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OPE hosts meeting to spotlight offerings

Representatives from Operation Palmetto Employment (OPE), a military employment initiative based in South Carolina, met with prospective employers, hiring managers, veteran employment representatives and military men and women from across the state recently to educate them about the services OPE has to offer.

New Extension Office opens in Berkeley County

Due to damage sustained as a result of last fall's torrential rains and flooding, South Carolina's Berkeley County Cooperative Extension Service was forced to relocate — and the new office has officially opened its doors.

Judge rules in Sergeant Jasper case, says BAR overstepped its authority

Legal expert says the case highlights potential due process problems caused by historic preservation boards that are “so arbitrary and ill-defined.”

New Dale Carnegie Training location opens in North Charleston

Clients in the Charleston and Columbia, South Carolina areas will now have access to Dale Carnegie Training with the opening of a new franchise owned by Ingrid Tugwell and Herbert L. Drayton III.

Orr joins Immedion as account executive

Jay Orr has joined the staff at Immedion LLC of Charleston, South Carolina as an account executive.

Super Lawyers honors 16 Gallivan, White & Boyd attorneys

Sixteen attorneys based at South Carolina's Gallivan, White & Boyd were named 2016 Super Lawyers.

6 Providence nurses earn Palmetto Gold Nurse Awards

Six nurses from South Carolina-based Providence Hospitals — every one the system nominated — were among the 100 nurses honored with the South Carolina Nurses Foundation's 2016 Palmetto Gold Nurse Awards.

SCFOR promotes much-needed funding for road improvements

The South Carolina Alliance to Fix Our Roads (SCFOR) is hoping to gain more support for much-needed improvements to one of the largest state road systems in the country. 

Charleston Metro Chamber officials: Roads bill is not dead

A recent update released by officials from the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce highlighted the chamber's belief a roads bill is on the correct legislative path.

S.C. Chamber applauds House's amendments to road bill

After the House amended the road bill passed by the Senate, the decision was applauded by officials from the South Carolina State Chamber of Commerce.

United Phosphorus to invest $20 million in Williamsburg County operations

United Phosphorus Inc. (UPI) officials have announced plans to launch operations in Columbia, Williamsburg County, South Carolina.

Scott supports passage of FAA Reauthorization Act

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) threw his support behind the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act (S.2658), helping the legislation pass the Senate 95-3.

ChartSpan's new operations in Greeville to create 300 jobs

Health care data company ChartSpan Medical Technologies Inc. will launch operations in Greenville, South Carolina's downtown — a $3.2 million investment that is expected to create 300 new jobs.

CABTEQ establishing York County operations

South Carolina-based commercial cabinetry manufacturing company CABTEQ Solutions, which serves clients in such markets as dental and medical, will be opening a new production facility soon in York County.

Winners of South Carolina Salute to Small Business Awards announced

Small enterprises and their owners from across the Palmetto State will be honored May 4 at the South Carolina Salute to Small Business Awards.

Non-profit manufacturing facility to provide jobs for the blind

Officials for Lighthouse for the Blind Inc. recently announced plans to start up operations in Dorchester County, South Carolina.

South Carolina lawmakers, chamber reps to host Capitol Hill fly-in

Members of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce will be in Washington, D.C. on April 26 to host a SCDC fly-in on Capitol Hill.

S.C. Chamber urges passage of H.3147

Officials from the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce recently sent a letter to the South Carolina Senate outlining the reasons the organization supported the passage of H.3147 — a piece of legislation the goal of which was to phase out the state’s income tax liability on military retirement benefits.

Senators urge trade representatives to make sure global partners are following laws

Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina was one of several lawmakers to sign a letter that outlined for U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker the importance of making sure the nation’s trading partners, particularly those involved in steel, aluminum and other commodities, are following trade laws.

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