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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.

Boeing, NanoRacks partner to develop new space station airlock

Boeing and NanoRacks will partner to develop the first privately funded commercial airlock, enabling America to potentially triple the number of small satellites it can deploy from the International Space Station (ISS) during a single airlock cycle.

Benefitfocus documents trends in 2017 employee benefits plans

Benefitfocus Inc., a company that provides cloud-based benefits management software, recently released its second annual “State of Employee Benefits” research report.

Sharp hikes in insurance premiums likely helped Trump win election, analyst says

Reports of sharp rises in the cost of health insurance premiums through the exchanges likely helped President Donald Trump defeat Hillary Clinton in key states in November’s presidential election, according to one political analyst.

Is a national liberal group guiding and scripting South Carolina anti-Trump protests?

“Be prepared to interrupt and insist on your right to be heard,” reads a line from Indivisible Guide, a roadmap of sorts for those protestors who are loudly swamping the town hall events of Republican members of Congress nationally.

Sanford introduces 'No Bonuses for Terrorists Act'

Reps. Mark Sanford (R-SC) and Ted Budd (R-NC) recently introduced legislation aimed at cutting off U.S. aid to Palestine.

New year brings new record for South Carolina Ports Authority

South Carolina Ports Authority experienced record-setting container volume in January, handling 105,000 pier containers and 185,018 20-foot equivalent units during the month.

SCE&G parent discusses nuclear projects during earnings call

SCANA Corp. discussed matters relating to the status of two nuclear units being built for its primary subsidiary, the South Carolina Electric and Gas Co., during its scheduled earnings call last week. 

Hendrick Automotive Group joins apprenticeship program

The Hendrick Automotive Group of Charleston/North Charleston, one of the largest automotive dealership groups in the region, recently announced that it will participate in the Charleston Metro Chamber’s Youth Apprentice program.

Critics say Leatherman bill is attack on free speech

Opponents of a bill filed in the South Carolina Senate that would place more stringent reporting requirements on independent expenditure committees believe it is an attack on free speech.

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