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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Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) is offering South Carolina residents the opportunity to safely dispose of outdated, unusable or unwanted pesticides.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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SC State Agency Releases Memo About Flooding Impact on Termite Treatments

Termite Retreatment Encouraged for Flooded Structures Columbia, S.C. (Oct. 9, 2018) – As the hurricane season continues across the Carolinas, the South Carolina Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has released a memorandum to South Carolina homeowners and licensed pest control operators, underlining the impact of a sustained weather event, such as recent flooding, on termite…
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SC Independent Colleges & Universities, Inc. (SCICU) Names Dr. Jeffrey Perez New President & CEO

[caption id="attachment_17436" align="alignleft" width="175"] Dr. Jeffrey Perez[/caption] COLUMBIA, SC -- Dr. Jeffrey Perez, an accomplished higher education leader and public affairs strategist, has been named the seventh president and CEO of South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities, Inc. (SCICU). Russell Cook, chair of the SCICU Board of Trustees, announced the appointment at SCICU’s Fall Board…
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Military history takes to the skies in special program at museum

[caption id="attachment_17324" align="alignleft" width="300"] Elliott White Springs[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. – On Saturday, Sept. 29, history will take to the wild blue at the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum. “Early Aviation Daredevils and Pioneers!” is the name of the day-long program, and it will take visitors back to the days when human flight…
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