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Apr 12, 2023

Eagle Obtains Violation-Free Inspection

Eagle Christian Tours had its annual state Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD) safety inspection in December 2022. The results came in conclusive, Eagle’s 35 bus fleet was violation free. In comparison to other charter bus companies, Eagle ranks among the top in safety scores due to its 10 consecutive years of violation-f[...]

Mar 6, 2023

PORT 32 Marinas Appoints Austin Schell as CEO

Charleston, S.C. – PORT 32 Marinas, LLC (PORT 32) Chairman and Fireside Investments Founder, Jonathan Langer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Austin Schell as CEO of PORT 32 and as a member of the company’s board of directors. Based in Charleston, South Carolina, PORT 32 is a leading owner, operator, developer, and acquirer […]

Mar 2, 2023

Columbia Metropolitan Airport expansions move ahead with $5M in FAA funds

The Columbia Metropolitan Airport has been awarded $5 million as part of the Federal Aviation Administration's Airport Terminal Program Fund. CAE is one of 99 airports from around the country and one of only two in South Carolina

Feb 22, 2023

COMET accepting applications for online leadership academy

The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority is accepting applications for The COMET Academy, a leadership development program designed to help business and community leaders learn more about how public transit works.

Feb 10, 2023

Huge Celebration Marks Eagle Christian Tours 10 Year Milestone

On September 12, 2022 – Eagle Christian Tours celebrated their 10 year anniversary with a large party held on their newly expanded property. Eagle charter buses lined the lot, enclosing the party goers. Attendees of the celebration included loyal customers, executives from Prevost and Temsa Motorcoach Corporations, representat[...]

Jan 23, 2023

ACEC-SC honors Secretary of Transportation with Service to the Profession award

The American Council of Engineering Companies of South Carolina (ACEC-SC) presented its Service to the Profession award to Secretary of Transportation Christy Hall, chief executive of SCDOT, at its 25th annual meeting and trade show on December 14. “ACEC-SC gives the Service to the Profession Award to an engineer, an employee [...]

Jan 11, 2023

How this rail-served ‘megasite’ could spur development in Kershaw County

More than 1,400 acres in Kershaw County have been designated a CSX Select Site by the Jacksonville-based transportation company. Known as the Central South Carolina Megasite, the 1,426-acre location is known as the Central South

Nov 3, 2022

COMET will offer free service on Election Day

The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority is offering free rides on its fixed route buses and DART services for those going to vote in the Tuesday, Nov. 8 elections. Riders can plan their trip by downloading

Aug 26, 2022

City of Columbia plans count of bicyclists and pedestrians

The city of Columbia is seeking volunteers to help conduct bicyclist and pedestrian counts around the city.The city targets key intersections and crossings for these counts because these heavily used locations are also where many

Aug 24, 2022

With guns on the rise, TSA reminds travelers about travel rules

The Transportation Security Administration has some advice for travelers as Halloween approaches — leave the Freddy Krueger gloves out of your carry-on bags.

Aug 3, 2022

COMET names new director of operations

Jackie Bowers has been promoted to director of operations for the Central Midlands Regional Authority. She previously served as customer experience and contract compliance manager. Bowers will oversee the day-to-day-operations

Jul 11, 2022

Freight train derails near Pineview Industrial Park

Two people were injured when a freight train derailed around 8:20 a.m. Monday in a wooded area near Longwood Drive off Shop Road in Columbia. The derailment, near two major manufacturers, caused a gasoline fuel spill that has since been