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Columbia SC Real Estate Update 4-8-11

Posted By: Craig Summerall In: Real Estate News
Date: Tue, Apr 12th 2011 7:53 am


Entrepreneurs key to growing jobs in South Carolina

Economists at a discussion and workshop on high-impact entrepreneurship in Columbia said that smaller, ambitious companies are typically responsible for the most job growth in South Carolina.

State’s uniqueness right for electric vehicle industry

South Carolina is home to the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research and more than 250 automotive suppliers making it right to host an upcoming electric vehicle conference, said Lee Stogner, chairman of the S.C. Engineering Cluster and director of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.



Federal agents at port will work despite a shutdown

Customs and Border Protection agents would still work at the Port of Charleston if the government shuts down as Congress grapples over the budget and races against a Friday deadline.

Walmart employees start Habitat for Humanity home

Employees from 13 Walmart stores in the Midlands began an 11-day blitz build on a Central South Carolina Habitat for Humanity house in the Rockgate community today.

Former Beaufort clerk of court pleads guilty

Elizabeth Mason Smith could receive a $250,000 fine and 10 years in prison for diverting money from a federal child support program to pay a family member working for the Beaufort County Drug Court.



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Job of the Week

The University of South Carolina is hiring a senior applications analyst for the Development Office. The analyst will organize, plan, test, install and develop complex batch, interactive computer systems in client-servicer environments. Starting salary is $53,790-$65,000. A bachelor’s degree in computer science and seven years’ experience are required, as is knowledge of relations databases, SQL, and JAVA database design and applications. Learn more or apply here.


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