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Professor: Dental grads want to help needy, but student debt a deterrent

Graduates coming out of South Carolina’s only dental school are  motivated to care for the under-served and under-privileged, but they can be stymied by the heavy burden of student debt, according to one of the state’s most prominent dentists.

Trio of South Carolina businesses honored for worldwide sales

The U.S. Department of Commerce recently recognized three South Carolina businesses with Export Achievement Certificates during an event at the World Trade Center in Charleston.

Clemson public health program in prestigious accreditation group

Clemson University's public health sciences department and bachelor of science in health science concentrations recently received national accreditation.

SCPA enjoys year-over-year growth in first quarter

The South Carolina Port Authority handled 162,858 20-foot equivalent units in its first quarter of the company’s 2017 fiscal year.

Crystal Distribution expands operations to York County

Crystal Distribution Inc., the nation’s largest curb adapter manufacturer, is expanding its operations to York County.

Boeing, UPS agree on purchase of 14 747-8 freighters

Boeing and UPS have agreed to the purchase of 14 747-8 Freighters, with an option for the purchase of 14 additional cargo planes.

Cox Industries CEO honored for making sure the lights come back on

When the lights come back on after a storm, that’s when Mikee Johnson starts to feel pretty good.

Federal Circuit Bar Association taps Killough to arrange patent summaries

The Federal Circuit Bar Association has chosen B.C. “Bill” Killough, member attorney of Barnwell Whaley, to arrange summaries of patent decision handed down by the Federal Circuit for the monthly publication Circuit Case Digest.

CBRE brokers for Boy Scouts of America Coastal Carolina Council headquarters

CBRE Group Inc. handled the Sept. 15 sale of the Boy Scouts of America headquarters of the Coastal Carolina Council, located at 1025 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. in Charleston.

Stable market draws tenants and investors seeking modern space to Columbia

Leaders with CBRE Research recently published Q3 2016 data about office commercial real estate markets, particularly the one based in Columbia, where the stable market has attracted tenants and investors who want to find modern space.

College of Charleston student to plant daffodils, honor Holocaust victims

College of Charleston Honors College student Samantha Krantz was motivated to bring her experience back to the South Carolina Lowcountry after learning about her family’s history and her link to the Holocaust while traveling to Eastern Europe this summer.

Dublinski joins Fisher Phillips office in Columbia

Fisher Phillips' Columbia office recently welcomed Liane Dublinski as a specialist in labor dealing with management and employment law.

2016 Workforce Development Salute recognizes Greenville Tech supporters

The Greenville Tech Foundation held the 2016 Workforce Development Salute and recognized the local leaders who have shown major support for Greenville Technical College.

Charleston predicted to seize opportunity with the widening of Panama Canal

Charleston’s port has the potential to be a major hub for fresh fruit and vegetables when the widening of the Panama Canal is completed, according to the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce. This view echoes an upbeat forecast of the future of the city and region laid out recently to business and civic leaders by Kiernan Conway, senior vice president of credit risk management at SunTrust Bank.

Graham vows to return law firm's campaign contributions if they're illegal

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) will return any contributions from those convicted of making illegal donations, his office told Palmetto Business Daily following an investigation into a Boston-based plaintiffs' law firm that backed him with tens of thousands of dollars.

Crandall applauds accreditation for Clemson's public health program

Clemson University’s public health bachelor’s degree recently became South Carolina’s first and currently the nation’s only nationally accredited health science major to stand on its own merit, unaffiliated with any graduate-level program in public health.

VentureSouth schedules workshops and online classes

Greenville-based VentureSouth, an early stage investment firm active throughout the Southeastern U.S., recently announced its fall lineup of educational events for Columbia, Charleston and other locales as well as online learning opportunities.

The Beach Co. releases Southeastern property development updates

The Beach Co. recently released the latest development updates for its Southeast region, an area that is growing increasingly popular for people to live, work and play.

Kovacs named to Commerce Department workforce leadership post

To oversee the state’s new Coordinating Council for Workforce Development created earlier in 2016, Elisabeth Kovacs has been promoted to Deputy Director of Workforce Development within the South Carolina Department of Commerce.

Greenville land broker predicts winning ‘waves’ with timber-rich market merger

In a partnership expected to “make some waves in the market,” South Carolina’s National Land Realty recently merged with Carolina Land Pursuits of Kinston, North Carolina, gaining a 32-county territory ripe for development and marketing.

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