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SC Bar Young Lawyers Division earns top ABA honors

The South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division (YLD) recently earned three different Awards of Achievement and the “Overall Outstanding Affiliate” recognition at the latest American Bar Association (ABA) Annual Meeting.

Congress members and business leaders meet for Washington Night

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce will hold Washington Night on Aug. 24 at 4 p.m. at the Marriott in Downtown Columbia, South Carolina.

Charleston Chamber members included in INC 5000 list

Members of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce in South Carolina were recently included in the INC 5000 list, which is a list of the fastest growing companies within the U.S.

SC Chamber picks representative for the state's workforce development council

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce recently announced that it has chosen Mike Williams, the facility personnel manager at Michelin North America, as its representative on the Coordinating Council for Workforce Development.

SC Ports Authority publishes fiscal year earnings

The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) recently published its 2016 fiscal year-end operating earnings, amounting to $39 million with revenues reaching $211 million and operating expenses totaling $172 million.

JR Automation Technologies sparks jobs in Pickens County

Actively sparking business within the Palmetto State, JR Automation Technologies of Michigan plans an expansion to South Carolina’s Pickens County with an investment of $3.4 million and the expectation of creating 56 new regional jobs.

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $240,000 in grants

The Columbia-based Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, serving children and families in need throughout the state, recently awarded $240,000 to half a dozen organizations in the fields of health, education and social services.

Dental firm commits to providing services to low-income residents of South Carolina

Dental Dreams is committed to filling a much needed gap in South Carolina, providing services to low-income adults and children.

Next-Generation 737-800 offers new, modern air livery for Belavia

The first Next-Generation 737-800 purchased directly from Boeing by Belavia completed its delivery flight and recently landed during the overnight hours in Minsk.

Multifamily housing developments with retail reduce traffic, increases tax revenue for cities

As the city of Charleston grapples with explosive population growth, one expert warns that policies limiting denser housing developments could hinder efforts to create more affordable housing.

Sergeant Jasper zoning-overlay debate spotlights Charleston's growing pains

CHARLESTON -- A zoning overlay aimed at providing flexibility to a proposed 14-story building passed the city council by a healthy majority earlier this month.

2017 Best Lawyers List names Barwell Whaley attorneys

Attorneys from Barwell Whaley were recently named to the annual Best Lawyers in America list.

The Citadel sets up September events

The Citadel has a multitude of events coming up in September.

Boeing awarded $2.8 billion for KC-46A Tanker initial production

This week the U.S. Air Force awarded Boeing $2.8 billion for the KC-46A tanker low-rate initial production.

New Commanding General welcomed by Columbia Chamber

Major Gen. John “Pete” Johnson and his family were welcomed on Aug. 16 by the Columbia Chamber of Commerce with a welcome breakfast sponsored by AllSouth Federal Credit Union.

Vivint Solar broadens solar energy system in South Carolina

Vivint Solar, a top supplier of residential solar power, recently expanded its solar energy system financing and purchasing program to homeowners in South Carolina as well as Maryland and Connecticut.

Think tank urges South Carolina to overhaul civil asset seizure laws

South Carolina should overhaul its civil asset forfeiture laws, which are being abused and need to be curbed, according to a report by the Cato Institute, a libertarian think tank.

Real estate leader Seth Stisher featured on FYI network

Charleston resident Seth Stisher, who is a nationally known real estate agent and professional water skier, will be starring as the host for the second season of “Waterfront House Hunting,” which is shown on FYI Network.

Crawford Strategy hires new account executive/digital specialist

Crawford Strategy, a full-service marketing and communications firm based in Greenville, South Carolina, recently hired Tyler Morey as the company’s new account executive and digital specialist.

Three board members welcomed at Rebuild Upstate

Rebuild Upstate, a company which helps low-income homeowners with home repairs and accessibility improvements, has added three new board members.

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