Columbia SC News Update 10-21-2010
City leaders touted the municipalityâ€™s fiscal improvement as they announced that Columbia operated at $2.4 million below budget in the first quarter of its fiscal year.
Corlogix recently started delivering its first units to hospitals in Louisiana. And the staff at Providence Hospitals has been a test site for the company. The companyâ€™s challenge in developing the workstations was to bring mobility to a desktop PC with enough power to last 10 to 12 hours.
The city received a $456,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to convert Broad Street into a Main Street concept, the city said. The TIGER II grants were announced Wednesday.
The company reported that earnings were $67 million in the third quarter, compared with $50.9 million in the third quarter of 2009. Sales were up 13% to $1.05 billion in the third quarter of 2010.
In his address, University of South Carolina President Harris Pastides will highlight past events and look to the future. The event will include raffles and refreshments.
Proceeds from the Free to Breathe walk will support the National Lung Cancer Partnershipâ€™s research, education and awareness programs, which work to make the fight against lung cancer a priority.
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