Columbia Real Estate Update 9-28-2011
TODAY'S HEADLINES / SEPT. 28, 2011
Wells Fargo brought its iconic stagecoach and team of four horses to Columbia’s Main Street today to mark the rebranding of its former Wachovia stores. Wells Fargo also announced $165,000 in charitable gifts.
Gary Lee Gillion, 51, of Irmo, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 33 months in prison, after being convicted in June for conspiracy to commit mail fraud in connection with a trailer-leasing scheme.
Elizabeth Colbert-Busch of the Clemson University Restoration Institute said the Palmetto State’s mix of manufacturers, offshore wind capacity and Clemson’s state-of-the-art wind testing facility put South Carolina in a leadership position in the wind energy industry.
The U.S. Small Business Administration is providing $202,669 in grants to South Carolina small businesses to help increase exports. This is a portion of the $30 million in grants nationwide. It will provide support to firms that will include market research, travel and interpretation.
Some 150 employers are expected to be on hand to interview 800 job-seekers.
The Gel Group Inc. has an opening for an analyst in training in its radiochemistry laboratory – liquid scintillation prep lab. The position for the Charleston-based company is responsible for support of various laboratory functions. The duties of this position represent routine procedures that are carried out independently. Learn more or apply here.
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