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CBRE helps community-based service agency relocate

Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth of South Carolina Inc. has relocated to a 4,095-square-foot office space at 115 Atrium Way in Columbia.

Business learning center opens in North Charleston

The South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership has opened its third Business Learning Center in South Carolina at the Lowcountry Graduate Center in North Charleston.

Charleston Metro Chamber Earns U.S. Chamber’s 5-Star Accreditation

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce announced today that it has been awarded 5-star accreditation from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

SCANA's quarterly cash dividend jumps 6.5 percent

SCANA Corp.'s quarterly cash dividend on the company’s common stock has risen to 61.25 cents per share from 57.5 cents per share, an increase of 6.5 percent.

BB&T to build mortgage servicing facility in Greenville County

BB&T, one of the largest financial services holding companies in the United States, is building a new $30 million facility in Greenville County.

Columbia mayor welcomes Fellows program participants

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin recently welcomed 14 students for the spring semester of the Mayor’s Fellows program, which provides both undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of how a high-energy local government operates.

Knauer named interim principal at Northwoods Middle School

Charleston County School District has named Colleen Knauer interim principal at Northwoods Middle School.

SC congressman pushes for national right to work law

Re-introducing the National Right To Work Act in the 115th Congress was something Congressman Joe Wilson (R- South Carolina) believes not only makes sense, but is paramount to economic growth.

Swinton named executive principal of CCSD schools

The Charleston County School District has appointed Cheryl Swinton as the new executive principal of Burke High and Simmons Pinckney Middle School.

Volvo Cars builds first U.S. factory in Berkeley County

Volvo Cars is in the process of opening a new factory in Berkeley County— its first in the U.S. — that will produce an estimated 100,000 cars annually, officials said.

Sonoco to purchase Peninsula Packaging for $230 million

Sonoco, a diversified global packaging company, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Peninsula Packaging Co. for approximately $230 million.

New 787-10 Dreamliner debuts at Boeing South Carolina

The Boeing  787-10 Dreamliner, the third member of the 787 Dreamliner family, debuted recently at Boeing South Carolina.

Nail technician joins Harbour Style Salon and Spa

Chapin Boyd is the new nail technician at the Harbour Style Salon and Spa, working in the spa's renovated nail room.

#YPAMA aims to inspire next generation of leaders

Charleston Young Professionals (CYP), a division of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, is working with the chamber's Career Academies to reach out to high school students and prepare them for life in the professional world.

Housing Achievement Awards set for April 19

The 2017 SC Housing Achievement Award Nominations will be announced at the 2017 Palmetto Affordable Housing Forum luncheon on April 19.

Miller earns lifetime award for promoting the credit union philosophy

Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union President and CEO Jerry Miller recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation at its Connect Awards Gala in Charlotte.

Palmetto Health seeks KEMOPALOOZA volunteers

Palmetto Health is registering people to help out at this year’s KEMOPALOOZA.

Singapore Airlines commits to purchasing 39 more Boeing Dreamliners

Singapore Airlines will commit to purchase 20 777-9s and 19 787-10 Dreamliners from Boeing.

Boeing CFO Smith speaks at Barclays Industrial Select Conference

Greg Smith, Boeing's chief financial officer and executive vice president of corporate development, spoke at the Barclays Industrial Select Conference in Miami Beach last month.

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