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Main Street Rotary Members Highlight Main Street District for Foreign Dignitary

On July 5th, Members of Main Street Rotary Club (MSRC) of Columbia assembled to highlight the revitalization of Main Street district to visiting Consulate-General of Japan, Mr. Takashi (Thomas) Shinozuka, who is also a fellow Rotarian from Atlanta Rotary Club. Mr. Shinozuka was in Columbia to meet with Representative Joe Wilson. As the Consulate General…
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NAIFA-SC Elects New 2018-2019 Statewide Board Members at Annual State Meeting

Columbia, SC - The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors - SC Chapter (NAIFA-SC) is pleased to announce their 2018-2019 newly elected Board Members. The Board Members were voted on and presented at this year’s Annual State Meeting in Florence on June 23, 2018. See picture attached showing board members being sworn in. Mr. Joseph P. Riley, III, of Charleston,…
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Excavation Begins on Second SRS Mega-Volume Waste Disposal Unit

AIKEN, S.C. (July 3, 2018) – Excavation is underway to prepare the foundation for the second 32-million-gallon liquid waste disposal unit at the Savannah River Site (SRS). Saltstone Disposal Unit (SDU) 7 is the second of seven mega-volume disposal units planned at SRS. Savannah River Remediation (SRR), the SRS liquid waste contractor, is building on…
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Groundworks Hires Brian Black and Adrian Reddington to Lead Sales and Production Training Programs

[gallery link="file" columns="2" size="full" ids="15695,15696"] Columbia, SC (July 2, 2018) – Groundworks announced today that it has hired two seasoned foundation services industry professionals, Brian Black and Adrian Reddington, to lead training at its Groundworks University division. Groundworks University’s mission is to train and develop employees at the highest level, so they grow personally and…
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1×1 Design Welcomes Seth Barnett, Yarely Martinez, and Caroline Towns

[gallery link="file" size="full" ids="15622,15623,15624"] COLUMBIA, SC-June 27, 2018-1x1 Design is pleased to announce the addition of three Intern Architects: Seth Barnett has returned to 1x1 Design and is joined by new team members: Yarely Martinez and Caroline Towns. Seth Barnett graduated in May 2018 with his Master of Architecture from North Carolina State University.  Seth…
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SC Commerce Director Bobby Hitt Receives SCEDA Distinguished Service Award

COLUMBIA, S.C. – June 19, 2018 – The South Carolina Economic Developers’ Association (SCEDA) awarded South Carolina Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt with its Distinguished Service Award during the 2018 SCEDA Annual Conference held in May at the Sonesta Resort in Hilton Head. The SCEDA Distinguished Service Award recognizes exemplary efforts in the fields of professional,…
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Historic Columbia Welcomes Megan Plott as New Director of Development

Non-profit advocate joins Historic Columbia’s leadership team COLUMBIA, S.C., Tuesday, June 12, 2018 – Historic Columbia is pleased to announce Megan Plott has joined the organization as the new director of development. In this leadership role, Plott will oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of all fundraising and membership programs of Historic Columbia. “We are thrilled…
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Free lecture tells of Maxcy Gregg, doomed champion of secessionist cause

COLUMBIA, S.C. – To most Columbians today, “Maxcy Gregg” refers to a city park with a public swimming pool. The average resident would be hard-pressed to tell you where the name comes from. But in 1862, Maxcy Gregg was to South Carolina what Stonewall Jackson was to the Confederacy overall – a leading light of…
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