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PPG Coatings Services in Greenville
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Ken Pauli
February 19, 2019 - 9:25 am
PPG says they are investing $10 million in a new 82,000-square-foot facility and class A paint line here in Greenville at its coatings services facility . Jeff Oravitz, PPG vice president of coatings services says,“The expansion of the Greenville facility will help us continue to grow with our...
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Myrtle the Pink Elephant
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Ken Pauli
February 15, 2019 - 3:46 pm
"Today is a hard day," is what it said on the Facebook page of Myrtle the Pink Elephant . The owners of the Spartanburg iconic, life-sized, pink elephant made of fiberglass say they are moving Myrtle to a new home in Tennessee. "Many milestones have been announced by Myrtle, many graduations, many...
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February 05, 2019 - 11:09 am
CHARLESTON, SC – February 5, 2019 - Today South Carolina Ports Authority announced the strongest January on record and 12.5 percent fiscal year-over-year growth of container volume. SCPA handled 205,689 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) last month. Since the Port’s fiscal year began in...
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Lee Rogers
January 29, 2019 - 7:53 pm
CHARLESTON, SC – January 29, 2019 - Today South Carolina Ports Authority celebrated the dedication of a new headquarters building at the Wando Welch Terminal with its Board of Directors, local leaders, business partners and employees. “The Port’s new headquarters offers a single, modern campus for...
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SC Ports Authority
South Carolina Radio Network
January 24, 2019 - 11:54 am
JANUARY 23, 2019 BY SOUTH CAROLINA RADIO NETWORK South Carolina ports officials want to use new barges to decrease the number of trucks on roads around Charleston. Wando Welch Terminal (Image: SCSPA) The State Ports Authority is seeking a federal permit to expand its Wando Welch terminal wharf so...
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Patrick Gentry
January 11, 2019 - 12:50 pm
Prisma Health has launched a national search for its new chief executive officer (CEO) to lead the organization formed by the partnership of South Carolina’s largest health care systems, Greenville Health System (GHS) and Palmetto Health. The in-depth recruitment process, led by nationally known...
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SC Ports Authority
January 08, 2019 - 10:56 am
CHARLESTON, SC – January 7, 2019 - Today South Carolina Ports Authority reported 6.4 percent year-over-year container volume growth, with a record 2.3 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) handled in 2018. Last year marked the third consecutive calendar year of record TEU volume for...
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Patrick Gentry
December 28, 2018 - 4:31 pm
Sears is closing 80 more stores as it teeters on the brink of liquidation. The 130-year old retailer set a deadline of Friday for bids for its remaining stores to avert closing down completely. Only one South Carolina location made the list, and that Sears property can be found in Sumter, South...
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Patrick Gentry
December 24, 2018 - 3:05 pm
An Australian mining company says it has found more gold at a South Carolina mine and wants to expand operations. OceanaGold started digging for gold in Lancaster County two years ago. The State newspaper reports OceanaGold has filed in state and federal documents that the additional gold it wants...
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SC Ports Authority
December 11, 2018 - 8:05 pm
CHARLESTON, SC – December 11, 2018 – Today the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced a $25 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant to support the expansion at South Carolina Ports Authority’s (SCPA) Inland Port Greer, and the extension of...
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