In minor league baseball, the teams have an affiliation with a big-league club but are owned by somebody else and run locally. Baseball can be played on any diamond, but it takes the right stadium to make money in today’s minor league baseball.
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Rick Reames, director of the S.C. Department of Revenue, said his agency would stop making allocations because the Richland County Council has not implemented a “common uniform standard” to ensure tax money is being spent solely on transportation projects as required by state law. Council Chairman Torrey Rush said current construction projects “will continue to move forward as planned” and that the county would work to resolve the problem. Read More...
After sitting in the plane for more than 30 minutes, Sonya Dockett and the other passengers were ordered to deplane as a line of thunderstorms approached Columbia Metropolitan Airport. She was struck by lightning while running across the tarmac toward the concourse and died Aug. 5 of injuries, according to a lawsuit filed in Lexington County.
A stronger yen/dollar exchange rate helped revenues climb 4.3% to $5.5 billion during the first quarter of 2016 compared with $5.2 billion in the first quarter of 2015, the company reported. Aflac employs 1,000 people at its Group Insurance Operations in Columbia. Read More...
The Innovation Hub, a creation of the agency’s Office of Innovation, offers individuals and businesses in the technology sector a place to find resources and connect with one another, according to a S.C. Commerce Department press release. In addition, the site allows registered users to post news stories, events and other information, the agency said. Read More...
We are so quick to move to communications without doing the hard work of “proving” what the thing is all about in the first place, writes Cathy Rigg Monetti of Riggs Partners. This requires dissection, challenge, and alignment on questions that are not always easy to answer.
Cayce-based energy provider says a milder-than-expected winter contributed to the dip from 2015 numbers, which also reflect profit from the sale of two subsidiaries. SCANA subsidiary SCE&G also experiences earnings decrease but sees uptick in both electrical and natural gas customers for the first quarter. Read More...