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Clemson’s Sonoco Institute scores cutting-edge tools via Esko

A Belgian-American partner company has granted over $26 million worth of equipment, software and maintenance support to Clemson University’s Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics over the next five years.

Golfbreaks.com picks Charleston County for its first U.S. hub

Choosing Charleston County for its first U.S. foray, United Kingdom-based Golfbreaks.com recently enrolled in South Carolina’s new Landing Pad initiative with plans to operate from its new base in Mount Pleasant.

Citadel honors first African American, female cadet during homecoming

The Citadel celebrated homecoming Nov. 5 with events that kicked off the coming months of commemorating the 50th anniversary of African American cadets and the 20th anniversary of females in South Carolina Corps of Cadets.

Civic leaders join Airmen of Air Force Special Operations Command

On Nov. 1-3, 16 distinguished civic leaders were invited to join the Airmen of Air Force Special Operations Command to experience the mission and capabilities.

Clemson professor uses land to inspire environmental understanding

In his quest to inspire the restoration of forests, environmental understanding and economic growth, Clemson University Professor Rob Baldwin is working toward turning a piece of property in Kershaw County into a centerpiece for discussion and collaboration.

Marcus & Millichap sell King Street retail site for $3.5 million

Netting a total of approximately $600 per square foot for a retail property, national commercial real estate investment firm Marcus & Millichap recently turned around a 5,850-square-foot site located at 127 King St. in Charleston.

Palmetto Health Children's Hospital participates in Fireflies Reading Program

The Palmetto Health Children's Hospital will partner with Fireflies to host the Fireflies Reading Program, that was formed to promote reading and literacy and will also provide students with incentives to inspire them to read.

Carolina Financial agrees to acquire Greer Bancshares

Carolina Financial Corp. has signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire Greer Bancshares Inc. When the transaction is complete, Greer State Bank, a subsidiary of Greer Bancshares, will be merged with Carolina Financial subsidiary CresCom Bank.

Darkness to Light nonprofit welcomes new CEO Brewer

Darkness to Light — a  Charleston nonprofit aimed at empowering adults to end child sexual abuse — has named Katelyn Brewer its new CEO as the group expands its sexual abuse prevention efforts.

Thorne Research to build new complex in Summerville

Thorne Research will begin construction on a new manufacturing facility and corporate office complex in Summerville.

OneMain to expand operations in York County

OneMain Holdings will expand its operations in York County, creating approximately $279,000 in capital investment and 175 jobs.

Sushi bar, cantina to join Freshfields Village

From sushi to sangria, two new restaurants opening in early 2017 will expand existing fare at Freshfields Village, a shopping and leisure destination not far from Charleston: Cantina 76 and Fuji Sushi Bar and Grill.

Charleston County trustees evaluate superintendent

The Charleston County Board of Trustees recently evaluated Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait, giving her an overall score of 3.5 out of 4 to put her in the class of “highly effective.”

NAI Avant reaches full occupancy at Long Commerce Center

NAI Avant's Thomas Boulware and Scott Peevy have completely leased the space at Long Point Commerce Center.

SC Chamber launches local business issues survey in support of Gov. Haley's competitiveness council

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce has launched a statewide survey seeking input from businesses about the "business friendliness of the counties" in which they do business.

Clemson receives military-friendly designation for second consecutive year

For the second consecutive year, Clemson University has received the military-friendly designation that is reserved for institutions that show a dedication to embracing military students while setting aside resources that will guarantee their success in the classroom and after they have graduated.

The Beach Co. enters final phase of CanalSide project in Columbia

The Beach Co. of Charleston plans to begin construction on Sola Station, the final phase of its CanalSide neighborhood in downtown Columbia.

Inspired growth makes Charleston Metro attractive to all

From gardens to gigabytes, Boomtown to BBQ joints and breweries, Charleston’s metropolitan area appeals to an enormous range of preferences and demographic groups.

Main Street South Carolina welcomes city of Camden

The city of Camden has been accepted into the Main Street South Carolina program, which is devoted to the historic and economic redevelopment of traditional business districts in South Carolina.

Camden seeks applicants for Main Street SC program manager

The city of Camden is accepting applications for a full-time Main Street SC program manager to coordinate marketing, communications and promotional campaigns in collaboration with the city, downtown businesses and property owners.

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