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Graduates earn 1,011 degrees, certificates from Piedmont Technical College

About 31.8 percent of the 1,011 degrees and certificates handed out by Piedmont Technical College in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Graduates earn 20 degrees, certificates from Forrest College

About 60 percent of the 20 degrees and certificates handed out by Forrest College in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Enterprise Bank of South Carolina in Ehrhardt last evaluated by feds in 2016

Enterprise Bank of South Carolina in Ehrhardt, South Carolina received its last CRA evaluation from federal regulators on Aug. 1, 2016.

Textile mills and textile product mills industry Q1 net sales down 3.6%

The textile mills and textile product mills industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were down 3.6 percent from the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Graduates earn 795 degrees from Anderson University

About 24.4 percent of the 795 degrees and certificates handed out by Anderson University in 2017-18 were to students in education programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Graduates earn 1,358 degrees, certificates from Winthrop University

About 19.2 percent of the 1,358 degrees and certificates handed out by Winthrop University in 2017-18 were to students in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Graduates earn 255 degrees from Coker College

About 23.1 percent of the 255 degrees and certificates handed out by Coker College in 2017-18 were to students in parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Apparel and leather products industry Q1 net sales up 3.2%

The apparel and leather products industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were up 3.2 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Paper industry Q1 net sales down 2.7%

The paper industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were down 2.7 percent from the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Graduates earn 262 degrees from Presbyterian College

About 26.3 percent of the 262 degrees and certificates handed out by Presbyterian College in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Graduates earn 133 degrees, certificates from Williamsburg Technical College

About 36.1 percent of the 133 degrees and certificates handed out by Williamsburg Technical College in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Food industry reports $158.9 billion in Q1 net sales

The food industry had $158.9 billion in net sales in the 1st quarter of 2019.

Graduates earn 1,007 degrees from Medical University of South Carolina

About 93.5 percent of the 1,007 degrees and certificates handed out by Medical University of South Carolina in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Printing and related support activities industry Q1 net sales up 1.4%

The printing and related support activities industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were up 1.4 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Graduates earn 682 degrees from Charleston Southern University

About 28.9 percent of the 682 degrees and certificates handed out by Charleston Southern University in 2017-18 were to students in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Graduates earn 275 degrees, certificates from Converse College

About 37.1 percent of the 275 degrees and certificates handed out by Converse College in 2017-18 were to students in education programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

South State Bank in Columbia last evaluated by feds in 2017

South State Bank in Columbia, South Carolina received its last CRA evaluation from federal regulators on May 1, 2017.

Arthur State Bank in Union last evaluated by feds in 2017

Arthur State Bank in Union, South Carolina received its last CRA evaluation from federal regulators on Aug. 1, 2017.

Graduates earn 150 degrees, certificates from Denmark Technical College

About 19.3 percent of the 150 degrees and certificates handed out by Denmark Technical College in 2017-18 were to students in liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Analysis: Residents receiving food stamps in April down 9.2% from last year

About 590,881 South Carolina residents were on food stamp rolls in April 2019, a decrease of 9.2 percent from the same month last year, according to data obtained by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

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