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Andrae chosen to lead Clemson's Simpson Research and Education Center

John Andrae has been tapped to lead Clemson University's new Simpson Research and Education Center.

Delays caused by anti-development regulations could have negative economic impact on Charleston region, says economist

Delays like the ones caused over the Sergeant Jasper project could have a negative economic ripple effect across the Charleston region, says Heritage Foundation economist.

Lisbon to serve 3-year term with Workforce Information Advisory Council

Brenda Lisbon, who serves as business intelligence director for the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW), has been tapped for membership on the Workforce Information Advisory Council (WIAC).

South Carolina legal assistance group accepts mortgage settlement from Bank of America

The South Carolina Bar Foundation recently received more than $6 million from a mortgage settlement agreement between Bank of America, the U.S. Department of Justice and six states.

Kool Smiles marks $5 million milestone for uncompensated dental services

South Carolina-based Kool Smiles, a provider of dental services for needy children and families throughout South Carolina has, via its affiliate dental offices, done more than $5 million in work for which they have not required payment.

NAI Avant brokers negotiate new leases for tenants in Synergy Business Park

Three new tenants are in place at Synergy Business Park in Columbia, South Carolina.

Digital marketing specialist joins Crawford Strategy in Greenville

Crawford Strategy, a full-service marketing and communication firm based in Greenville, South Carolina, recently hired Michelle Thompson as the business’s new Digital Marketing Strategist.

Charleston Harbor construction provision receives approval

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) recently announced that the Senate Appropriations Committee has granted approval for a provision that permits construction in the Charleston Harbor area.

Positive Eye Consulting merges with Gagen MacDonald

Gagen MacDonald and Positive Eye Consulting, both strategy execution firms, recently announced that Positive Eye Consulting will begin to integrate itself into Gagen MacDonald.

Miriam Langley tapped to lead Operation Home

South Carolina non-profit Operation Home has a new leader with the appointment of executive director Mirian Langley.

Latin American aircraft needs expected to increase significantly over next 20 years

Officials at Boeing anticipate nations in Latin America will be in the marlet for over 3,000 new airplanes over the next 20 years — which could me $350 billion in sales for the company.

McWaters expanding furniture business into coastal region

Furniture company McWaters of Columbia, South Carolina will be building on its existing relations with Steelcase and branching out into Charleston, McWaters officials said.

Activities planned to mark Research and Innovation Month at Clemson University

To mark Research and Innovation Month, Clemson University has hosted several events — and several more are planned.

South Carolina Chamber of Commerce’s 33rd annual Business Week to be held from July 24 –29

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for its 33rd annual Business Week this summer and is encouraging young adults to sign up for the program to learn about entrepreneurship and the American free enterprise system.

Atlas Copco to make $20 million investment in York County

Officials from industrial group Atlas Copco announced recently that the company would be making a $20 million investment in Riverwalk Business Park in York County, South Carolina.

Dennis Hamilton joins Mount Pleasant office of Century 21 Properties Plus

Dennis Hamilton has joined the team at Century 21 Properties Plus in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.

Tiller joins Florence Glasspro location

Auto glass technician Brad Tiller has joined the Glasspro team in Florence, South Carolina.

City of Columbia Street division recognized by South Carolina Asphalt Pavement Association

The South Carolina Asphalt Pavement Association (SCAPA) recently named the City of Columbia's Street Division as its 2015 Project Delivery Award recipient.

Local governments should pay for infringements on property rights, says national legal expert

“The essential issue is about property rights — what we are talking about here are regulatory takings," Roger Pilon, founder and director of Cato’s Center for Constitutional Studies, said.

Mahoney tapped to act as senior advisor at Ellipsis Technologies

Officials from Greenville, South Carolina-based Ellipsis Technologies announced recently that former SCRA CEO Bill Mahoney has joined the company as a senior advisor to the board of directors.

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