Columbia Real Estate Update 10-17-2011
TODAY'S HEADLINES | OCT. 17, 2011
S.C. tire industry on a roll to become No. 1
With the completion of the Bridgestone and Continental Tire manufacturing facilities, tire production in South Carolina should reach 120,000 units daily, easily pushing the state to No. 1 in North America.
Bank of North Carolina buys another S.C. branch
On Friday, North Carolina state regulators closed Asheville, N.C.-based Blue Ridge Savings Bank Inc. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. was appointed receiver, and entered into a purchase and assumption agreement with Bank of North Carolina, Thomasville, N.C., to assume all of the deposits of Blue Ridge Savings Bank.
SCE&G, Santee Cooper await approval on reactors
The utilities expect a final decision in December or January from the NRC to build and operate two, 1,110-megawatt reactor units at Jenkinsville.
Selleck begins as president of Michelin
Pete Selleck takes the reins as chairman and president of Michelin North America Inc. this month. Dick Wilkerson announced his retirement from the position in June after 31 years with the company. Selleck joined Michelin in 1982.
Chapin Chamber accepting nominations for awards
The Greater Chapin Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for Business Person of the Year, Non-Profit Organization of the Year and the Annie Epting Volunteer of the Year.
Job of the Week
Dale Carnegie Training of S.C. is seeking sales representatives in Columbia, Greenville and Charleston. Learn more or apply here.
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