Category: State

News from around the state

NESA Holds Annual Meeting

The North Eastern Strategic Alliance (NESA) announced its member counties had a record $857 million in capital investment in 2017 during its 2018 Annual Meeting on Monday, Feb. 12 at Carolina’s Hospital Systems Floyd Conference Center.

Marlboro Development Team Expanding Into Spartanburg

Marlboro Development Team (MDT), the wholly-owned commercial and industrial development subsidiary of Marlboro Electric Cooperative (MEC), announced the addition of four seasoned real estate development professionals to its expanding operation along with plans to open an additional office in Spartanburg, SC.

SCDCA Warns Of Job Scams

The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is advising job seekers to be cautious in their search.

State Unemployment Edges Up

South Carolina businesses continued to add jobs in December to a new record level with the Hospitality and Tourism and Construction sectors leading the way. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate edged up to 4.1 percent in December from November’s rate of 4 percent.

Ports Authority Reports Growth

South Carolina Ports Authority reported nine percent container volume growth in 2017 with a record-setting 2.2 million twenty-foot equivalent container units handled during the year.

Boateng Serving As Sr. Community Development Manager, American Cancer Society Relay For Life, Southeast Division

Chinel Boateng is the Sr. Community Development Manager, American Cancer Society Relay For Life, Southeast Division.

NETC Foundation Makes Donation

Northeastern Technical College Foundation donates $1,000 towards the new CareSouth Carolina McColl Health & Wellness Center.

S.C. Ports Reports Container Volume Growth

South Carolina Ports Authority’s 2018 fiscal year container volume through November grew 2.5 percent compared to last year, with 886,414 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) handled by the Port of Charleston since July.

Work On Inland Port Dillon Progressing

Work on the much-anticipated Inland Port Dillon is progressing, according to the S.C. Ports Authority.

Latta Native Presented With Lifetime Achievement Award

Each year, IES Abroad, the leading not-for-profit study abroad organization, recognizes a study abroad professional with the Lifetime Achievement Award.