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McMaster, Graham Laud SC I-77 Alliance as Example of State’s Successful Collaborations

[caption id="attachment_10836" align="alignnone" width="3600"] The Honorable Henry McMaster, Governor of South Carolina, speaking at the Third Annual South Carolina I-77 Alliance Summit on August 16, 2017, in Richburg, SC.[/caption] Gov. Henry McMaster and U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham highlighted the power of collaboration, connection and communication on Wednesday, August 16, at the South Carolina I-77 Alliance’s…
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Ward One Organization Calls for Images and Ephemera for New Exhibit

Public is invited to exhibit meeting on Saturday, Aug. 19 to help determine exhibit themes COLUMBIA, S.C., Friday, August 11, 2017— In preparation for a new comprehensive exhibit, sponsored by the City of Columbia and PMC Property Group, which will document the Ward One Community at the Palmetto Compress Warehouse, the Ward One Organization is in search of…
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Lexington Dry Cleaning to Better Serve Customers with U-Haul

LEXINGTON, S.C. (July 26, 2017) — U-Haul Company of South Carolina, Inc. is pleased to announce that Lexington Dry Cleaning has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the Lexington community. Lexington Dry Cleaning at 5504 Sunset Blvd. will offer U-Haul trucks and support rental items. Hours of operation for U-Haul rentals are 8:30 a.m.-6…
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Southern Community Services Announces New Hires and New Community Management Clients in Columbia, SC

July 26, 2017 (Columbia, S.C.) – Southern Community Services (SCS), one of only six AAMC-accredited homeowner association management firms in South Carolina, recently announced several new hires and community management clients in Columbia, S.C. Staff and community details can be viewed online on the SCS website at http://www.trustscs.com. SCS manages close to 180 communities across the…
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Aiken jeweler adds certified gemologist appraiser

AIKEN, SC — Floyd & Green Jewelers is already known for its fine jewelry and amazing customer service, among other things. Now, they are able to add jewelry appraising to their accolades with the addition of Certified Gemologist Appraiser Roger Riemann to the store. Riemann, who is one of the few certified gemologist appraisers in…
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The SC SBDC releases results of “America’s Voice on Small Business Study”

[caption id="attachment_10621" align="alignnone" width="949"] According to a study by America’s SBDC, half of millennials plan to start their own business in the next three years. [Picture: Pixabay][/caption]Findings show America’s entrepreneurial spirit is thriving, especially among Millennials COLUMBIA, SC — The South Carolina Small Business Development Centers (SC SBDC) has released results of a national survey…
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Aiken consultant wins Individual Performance Achievement Award for second consecutive year

AIKEN, SC- Laura DiSano, lead consultant with the Aiken Area Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for the past seven years, has for the second consecutive year received the South Carolina Small Business Development Centers’ (SC SBDC) Individual Performance Achievement Award for excellence in providing value to small businesses and advancing program delivery through innovative solutions.…
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CBRE’s Marie Dieckmann Among Women of Influence

Columbia, S.C. – July 18, 2017 – CBRE is proud to announce that Marie Dieckmann, Advisory & Transaction Services Associate, has been recognized as one of Columbia Regional Business Report’s “Women of Influence” for 2017. Dieckmann is one of 11 women recognized in the Midlands making an impact in their careers in the business, government…
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Dole GO Berries!™ with Sonoco containers awarded Best New Packaging

New package keeps produce fresh and convenient for on-the-go consumers HARTSVILLE, S.C., July 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dole GO Berries!™, which utilizes Sonoco’s packaging, was awarded Best New Packaging as part of the Produce Innovation Awards at United Fresh 2017, an expo dedicated to innovation in produce and fresh foods. The berries are packaged…
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SURVEY: Small business optimism fades in June

COLUMBIA, July 11, 2017–Business owners’ expectations for better business conditions tumbled in June along with plans to create jobs, according to the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) monthly Index of Small Business Optimism, released today. “Small-business optimism dropped in response to the gridlock in the Senate over the healthcare reform bill,” said NFIB President and…
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