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SCDA launches office of Agribusiness Development

The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) recently opened an office of Agribusiness Development.

Sowell Gray makes U.S. News' list of top law firms

Columbia-based Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte LLC was named as one of the nation's premier law firms in U.S. News' Best Lawyers edition, an annual publication honoring the top law practices in major practice areas.

Graves named president of BCBS private business division

On Jan. 1, Scott Graves will become president of Blue Cross Blue Shield South Carolina's private business division.

Charleston Metro Chamber hosts members from Consumer Energy Alliance

To learn more about the environmental, fundamental and economic development advantages associated with offshore energy along the Atlantic Coast, the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Environmental Committee welcomed members of the Consumer Energy Alliance late last week.

Packaging company to invest $7.5 million in Berkeley County facility

A&R Bulk-Pak, Inc., is set to invest $7.5 million and create 25 new jobs in Moncks Corner, South Carolina, through the construction of a new facility.

Alkane Truck Co. announces Dorchester County expansion

More than 300 new jobs will be created when Alkane Truck Co. launches new operations in Dorchester County, South Carolina.

AIG, Clemson University launch risk engineering and analytics center

American International Group (AIG) and Clemson University have entered into a $4 million collaboration to establish a risk engineering and analytics center and to put in place the Robert Benmosche Endowed Professorship in Risk Engineering and Systems Analytics.

Jim Fisher joins Stantec in Charleston, South Carolina, office

Jim Fisher has been announced as senior project manager for Stantec's Transportation Group, for which he will be based in Stantec's Charleston, South Carolina, office.

Daniel Island attorney invited to join ABOTA

Jay McDonald, an attorney with Daniel Island, South Carolina-based Clawson and Staubes, has been chosen to join the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).

Precision Metal Fabricators to expand Barnwell County operations

Precision Metal Fabricators, Inc., plans to invest $500,000 in Barnwell County by expanding its operations there.

Auriga Polymers to expand operations into Spartanburg County

Auriga Polymers, Inc., is making a $35 million investment in Spartanburg County by expanding its operations there.

South Carolina's first National Apprenticeship Week now underway

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott recently announced that the first National Apprenticeship Week is underway and scheduled to run through Nov. 7.

Lakeside Steel and Machine invests $2.5 million in Anderson County expansion

Heavy steel and metal fabrication company Lakeside Steel and Machine, Inc., is making a $2.5 million investment in Anderson County with the expansion of existing operations in Anderson, South Carolina.

Craig Beeson named 2015 Inventor of Year by MUSC

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) has named one of its professors, Dr. Craig Beeson, the 2015 Inventor of the Year.

Tommy Preston appointed to NBSC board

Tommy Preston has been appointed to the local board of directors of NBSC, a division of Synovus Bank.

Palmetto Engineering to expand Anderson County operations

Palmetto Engineering is making a $1.2 million investment in Anderson County, South Carolina, by expanding its operations in Piedmont.

Blackbaud promotes Westmoreland to chief technology officer

Charleston-based Blackbaud Inc., a software and services provider for the global philanthropic community, recently named Beth Westmoreland its new chief technology officer.

MUSC seeks to expedite availability of innovations

The Charleston Regional Development Alliance's website, reports personnel at Charleston Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) are trying to expedite the commercialization of scientific ideas and innovations.

Thomas is SC Power's new project manager

Angelyn Thomas has been promoted to project manager at South Carolina Power (SC Power), where she will be charged with industry recruitment and job growth throughout the company's service territory.

PeopleMatter to handle hiring for Real Mex Restaurants

Recruiting firm PeopleMatter has announced it will handle hiring for Real Mex Restaurants, the country's largest full-service, casual dining Mexican restaurant chain.

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