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Mike Maddock, General Manager

May 9, 2008 RSS feed / Business

Folks about town

Sara Jane Salley has been hired as the new director of membership and resource development for The S.C. Association of Nonprofit Organizations. Sixth District Congressman and House Majority Whip James E. More...

Briefs

Duke up Charlotte- based Duke Energy Corp. reports a first- quarter earnings increase of 30 percent from a year ago with $465 million in net income, which is up from net income of $357 million last year. More...

John Graves of Eastern States Serum Company

Star Profile

What began in 1951 as a livestock supply center is now catering to cats and dogs. John Graves's father owned Eastern States Serum Company when Richland County had 29 dairies. Today, Richland County has none. More...