Element counters trade group’s charge

element pic 11-25 onlineThe company, which prints “Assembled in the USA” on the boxes of TVs shipped from its Winnsboro plant, said it’s complying with federal regulations. The Alliance for American Manufacturing says Element Electronics is misleading consumers. Read More...

Peak Corp. to locate in Clarendon County

The $6.6 million investment by the maker of automotive lifts is expected to create 59 jobs in the town of Manning. Read More...

Commerce awards $4.5M for improvement projects

The funding provided through the Community Development Block Grant program will go toward support a range of projects from buying a new fire struck to revitalization of neighborhoods in 13 counties and cities. Read More...

S.C. construction jobs flat in October

The sector's recovery is erratic and remains vulnerable to factors such as growing labor shortages, new regulatory burdens and stagnant public sector demand, the Associated General Contractors said in its analysis of federal job statistics. Read More...

Kiswire to start phase two of Newberry expansion

The South Korea-based manufacturer of steel cord and bead wire plans to spend $30 million and create 45 jobs. Read More...


USC’s Wright wins honor for HR research

University of South Carolina professor Patrick Wright has been recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management for his research in HR management. The awarded included a $50,000 prize. Read More...

Providence Hospital scores high in three rankings

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons awarded its highest overall rating of three stars to Providence Hospitals for the 16th time in a row. Providence Orthopedic Hospital has been recognized by Healthgrades as among America’s 100 Best Hospitals for orthopedic care. And Providence Hospital also received a 5-star rating for the quality of its coronary bypass surgery, valve surgery and pacemaker procedures from Healthgrades. Read More...