American Floral has announced they have been selected as a 2021 ¬¬winner of The Knot Best of Weddings, an accolade representing the highest- and most-rated wedding professionals as reviewed by real couples, their families and wedding guests on The Knot, a leading wedding planning and registry brand and app. ThisContinue Reading

Wallick Investments, LLC’s Fidelis composite received a 4-star Morningstar Rating among 447 Large-Cap Value products for 3-year, 5-year and Overall risk-adjusted performance as of September 30. Morningstar is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia ( This is the 19th out of 24Continue Reading

Leadership Columbia has announced the Leadership Columbia Class of 2021. The 39 individuals will be the 48th graduating class since the program was founded in 1972. “Each year the Chamber’s Leadership Columbia program brings together a diverse group of individuals,” says Columbia Chamber President and CEO, Carl Blackstone. “This year’sContinue Reading

Columbia’s insurance technology and services network, formerly known as iTs|SC, has completed a rebranding effort in response to the growing opportunities within the industry and the renewal of the network’s vision. At the heart of the organization’s rebranding is a name change to its.Cola and an update to the organization’sContinue Reading

Local chiropractors Dr. Matt Boyeson and Dr. Amanda Boyeson-Oldaker of Midlands Family Chiropractic have literally gone to the dogs. Using their knowledge and skill to help the four legged variety of joint pain sufferers, instead of just the two legged type, the doctors are treating dogs and cats suffering fromContinue Reading

Mark Anthony Brewing has announced plans to build a new, brewery and production facility in Richland County. The company’s $400 million investment will create 300 new jobs and represents one the largest economic investments in Richland County history. This will be one of the largest breweries built in the U.S.Continue Reading

Decimated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the motorcoach or charter bus industry did not receive vital economic relief from Congress during the CARES Act and are hoping the Coronavirus Economic Relief for Transportation Services (CERTS) Act language is included in the next stimulus package. The CERTS Act would provide $10 billionContinue Reading

Congressman Joe Wilson visited the Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon on Wednesday, October 14 held at the St. Andrews Presbyterian Church on St. Andrews Road. “Irmo is a special place for me,” said Congressman Wilson. “I feel right at home here with the chamber.”   Wilson was instrumentalContinue Reading

Local music school Freeway Music has launched new virtual and socially distanced technique lessons, showcases, recitals, studio time and music videos, along with new scholarships. As a small business, Freeway Music is rooted in face-to-face interaction and in-person instruction. Once the COVID-19 pandemic limited its ability to open studio doorsContinue Reading

Recognizing the challenges that local educators and students are facing this year, Columbia Economic Development (CED) partnered with the Black Public Relations Society – Columbia Chapter (BPRS Columbia) and six local businesses to run a School Supply Drive to donate supplies to Richland County School Districts One and Two. “ColumbiaContinue Reading