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SC Health and Planning Advisory Committee offers resources to residents

The South Carolina Heath and Planning Advisory Committee recently developed five resources to help communities better plan for healthier lifestyles.

Richards joins United Community Mortgage Services in Mt. Pleasant

Mikell Richards recently joined the team at United Community Mortgage Services’ Mt. Pleasant office as VP and Regional Sales Manager for coastal South Carolina.

Scott joins with other senators on overtime bill

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) recently joined Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Susan Collins (R-ME), James Lankford (R-OK), and Jeff Flake (R-AZ) in introducing a bill to change the timeline of implementation of the “Time Card” overtime rule proposed by the Obama Administration. 

MUSC receives donation from Chase After a Cure for childhood cancer research

Pediatric oncologist Dr. Jacqueline Kraveka and her team at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Children's Hospital were presented with a check this week in the amount of $100,000 from Chase After a Cure for pediatric cancer research.

South Carolina Chamber 2016-17 Board of Directors announced

The newly elected Executive Committee and the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for 2016-17 have been announced and will become effective today, Oct. 1.

Two local hospitals cited for excellence in trauma care

The Verification Review Committee, an ad hoc committee of the Committee of Trauma of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), awarded national trauma verifications to Palmetto Health Richland and Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital.

Duke Energy donates to improve childhood education

Duke Energy and recently partnered to assist teachers in creating projects that will improve childhood literacy and interest in technology and science in South Carolina.

Hydraulic fracturing resulted in fewer mortgage defaults, according to Clemson University study

Research by a Clemson University researcher found that mortgages which originated in the regions of Pennsylvania in which hydraulic fracturing (also known as "fracking") occurs, had a mortgage default rate 58 percent lower than the state average.

Gov. Haley to order evacuation of coastal communities ahead of Hurricane Matthew

Governor Nikki Haley announced she will likely order the evacuation of all South Carolina coastal communities starting tomorrow, October 5, 2016.

Citadel psychology professor receives Fulbright Distinguished Chair

Lloyd “Chip” Taylor, a psychology professor at The Citadel, recently gained the 2016-17 Fulbright Canada-Palix Foundation Distinguished Visiting Research Chair for his research on protective variables against bullying among adolescents and children.

It's Official: Gov Haley orders evacuation of Charleston and Beaufort areas

As expected, Governor Nikki Haley today ordered the pre-Hurricane Matthew evacuation of coastal areas in and around Charleston and Beaufort, South Carolina.

City of Charleston announces closings ahead of Hurricane Matthew

From garbage pickup to court proceedings, the City of Charleston announced a number of closings.

Zombie 5K and festival to benefit Lowcountry Helping Hands

On Purpose Adventures organizer Ben-Jamin Toy announced the revival of Charleston's zombie race rUNdead, a 5K run and fall festival featuring new attractions and a charitable focus.

Italian manufacturer creates 150 new jobs in Spartanburg County

The South Carolina Department of Commerce is welcoming Italian manufacturer Ritrama's North American headquarters to Moore -- an $85 million investment in a 350,000-square-foot facility.

Zucker Family School students meet artists and authors

The Zucker Family School of Education has hosted award-winning artists and authors at local schools as part of the organization’s literacy initiative “Authors in Schools.”

South Carolina DOT braces for Hurricane Matthew

In preparation for Hurricane Matthew, the South Carolina Department of Transportation is making sure people are safe on and around movable and high bridges.

Maxtrix Kids Rooms opens new headquarters, showroom in Mount Pleasant

Maxtrix Kids Rooms, a revolutionary children's furniture system, held its ribbon-cutting and a shopping event for the store’s eager customers in Mount Pleasant on Sept. 30.

Capitol Consultants welcomes Harbison to government relations team

Elizabeth Harbison is a new member of Capitol Consultants’ government relations team.

Mitchell joins board at South Carolina Chamber of Commerce

Stephen Mitchell, the managing part of the Fisher Phillips law firm in Columbia, recently joined the board of directors of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce.

Duke Energy ready for power outages because of Hurricane Matthew

Duke Energy is prepared to help its customers through power outages due to Hurricane Matthew.

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