Gov. Henry McMaster Announces New Economic Development Initiative to Expand Recruitment of Pharmaceutical Companies, Shore Up Emergency Supply Chains

April 1, 2021

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster has issued a new Executive Order to enhance recruitment efforts of pharma and medical supply manufacturers for the state, as well as provide safeguards against supply chain disruptions.

USC, Benedict College to open Apple computer labs in SC towns lacking broadband access

March 30, 2021

The initiative, which opens labs at eight locations, is being supported with $6 million from federal coronavirus relief funds.

Let's get technical. Local institutions crucial to building a stronger workforce and business ecosystems

March 26, 2021

We're celebrating SC Technical College Week with a look at the institutions around the Central SC Region providing skilled training opportunities.

Industrial construction underway; INDEVCO Plastics building new facility in Orangeburg

March 17, 2021

100K square foot under construction in Orangeburg County, SC

UofSC receives third NASA ULI in three years

March 17, 2021

"The University of South Carolina is developing simulation tools and operational processes that will improve the affordability and safety of future vertical lift vehicles, also known as urban air mobility aircraft."

Tyson Foods, Inc. reestablishing operations in Richland County, SC

March 17, 2021

Company’s $55 million total investment will create 330 jobs

On Time Distribution, LLC establishing operations in Clarendon County, SC

March 9, 2021

$5.8 million investment will create 75 new jobs over the next five years

Resiliency in 2020: celebrating a year of success in the Central SC Region

March 4, 2021

Despite the challenges that the 2020 year presented, the Central SC Region flourished with an abundance of announcements and initiatives that generated one of the most successful years witnessed by regional members.

South Carolina to Move to Phase 1b of COVID-19 Vaccination Plan on March 8, 2021

March 2, 2021

Governor Henry McMaster and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced today that South Carolina will advance to Phase 1b of the state’s COVID-19 vaccination plan beginning Monday, March 8.

Piedmont Technical College adds contact tracing course

February 25, 2021

"Piedmont Technical College (PTC) recently added one of the latest tools to help combat the spread of COVID-19 and mitigate the rapidly emerging workforce needs related to it."

OCSD, OCtech sign education agreement; Orangeburg Advanced College to offer new opportunities

February 18, 2021

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College and Orangeburg County School District have partnered to launch a new program to help 9th to 12th graders achieve associate degrees before graduating high school.

Pharmacy-Lite Prescription Packaging Ribbon Cutting

February 18, 2021

With it's second manufacturing facility up and running in Winnsboro, Fairfield County, SC, Pharmacy-Lite Prescription Packaging is producing containers for independent and community pharmacies around the nation.