Columbia Real Estate Update 8-30-2011
TODAY'S HEADLINES / AUG. 30, 2011
When the $963 million loan is paid off, business owners should see decrease in premiums for unemployment insurance, said John Finan, director of the Department of Employment and Workforce.
Crews from Santee Cooper, Progress Energy and S.C. Electric & Gas Co. restored power to Palmetto State residents by Saturday. Some also sent crews to other states to help with restoration there.
Sen. Jim DeMint told Charleston business leaders that the political system in Washington is broken, and lawmakers are pushing toward opposite goals. The private sector creates wealth, DeMint said, which can be used to pay for charity, the arts, health care and education.
The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce will recognize the state’s top companies for their diversity efforts at the 7th annual Excellence in Workplace Diversity Awards on Oct. 18 at the Embassy Suites in Columbia.
Congaree State Bank promoted Jeff Hendrix to vice president, commercial loan officer. The Cayce-based bank also promoted Pam Poole to assistant vice president, branch manager of the West Columbia branch, located at 2023 Sunset Blvd.
Trident Technical College of Charleston is seeking a department head for behavorial and social sciences. The position requires a master’s degree in psychology or a master’s degree in a related social science field plus 18 graduate hours in psychology. Supervisory experience at the community college level and demonstrated success/experience in teaching psychology in traditional classroom and distance delivery modes is preferred. Learn more or apply here.
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