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More than 1 million traveled in South Carolina to view the eclipse

Sep 22, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

Roughly 1.6 million people traveled to or within South Carolina to view the total solar eclipse last month. Their hotel bookings and other travel expenditures left an estimated $269 million economic impact across the state, making the eclipse the largest single tourist event on record in South Carolina.

Small Businesses Can Repel Malicious Attacks by Being Cyber-shrewd

Jul 03, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

The bad actors (criminals) on the other side of cyberspace are multiplying and increasing their efficiencies too.

BOOMTOWN

Sep 01, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

Property taxes in Austin are collected at about half the rate Columbians pay, and the charge per kilowatt hour in a discount deal to encourage conservation and small usage of electric power is half what Columbians pay.

MTC dental hygiene students volunteer for mission work in Columbia

Sep 13, 2017 ● By Kathleen Maris

More than 800 patients received an estimated $600,000 in free dental care from about 100 volunteers from across South Carolina and other states.

The Next Surge of Main Street Entrepreneurship

Sep 01, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

Among the latest entrepreneurs (willing to take a calculated risk in the Main Street District) are creative and successful types, wielding expertise and passion to fuel the resurgence of downtown Columbia.

Enhancing the Candidate Experience

Sep 01, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

One of the most impactful and cost-effective ways for an employer to differentiate itself from competitors is to enhance the candidate experience.

MADE in SC to grow advanced materials education, research, economy statewide

Sep 19, 2017 ● By Kathleen Maris

With the EPSCoR grant, MADE in SC is committed to hiring 17 new researchers over five years at five institutions.

Best & Brightest 35 and Under Alumni Profile - Kara Simmons

Sep 06, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

More than anything, Simmons says that being a member of the Best and Brightest Under 35 Class of 2016 has helped her broaden her social platform so that she can help more people.

CBRE arranges sale of Tower at 1301 Gervais in Columbia, S.C.

Sep 12, 2017 ● By Kathleen Maris

RealOp Investments, LLC, of Greenville, South Carolina, acquired the property from Morning Calm Management for $28,125,000.

South Carolina ranked #4 in business survey

Sep 18, 2017 ● By Kathleen Maris

Conducted by Development Counsellors International (DCI) every three years, the “Winning Strategies in Economic Development Marketing” survey has tracked trends in economic development since its inception in 1996.


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  • Miracle on 34th Street : The Musical

    12/14/2017
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    A holiday classic from the writer of the musical theatre classic, The Music Man!, and based on th...


  • Breakfast with Santa

    12/16/2017
    08:00AM — 11:00AM

    Join Historic Columbia for a holiday treat to remember! Enjoy a continental breakfast in our cozy...


  • Miracle on 34th Street : The Musical

    12/16/2017
    08:00PM — 10:30PM

    A holiday classic from the writer of the musical theatre classic, The Music Man!, and based on th...


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