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Coker to oversee special programs for Charleston County schools

Charleston County School District recently appointed Jennifer Coker as the executive director of alternative programs.

South Carolina unveils Storm Recovery Program

The South Carolina Disaster Recovery Office has introduced the October 2015 Storm Recovery Program to repair or reconstruct single-family housing and single-family rental units affected by the October 2015 flood and rain event that still have unrepaired damage.

Parents attend school district series on the 'New Burke'

Parents and community members in District 20 recently attended the D20 Parent/Community Roundtable Series Feb.16 and 21.

Historic Columbia seeks 2017 Preservation Award nominations

Historic Columbia is accepting nominations for its 2017 Preservation Awards to recognize the efforts of citizens of Columbia and Richland County by nominating projects that fall into the following categories:

Chamber leader says Boeing vote will benefit region

In an Op-Ed piece, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Bryan Derreberry said a Feb. 15 "no" vote on having Boeing's eligible assembly workers unionize will benefit the region.

SC labor law expert lauds Boeing for 'impressive' job ahead of union vote

Boeing did an impressive job in the lead up to its machinists voting overwhelmingly against the formation of a union in South Carolina, according to one labor lawyer. 

McMaster removes chair of State Infrastructure Bank

Responding to a chorus that included a bipartisan letter from Charleston-area state lawmakers, Gov. Henry McMaster has removed Vince Graham from his position as chairman of the State Infrastructure Bank.

Clemson among top education values in Princeton Review publication

Clemson University is featured in The Princeton Review’s "Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck.”

Boeing launches new Flight-Control Surface Exchange Program

Boeing has launched its new Nacelle and Flight-Control Surface Exchange Program.

Charleston County School District now taking Head Start applications

Charleston County School District is now accepting applications for Head Start and Early Head Start programs for the 2017-18 school year.

South Carolina Chamber releases 2017 Workforce and Jobs Report

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce has released the 2017 Workforce and Jobs Report detailing the state of the South Carolina workforce trends and challenges.

Blackbaud announces `banner year' in total revenue

Blackbaud, a cloud software company, declared a "banner year" in announcing its financial results for its fourth quarter that ended Dec. 31.

Georgetown among 5 finalists for small business grant

The city of Georgetown is one of five finalists -- out of more than 14,000 nominated towns nationwide -- in the Small Business Revolution competition.

Etihad Airways adds Boeing Wind Updates to its operations

Etihad Airways has signed a contract with Boeing to introduce the Boeing Wind Updates solution into its airline’s operations.

Scheuer joins Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd's Columbia office

Aaron Scheuer has joined the corporate tax firm of Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd as an associate in the Columbia office.

The Carlstar Group plans Aiken facility expansion, new jobs

Specialty tire and wheel manufacturer The Carlstar Group LLC is expanding its Aiken facility, which will also result in 43 new jobs.

Partnership ramps up young professional mentoring program

Young professionals in the Lowcountry will be encouraged to involve themselves in mentoring to school children as part of a ramped-up partnership between budding business leaders and a nonprofit involved in developing future leaders.

Kopenhaver joins McCrory Construction as a project assistant

Nichole Kopenhaver has joined McCrory Construction as a project assistant based in the company's Columbia office.

Microsoft renews Palmetto Technology Group certifications

Greenville-based Palmetto Technology Group has renewed gold-level Microsoft certifications for its Cloud Productivity and Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions.

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