September 8, 2017 RSS feed / Business

Gov. Henry McMaster asks South Carolinians to prepare for Hurricane Irma

Governor Henry McMaster issued an executive order September 6 declaring a state of emergency and, along with the S.C. Emergency Management Division, has urged South Carolinians to prepare for the possibility of Hurricane Irma impacting the state. More...

City Snippets

Carter set for generous retirement Lonnie Carter, Santee Cooper’s retiring CEO, will be paid more than $1 million in the first year of his retirement, which follows the abandonment of the V.C. Summer nuclear station. More...

Folks About Town

Luke Parker has joined Cohn Construction Services as controller. Liz McCary has been named vice president of marketing for Colliers International. More...

Amazon awards $15,000 to SC Science Academy Laboratory

Amazon recently awarded the SC Science Academy $15,000 in grant funding to purchase additional university style laboratory equipment for its advanced science lab. More...

McDonnell and Associates, PA, donates school supplies to local high school

McDonnell and Associates, PA, hosted its first-ever school supplies drive to benefit the teachers and students of Eau Claire High School. As a result, over $500 worth of supplies was presented for the 2017-2018 school year.  More...

Are you prepared?

Sheriff Leon Lott said as we near the anniversary of the historic flood of 2015 that reminds us to be prepared both while on the road, and at home. More...

Columbia Fire Department launches hiring campaign for the next CFD Recruit Class 18-01

Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins announced September 1 the Columbia Fire Department is accepting applications for Firefighters. The application process will close midnight Tuesday, October 31, 2017. More...

Attorneys Honored

Joe Lucas, managing member and public finance attorney at Pope Flynn law firm, has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Bond Counsel.   More...

Real Estate

NAI Avant has announced the sale of 126 Professional Park Road, a ±2,900 square foot office building in Columbia, South Carolina. Senior brokers Nick Stomski, SIOR, and Dick Stanland, CCIM, SIOR, represented the seller, DWB Professional Park. More...