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December 15, 2010

Columbia SC News Update 12-15-2010

Filed under: Lexington Sc Real Estate — lexingtonscrealtor @ 8:23 pm

Columbia SC News Update 12-15-2010

Columbia gives first assent to franchise fee for buses

Columbia City Council has given initial approval to an increase in the utility franchise fee, paid on electric bills, to support the bus system.

Haley appoints senior staff members

Gov.-elect Nikki Haley announced senior staff appointments on Tuesday. Among those named, Tim Pearson, executive director of Haley’s gubernatorial transition, will serve as chief of staff.

Major gift to establish engineering scholarships at USC

The family of Elizabeth Albright Belser and Duncan Clinch Heyward Belser gave $1.4 million to the S.C. Honors College and the College of Engineering and Computing. It will provide six full-tuition scholarships each year to S.C. resident students majoring in engineering or computing in the Honors College.

Destroyed Sonoco subsidiary to close permanently

The Southern Plug and Manufacturing Inc. facility, which manufactured molded plugs in tubes and cores for the paper industry in Bastrop, La., has been shut down since it was destroyed by fire on Nov. 5.

Tuscarora Yarns announces expansion in York County

The specialty yarns maker announced the $3.5 million investment on Tuesday. The expansion is expected to generate 40 new jobs. The Clover facility currently has 150 employees.

Providence Hospitals names chairman of new foundation

Thomas E. “Tommy” Suggs, president and CEO of insurance brokerage and consulting firm Keenan and Suggs Inc., has been tapped to lead the hospital system’s new Development Foundation.

McLeland to be Sonoco human resources vice president

The global packaging company said that, effective Jan. 1, McLeland will replace Cindy Hartley, senior vice president of human resources, who is retiring.

Business Report website experiencing technical issues

The website for the Columbia Regional Business Report is experiencing intermittent problems related to work on the publication’s servers. The technical problems are being worked on and are expected to only last a short while. Thank you for your patience.


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