U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) announced his campaign for president on Monday in Central, S.C., where he grew up. Graham's life began modestly. He was raised in a one-room apartment behind his family’s liquor store. He served in the U.S. military for 33 years before being elected to the U.S. Senate.
Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy and the Lugar Center recently introduced a bipartisan ranking showing how often every member of Congress has worked outside of party lines, including South Carolina lawmakers. The purpose of the index is to bridge a gap in the information about the members of Congress and their performance.
David Cuda, Colliers International’s director of corporate solutions, was recently elected president of the South Carolina Economic Developers’ Association (SCEDA) at the organization’s annual conference in Myrtle Beach.
AT&T has one of the communications industry's biggest, most cutting-edge business and continuity disaster-response programs, which aims to ensure its customers stay connected during hurricane season, which began on Monday. The company invested more than $600 million in its Network Disaster Recovery (NDR) program and has over 300 trailers filled with technology and equipment that can be dispatched at a moment's notice, making the program one of the nation's largest.
SCRA Technology Ventures said on Monday that SC Launch Program client Job Market Maker and Resource Partner Network member Silicon Harbor Communications have formed a partnership. “We are pleased to bring these two companies together to help accelerate South Carolina’s high-tech economy,” SCRA CEO Bill Mahoney said. “The very reason we promote these partnerships is to further the overall economic impact in the state.”
The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce is calling on the General Assembly to spend at least half of an expected surplus on the state’s infrastructure after a $400 million increase in revenue swelled the state’s coffers. The chamber said this additional revenue presents a chance to address some needs.
Alice Paylor, a partner at Charleston-based law firm Rosen Hagood, recently was honored with the Platinum Compleat Lawyer Award from the University of South Carolina School of Law Alumni Council. This recognition is bestowed each year by the law school's Alumni Council to alumni who have exhibited professional competence, exemplary ethics and integrity in their field.
Comcast Spectacor, a provider in the entertainment and sports industry, recently announced three of its divisions have merged together to operate under a single, new brand known as Spectra.
McAngus Goudelock & Courie, a regional insurance defense firm in South Carolina, recently announced that it has added two litigation attorneys to its Charleston office: Danielle Payne and Greg Collins.
Oklahoma-based mortgage banker leases 1,592-square-foot space
Druschel has worked in public accounting and industry for more than 40 years.
A 7,702-square-foot office building at 2702 Azalea Drive in North Charleston has been purchased by Twin Rivers Properties, LLC, from John S. James Co. The $635,000 sale was announced by Cushman & Wakefield/Thalhimer, and Cushman's Philip Owens brokered the sale on behalf of the buyer.
Four attorneys were recently elected to become partners in McNair Law Firm's Charleston, Columbia, Greenville and Hilton Head Island offices. M. Ryan Gentry (Columbia) practices mostly in public finance law, with a concentration on compliance with federal and state securities registration and disclosure requirements.
The State of South Carolina has received a Gold Shovel award from Area Development magazine, a national economic development publication.
SCRA Technology Ventures’ SC Launch program on Thursday presented a check of $200,000 to BarberWind Turbines, in honor of the investment they received last year.
Avison Young, a commercial real estate firm, recently announced that Todd P. Garrett would represent Roger K. Davis in the leasing of a 2,000-square-foot office or warehouse space to Petco Support Services LLC.
Carolina Commercial LLC announced Thursday that Dunston Powell represented Atlantic Marina Holdings, doing business as PGA Marina Partners LLC, in the acquisition of the PGA Marina in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
Timothy Wright, Michael Harris, Nevja Smalls Wigfall, Christina Foster, Sabrina Whatley and Dena Marie Drislan recently placed their real estate licenses with the Charleston-based firm.
Long-time volunteer and CPA to lead South Carolina Federal Credit Union board