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Apr 22, 2024

FBI Honors Serve & Connect with national award

Lexington, S.C. — Serve & Connect, a Midlands-based organization, has been awarded the FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award (DCLA) for its service to South Carolinians. Receiving the award on behalf of Serve & Connect was Kassy Alia Ray, founder and CEO of the organization. Serve & Connect was chosen as this[...]

Apr 22, 2024

Earth Day Spotlight: Liollio Architecture + Hood Design Studio’s new Discovery Place Museum begins construction

CHARLESTON SC − Construction has begun on the new Discovery Place nature museum situated in Charlotte, NC’s Freedom Park. The reimagined nature haven, designed by Liollio Architecture and Hood Design Studio and constructed by Rodgers Builders, will be a world-class environmental education center serving the Carolinas. Founde[...]

Apr 19, 2024

Southern First reports results for first quarter 2024

Greenville, South Carolina – Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFST), holding company for Southern First Bank, today announced its financial results for the three-month period ended March 31, 2024. “Our team generated excellent performance during the first quarter in terms of growing profitable client relationships an[...]

Apr 19, 2024

Flock and Rally earns multiple marketing and communications industry awards

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Flock and Rally, the women-owned and led integrated communications and marketing agency based in Columbia, South Carolina, recently earned multiple marketing and communications industry awards from the American Advertising Federation (AAF Midlands) and the International Association of Business Communicators’[...]

Apr 18, 2024

Ginny Newell honored with the 2024 Craft Leadership Award

Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Museum of Art is proud to have presented the 2024 John Richard Craft Leadership Award to Virginia E. Newell (Ginny). The Craft Award, named for the museum’s first director, is the highest honor the CMA bestows. A dedicated volunteer, passionate museum advocate, and expert art conservator, Newell[...]

Apr 18, 2024

Cyberwoven to help SC Quantum advance technology across South Carolina

Columbia, S.C. – Cyberwoven, an award-winning branding, digital marketing, and website design firm, is thrilled to announce a new project with South Carolina Quantum (SC Quantum), a non-profit founded to champion the bold advancement of quantum talent and technology in South Carolina. Working with the leadership team at SC[...]

Apr 17, 2024

Riggs Partners Produces National Distracted Driving Campaign for the Ad Council

COLUMBIA, S.C. — In support of national Distracted Driving Prevention Month, the Ad Council and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have selected and distributed creative assets produced by Riggs Partners as part of their national Distracted Driving Prevention campaign. The creative work includes outdoor[...]

Apr 17, 2024

The CATIC Family of Companies Releases Its 2023FY Annual Inclusion Report

The CATIC Family of Companies Releases Its 2023FY Annual Inclusion Report The CATIC Family of Companies aspires to play an active role in “Building Better Communities” by promoting fair and equitable treatment for all underrepresented groups. Since June 2020, the company has employed various strategic initiatives designed to help develop and sustain a truly inclusive […]

Apr 16, 2024

Denmark Tech students achieve top awards at speech and theater competition

Denmark Technical College brought home three individual honors from the South Carolina Speech and Theatre Association’s State College Festival Competition, held earlier this month at Newberry College. Zy’Tavion Abrams brought home first place in the original spoken word category for his inspiring piece entitled “Tr[...]

Apr 16, 2024

Lake Murray is now home to one of the tallest dry stack facilities in the world

Putnam’s Harbor Marina will host the grand opening of its revamped state-of-the-art facility on Thursday, April 25. Located on the shores of Lake Murray, Putnam’s Harbor Marina promises to redefine the boating experience for locals and visitors alike. With a commitment to unmatched customer service, Putnam’s Harbor Marina [...]

Apr 16, 2024

Cohn Corporation Celebrates The Grand Opening Of The New Columbia Facility For Vacuum Truck Rentals

Columbia, SC – Vacuum Truck Rentals hosted the grand opening event in partnership with Cohn Corporation in completion of Vacuum Truck Rental’s new facility in Columbia, South Carolina. The grand opening ceremony was attended by esteemed corporate leaders from Vacuum Truck Rentals, including Owners B.T. Steadman, Payton Locke[...]

Apr 15, 2024

Greenville Chamber Receives $40,000 Power:Ed Grant to Support TalentRiseGVL

Power:Ed, the statewide philanthropy of SC Student Loan Corporation based in Columbia, awarded the Greenville Chamber Foundation a $40,000 grant in support of TalentRiseGVL, the Greenville Chamber’s program that increases education attainment for Greenville County’s working-age adults by assisting their efforts to earn a cer[...]