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Sticker shock: Which U.S. schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

Residents in South Carolina face some of the steepest cost of attending in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Private colleges, universities report borrower default rate of 8.2%

From Higher Education Tribune

At United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck, 41.4 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Sonoco to raise prices on shaped rigid paperboard containers

Sonoco has increased its prices on all round composite cans and shaped rigid paperboard containers in North America by a minimum of 5 percent.

Sonoco to raise prices on its paperboard tubes and cores

Beginning April 10, Sonoco said it will raise prices on all its paperboard tubes and cores in Canada and the United States by a minimum of 10 percent.

Sonoco's annual report now available online

Sonoco's 2016 Annual Report to Shareholders is now available on the company's website at

Sonoco purchases Peninsula Packaging for about $230 million

Sonoco has purchased Peninsula Packaging Co., a maker of thermoformed packaging for fresh fruit and vegetables found in retail supermarkets.

Sonoco to raise prices on all uncoated recycled paperboard products

Beginning Monday, Sonoco will implement a $75 per ton price increase for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard in Canada and in the United States.

Sonoco boosts prices on EPS parts and components

Sonoco has implemented a 10 percent price increase on all EPS parts and components and a 7 percent increase on all Sonopost products, effective on all shipments this month.

Albrecht appointed to executive post at Sonoco

Julie Albrecht will join Sonoco, a diversified global packaging company, as corporate vice president, treasurer/assistant chief financial officer.

Cascades Sonoco to expand Alabama facility to support new product line

Cascades Sonoco, a joint venture of Sonoco Products Co. and Cascades Inc., has invested approximately $16 million for the expansion of its existing facility in Birmingham, Alabama.

Sonoco to purchase Peninsula Packaging for $230 million

Sonoco, a diversified global packaging company, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Peninsula Packaging Co. for approximately $230 million.

Sonoco to raise prices for all its paperboard tubes and cores

Sonoco is implementing price increases of 8 percent or more for all paperboard tubes and cores in the United States and Canada.

Sonoco to initiate quarterly investor conference calls

Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, will host its regular quarterly investor conference calls beginning in February.

MTI announces upstate expansion

Projects 57 new jobs in Greenville County operations; hiring expected to start in 2017.

Greater Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center 2016 Business Lexpo set for Aug. 4

More than 60 local businesses will have the opportunity to show the public their people and services during the Greater Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center's 2016 Business Lexpo on Aug. 4.

AT&T raises the bar to enhance Columbia services

AT&T has implemented a Project Velocity IP (VIP) investment plan to improve reliability, coverage, speed and performance for South Carolina residential and business customers.

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.

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