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July 23, 2010 RSS feed / Business

Sertoma installs officers

Linda Etheredge (r) is the new president for Richland Sertoma. Steven Langer, new district governor for the Wade Hampton District, is pictured installing Etheredge to her new position July 1. More...

Bu s in es s Briefs

Power As part of the bus transfer deal several years ago between the city and SCE&G, the city gained the hydro–electric power plant at the end of the Columbia Canal next to the Gervais Street bridge. More...

Social Security direct deposits can reduce fraud

Question: I have been helping my mother manage her finances since she had a stroke two years ago. Her primary income comes from Social Security, and last month I was late paying her bills because the check was delivered to the wrong house. More...

Rotary awards scholarship

On July 13, St. Andrews Rotary Club gave an academic scholarship to Dana Sumter, a recent Columbia High School graduate. More...