at taking a stand on statewide issues and potential legislative issues for the  year

D.C. experts address business growth amid political uncertainty

Chris Durlak and Rory Cooper, managing directors at Washington, D.C. strategic communications firm, Purple Strategies, recently spoke about "Growing Your Business in a Tumultuous Political Climate" at the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting.

Full text of President Trump's remarks at Boeing SC

"That’s what we do in America –- we dream of things, and then we build them.  We turn vision into reality, and we will be doing a lot more of that, believe me, in the months and years to come." -- President Donald J. Trump at Boeing's North Charleston, SC facility on 2/17/17

53 years of service recognized with Order of the Palmetto

In recognition of his 53 years of employment with the state of South Carolina, then-Gov. Nikki Haley recently awarded the Order of the Palmetto, the highest civilian honor, to Robert E. "Bob" Marriott.

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