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Charleston Angel Conference to invest in presenting finalist

At the inaugural Charleston Angel Conference, emerging companies and accredited investors will gather to hold a two-day business conference that will result in a final presenter receiving a $100,000 investment.

Four new Duckprints Awards at Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital

Aflac, the top supplier of voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the U.S. and also a dedicated corporate ally against childhood cancer, and Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital recently added four Duckprints Awards to the hospital’s Wall of Fame.

Boeing names new director of Veterans Outreach

Boeing recently announced that its new director of Veterans Outreach is Florent (Flo) Groberg, who received the Congressional Medal of Honor and who is a retired Army Captain.

House passes Gowdy-supported bill to end federal ‘settlement slush funds’

“The Obama administration is not allowed to circumvent Congress to reward groups, simply because they share an agenda with the White House,” Gowdy told Palmetto Business Daily last month.

Horton Law Firm adds new partner

Horton Law Firm recently announced that it has added Andrew Arnold, an attorney based in Greenville, South Carolina, to its team of partners.

VentureSouth launches VentureSouth Angel Fund II

Leaders from VentureSouth, an early stage investment firm that works with angel groups and funds in the Carolinas, recently announced that they have established VentureSouth Angel Fund II.

Leadership Charleston hosts Class of 2017

Leadership Charleston, part of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, hosts a prestigious professional development program and recently announced that it has welcomed the Class of 2017.

Columbia YMCA hires new CEO

The YMCA of Columbia recently announced that it officially hired a new CEO, Kurt Stringfellow.

Marcus & Millichap Sell Wendy’s in Columbia

The Wendy’s at 100 Newland Rd. in Columbia has been sold by Marcus and Millichap, a leading commercial real estate investment services firm, for $2.4 million which reflects a capitalization rate of 5.82 percent.

SC Bar Pro Bono Program offers free legal clinic

A free legal clinic will be held on Thursday, Sept. 15 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Dorchester Road Regional Library in Charleston.

Clemson business school receives Nilpeter printing press

The graphic communications program at Clemson University recently received an almost $1 million gift-in-kind from global press supplier Nilpeter Inc. in the form of a flexographic printing press.

Walk Away Stays opens new boutique hotel

Charleston-based property management company, Walk Away Stays, recently opened a boutique hotel on Upper King Street.

Reveer Group hires new VP and staff civil engineer

The Reveer Group, a Charleston-based engineering firm, announced the hiring of two new employees this week.

Property owners not consulted over height plan, says councilman

Property owners in a fast growing area of Mount Pleasant were not properly consulted before a town council decision to limit the height of new buildings, the lone dissenting voice said.

Six businesses join CARTA Commerce

A new campaign to incentivize public transportation in Charleston and the surrounding area has recruited six local businesses.

Charleston awards benefiting Folly Beach tourism

Charleston was voted the “World’s Best City” by Travel + Leisure magazine in July and the benefits of the reward are reaching Folly Beach.

The Citadel receives $6 million for new Bastin Hall

Rick Bastin, alumnus of The Citadel, and his wife have gifted the school with $6 million for the construction of a new building to become The Citadel School of Business.

CARTA to receive $6.1 million for commuter buses

The U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Transit Administration announced last week the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments will receive $6.1 million for commuter buses and related equipment.

Palmetto Health to apply eGlycemic Management System to diabetes treatment

Palmetto Health, the biggest integrated health care system in the region of the South Carolina Midlands, recently selected eGlycemic Management System (eGMS) from Glytec to support diabetes patients.

SCE&G ahead of schedule on solar energy goals

New solar farm project will add 10 megawats (MW) to SCE&G's solar portfolio.

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