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Mike Maddock, General Manager

November 16, 2007 RSS feed / Business

Folks about town

Nikki Haley, S.C. representative for the Home Builders Association, received the Champion of Housing Award. Chambers USA named Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. a top business and litigation law firm. More...

Briefs

Capital investment According to the S.C. Department of Commerce, Richland County attracted a total of $56,950,000 in 2005 for an additional 1,440 jobs. Lexington County drew $88,000,000 for 270 new jobs. More...

Star Profile

Rusty DePass of Grubb & Ellis Wilson/Kibler

William Brunson (Rusty) DePass was regularly introduced by South Carolina's Lee Atwater, campaign manager for George H. W. Bush (#41), as "the guy who whipped my *@#$." Atwater was referring to the S.C. More...