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Sonoco awarded for merchandising success

Sonoco, a large global packaging enterprise, announced on April 8 in Hartsville, South Carolina, that it won four awards at the Point of Purchase Advertising International's (POPAI) 56th annual Outstanding Merchandising Achievement (OMA) Awards competition held in Las Vegas, Nevada, on March 26.

Spirax Sarco receives state chamber of commerce safety honor

Spirax Sarco, a provider of steam system products and services, received a Commendation of Excellence award from the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce at its Safety Awards Luncheon March 19.

CRDA attends composites show in Paris

Representatives showcase Charleston's appeal to composites industry

AT&T invests over $875 million in South Carolina upgrades

AT&T invested more than $875 million between 2012 and 2014 in its wireless and wired networks in South Carolina, AT&T South Carolina said on Tuesday. The investment provided upgrades to reliability, coverage, speed and performance for residents and business customers.

M33 expansion of N.C. Global Operations Center underway

M33 Integrated, a third-party logistics (3PL) provider based in Greenville, South Carolina, is expanding its Global Operations Center in Greensboro, North Carolina. The expansion is scheduled to be completed during the second quarter of 2015.

Poplin tapped to lead TrustHouse Services

Former CEO of Medical Staffing Network Healthcare to take over North Carolina-based company.

Clifton Mining offers investment update

Mining royalties, wound dressing gels bringing in revenue for Utah company

Regional Transit Needs study newsletter launched

Reginald Simmons, deputy executive and transportation director of the Central Midlands Council of Governments, recently launched the Regional Transit Needs Assessment and Feasibility Study Project newsletter. The focus of the study will be on the transportation needs of residents and employees living or working in Richland and Lexington Counties that currently do not have access to transit, Simmons said.

KVLT awarded 2 conservation easements

Katawba Valley Land Trust receives easements near Stoneboro and in Chester County

Lacker to address Charleston area business leaders

President of Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond to talk about economy on April 15

Columbia's community development banquet set for May 7

The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department and the Columbia Council of Neighborhoods will host their Annual Awards Banquet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 7, at the Columbia Marriot, located at 1200 Main St.

Seneca named best place to start a business in S.C.

Ranking based on costs of doing business, unemployment, median income and average revenue

Faculty announced for primary care medical education conference

The faculty listing for the sixth annual Primary Care Continuing Education Conference (CME) was announced on April 1 in Palm Coast, Florida by the meeting’s organizer, Continuing Education Company Inc. 6th Annual Essentials in Primary Care Summer CME Conference will be held June 29-July 3, 2015 at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort on Kiawah Island, South Carolina.

Clemson, technical colleges sharing NSF grant

Clemson University said Thursdsy it is among the colleges sharing a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to advance the talent in pipeline in aerospace, automotive and advanced manufacturing.

Abacus Planning Group names Aaron Graham a Wall Fellow

Abacus Planning Group said April 2 that Aaron Graham will join its Wall Fellows Board of Advisors.

Clemson receives $1.625 million gift from CoreTech

The Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) said last week it received a $1.625 million gift from CoreTech System Co., Ltd. (Moldex3D) to support research and education.

SC honors 48 Ambassadors for Economic Development

Private sector business leaders devoted to bolstering their communities.

Premera breach may include State Health Plan, BlueChoice members

BlueCross BlueShield (BCBSSC) of South Carolina told the South Carolina Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA) last week that some members might have been affected by the recent Premera Blue Cross data breach. Members that may have been affected include some current and former State Health Plan members and former BlueChoice HealthPlan HMO members.

WellCare-Teleperformance deal to create 150 Columbia jobs

WellCare Health Plans, Inc., said on Thursday that it has formed a partnership with Teleperformance, one of the  leading outsourced multichannel customer-experience management companies in the world.The move expands WellCare’s call-center operations and will create 150 jobs at Teleperformance's existing call center in Columbia, South Carolina.

Trump will be among keynote speakers at SFOF meeting

Real estate titan Donald Trump and author Travis Brown will deliver keynote addresses at the spring meeting of the State Financial Officers Foundation (SFOF) April 13-14 in downtown Charleston. South Carolina State Treasurer Curtis Loftis said Charleston is an ideal spot to host the meeting.

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