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South Carolina Internet tax exemption on Amazon expires at end of year, AFP sees problems ahead

This past Cyber Monday might be the last such Monday where South Carolina consumers can benefit from no taxes on Amazon goods since the tax-free exemption agreement between Amazon and South Carolina ends on December 31.

Study: Manufacturing jobs on the increase in South Carolina cities

A recent study conducted by researchers from showed that manufacturing jobs are on the increase in many South Carolina cities.

Boeing Co. to host Above and Beyond flight and aerospace exhibit

The Boeing Co. of Charleston, South Carolina will host an interactive exhibit focused on flight and aerospace innovations from February 13-March 13.

CRDA puts spotlight on Charleston's coolest offices

As just released its annual World's Coolest Offices list, members of the Charleston Regional Development Alliance (CRDA) looked around the Charleston area to develop their own list.

February 5 is deadline for federal historic preservation grant applications

The deadline for applications for federal historic preservation grants through the South Carolina Department of Archives and History's State Historic Preservation Office for fiscal year 2016 is Feb. 5, 2016

Bridgers named vice president of recruitment for Columbia's City Center Partnership

Columbia, South Carolina's City Center Partnership (CCP), a non-profit agency focused on keeping the city clean and safe for its businesses and residents, has a new vice president of recruitment, Jenna Bridgers.

South Carolina Sears Hometown Stores part of nationwide revamping program

Five Sears Hometown and Outlet stores throughout South Carolina will celebrate grand re-openings December 3-6.

Charleston's Life Cycle Engineering earns accreditation from Office of Navy Certifying Authority

Charleston-based Life Cycle Engineering (LCE) was recently certified by the Office of Navy Certifying Authority as a Fully Qualified Navy Validator (FQNV).

South Carolina Chamber CEO to take part in Senate hearing on flooding relief efforts

Ted Pitts, CEO of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, is slated to take part in a December 4 Small Business Committee Field Hearing convened by U.S. Sen. Tim Scott.

Glover joins South Carolina State Museum as public relations manager

Jared Glover was recently hired as the South Carolina State Museum's public relations manager.

Solara purchases land in West Columbia; hotel planned

Three acres of prime development property in West Columbia, South Carolina was recently purchased by Solara Investments LLC.

South Carolina launches International Strategy and Trade Division

Heading up the new division will be W. Ford Graham, a veteran executive of the South Carolina Department of Commerce.

Earth's Creation, USA to begin operations in Greenville County

A national company specializing in the development and manufacturing of natural nutritional supplements and health products is setting up shop in Traveler's Rest, Greenville County, South Carolina.

Leising named Clemson University College of Science's interim dean

Mark D. Leising, the current chair of Clemson's physics and astronomy department, will be instrumental in the development of the newly-formed College of Science, which is part of the college's reorganization plan.

South Carolina ranked 6th on Associated Builders and Contractors Merit Shop Scorecard

In a recent ranking of states with regard to the building industry, South Carolina placed sixth overall.

CresCom welcomes trio of new employees

Three new staff members have joined CresCom Bank.

Craven named chair of Children's Trust of South Carolina board

The Children's Trust of South Carolina is under new leadership with the appointment of Brian Craven as chair of the organization's board of directors.

Gilady to serve Diamonds Direct as general manager

Ayelet Gilady will begin her tenure as general manager at Diamonds Direct's new location in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina when it opens in mid-December.

RMA clarifies information about flood losses for farmers

Heavy rains and flooding that occurred in South Carolina in early October caused major crop losses to the Palmetto State's farmers.

Drayton Hall, R.B. Stall chosen as Apple Distinguished Schools

Charleston County School District's Drayton Hall Elementary and R.B. Stall High School were recently named Apple Distinguished Schools for the 2015-2017 school years, recognizing the innovative use of technology in their classrooms.

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