June 28, 2013 RSS feed / Business

Higher taxes and hard-hitting stop smoking campaigns are working

With only 18 percent of Americans saying they are current smokers, it appears that higher taxes and hard- hitting antitobacco media campaigns are bearing fruit, says Dr. More...

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.  The Columbia 2nd & Charles will offer cash or store credit for 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.  On May 6, 2013, Young Leaders Society hosted the 2nd Annual YLS Classic, a golf tournament held at Woodcreek More...