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Mike Maddock, General Manager

June 28, 2013 RSS feed / Business

Real Estate Transactions

Jordan Hammond of Colliers International brokered a $1,184,000 sale of 37 lots in Lexington Heights subdivision to S.C. Pillon Homes, Inc./Crown Communities. Hammond represented the seller, Heights Development. More...

2nd & Charles will open new store in Columbia

The residents of the Columbia community will soon have a 2nd & Charles store, occupying the former Books-A-Million location at 275-1 Harbison Boulevard near the Rooms 2 Go. More...

City Snippets

Midlands area employment up in May More...

Folks about town

The South Carolina Association of Tourism Regions (SCATR) elected new officers for 2013-2014, including Miriam Atria, president; Tim Todd, vice president; Peach Morrison, secretary; and Mary Shriner, treasurer. More...

“Care Kits” drive nets hundreds of items for families with hospitalized children

A group of Columbia businesses collected piles of personal care items in early 2013 to assist parents dealing with the unexpected hospitalization of a child. More...

United Way of the Midlands Young Leaders Society raises over $6,000 for Vital Connections

United Way of the Midlands Young Leaders Society raised over $6,000 for the community at their annual golf tournament, the YLS Classic. More...