State of South Carolina News

State's Department of Commerce launches new website

Times change fast in technology, so the South Carolina Department of Commerce recently overhauled its website to improve interactivity and allow businesses to access the state’s resources more efficiently.

Crucial SC infrastructure bank board meeting on I-526 extension looms

A decision on whether to release state funds for a major road extension through the center of Charleston County could be made as early as next week.

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.

Suzanne Dickerson joins South Carolina Council on Competitiveness

Dickerson is South Carolina Council on Competitiveness' new director of logistics industry initiatives.

Summey: SIB's decision to not fund I-526 repair projects is 'slap in the face to Charleston County'

South Carolina's State Infrastructure Bank (SIB) recently made a decision to not allocate any funding for repairs to Charleston County's I-526 — a move Charleston County Board Chair Elliott Summey called "a slap in the face to Charleston County."

Sioux Chief Manufacturing coming to Cherokee County

More than 70 new jobs to be created when Sioux Chief Manufacturing opens in Chesnee.

Reliable Sprinker to expand Pickens County operations

Expansion of Liberty's Reliable Sprinkler will create 100 new jobs

CABTEQ establishing York County operations

South Carolina-based commercial cabinetry manufacturing company CABTEQ Solutions, which serves clients in such markets as dental and medical, will be opening a new production facility soon in York County.

Charleston Chamber Economic Forecast report shows growth at SC Port Authority

Over the past 25 years, Charleston’s economy has shifted from a military and defense-based economy to one that revolves around other aspects of the region including activities of the Port of Charleston, a booming visitor industry, a thriving health care industry, and a growing manufacturing sector, according to a Charleston Chamber Economic Forecast report.

RBC Heritage roster adds Baddeley, Brown and Singh

The 48th annual RBC Heritage golf tournament sponsored by Boeing now includes Scott Brown, Vijay Singh and Aaron Baddeley, a past champion of the event.

New welding plant to create 70 new jobs in Cherokee County

A $2.6 million investment by Essex Weld Solutions will bring 70 new jobs to upstate South Carolina.

Autoneum to invest $35.5 million in Aiken County expansion

Vehicle acoustic and thermal management solutions provider Autoneum is making a $35.5 million investment that will also create more than 40 new jobs in Aiken County, South Carolina.

Call Experts to expand Charleston location; more than 300 jobs to be created

Answering service company Call Experts will create 310 new jobs over the next five years as the company completes a $1.8-million expansion to its operations in Charleston County, South Carolina.

Green power partnership with RBC Heritage lasts eight years

RBC Heritage recently announced that it intends to purchase Santee Cooper Green Power, which is currently under the Palmetto Electric Cooperative, for the tournament in 2016.

Lexington County gains solar power operations

Cypress Creek Renewables, a company specializing in developing and owning long-term solar energy projects, recently invested in three solar energy facilities located in Lexington County.

CBRE to oversee sale of surplus properties in South Carolina

CBRE of Columbia, South Carolina has been tapped by the South Carolina Department of Administration as the exclusive agent in charge of the sales of more than 45 surplus properties across South Carolina.

Can former Clemson QB Boyd help put John Kasich over the goal line in SC?

Former Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd is stumping for Ohio governor and Republican presidential candidate John Kasich.

3i Products to establish Lancaster County operations

New Jersey-based 3i Products Inc. officials recently announced plans to set up operations in Lancaster County.

East Cooper Medical Center receives Perinatal Care certification

Health care accreditor Joint Commission recently awarded the East Cooper Medical Center in Mount Pleasant Perinatal Care Certification.

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