By South Carolina Treasurer Curtis M. Loftis, Jr. As State Treasurer I’ve had the privilege of visiting many successful businesses where I’ve enjoyed meeting with the leadership teams responsible for developing and maintaining their profitable organizations. Many have shared that hiring talented, dedicated employees and retaining them are the keyContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five received a gift of $14,849 from Publix to buy school supplies for students and classrooms. “This generous donation will allow us the opportunity to provide needed and necessary school supplies to our vulnerable students for a successful school year,” said School District Five’s Coordinator of ParentingContinue Reading

The new Midtown at BullStreet community, which will feature 90 attainable rental apartment units with accompanying amenities, will soon begin construction in the BullStreet District in downtown Columbia, South Carolina. Midtown at BullStreet will cover about two acres near the recently dedicated Page Ellington Park, a new 20-acre city park.Continue Reading

During the month of August, Carolina Ale House is teaming up with Budweiser to raise funds to support Folds of Honor, a nonprofit organization that provides educational scholarships to spouses and children of U.S. service members who have fallen or have become disabled in the line of duty. Patrons areContinue Reading

By Matt BelyusValet Technologies Thank you for checking out the Valet Tech corner. We will be writing tech articles without all the tech jargon so you can better understand the technology and how it can benefit you. With the need to secure your online accounts, many vendors require multi-factor authenticationContinue Reading

Midlands-area office supply company founded Labor Day 1937 By W. Thomas Smith Jr. LORICK OFFICE PRODUCTS will celebrate 85 years of serving the office-supply needs of Columbia businesses and customers nationwide, at the company’s 910 Washington Street showroom, Wednesday, September 14 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. State House leadersContinue Reading

By Matt BelyusValet Technologies Thank you for checking out the Valet Tech corner. We will be writing tech articles without all the tech jargon so you can better understand technologies and how they can benefit you. This article will be a continuation of last week article for businesses having aContinue Reading

Luzianna Purchase in Murraywood Centre on St. Andrews Road serves up comfort food. The Louisiana-inspired restaurant also caught the attention of HGTV.  The channel recently filmed from Luzianna Purchase as part of their My Lottery Dream Home series where David Bromstad takes recent lottery winners on over-the-top house hunts forContinue Reading

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina continues to earn recognition as a top employer, most recently earning a spot on Forbes’ 2022 list of America’s best employers for women. “We are proud to once again be recognized as a top workplace for women. This recognition highlights the commitment that was startedContinue Reading

Nationally-ranked Wallick Investments, LLC, a South Carolina-based Registered Investment Advisory firm, has announced Jacob (Jake) Wallick, portfolio manager and managing director of Wallick Institutional, has passed the Level III exam of the Chartered Financial Analyst Program, completed all program requirements and is now a CFA charterholder— “one of the highestContinue Reading