Columbia Real Estate Update 10-17-2011
TODAY'S HEADLINES | OCT. 17, 2011
With the completion of the Bridgestone and Continental Tire manufacturing facilities, tire production in South Carolina should reach 120,000 units daily, easily pushing the state to No. 1 in North America.
On Friday, North Carolina state regulators closed Asheville, N.C.-based Blue Ridge Savings Bank Inc. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. was appointed receiver, and entered into a purchase and assumption agreement with Bank of North Carolina, Thomasville, N.C., to assume all of the deposits of Blue Ridge Savings Bank.
The utilities expect a final decision in December or January from the NRC to build and operate two, 1,110-megawatt reactor units at Jenkinsville.
Pete Selleck takes the reins as chairman and president of Michelin North America Inc. this month. Dick Wilkerson announced his retirement from the position in June after 31 years with the company. Selleck joined Michelin in 1982.
The Greater Chapin Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for Business Person of the Year, Non-Profit Organization of the Year and the Annie Epting Volunteer of the Year.
Dale Carnegie Training of S.C. is seeking sales representatives in Columbia, Greenville and Charleston. Learn more or apply here.
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