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South Carolina Federal Credit Union expansion earns regulatory approval

The South Carolina Federal Credit Union, which is the oldest and largest locally owned financial institution in the Lowcountry, recently earned regulatory approval for its expansion plans scheduled for this year.

BabyNet to transfer to SCDHS leadership

Gov. Nikki Haley recently announced that BabyNet, which First Steps currently manages, will transition to the leadership of the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SDHHS).

SCAC Conference highlights and presentations available

Highlights from the South Carolina Association of Counties (SCAC) 49th Annual Conference as well as the presentation of the J. Mitchell Graham/Barrett Lawimore Award are now available online.

SC civil justice group backs reform of Hollings' Telephone Consumer Protection Act; House panel holds hearing this week

The South Carolina Civil Justice Coalition (SCCJC) is among the groups urging Congress to reform the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), a law aimed to restrict telemarketers that was originally sponsored by Sen. Ernest “Fritz” Hollings (D-SC) in the early 1990’s.

Local biz group backs latest I-526 extension proposal, says comprehensive approach needed to deal with region’s growth

The compromise proposal for the completion of I-526 presented by the City of Charleston and Charleston County to the State Infrastructure Bank (SIB) is a sign of collaborative progress, said the head of a local business group, who suggested it should be acted upon in concert with other policy priorities to deal with the region’s growth.

Kelly Gabriel becomes principal at Berkeley Elementary School

The Berkeley County School Board recently announced that it has chosen Kelly Gabriel as the new principal of Berkeley Elementary School in Moncks Corner, South Carolina.

Two new hires join Reveer Group

The Reveer Group, a new engineering firm based in Charleston, South Carolina, recently hired two new employees as staff civil engineer and civil engineer.

South Carolina Treasurer elected to serve on executive committee of NAST

Fellow state treasurers of the National Association of State Treasurers (NAST) recently elected South Carolina Treasurer Curtis Loftis to serve on the organization's executive committee during its recent annual conference.

JEAR Logistics increases operations in Charleston County

JEAR Logistics LLC, a third-party logistics company based in Charleston County, recently announced that it is expanding current operations by investing $2.8 million in the facility.

Colliers International welcomes new brokerage assistant in Charleston

Colliers International recently announced that it has welcomed Carla Alvarado as a new brokerage assistant at its Charleston office, where she will offer marketing and administrative support.

Kiawah Partners' HR Director invited to speak at Blue Cross Blue Shield National Planning Retreat

Kiawah Partners today announced that Director of Human Resources Dixie Norris has been invited to serve on the “From the Voice of the Customer" panel at the Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Association National Board of Directors' Strategic Planning Retreat.

AFR expanding its Greenville operations

Expansion expected to create 50 new jobs in Greenville County.

Scott votes in favor of WRDA

Water Resources Development Act includes deepening Charleston Harbor and improvements to water infrastructure.

Stoba builds production operations in Berkeley County

Stoba, a Germany-based manufacturer of machined components for the automobile industry, recently announced that it will invest $7.7 million in a new production plant located in Berkeley County, adding 61 jobs to the community.

CBRE VP listed among best and brightest

Aaron Dupree, VP of commercial real estate firm CBRE, was recently included as one of the “Best and Brightest Under 35” for this year in Columbia Business Monthly.

Smith joins Mashburn Construction

Takes Preconstruction Manager position at the construction company.

Charleston Metro Chamber to honor local standouts at gala

Accolades aplenty will be aimed at the metro region’s high achievers at the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Honors Night, 6-9 p.m. on Thursday at the Charleston Marriott, 170 Lockwood Blvd.

Charleston city council fuels further momentum for long-awaited Sgt. Jasper project

In the latest signs of progress for the project, the Charleston City Council earlier today voted 10-3 to amend the city’s Comprehensive Plan to allow for the the “Gateway Overlay Zoning” approved by the city council in June.

College of Charleston ranked number 10 in South by U.S. News & World Report

Tied for 10th place in Regional Universities South and 4th in Top Public Schools.

CBRE marketing specialist gains best and brightest award in Greenville

Commercial real estate services firm CBRE recently announced that its Senior Marketing Specialist, Christina Gridley, has been named one of the “Best and Brightest Under 35” for 2016 in Greenville Business Magazine.

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