LifePoint Health acquires Providence Hospitals for undisclosed price

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The for-profit company based in Brentwood, Tenn., has signed a letter of intent to acquire the Columbia hospital for an undisclosed price, founding organization Sisters of Charity Health System said Tuesday. The long-rumored sale of the hospital was first reported as imminent in April. Read More...

Jury orders city to pay local architectural firm $1.65M

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Stevens & Wilkinson first filed suit in 2005 over work it did on a publicly funded hotel and convention center in the Vista. Hired in 2003, the city dropped the firm the following year and paid $650,000 for the work already done. But the company successfully disputed an additional five months or so of work must be reimbursed, too. Read More...

Two proposed student housing complexes fall through

A pair of developers, neither of which were identified, had separate plans to construct living quarters at the Shuman-Owens Supply Co. store on Shop Road and behind the Greek Village at Catawba and Lincoln streets. Both properties are now back on the market. Read More...

S.C. gold mine acquired by Australian firm in $657M deal

Romarco Minerals, which received the necessary federal and state permits to begin commercial strip-mining operations at the Lancaster County facility, has agreed to be bought by OceanaGold Corp. Development of the 4,552-acre project area will take 15 years and employment will range from 150 to 420 employees.  Read More...

NAI Avant to lease office space in new ballpark building

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The commercial real estate firm is leasing 85,000 square feet of Class A space in the building, which is being built along the first base side of the new Spirit Communications Park.  Read More...


App-based parking meter pay system coming to Columbia

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PassportParking, a free app provided by Charlotte-based Passport, will allow drivers to pump any Columbia meter using their smartphone. It comes after the city’s parking services department allowed people to pay fines online earlier this year. Read More...

Taylor joins McNair’s environmental practice

Clemson University graduate Stacy Taylor has environmental experience in regulatory, transactional and litigation experience, having represented both mid-market and multinational clients in a range of issues.  Read More...