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Spartanburg passes regulations for digital signage

Thoroughly pinpointing specifications for message duration and timing, location, and other physical requirements, the Spartanburg City Council recently approved limited outdoor LED digital lighting solutions for local companies and organizations.

Horry police earn support from Little River Chamber

For safeguarding Little River ‘round the clock every day of the year, Horry County police officers recently merited a round of gratitude from the Little River Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center via a donation.

Columbia law firm selected as Chamber's monthly affiliate

With a strong track record of support in the Columbia vicinity, the law firm of Jones, McAden & Associates (JMA) recently earned a slot as the Columbia Chamber’s “Partner of the Month” for January.

United to Learn seeks tutors to pair with elementary students

Gathering underserved students just once weekly for one-on-one time can go a long way, so Horry County School District is partnering with United Way to give kids an academic boost via “United to Learn.”

Blue Crab Festival seeks vendors, sponsors

Featuring fresh seafood, live entertainment and gifts galore, Little River’s annual World Famous Blue Crab Festival is now accepting applications from potential vendors and sponsors for its two-day 2018 fair slated May 19-20.

Greenville Chamber issues 2018 public policy agenda

To boost booming business, the Greenville Chamber recently released its public policy agenda for 2018 in conjunction with the Upstate Chamber Coalition, striving for widespread access to participation in the local economy.

Aiken Chamber recognizes young professionals at annual gala

The Aiken Chamber of Commerce recently acknowledged two of their own at its Aiken Young Professionals (AYP) dinner gala for their contributions to the community and the group itself by presenting a pair of awards.

Aiken Chamber celebrates centennial at awards banquets

Dozens of sponsors recently rallied to support the Aiken Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner, with the Jan. 19 event marking a century of the chamber’s existence and dedicated involvement in connecting community and business.

South Carolina FCU stamps $2 bills for Clemson fans

South Carolina Federal Credit Union offered $2 bills stamped with the Clemson tiger paw for the 2018 Sugar Bowl.

State's chamber of commerce applauds vote on Ex-Im Bank nominee

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce released a statement following the Senate Banking Committee’s vote to oppose Scott Garrett’s nomination to lead the Export-Import Bank.

OPINION: Next Step in Dismantling Obamacare: IPAB

Taxes are lower, ISIS is on the run, and the regulatory agencies are in a ceasefire with the US economy.

Big boost to economy expected with North Charleston container terminal development

As work continues on a 280-acre container terminal in North Charleston's port, those close to the project are predicting a significant boost to the region's economy.

ProTrans opens Spartanburg facility, hires 20 employees

ProTrans recently opened its 230,000-square-foot warehouse and office building at GSP International Logistics Park in Spartanburg County, which the third-party logistics company says will help support its growing customer base.

Resolve to hit the trails in 2018

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources State Parks & Historic Sites Division wants to encourage people to visit parks more often in 2018.

1 Toys R Us store set to close in South Carolina

Toys R Us will begin going-out-of-business sales in February at one store in South Carolina slated to close in April.

Columbia Fireflies promote role as Chamber of Commerce diplomats

Kaylee Swanson, director of group sales for the Columbia Fireflies, recently reflected on her experience as a Columbia Chamber of Commerce diplomat.

Charleston County School Board weighs three calendar options

Charleston County School District voting on three academic calendar options for the 2018-2019 school year closed Jan. 22.

Charleston mayor: Bus rapid transit critical to transportation infrastructure

A successful bus rapid transit system (BRT) is critical to reducing traffic throughout the region, according to Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg.

Executive says targeted education is key to developing high-skilled workforce

A highly skilled workforce is a huge draw for a national or international corporation building research, development or manufacturing facilities, according to the founder of a South Carolina-based architecture and strategic vision firm.

Spartanburg City Council issues digital signage rules

The Spartanburg City Council approved an ordinance allowing limited use of LED digital for city businesses and institutions.

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