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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.

Hyde is newest face on Spartanburg City Council

Spartanburg Mayor Junie White and Council members Erica Brown and Jerome Rice have been sworn in for new terms.

SC Chamber celebrates grand opening with Samsung

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated Samsung’s grand opening in Newberry, South Carolina.

State holds disaster preparedness workshop for coastal businesses

The South Carolina Emergency Management Division hosted AFTER MATTHEW: A Disaster Recovery Workshop for Coastal Businesses on Jan. 26 in Myrtle Beach.

Sound solutions, focus needed to raise state's education standards

South Carolina received high marks for laying early foundations and equity on spending, but badly on the actual amount spent and K-12 achievement.

Greenville Chamber applauds 2018 Minority Business Accelerator cohort

The Greenville Chamber Minority Business Accelerator has accepted 20 participants into the 2018 program.

Children's Theater perfomance honors black history

In honor of Black History Month, the Cultural Arts Department of North Charleston showed a Children’s Theater performance on Feb. 2.

Civil engineers call for optimism, more funding to rebuild state's infrastructure

South Carolina has a lot of work to carry out -- and needs to spend considerable sums -- on its infrastructure and delaying investment only escalates the cost, the American Society of Civil Engineers concluded.

Charleston Rigging & Marine Hardware expands North Charleston operations

Carolina’s Rigging & Crane and Charleston’s Rigging & Marine Hardware are expanding their services in two South Carolina counties.

Georgia congressman advocates for community pharmacies

Policy change would prevent community and other pharmacies from being excluded from providing medicine and services through Medicare Part D.

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