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BlueCross promotes leaders in communication, corporate relations

Kim Wellman, the new vice president of communication strategies, is a 20-year veteran of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. Patti Embry-Tautenhan, who joined the company in 2011, was named assistant vice president of corporate relations.

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State makes early $75M payment to unemployment trust fund

With the payment, South Carolina’s loan balance has dropped to $120 million, which saves the state about $1.3 million in interest, the Department of Employment and Workforce said. The state is on track to pay off by summer the nearly $1 billion loan it needed to cover unemployment benefits during the Great Recession. Read More...


State makes early $75M payment to unemployment trust fund

With the payment, South Carolina’s loan balance has dropped to $120 million, which saves the state about $1.3 million in interest, the Department of Employment and Workforce said. The state is on track to pay off by summer the nearly $1 billion loan it needed to cover unemployment benefits during the Great Recession. Read More...


Cell service cost increase creates static

Some cellphone carriers are fighting a bill in the S.C. Senate that Sen. Luke Rankin argues will level the playing field between landline and cellphone companies.Some cellphone carriers are fighting a bill in the S.C. Senate that Sen. Luke Rankin argues will level the playing field between landline and cellphone companies. Rankin, R-Conway, co-sponsored Bill 277, also known as the State Telecom Equity in Funding Act, in January along with Sens. Thomas Alexander and Brad Hutto.  Read More...