Richland County’s director of economic development, Nelson Lindsay, says the most likely use of the 470,000-square-foot, Class A facility would be a light- and medium-advanced manufacturing company. The building is up for sale as Bose earlier announced plans to end manufacturing operations at the Blythewood plant in September.
- Fort Sumter to furl all but U.S. flag, pulls Confederate flag gear
- Army Corps board approves final report for Charleston Harbor deepening project
- Citadel leaders want Confederate flag moved from Summerall Chapel
- Legislature sends Uber bill to Haley for signing
- S.C. foreclosures down 13% from 2014
- S.C. State Ports Authority plans to improve terminals in fiscal year 2016
The website “Save Our Horseshoe,” which went live Monday morning, gives visitors the opportunity to sign a petition against a Memphis, Tenn., developer’s project that calls for a 15-story building at the current site of Sandy’s, a restaurant. The petition had more than 2,000 signatures as of Monday afternoon, My Carolina executive director Jack Claypoole said. Read More...
Tod Augsburger, who has served as Lexington Medical Center’s senior vice president and COO since 1999, was unanimously approved by the hospital’s board of directors last week. He succeeds Mike Biediger, who will retire later this year after serving in the role since 1996.
Thomas Gross, who has been in private practice at Columbia’s Midlands Orthopedics since 1994, is coming on as orthopedics director while James O’Leary has been named sports medicine director. He has been at Midlands Orthopedics since 2000 and was elected president of the S.C. Orthopedic Association in 2011. Read More...
Spirit’s footprint in the area continued to stretch today, when the business and the City of Columbia officially unveiled the free public Main Street Wi-Fi, called #SPIRIT4U, which stretches from Gervais Street to Washington Street. Read More...
Instead of serving exotic meats like oxtail or goat, Calypso Caribbean Grill’s menu features meats like beef, chicken, salmon, tilapia and shrimp, along with fresh vegetables, breads and fruit. “It’s really American food with a Caribbean twist,” says Roshard Dawson.
The plan provides $3.4 million in the Department of Public Safety budget, which includes $2.4 million base funding and $1 million one-time funding for 2,000 body cameras for police officers. The supplemental appropriations bill includes $216.3 million in one-time money for county transportation committees to be spent on state secondary roads. Read More...
The 10-week program will be presented in Columbia, Charleston and Greenville. Participants will have access to a mentor and business counseling sessions as well as weekly classes.