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Business News and Announcements

Fatz hires Brian Dukes

Fatz Southern Kitchen, best known for its Southern cuisine and hospitality, has announced the hiring of Brian Dukes as Director of Culinary. Dukes will be based in the chain’s Greenville headquarters and direct culinary operations [...]

By |August 13th, 2017|Business|0 Comments

Carolina Cottage grand opening Saturday

AC Flora/USC graduate Blakely Byrd will celebrate the grand opening of her second business this Saturday, August 12 from 10 am - 5 pm. The new business, Carolina Cottage, will sell Annie Sloan chalk paint [...]

By |August 9th, 2017|Business, Events|0 Comments

Business celebrates 40 years by cleaning up Lake Murray

Wateree Dive Center has been celebrating 40 years of business with three Clean the Lake events on Lake Murray. The business had a goal of cleaning up at least 40 pounds of trash at each [...]

By |August 9th, 2017|Business|0 Comments

SCE&G meets solar power milestone

SCE&G customers are producing 43 megawatts (MW) of electricity from their own solar generating systems – that’s more than one percent of the five-year retail peak demand on SCE&G’s system, exceeding the goal set forth [...]

By |August 9th, 2017|Business|0 Comments

Local business supports Special Olympics

  Local Cici’s Pizza locations recently presented a check to Special Olympics South Carolina. The annual fundraiser helps to support the 25,588 Special Olympics athletes in South Carolina. Cici’s Pizza locations in Irmo and Northeast [...]

By |August 3rd, 2017|Business, Police reports|0 Comments

Nuclear plant expansion runs out of steam

SCE&G and Santee Cooper’s decision to to halt the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station expansion July 31 leaves close to 5,000 contractors looking for new work, and SCE&G customers wondering how the decision will affect their [...]

By |August 3rd, 2017|Business|0 Comments

Navy Federal Credit Union grand opening

Navy Federal Credit Union has opened a new branch in the Northeast. They held a grand opening this Monday at 149 Forum Drive, Columbia. The branch features the latest technology, drive thru, a full-service ATM [...]

By |August 2nd, 2017|Business|0 Comments

Clint Hammond named to Real Estate Appraisers Board

Mortgage Network, Inc., one of the largest, privately held independent mortgage companies in the eastern U.S, is has announced Clint Hammond, branch manager of its Columbia office, has been appointed to the South Carolina Real [...]

By |July 23rd, 2017|Business, Government|0 Comments

Local business donating backpacks to local school kids

Round Room LLC, the nation’s largest Verizon Authorized Wireless Retailer, announces today that its TCC and Wireless Zone stores are donating 172,000 backpacks full of school supplies to ensure children across the U.S. are well [...]

By |July 17th, 2017|Business, Events|0 Comments

National study names SCE&G among the most trusted

South Carolina Electric and Gas Company (SCE&G) has been deemed one of America’s most trusted utility brands in a national study. Conducted by one of the world’s largest market research firms (Market Strategies International), the 2017 [...]

By |July 17th, 2017|Business|0 Comments