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Columbia SC Real Estate Update 2-21-11

Posted By: Craig Summerall In: Real Estate News
Date: Mon, Feb 21st 2011 4:23 pm

TODAY'S HEADLINES / FEB. 21, 2011

Manufacturers call for revisit of unemployment changes

The S.C. Manufacturers Alliance, which didn't weigh in on the issue last year, now wants lawmakers to revisit the 2010 unemployment insurance reform that led to spikes in some employers’ tax bills.

SCE&G seeks electricity rate increase

S.C. Electric & Gas Co. filed a request today with the Public Service Commission of South Carolina to increase the fuel cost portion of its rates by 1.56%.

Chamber, AT&T to issue calling cards to local military

AT&T and the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce’s Military Affairs Committee are providing 4,500 prepaid, 100-minute cards to active military personnel from Fort Jackson, McEntire Joint National Guard Base and Shaw Air Force Base and to the USO.

Lexington Medical Center board adds member

Dr. Tripp Jones, an oncologist who has worked at Lexington Medical since 1980, is joining the hospital’s board of directors. He served as the hospital’s chief of staff from 1986 to 1988. He was also chairman of the hospital’s Cancer Committee for 29 years.

Legislative Calendar

Each Monday, the Business Report publishes the calendar of who is entertaining our legislators.

Job of the Week

The University of South Carolina is seeking a prospect management coordinator to be responsible for the entry of prospect management data for all college-based and central Development Office fundraisers in Columbia. A bachelor's degree and three years experience in collecting, scheduling, processing and reporting information in a data processing environment and strong organizational skills are desired. For more information about this opportunity or to apply, click here.

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