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City of Palmetto gears up for 2018 fiscal year

The City of Palmetto is wrapping up the 2017 budget and the events of the past year, and looking forward to the plans of 2018. In preparation for the new year, the city is putting together the 2018 Legislative Survey and agenda.

Forge Capital Partners gains city approval to build complex

Forge Capital Partners is moving to downtown Spartanburg after the City Council approved a development agreement with the company.

Community leaders call on voters to turnout for municipal elections; past numbers described as 'deplorable'

Business leaders, voter turnout campaigners, and others are making late pleas to Charleston-area citizens to take the time to cast their ballots in next week's municipal elections.

Conference on disabilities and employment set for Wednesday

The South Carolina Disability Employment Coalition is hosting "Make It Work for You," a disability benefits and employment workshop, Wednesday in Anderson.

Small Business Administration offers disaster-relief loans after Hurricane Irma

The U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) deadline for submitting hurricane disaster-relief loan applications is Dec. 4.

Nov. 21 webinar is free for local business owners

Whether creating a website, improving searchability, pinpointing clients or crafting business identity, a free 1 p.m. (EST) Nov. 21 online seminar can make a difference for business owners, the Little River Chamber of Commerce announced recently.

WestRock allots $410 million to improve Florence paper plant

Paper and packaging provider WestRock, which maintains manufacturing facilities in Florence, recently revealed plans for outlaying resources destined to augment its South Carolina mill’s output, quality and service for its kraft linerboard products.

Charleston Chamber supports engineering apprenticeships

Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce members recently have taken on a new responsibility: helping to shape a career future for regional young residents, thanks to a new engineering youth apprenticeship program for area high schoolers.

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