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Crowdfunding Startup Helps Professional Athletes and Fans to Fund Charities

August 5, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Picture of Corey Jackson playing football

Corey Jackson is a former NFL athlete and the founder of an early-stage tech startup here in Columbia, South Carolina. The name of his company is FundMyPro . FundMyPro makes it possible for professional athletes to collaborate with fans to positively impact communities all...

Family Owned Business, Cromer's P-Nuts, Celebrates its 80th Anniversary with “80 for 80” Campaign

July 31, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Owner of Cromer's P-Nuts looking to the camera

For 79 years, Cromer's P-Nuts has been taking customers back to their childhood by selling delicious candies, peanuts, popcorn, candy apples, cotton candy and more. In August of this year, the business will celebrate its 80th anniversary, so they decided to do something...

Q&A | A Conversation with Trey Gordner, CEO of Koios

July 29, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Koios Group

Koios is a Columbia startup dedicated to saving users money on books by searching libraries for the availability of books a person has looked up online. Carolina Money talked with CEO Trey Gordner to find out more about the startup. Q: Could you let us know a little bit...

Q&A | A Conversation with Lanford Holloway, Founder and CEO of TerraStride Inc.

July 29, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Lanford Holloway, Founder and CEO of TerraStride Inc.

Founded in 2012, TerraStride is a company based in Columbia, S.C. TerraStride designs and produces map-based software for high-value niche markets. They currently have two distinct product lines: TerraStride Pro, a land brokerage software, and HuntStand, a next generation...

South Carolina Unemployment Rate Drops

July 22, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by V. Ortiz
Jobs

The unemployment rate for the State of South Carolina dropped slightly last month, after increasing a bit in May, the Department of Employment and Workforce said on Tuesday. According to IslandPaket.com , the unemployment rate was 6.6 percent in June, compared to 6.8...

S.C. Ranked 42nd for Child Well-Being

July 21, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
School

South Carolina showed some improvement in the annual Kids Count Data book ranking, moving up three spots from 45 to 42. The data book is published to raise awareness on child well-being throughout the states and nation. South Carolina's improved ranking is because of the...

Increased Security for Guard Facilities Announced

July 20, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by S. Simmons
National Guard

Governor Nikki Haley and Major General Bob Livingston announced Monday that the security of National Guard facilities across the state will be reviewed and strengthened, Fox Carolina reports . The undertaking of increasing security comes as a result of the shooting at two...

Richland Public Library Hosts Youth Business Camp

July 20, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Richland Public Library Hosts Youth Business Camp

Every year the Richland Public Library in Columbia, South Carolina, hosts the Youth Business Camp. This free camp is open to rising 6th-12th graders who have an interest in entrepreneurship, business and finance. The workshop is a partnership between Palmetto Citizens...

Behind the Scenes: Climate Change

July 19, 2015 - Posted in ETV
Climate Change: A Global Reality

CNN’s John King hosts an expert panel as they examine the challenges and impacts of climate change. Extreme conditions, drought, floods, rising seas and hurricanes are part of the conversation. Check out behind the scenes photos from SCETV produced production below. Watch...

SCETV Remembers Charleston

July 17, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Charleston Nine

A look back at the last month in South Carolina. From tragedy to triumph, we are #OneSC.

Lexington Medical Center Prepares for Major Expansion

July 16, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Veronica Brown
Medical

Lexington Medical Center will soon begin an estimated $425 million expansion to their existing 58-acre campus. The eight-story, 550,000 square foot tower will immediately add 70 new beds to the hospital’s existing 414. The new tower will include the labor-and-delivery...

“Triumph over Tragedy”: A Front Row Seat

July 15, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Xavier Blake
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It has been quite a remarkable three weeks. After the tragedy on that Wednesday night, I spent Thursday afternoon at Morris Brown A.M.E., attending the prayer vigil for those now known as the Charleston 9. It was an incredibly touching day. I was asked to go back down on...

Dollar Tree to Establish a Distribution Center in South Carolina

July 15, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by V. Ortiz
Dollar Tree

The discount retailer store, Dollar Tree, will start building a new distribution center in Cherokee and Spartanburg Counties that will create 400 jobs in the next five years. The 10th largest importer said Monday, the facility would have a cost of $104.4 million and it is...

TWITTER CHAT | Entrepreneur & Innovator Gregory Hilton Talks Startups

July 14, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Twitter Chat poster

Twitter Chat hosted by @Carolina_Money with featured guest and entrepreneur Gregory Hilton, on July 21, 2015 at 7pm ET: https://storify.com/SCETV/twitter-chat-ceo-hal-turner-on-entrepreneurship-bu

S.C. Benefits with $18 Million in Grants for Teen Pregnancy Prevention

July 13, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by V. Ortiz
Together

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Adolescent Health has awarded three South Carolina health organizations $18 million in grants to fund teen pregnancy programs, as announced by the OAH last Tuesday. The recipients of the grants include the South...

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