April 17, 2009 RSS feed / Business

Folks about town

Grady Beard has been invited to join Larson's National Workers' Compensation Advisory Board as one of two representatives from South Carolina. Wesley Whitener has joined First Citizens as senior vice president and appraisal manager. More...

S.C. residents picking up phones before picking up shovels

April 1 marked the official start of S.C. Safe Digging Month, a statewide initiative aimed at raising awareness of the importance of notifying the Palmetto Utility Protection Service, Inc. (PUPS). More...

Briefs

Municipal power Los Angeles, Calif. is a municipal power city, as is Austin. Tex. Municipal power cities produce and/or purchase wholesale electric power and sell it to their citizens at a slight mark- up. More...

Emily Brady of Chernoff Newman

Star Profile

The recent success at the convention center, the gathering of several hundred out- of- town delegates and thousands of local visitors at the National Hydrogen Associations' annual convention, was promoted by Columbia- based public relations firm Ch More...

Governor appoints member to Midlands Technical College Commission

Randall (Mack) Jackson has been appointed to serve on the Midlands Technical College Commission. The Midlands Technical College Commission is a 12- member board representing the college's service area. More...

Managing retirement savings in today's economy: Tips for keeping money safe

With the unemployment rate on the rise and the economy in recession, many Americans - especially those over 50 - are struggling to cope with disintegrating disposable incomes and early retirement. More...