Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union is has announced Robert Terrell as their new Chief Lending Officer (CLO). Terrell brings more than 31 years of experience working in the financial services industry to his role as CLO, including nearly 20 years with Palmetto Citizens. He first served as the Manager ofContinue Reading

By Mike DuBose Entrepreneurs differ on what makes their businesses successful, but no one-philosophy fits all. Most will correctly shout—“hard work.” Many elements, when combined, make organizations flourish. After reading more than 100 books on breeding successful, customer-driven companies, failing miserably at times, doing everything wrong possible, and learning fromContinue Reading

Brian Pearson, distinguished executive coach, will help attendees to learn and understand the current generational gaps and the six temptations successful organizations have as they battle labor issues and the disconnects associated with those gaps. This lunchtime workshop will be held on Thursday, August 17, at the Greater Irmo ChamberContinue Reading

By Matt BelyusValet Technologies We had to break from our A.I. series this week due to an incident in Columbia. There was a shooting in the parking lot of one of our partners. The suspect was shot by the police and taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. After theContinue Reading

Mungo Homes, a homebuilder with communities throughout the Southeast, is expanding its corporate headquarters in Richland County. The $10 million investment will create 40 new jobs. Mungo Homes will build a new, 20,250-square-foot facility to house marketing, human resources, information technology, accounting, purchasing and customer service teams. The new buildingContinue Reading

The ambitious 90 plus acre land development at Lake Murray is now off the table due to the withdrawal of an annexation request. The attorney for the landowners has called a halt to the Smallwood Cove development along the shores of Lake Murray near Dreher Shoals Dam slated to beginContinue Reading

Dave and Roxanne Duffy have opened Roxanne’s Market located at 2900 Dreher Shoals Road, Highway 6 in Irmo. The fresh market and restaurant offers prepared take-home dinners, both frozen and fresh, casseroles and soon-to-be an assortment of wines along with other goodies in the store. The restaurant features daily specialsContinue Reading

By Matt Belyus Valet Tech To continue with our series on A.I. and how it will impact all of our lives.  The article last week was written using ChatGPT.  The entire process took 30 seconds.  I put in the command “Newspaper article on A.I. in the medical field 450 wordsContinue Reading

By Mat Belyus Valet Tech This article will continue from the last one on A.I. (Artificial Intelligence). We see A.I. in almost all articles for writing at this point, and many teachers in school see this in students’ work as well. From the last article, we had a teacher askContinue Reading

Bart Baldwin has been waiting for years to come to Irmo with his famous coffee and now has his opportunity. “Gabriel Penfield and I have come to an agreement and we will be ready to open in a month,” said Bart. “We are super excited to be here.” Gabriel PenfieldContinue Reading