Columbia Real Estate Update 7-7-2011
TODAY'S HEADLINES / JULY 7, 2011
First Community Bank buys assets of Palmetto South
The Lexington-based bank plans to expand its residential mortgage business unit with the acquisition. The Columbia-based mortgage company offers purchase and refinance options in the S.C. market.
17th annual home improvement show set for August
The Columbia Remodelers group is seeking exhibitors for the Home Improvement Show, set for Aug. 19-21 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.
SRNS, Augusta Tech to train nuclear workers
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions said it will donate $10,000 to buy high-tech equipment for three new labs at Augusta Technical College.
S.C. Bar staff appointed to national leadership positions
Assistant executive director Leah G. Johnson was elected to her second term as a state bar director, and membership services director Charmy Medlin was appointed chairwoman of Bar Member Services Forum at the National Association of Bar Executives.
USC names academic chair in childhood literacy
Educator and author Michelle Martin was inspired by the stories she heard from Augusta Baker, the storyteller and children’s literacy pioneer whom the chair honors. Martin will research literacy and oversee literacy programs throughout the state.
Job of the Week
The Larry Dempsey Agency is looking to hire a licensed sales producer in Columbia. The full-time position entails new customer acquisition, customor retention, record keeping and outside marketing. A property and casualty license is required. A life, accident and health license is a plus. Learn more or apply here.
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