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New welding plant to create 70 new jobs in Cherokee County

A $2.6 million investment by Essex Weld Solutions will bring 70 new jobs to upstate South Carolina.

Falcon Boats to produce new line at Newberry County facility

A new line of sport fishing boats will be manufactured at a new plant in Newberry County, South Carolina.

Mex 1 to open in Sullivan's Island

A new Mexican restaurant is set to open its doors this summer near the beach in Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina.

WestRock sets template for business-driven land preservation efforts in South Carolina

WestRock Land and Development has established the template for future business-driven conservation efforts throughout South Carolina.

SterAssure to open $2.2 million facility, create 25 new jobs in Greenville

Greenville County will get a $2.2 million financial shot in the arm with the establishment of a SterAssure Processing facility in Greenville.

Urban Land Institute names Riley as premier fellow

Urban design expert Joseph P. Riley Jr., who sparked Charleston, South Carolina’s renaissance as its long-time mayor, has agreed to become the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) first distinguished visiting fellow for one year effective March 1, ULI announced recently.

RBC Heritage roster adds Baddeley, Brown and Singh

The 48th annual RBC Heritage golf tournament sponsored by Boeing now includes Scott Brown, Vijay Singh and Aaron Baddeley, a past champion of the event.

Perfect Exposure Project hosts Charleston Animal Society marketing and photography workshop

The HeARTs Speak’s Perfect Exposure Project has scheduled a two-day shelter marketing and photography workshop for the Charleston Animal Society from April 5 to 6.

CIPP/US designation granted to Pavlicek of Callison Tighe

Attorney Jacqueline Pavlicek from Callison Tigue recently earned the designation for CIPP/US from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) after she passed a comprehensive exam about data and privacy protection practices and laws in the U.S.

New director of operations tapped at The Indigo Road Restaurant Group

Colan Vance has been chosen as the new director of operations at The Indigo Road Restaurant Group, bringing with him approximately two decades of experience and his master’s in hospitality management.

Columbia College invites Carla Harris as keynote commencement speaker

Columbia College recently announced that Carla Harris, a senior executive with Morgan Stanley and the chair of the National Women’s Business Council, is scheduled as the keynote speaker for the undergraduate commencement ceremony.

MAI Avant chooses Top Producers and President’s Award winners

NAI Avant recently hosted its 2015 Awards Banquet in order to recognize and honor the achievements of the company’s top brokerage producers located in the Charleston and Columbia markets.

Sergeant Jasper mediation begins today

The mediation process begins today for stakeholders in the ongoing feud over The Beach Company's proposed redevelopment of the Sergeant Jasper property.

Metz chosen as VP for enrollment management at CSU's School of Education

Charleston Southern University’s School of Education has a new VP for enrollment management.

Smith takes mortgage loan originator post at CresCom Bank

Cameron Smith recently joined the team at the downtown Charleston, South Carolina branch of CresCom Bank.

MSI-Forks to expand York County operations

Officials for MSI-Forks Inc. have announced plans to expand the company’s operations in York County, South Carolina.

Williamson tapped to head North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges

A new leader has taken his place at the North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges.

Pro-business Massey chosen as SC Senate majority leader

State Senator Shane Massey (R-25), an attorney in Edgefield, SC, has been elected as the new South Carolina Senate Majority Leader.

Charleston Metro region’s economic forecast shows continued growth in tourism industry over the next 2 years

The Charleston Metro Region’s tourism industry has grown significantly over the years and the region’s economic forecast for the next two years looks promising, according to the 2016-17 Outlook Forecast published by the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce.

SCDOT audit reveals inadequacies in funding, governance

The South Carolina Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Legislative Oversight Committee recently audited the department — and the findings were in line with previous recommendations from the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce.

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