August 2018 Features

  • S.C. Chamber Announces 2018 Grassroots Tour

    August 30, 2018

    The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce announces its 2018 Grassroots Tour stops. Each September, the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce partners with regional and local chambers of commerce on the Chamber Alliance Grassroots Tour.

  • MUSC and Siemens Healthineers Form Strategic Partnership to Disrupt and Reshape Health Care Delivery

    August 28, 2018

    The Medical University of South Carolina and Siemens Healthineers have formed a first-of-its-kind strategic partnership with the mutual goal of advancing the quality of health care in South Carolina. The partnership will capitalize on the coupling of MUSC’s clinical care, research and education expertise with Siemens Healthineers’ engineering innovations and workflow-improvement capabilities.

  • UofSC Applications Skyrocket; System Enrollment Grows to New Heights

    August 27, 2018

    As the University of South Carolina welcomes students returning to campuses, it’s also greeting a new group of freshmen and transfer students that’s among the largest and most diverse in the university’s history.

  • Exclusive: Homes Continue to Sell Briskly across S.C.

    August 23, 2018

    In general, South Carolina homes are selling more quickly and for more money than in 2017, continuing a trend. Nationally, homeownership rates lag pre-recession highs, but the Palmetto State ranks No. 2.

  • Clemson University School of Nursing Unveils New $31.5M Education Building at GHS

    August 22, 2018

    The Clemson University Nursing building, a 78,000-square-foot education and research facility housing an expansion of Clemson’s baccalaureate nursing program at Greenville Health System, opened Tuesday.

  • AT&T Invests Nearly $750M Over 3-Year Period to Boost Local Networks in South Carolina

    August 21, 2018

    At AT&T, we've invested nearly $750 million in our South Carolina wireless and wired networks during 2015-2017. These investments boost reliability, coverage, speed and overall performance for residents and businesses. They also improve critical services that support public safety and first responders.

  • DX Print & Mail Gearing up with Ribbon Cutting at New Hilton Head Office

    August 16, 2018

    Together with the Hilton Head Chamber of Commerce, DX Print & Mail will be hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony for their new office at 1000 Main Street, Suite 100B, Hilton Head Island. The ceremony will be Thursday, August 23 at 5:30 p.m., and will include hors d’ ouerves, lemonade, spa water, beer and wine. The event will be catered by Hilton Head Chamber member, Roy’s Place.

  • EDTS Celebrates Nine Consecutive Years on Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in America List

    August 15, 2018

    EDTS, LLC has earned, for the 9th consecutive year, a 2018 ranking on the Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Inc. Magazine considers nine times on the list a notable achievement and recognizes these honorees with an “Honor Roll” badge.

  • Clemson Gets Funds to Improve Health Outreach by Wiring Underserved Communities

    August 15, 2018

    Clemson University has received a funding commitment from the Universal Service Administration Company Rural Health Care Program to bring high-speed broadband technology to 102 health care sites across South Carolina to improve the efficiency of rural health outreach efforts.

  • 6 Reasons Why You Need A Financial Plan

    August 14, 2018

    Are you one of the 68% of adults who doesn't have a budget? Or are you part of the nearly half of American families who don't have anything saved for retirement? Or maybe you have a budget and a retirement account, but aren't sure if you're truly on-target to meet your financial goals?

  • 5 Amazing People Entrepreneurs Need When Starting a Business

    August 14, 2018

    Business ownership is challenging, isn’t it? There is so much involved in building a successful enterprise, and it seems almost impossible to keep up with it all. However, if you’re not on top of the important aspects of entrepreneurship, the likelihood of failure increases. If you have the right people in your life, it will be easier to build the business you have always dreamed of.

  • South Carolina's Fastest Growing Companies Award Recipients Announced

    August 13, 2018

    Now in its 17th year, this competition recognizes the achievements of top-performing private and publicly-owned companies that have contributed to South Carolina's economy through exceptional increases in revenues and employment.

  • SC Constitutional Ballot Commission Approves Superintendent Amendment Wording for November

    August 10, 2018

    South Carolina’s Constitutional Ballot Commission gave its unanimous approval Thursday to the wording of a constitutional amendment that will be on November’s ballot. If the amendment passes, it would change the way South Carolina’s superintendent of education is chosen starting in January 2023.

  • Exclusive: USC Tasks Andy Bernardin with Making Business Connections

    August 09, 2018

    While managing relationships during a joint project between IBM and the University of South Carolina, Bernardin was exposed to a part of the university he hadn’t seen before. Now he’s switching sides, so to speak, going to work for USC to help build further relationships with industry.

  • Survey: One-third of Americans Thought about Starting a Business Last Year

    August 07, 2018

    LendingTree, the nation's leading online loan marketplace, today released its survey of aspiring small business owners, as the company celebrates a new milestone for its small business vertical – surpassing $1 billion in loan volume through LendingTree's small business marketplace.

  • S.C. Chamber Announces Best Places to Work

    August 06, 2018

    The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce honored the ‘2018 Best Places to Work’ in South Carolina during the 13th annual awards banquet, presented by Colonial Life.

  • South Carolina Priorities in Defense Authorization Bill to Become Law

    August 02, 2018

    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham voted in favor of the final version of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19 NDAA), which included several priorities for South Carolina and the rest of the nation. The bill will now head to President Trump’s desk to be signed into law.