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The Gong, now repaired, will be reinstalled in the Vista in a ceremony on April 16. (Photo/One Columbia)
Apr 12, 2024

Iconic Columbia artwork to be rededicated after theft and recovery

A tribute to a public relations executive will take its place in the Vista again, after being restored to …

The Big Sampson Wind Project is under construction but ENGIE already operates several wind turbine arrays in the United States, including this one, Jumbo Hill in Andrews County, Texas, which generates 160 megawatts of electricity. (Photo/ENGIE)
Apr 11, 2024

Hartsville industrial giant partners on company’s first renewable energy project

One of the world’s largest packaging companies aspires to get 48% of its U.S. energy from renewable …

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 …

has opened a new Columbia Connection Center on the ground floor of the company’s temporary offices in the First Base Building of the BullStreet District. (Photo/Scout Motors)
Apr 10, 2024

Scout Motors opens community hub at Columbia BullStreet office

The space will allow the community to learn more about the history of the original Scout vehicles.

Prohibition cocktail bar is opening April 10 in downtown Columbia. (Photo/Andrew Cebulka)
Apr 10, 2024

Charleston’s Prohibition cocktail bar opens downtown Columbia location

The King Street mainstay is personalizing the Columbia location with local touches.

Global paper-based packaging giant Smurfit Kappa has purchased the first building at Hunt Midwest‘s new Evergreen 85 Logistics Park immediately adjacent to Interstate 85 in South Carolina’s Anderson-Greenville-Spartanburg industrial corridor. (Rendering/Hunt Midwest)
Apr 10, 2024

Packaging giant Smurfit Kappa enters South Carolina market with purchase of facility

Smurfit Kappa will own and occupy a 258,801-square-foot building in an industrial park.

A company called e-VAC Magnetics will build rare earth neodymium-iron-boron magnets like these at their future plant in Sumter. (Photo/e-VAC Magnetics)
Apr 9, 2024

Manufacturer secures $112M tax credit for its $500M-plus Sumter facility

The Department of Energy credit will support construction of plant that will supply electric vehicle supply chain with …

The city of Columbia has launched the Downtown Columbia Strategic Plan and Design Guidelines planning process. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Apr 8, 2024

Columbia kicks off downtown strategic plan process — what to know

It has been 25 years since the adoption of the City Center Master Plan and more than 15 years since the adoption of the Innovista Master Plan.

Owners Cory Sanders and LaDon Matthews are set to open the first Teriyaki Madness in South Carolina and their first Teriyaki Madness shop at 942 Harden St. on April 12. (Photo/Teriyaki Madness)
Apr 5, 2024

National Asian food franchise to open first South Carolina location in Columbia

The eatery will offer teriyaki bowls filled with ingredients like all-natural marinated chicken, steak, salmon or tofu with stir-fry vegetables and a base of steamed white, brown or fried rice or Yakisoba noodles.

For the second year in a row, Lula Drake Wine Parlour is a finalist for a James Beard Award, but this time in a different category. (Photo/Bee Turner/Experience Columbia SC)
Apr 4, 2024

James Beard Awards finalists include these 4 South Carolina nominees

A wine and beverage program and three South Carolina chefs are finalists for the prestigious …

Delta Children was started in 1968 by a man who had recently become a new parent and wanted to create a safe line of products for newborns. Eventually they products grew to furniture and bedding for children of all ages. (Photo/DepositPhoto)
Apr 3, 2024

National manufacturer to establish $33M operation in Orangeburg County

A company that makes and sells furniture for children from infants to teens will set up its first South Carolina site …

Katalyst Corp. provides software-as-a-service that is designed to help at-risk populations. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Apr 2, 2024

Cayce company receives SCRA grant for music-teaching app

A Greenville company that provides SaaS services is the newest member of SCRA, which also provided grants to five …