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Museum celebrates WWII heroics of USS Columbia

COLUMBIA, SC – On Friday, Dec. 7, the nation will mark the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, which plunged our nation into war. The next day, the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum will celebrate part of our nation’s response to that attack, the USS Columbia, a light cruiser commissioned on July 29,…
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Free Webinar: Tune-Up Your Team’s Communication for 2019

Dr. Laura Camacho, communication coach at the professional development firm, Mixonian Institute, together with successful business owner, John Canonico, offer a free webinar on team communication next Tuesday, December 11, at noon. Tune up your team’s communication with actionable best practices. We’re about to end a great year and are looking for a great conversation…
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SC Chamber Announces 2018 SC Branded Awards

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with The Brand Leader, will present the 2018 SC Branded Awards on November 26 at The Sanctuary Hotel on Kiawah Island. The SC Branded Awards honor local initiatives, locations, products, and events that make up the brand that is South Carolina. “Our winners and…
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South Carolina Life Sciences Industry Honors Commerce Secretary Bobby Hitt, Abbott’s Tom Strange, Nephron Pharmaceuticals for Leadership, Contributions to Industry

Nearly 350 industry leaders on hand to salute inaugural honorees for commitment to advancing South Carolina’s booming life sciences industry SOUTH CAROLINA – November 5, 2018 – To resounding applause from a record gathering from 4 countries, 22 states and virtually every county in South Carolina, life sciences leaders at SCBIO 2018 in Charleston saluted…
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Local Columbia company honored with top FedEx award

J.L. Taylor, Inc., domiciled out of the Columbia station, is a regional recipient of FedEx Ground’s 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year Award. The company has been a contracted service provider for FedEx Ground for 25 years, its eight-vehicle fleet makes approximately 540 stops daily, logging 900 miles. J.L. Taylor, Inc. is being honored by FedEx…
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SRNS Employee Receives Rising Star Award for Creative Safety Initiatives

[caption id="attachment_18040" align="aligncenter" width="864"] Mary Baird, Engineering Support and Soil and Groundwater Scientist, discusses the Integrated Safety Management System with a group of employees.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. (Oct. 23, 2018) – SRNS employee Mary Baird, Engineering Support and Soil and Groundwater Remediation Scientist, received a Rising Star award at the National Safety Council (NSC) Congress and…
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Dates Set for Fall Waste Pesticide Collections

COLUMBIA, S.C. –The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) is offering South Carolina residents the opportunity to safely dispose of outdated, unusable or unwanted pesticides. The pesticide and chemical program is open to all private, commercial and non-commercial pesticide applicators in the state, as well as homeowners. SCDA staff will be on site to monitor…
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Free lecture Oct. 26 at museum sheds new light on Battle of Kings Mountain

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Battle of Kings Mountain has been described as the Revolutionary War’s “largest all-American fight." And it happened right here in South Carolina, near the North Carolina border. On Oct. 26 at noon at the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum, author and storyteller Randell Jones will shed new light…
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