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Sonoco to raise prices for all its paperboard tubes and cores

Sonoco is implementing price increases of 8 percent or more for all paperboard tubes and cores in the United States and Canada.

Palmetto Health Board of Directors elects first female chair

The Palmetto Health Board of Directors has elected Beverly Chrisman as its 2017 chairperson -- the first female to take on this role.

Light activity during first week of legislative session

The Charleston Chamber recently released the results of the first week of the legislative session.

Council of governments welcomes new accountant

Jason Payne has joined the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments as a staff accountant.

ScanSource receives PCI Security Standards Council certification

ScanSource POS and Barcode, a company based in Greenville that provides automatic identification and data capture services, recently received additional certification from the PCI Security Standards Council for allowing Point-to-Point Encryption certified key injections at its standalone key injection facility.

Marcus & Millichap guides sale of Columbia apartment complex

Marcus & Millichap, a commercial real estate investment services firm with offices through the United States and Canada, recently announced the sale of Mallard Pointe Apartments in Columbia. The 120-unit apartment complex sold for $5 million, which equals roughly $42,000 per unit.

Growing your business in a tumultuous political climate the topic of Charleston Metro Chamber Annual Meeting keynote

Celebration and intrigue are in store for attendees of the Chamber’s Annual Meeting on February 9, 2017 as members connect, engage and learn how to navigate the year ahead. From Patrick Bryant, Chairman of the Board to the keynote speakers from Purple Strategies, members will walk away with powerful information and new insight for their business success.

President Trump's energy plan is 'refreshing', says Lowcountry veteran leader

For years, South Carolina has found itself in the middle of the national energy debate, specifically whether or not to allow oil and gas development off our shores. That debate is sure to be rekindled soon, with newly-elected President Donald Trump signaling he is committed to expanding domestic development of energy resources.

Tri-County agency receives $200,000 brownfield grant

The Environmental Protection Agency has selected Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments as one of 19 communities nationally to receive a portion of nearly $4 million for assistance in planning the cleanup and reuse of brownfield sites.

Charleston Chamber names new vice president of membership development

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce has selected Tim Rogers, formerly of the National Association of Manufacturers, as its vice president of membership development.

Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce names leadership team

The Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce recently named its board of directors for 2017.

SC State offers MBA in Healthcare Management

South Carolina State University’s School of Business, which is accredited by AACSB International, is offering health care professionals in the Lowcountry a master of business administration program.

SC Chamber of Commerce releases its 2017 Competitiveness Agenda

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce recently released its 2017 Competitiveness Agenda.

Woods to hand over Charleston Metro Chamber gavel

Scott Woods, former chairman of the board of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, will pass the gavel to incoming Board Chairman Patrick Bryant at the Chamber’s annual meeting this month.

Davis is new commissioner of State Board's bank-examining division

Robert Davis has been named commissioner of the Bank Examining Division of the State Board of Financial Institutions.

Charleston named a 'Great American Defense Community'

An "unwavering support to service members and military families" has earned the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce a designation as a "Great American Defense Community" from the Association of Defense Communities.

Citadel professor changes how scholars study Battle of Crécy

Citadel history professor Michael Livingston recently released a book titled “The Battle of Crécy: A Casebook,” that is changing the way scholars view the centuries-old battle.

Fanning named president of USC's Business Partnership Foundation

Michael Ian Fanning, who recently retired as Michelin North America’s director of sustainable development, has been elected president of the Business Partnership Foundation for the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina.

State Chamber of Commerce endorses infrastucture legislation

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce has endorsed H.3516, the infrastructure legislation filed by House Majority Leader Gary Simrill (R-Rock Hill) and others in the South Carolina House of Representatives.

Sunken tugboat added to Little River artificial reef site

A new addition to an artificial reef site created by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources attracts divers and fish 10 miles off the coast of the Little River.

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