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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.

Analysis: Homeowners in Pennsylvania county pay highest property tax rate in U.S.

From Keystone Business News

With an effective property tax rate of 3.99 percent, Westmoreland County in Pennsylvania has the highest tax rate among U.S. counties, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

114,405 U.S. borrowers in default on student loans from private, nonprofit schools

From Higher Education Tribune

Everest University in Florida, Liberty University in Virginia, and International American University of Puerto Rico - Aguadilla Campus reported the largest share of borrowers from private, nonprofit institutions who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Columbia Chamber to present four Jasmine Awards in February

The Columbia Chamber will present four honors at the 3rd Annual Yellow Jasmine Awards at the Columbia Marriott on Feb. 7

Campus First, CF Real Estate team up for USC resident upgrade

Kitchen, clubhouse and even gaming upgrades await students residing near University of South Carolina’s main campus with a recent collaboration between Campus First Student Living and CF Real Estate Services LLC backed by private funding.

United Phosphorus to invest $20 million in Williamsburg County operations

United Phosphorus Inc. (UPI) officials have announced plans to launch operations in Columbia, Williamsburg County, South Carolina.

New team of commercial bankers brings 50 years of experience to First Community Bank

Three new commercial bankers with a combined five decades of experience have joined the team at the Greenville, South Carolina location of First Community Bank.

Holsinger PC opens new location in Charleston

Pennsylvania-based accounting firm Holsinger PC has launched its second satellite office in Charleston, South Carolina.

ImageFIRST introduces Bright White Standard for linens provided to health care facilities

To help enhance patient experiences, health care products and attire company ImageFIRST South Carolina is offering a new line of products and services, all based on the company's Bright White Standard.

Spartanburg BMW plant marks millionth hydrogen fuel fill

Using fueling technology provided by the Linde Group, the BMW plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina recently marked more than 1 million fills for its materials handling equipment.

Health Empowerment Tour coming to North Charleston

The 14th annual Health Empowerment Tour, sponsored by IMARA Woman magazine and presented by Select Health of South Carolina and AmeriHealth Caritas Partnership, is set for Sept. 12.

Boeing to sponsor South Carolina Aerospace Conference

The Boeing Co. will be the title sponsor for the second annual South Carolina Aerospace Conference and Expo at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center Aug. 26-27.

Stantec's Charleston office adds three new employees

Stantec, which provides professional consulting services in planning, engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management and project economics, said this week that it has added three new employees to the firm’s Charleston, South Carolina, office.

UPDATED: Charleston-area businesses step up to support Mother Emanuel Hope Fund

In the wake of last week's tragedy at Charleston's Mother Emanuel AME Church, local businesses are stepping up to support the victims' families.

Elizabeth Burwell joins Wells Fargo business banking team in Charleston

Wells Fargo & Company recently announced that Elizabeth Wooten Burwell is the new business banking manager for the Wells Fargo Charleston, South Carolina, metro market.

Machinists union withdraws bid unionize Boeing plant

An election to form a union at Boeing's North Charleston, South Carolina, facility was canceled after the International Association of Machinists (IAM) withdrew its petition, Boeing said Friday.

Wells Fargo names community banking area president of Midlands market

Liza Hall has been named Wells Fargo & Company's community banking area president for the Midlands market, succeeding Kathy Heffley, who has been promoted to Community Banking Regional President for South Carolina.

Boeing honors Michelin's Aircraft Tire Division

The Boeing Co. has recognized Michelin Group’s Aircraft Tire Division as Supplier of the Year in the Electronics/Hydraulics/Mechanical category. Michelin was honored with 13 other companies and one university during a ceremony last week in Chantilly, Virginia, for its distinguished work with Boeing.

Allen University receives grant from Boeing

Boeing Co. said Tuesday that it has awarded a $250,000 grant to Allen University in Columbia, South Carolina.

Rock Hill job fair fills positions in York County

An April 2 job fair held in Rock Hill featuring Maclean Power System, StaffMasters and SC WORKS resulted in the hiring of more employees in the York County area.

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