Richland County, SC Biotech Company Investing $4.1M in Expansion
April 7, 2021
$4.1 million investment and 31 new jobs over the next five years
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.