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Treasurer calls on South Carolinians to support plan to fix pension system

South Carolina state Treasurer Curtis Loftis recently called for reform to the state pension system.

Sanford says water infrastructure act is a boon for Charleston

A water infrastructure act that will greatly benefit the Port of Charleston conforms to the intended purpose of reform of the way federal funds are disbursed, according to a South Carolina congressman.

BIGPAC seeks to add to its membership numbers

The Greenville Chamber of Commerce's political action committee, BIGPAC, is seeking members to assist in its support for Greenville businesses.

Lowcountry business group reaches out to McMaster on road funding

The Trident CEO Council, an organization of company chief executives from throughout the Charleston region, has reached out to Lt. Governor Henry McMaster regarding funding for local roads.

Columbia Chamber to host Inauguration night happy hour

The Columbia Chamber will host its quarterly Historic Happy Hour on Inauguration night.

State Chamber releases its 2017 Competitiveness Agenda

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce released its 2017 Competitiveness Agenda at a Wednesday news conference at the Statehouse Rotunda.

The Beach Company continues support for nonprofit initiatives

For more than 70 years, The Beach Company has strongly supported nonprofit organizations that promote youth, education, arts and culture.

Litle River pageant now accepting applications

The World Famous Blue Crab Festival Scholarship Pageant is accepting applications through Feb. 10.

Carolina Trust receives Bauer Financial's 5-Star rating

Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union recently received Bauer Financial’s superior Five-Star rating, the highest level of banking performance for strength and stability. 

Jeju Air orders 3 Next Generation 737-800s from Boeing

Jeju Air is ordering three Next-Generation 737-800s from Boeing, valued at nearly $300 million.

SC Bar honors past members at annual Memory Hold the Door event

Past members of the South Carolina Bar were memorialized at the annual Memory Hold the Door ceremony Thursday at the Hyatt Regency Greenville.

Carolina Trust donates more than $28,000 to nonprofits

Throughout 2016, Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union donated more $28,000 to local nonprofit organizations, schools and community events.  

Annual Business Speaks event connects leaders and lawmakers

Business Speaks, the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce's annual legislative session kickoff, was held Wednesday at the Statehouse,

Taylor joins Mashburn Construction's business-development team

Brian Taylor has joined Mashburn Construction as a member of its Columbia business development team.

Columbia mayor wins Walgreens Happy & Healthy award

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin recently was honored with a Walgreens Happy & Healthy Communities Champion Award.

Port Authority reports record volume of container units handled

The South Carolina Ports Authority posted a record container volume of nearly 2 million 20-foot equivalent units handled in 2016.

Clemson continues to garner national academic honors

In the past five months, Clemson University has earned acclaim from some prominent media institutions, including being ranked among the nation's top public colleges by Kiplinger,  the Princeton Review, and U.S. News & World Report.

NARENCO to build solar farms in Orangeburg County

The National Renewable Energy Corp. will construct two new utility-scale solar farms in Orangeburg County.

Extension agents honored for lifetimes of community service

Five South Carolinians were recognized for lifetimes of service with their induction into the Frank Lever County Extension Agent Hall of Fame at Clemson University.

Charleston Metro Chamber releases 2017 Legislative Agenda

During its annual legislative reception this past week, the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce released its 2017 Legislative Agenda.

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