"In the past 17 years, there were one to eight percent of contracts awarded to minorities," Johnson said. "We hope that the county Charleston County School District would follow Charleston County in awarding anywhere from 30 to 35 percent to minority contractors. The organization wants to see a change as soon as possible."
(Columbia, SC) – Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) is announcing Anthony Gilmer as the airport’s new Air Service and Marketing Manager. Gilmer brings unparalleled experience to the role, having spent over a decade in the aviation industry. Most recently, he served as Director of Marketing at The Quotient Group, an aviation marketing & strategy agency, where […]
A new Upstate foundation has recruited the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service to start a rural entrepreneurship program in Abbeville, McCormick and southern Anderson counties. A university statement said the Freshwater Coast Community Foundation has provided $50,000 for the first year and plans two more annual allocations of the same amount. The foundation, named for Savannah […]
By: Peggy Binette – Barring any major shifts in the U.S. Federal Reserve’s monetary policy, South Carolinians can expect an increase in jobs and personal income in 2014, according to a report released Monday (Dec. 9) by University of South Carolina economists at the Darla Moore School of Business’ 33rd Annual Economic Outlook Conference. […]
COLUMBIA, SC — SCE&G, criticized in the past for its resistance to renewable energy, plans to build as many as five solar farms under a proposal to sharply increase the company’s use of non-polluting sun power. The electric utility will start next year by constructing a seven-acre solar farm near an aging coal plant at […]