Columbia Real Estate Update 6-30-2011
TODAY'S HEADLINES / JUNE 30, 2011
Lawmakers preserved about a half million dollars' worth of Gov. Nikki Haley’s $213 million of cumulative vetoes. S.C. ETV funding was a flashpoint issue with lawmakers, some of whom said they felt misled about Haley's stance on the funding plan.
The U.S. Department of Energy and Savannah River Nuclear Solutions have sealed with concrete two nuclear reactors that generated weapons-related nuclear material for America during the Cold War.
Annette Marie Benson, formerly Annette Marie Bussart, age 44, pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court to wire fraud in connection with a gift card Ponzi scheme. Victims are owed about $1.1 million, U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles said.
Laney Earl Allen, 40, of Fort Mill pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to conspiracy to commit mail fraud for his role a mortgage fraud case. Allen and co-conspirator Samuel Cowles filed false loan documents in order to obtain loans.
This Independence Day, beachgoers along the S.C. coast will have the opportunity to see the state’s home-based military in action. Fighter jets from Shaw Air Force Base will be conducting a low-altitude flyover along the S.C. coast, with video and pictures from the event being sent to U.S. service members around the world.
The Beach Co. is looking to hire a maintenance technician in Columbia. A high school education or equivalent certification with 3 to 5 years’ experience in the areas of HVAC, carpentry, dry wall, appliances, plumbing, masonry, roofing and electrical repair is preferred. A Certified Pool Operator certification is required. Learn more or apply here.
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