State Museum sets Aug. 16 planetarium opening

Opening on Aug. 16, the S.C. State Museum’s renovated facility will feature a planetarium, observatory and 4-D theater. (Photo provided by S.C. State Museum)The facility will house an observatory, planetarium and permanent 4-D theater. All three elements, plus a multidisciplinary museum focusing on art, history, natural history, and science and technology, will be housed under one roof. Read More...

Romarco expects decision on federal permit by November

Romarco Minerals Inc. needs a federal 404 Wetlands permit before it can begin construction and mining operations in Lancaster County. Romarco said it expects to spend about $1.1 billion during the development and active mining operations at Haile Gold Mine. Read More...

Recleim lands recycling agreement with appliance manufacturer

The recycler, which is ramping up its flagship facility in Graniteville, will process appliances at BSH Home Appliances’ distribution facilities in the Midwest and along the East Coast. Read More...

GMK Associates adds to interiors staff

EllisonJeremy M. Ellison will work in the firm’s interiors division as a sales and business development professional. He will primarily focus on the senior living industry. Read More...

S.C. below national average for ‘seriously underwater’ homes

A smaller proportion of mortgaged homes in South Carolina classified as ‘seriously underwater’ compared with mortgaged properties across the country, according to a report from RealtyTrac. Properties with combined loans worth 125% of their estimated market value are considered seriously underwater. Read More...


Owens airport welcomes new business

Aircraft Maintenance Services Inc., which performs a range of FAA-certified inspections, moved its headquarters to Jim Hamilton-L.B. Owens Airport to take advantage of the facility’s central location. Read More...

First Citizens names retail sales manager

Bret Whiting, a 20-year veteran of the financial services industry, will serve as retail sales manager of the bank’s Ridgeway branch. Read More...