• 35 Womble Bond Dickinson Lawyers Recognized in 2020 South Carolina Legal Elite

    August 06, 2020

    Thirty-five Womble Bond Dickinson attorneys have been honored as members of the 2020 South Carolina Legal Elite by the publishers of Charleston Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly and the Greenville Business Magazine.

  • CAGC Summit Attracts Governors, Senator, House Speaker and Other Top Leaders

    August 05, 2020

    North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, N.C. Speaker of the House Tim Moore, NCDOT and SCDOT leaders, and top economists from both Carolinas joined Carolinas AGC (CAGC) for its annual Summer Summit on July 31st.

  • Santee Cooper: 5 Leading Industries in South Carolina

    August 04, 2020

    There are many reasons to enjoy and appreciate South Carolina as a home base and beacon for hospitality - from Upstate Greenville’s small foodie charm to Lowcountry Charleston’s historical appeal. Ultimately, its economic development initiatives make the state ideal for businesses to thrive.

  • S.C. Announced as Recipient of $15,000,000 Rethink K-12 Education Models Grant from U.S. Department of Education

    August 03, 2020

    State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman and the South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) were notified that South Carolina is a recipient of $15,049,608 in funding for the Rethink K-12 Education Models Grant from the U.S. Department of Education as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

  • Gov. Henry McMaster Takes Additional Action to Slow Virus Spread

    July 31, 2020

    Gov. Henry McMaster announced that all previously recommended guidelines for restaurants and other establishments that attract groups of people are now mandatory. The governor’s Executive Order establishing these new measures will go into effect Monday, August 3.

  • S.C. Sees Unemployment Claims Decline

    July 31, 2020

    For claim week ending July 25, 2020, the number of South Carolinians who filed their initial claim for unemployment insurance benefits is 12,194, a decrease of 2,152 initial claims from the week prior. This brings the initial claims total to 697,619 received since mid-March.

  • Survey: CEOs See Less Globalization, More Flexible Workforces, Broadened Corporate Missions in COVID-19’s Aftermath

    July 31, 2020

    According to a new global survey, CEOs and C-Suite executives think COVID-19’s fallout will result in leaner and more agile companies. Businesses will likely emerge from this pandemic using more contract workers and fewer permanent staff, and business travel will be reduced in favor of more videoconferencing.

  • S.C. Arts Commission Grants to Provide $4.1M in Statewide Support

    July 30, 2020

    The South Carolina Arts Commission is announcing grants totaling $4.1 million awarded in at least 41 South Carolina counties to support arts and culture work in the new fiscal year.

  • Corsica Technologies: What Is Digital Transformation?

    July 29, 2020

    Digital transformation refers to the process of transforming business operations using digital technology. Digital Transformation is about changing the way a business interacts internally and with its customers and creating a process that ensures a consistent experience in a more efficient way. Digitizing business isn’t the same as digitally transforming a business. Moving a process or an activity from paper to a computer only changes the means of doing the task.

  • South Carolina: Success Through Leading Logistics

    July 28, 2020

    "We're all working together. That's the secret." Those words by legendary American entrepreneur and retail mogul Sam Walton describe South Carolina's collaborative approach to maintaining our logistics network.

  • Aflac Funds Communities in Schools of the Midlands Life Skills Program

    July 27, 2020

    The Aflac Charitable Fund awarded Communities In Schools of the Midlands (CISM) with a $5,000 grant in support of the Overcoming Obstacles Program. The organization was awarded through the Spring competitive grant cycle managed through the Central Carolina Community Foundation.

  • Launch of InnoVision Forum Series and July 28th InnoVision Webinar Featuring Contec Inc: Pandemic Pivot

    July 27, 2020

    InnoVision Awards, a South Carolina-based organization that has focused on recognizing innovative SC companies for more than 20 years, is launching a summer webinar series called “Leading Beyond The Crisis.” The series will focus on companies and organizations that have pivoted in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Corsica Technologies - Business Continuity: More than Back Ups

    July 27, 2020

    Business Continuity for many organizations ends with the implementation of one solution – a system backup. There are many types of system backups including file-based or imaged based, onsite, or offsite, daily or hourly. And system backups are a major factor in the success of a business’s recovery, but it is not the only component.

  • Museum Affinity Group Announces New Board Members, Officers Leading to 10-year Anniversary

    July 24, 2020

    The Friends of African American Art and Culture (FAAAC), an affinity group of the Columbia Museum of Art (CMA), is pleased to welcome three new members to its board of directors for the 2020-2021 fiscal year.

  • UofSC Charts Course to Increase Diversity, Expand Research and Teaching Prowess

    July 24, 2020

    University of South Carolina President Bob Caslen unveiled a comprehensive new plan Thursday to firmly establish the school as one of the nation’s preeminent flagship institutions, serving the residents of the state while building its stature as a research and economic powerhouse.

  • Habitat for Humanity is Masking a Difference across South Carolina

    July 23, 2020

    As the coronavirus continues to impact the Palmetto State, South Carolina Association of Habitat for Humanity announces a statewide effort to ensure nonprofits have the resources needed to safely serve communities during the pandemic. Masking a Difference is a one-day collaboration which will distribute 175,000 masks and 2,800 gallons of hand sanitizer among nonprofit organizations and Volunteer Organizations Active in Disasters (VOAD) partners at 17 Habitat locations throughout SC.

  • BMW Charity Pro-Am Raises More Than $118,000 for Upstate Charities for 2020

    July 22, 2020

    South Carolina Charities, Inc. (SCCI) announced that despite the cancellation of this year’s tournament due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 BMW Charity Pro-Am Presented by SYNNEX Corporation raised a total of $118,152 for Upstate charities.

  • New Survey Shows What SC Consumers Think About Coronavirus Issues

    July 21, 2020

    More than 70 percent of consumers in South Carolina indicate they are OK with following the rules and doing what’s necessary to slow the coronavirus’ spread, according to a survey by integrated marketing communications agency Chernoff Newman.

  • June South Carolina Housing Market Busy for Buyers

    July 20, 2020

    South Carolina REALTORS (SCR) released its June 2020 market data. While the statewide reports reflect continued constrained seller activity, buyers are increasingly active.

  • SC Ports Remains Resilient at Start of FY21

    July 17, 2020

    S.C. Ports Authority finished fiscal year 2020 with relatively steady volumes compared to fiscal year 2019 despite impacts from the global pandemic.

  • Corsica Technologies: Improving Business Efficiency Post COVID-19

    July 17, 2020

    While businesses are relieved knowing they may be able to open soon, they are challenged with how to do so safely and efficiently. Since many companies were forced to shut down operations for six+ weeks, they are looking to create efficiencies to help them thrive post quarantine. While we do not have all of the answers, we do have some suggestions on ways to improve business efficiencies in your organization and gain a competitive edge in light of the recent COVID-19 pandemic.

  • SC Chamber Announces 2020 Best Places To Work In South Carolina

    July 16, 2020

    The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce announced the 2020 Best Places To Work in South Carolina. To identify the state’s top-notch employers, the SC Chamber partnered with the publishers of SCBIZ and the Best Companies Group for the 15th consecutive year to conduct the state’s most thorough, comprehensive selection process.

  • 4-H Program Helps Keep Pinckney’s Legacy of Leadership Alive

    July 15, 2020

    The S.C. 4-H Pinckney Leadership Conference hosted its first virtual Leadership Roundup last month and will hold another session of workshops July 14-16, aimed at providing a platform for students nationwide to gather and learn how they could continue to lead amidst the current challenges the country faces.

  • Elected Officials, State Epidemiologist Speak on SC's Path Forward from Pandemic Thursday in Free Public Forum

    July 14, 2020

    Three of South Carolina’s leading elected officials will be joined by State Epidemiologist Dr. Linda Bell July 16 at 10 a.m. for a free webinar discussion about South Carolina’s path forward as the Palmetto State and America seek to weather the storm of COVID-19. Their comments will focus on avenues to help South Carolina escape the grip of the pandemic and rebound from its health, social and economic impact.

  • SC Institute of Medicine and Public Health Announces New Executive Director

    July 13, 2020

    The South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health (IMPH) is proud to announce the appointment of Maya Pack as its new executive director, effective July 1st. IMPH is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization with the mission to collectively inform policy to improve the health and well-being of all South Carolinians.