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Gowdy praises House passage of class action lawsuit bill

Congressman Trey Gowdy, a South Carolina Republican, has offered his strong support for legislation that aims to curb what sponsors argue are abusive practices related to class action lawsuits.

Lt. Gov's Office on Aging to host Senior Citizens Day at SC State House

The South Carolina Lt. Governor's Office on Aging is marking May as "Older Americans Month" by hosting Senior Citizen Day at the State House this Thursday, May 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Ecological water systems provider brings Giddings DiNovo aboard

Charleston-based ecological water systems provider Resource Environmental Solutions recently welcomed former state government environmental leader Rheta Giddings DiNovo, with 28 years of experience, to the position of regulatory manager, overseeing all South Carolina operations.

Blackbaud releases report on monthly giving programs

The second installment of the Sustainers in Focus series shares strategies for a sustained giving program.

Myrtle Beach radio station aids pet adoption efforts

Myrtle Beach’s 94.5 "The Tide” radio station has kicked off a new partnership with Ultimate Pet Services owner Bridgett Hudson to raise adoptable pets’ profiles with a regular segment called “Best Friend of the Week.”

Online videos can boost sales, social media expert says

Rieva Lesonsky of SCORE shared tips on using social media videos to increase sales with the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce recently.

Greenville Women at Work lunch features multicultural panel

The Greenville Chamber recently hosted the April Greenville Women at Work lunch and multicultural panel recently, featuring a thought-provoking panel of multicultural women professionals who shared their personal backgrounds and compared them to the Upstate work culture.

Clyburn only member of SC congressional delegation to vote against Obamacare replacement bill

"The American Health Care Act ensures under no circumstance can people be denied coverage because of a pre-existing condition," said Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-SC).

BREAKING: TX plaintiffs' lawyer who hosted April fundraiser for Graham accused of concealing payments to expert witnesses

National Law Journal reports today that Texas plaintiffs' attorney Mark Lanier, who hosted an April fundraiser for Sen. Lindsey Graham, has been accused by health services company Johnson & Johnson of "lying to a federal judge and jury about payments he made to two expert witnesses in a pivotal hip implant trial last year in Dallas" that resulted in a $202 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson.

Mid-States Packaging opens $5.2 million hub in Charleston County

Family-owned logistics and warehouse business Mid-States Packaging Inc. is launching a new, $5.2 million Charleston County facility where it expects to create 30 jobs, the South Carolina Department of Commerce announced recently.

Aiken's SCORE chapter earns national kudos

Greater Aiken’s Chapter of SCORE, a national volunteer-based mentoring organization for business stakeholders and part of the Small Business Administration (SBA), recently won the 2017 National Chapter of Year Award in the small cities category.

Aiken Chamber encourages Hartsville's growth potential

Aiken Chamber of Commerce leaders shared their impressions of a “dynamic, yet whimsical downtown” among the inherent attributes of Hartsville following their recent visit to the city to study potential ways of raising its profile.

Aiken Chamber to spill ‘secret sauce’ business recipe

Reserving a spot at the Aiken Chamber of Commerce’s Spring Business Academy will guarantee ticket holders access to a highly recommended local workshop Thursday — one with its “secret sauce” recipe for entrepreneurial improvement.

ScanSource, ShoreTel team up to streamline efficiency

Greenville-based ScanSource Communications, providing technology solutions and services worldwide, has embarked on a collaborative venture with ShoreTel, also of Greenville, to amplify service and increase efficiency.

Trump Hispanic Advisory Committee member fires back at Bakari Sellers over 'Cinco de Mayo' tweet

"Many Hispanics, like me, support Trump precisely because he's pledged to protect Hispanics — whether native-born or legal immigrants — from the economic and street crime ravages of mass illegal immigration," said Steve Cortes, member of President Trump's Hispanic Advisory Committee.

Sharp increase in development fees could hurt housing affordability in Mt. Pleasant, say critics of measure

Opponents of the sharp increase in impact fees for developments in Mt. Pleasant believe there is still a chance to reverse them.

STEM Fair gets students, families involved in science

E.B. Ellington Elementary School in Ravenel hosted a STEM Fair last month to highlight student’s science accomplishments in District 23 and to further “engage students and their families” into science.

Taylor recognized as Aiken Chamber's ambassador of the quarter

Dee Taylor, a commercial account executive in business development at Atlantic Broadband, is the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce's recipient of 2017’s first Ambassador of the Quarter Award.

Warm winter melts profits for state's energy companies

SCANA Corporation, the energy-based holding company that provides electric services to approximately 713,000 South Carolina customers and 1.3 million natural gas customers in the area posted first quarter earnings that showed the warmer-than-average winter had definite financial effects.

Blackbaud promotes use of artificial intelligence for social good

Artificial Intelligence (AI), has topped numerous headlines, but one company is using the technology to positively impact social good organizations.

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