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Recent data reinforce the notion that the economy continues to expand at an impressive pace while the inflation rate remains on track to steadily shrink. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Apr 10, 2024

ECONOMIST: Strong employment does not preclude rate cuts

Recent data reinforce the notion that the economy continues to expand at an impressive pace while the inflation rate …

Feb 20, 2024

South Carolina’s tourism industry could endure ‘devastating blow’ if this credit card bill passes

The credit card bill could change how transactions are processed and eliminate ....

Truist Financial Corp. has named Matt Roth as the middle market banking leader for South Carolina.
Jan 4, 2024

Truist names executive to oversee South Carolina market

The executive will be responsible for the overall performance for Middle Market Banking in the South Carolina region, including high-quality client service, profitability and growth, and risk management.

Oct 27, 2023

New mortgage center in Columbia expected to have $10M impact

The space purposely designed to create opportunities for education and outreach in an underserved community in Richland County to achieve the dream of homeownership.

Aug 28, 2023

Rock Hill-based Family Trust Credit Union names new CEO

The executive has been with Family Trust for nearly 20 years, working across all areas of the credit union including digital banking, retail, sales, marketing, business development and electronic delivery.

Aug 7, 2023

Two Columbia accounting firms to merge

Two Columbia public accounting firms have announced a merger. Fleischman & Associates PA will merge its professional practice into The Hobbs Group effective Aug. 21

Apr 13, 2023

TD Bank names market manager for Midlands region

The newly promoted executive will oversee operations in 17 TD Bank locations, which cover six Midlands counties.

Mar 27, 2023

The Southern Bank acquires Aiken property

The Southern Bank has acquired property for a new branch at 108 Barnwell Ave NW in Aiken.This will be the third South Carolina branch for the Georgia-based bank

Dec 13, 2022

Columbia wealth management firm joins Charleston firm

Clients of J.E. Wilson Advisors will gain access to Apollon Wealth Management's support through this agreement, according to a news release

Sep 30, 2022

Introducing our 2022 Accounting Power List honorees

Check out our 2022 Accounting Power List honorees, representing firms from across South Carolina.

Sep 14, 2022

Optus Bank names new COO

Benita Lefft is the new COO for Columbia-based Optus Bank. She comes to Optus with more than 30 years of banking experience, including a long career at Wells Fargo, according to a news release. At Wells Fargo, she served as COO

Aug 5, 2022

Georgia-headquartered bank opens office in Vista

Georgia-based Queensborough National Bank and Trust Company opened its first location in South Carolina Thursday in downtown Columbia. The office, located at 522 Lady St. in the Congaree Vista District will provide commercial lending