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Wood products industry Q4 net sales up 18.1%

The wood products industry’s net sales in the fourth quarter of 2017 were up 18.1 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Food and beverage stores industry Q4 net sales down 3%

The food and beverage stores industry’s net sales in the fourth quarter of 2017 were down 3 percent from the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Machinery industry Q4 net sales up 12%

The machinery industry’s net sales in the fourth quarter of 2017 were up 12 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Electrical equipment, appliances and components industry Q4 net sales down 0.3%

The electrical equipment, appliances and components industry’s net sales in the fourth quarter of 2017 were down 0.3 percent from the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Pharmaceuticals and medicines industry Q4 net sales up 2.3%

The pharmaceuticals and medicines industry’s net sales in the fourth quarter of 2017 were up 2.3 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Computer and electronic products industry Q4 net sales up 3.5%

The computer and electronic products industry’s net sales in the fourth quarter of 2017 were up 3.5 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Fabricated metal products industry Q4 net sales up 3.8%

The fabricated metal products industry’s net sales in the fourth quarter of 2017 were up 3.8 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Durable manufacturing industry Q4 net sales up 4.7%

The durable manufacturing industry’s net sales in the fourth quarter of 2017 were up 4.7 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Nondurable manufacturing industry Q4 net sales up 8.1%

The nondurable manufacturing industry’s net sales in the fourth quarter of 2017 were up 8.1 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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 Ridge Bank in Walhalla evaluated by feds in 2017

Blue Ridge Bank in Walhalla, South Carolina received a "satisfactory" rating from federal regulators in 2017.

The Conway National Bank evaluated by feds in 2017

The Conway National Bank, South Carolina received a "outstanding" rating from federal regulators in 2017.

Two Holly Hill banks evaluated by feds in 2017

A total of two banks in Holly Hill, South Carolina received "satisfactory" ratings from federal regulators in 2017.

Coastal Carolina National Bank in Myrtle Beach evaluated by feds in 2017

Coastal Carolina National Bank in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina received a "satisfactory" rating from federal regulators in 2017.

Cornerstone National Bank in Easley evaluated by feds in 2017

Cornerstone National Bank in Easley, South Carolina received a "satisfactory" rating from federal regulators in 2017.

First Piedmont FS & LA of Gaffney evaluated by feds in 2017

First Piedmont FS & LA of Gaffney, South Carolina received a "satisfactory" rating from federal regulators in 2017.

Coastalstates Bank in Hilton Head Island evaluated by feds in 2017

Coastalstates Bank in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina received a "satisfactory" rating from federal regulators in 2017.

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.

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