Entries by Meg Feagin

SC business leaders propose policies favoring small businesses

By: Nia Watson COLUMBIA, SC (WMBF) – Business leaders from across the state joined members of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce at the State House in Columbia Monday afternoon to announce the policies in their 2018 Competitiveness Agenda they will propose to lawmakers for the upcoming legislative session. This year’s agenda focuses on tax reform […]

Fourth annual Small Works Competition in Florence now taking entries

FLORENCE, S.C. – The Florence Regional Arts Alliance is now accepting submissions for its fourth annual Small Works Competition. Underwritten by The Citizens Bank, South State Bank, and Marshal’s Marine, this competition is open to two-dimensional and three-dimensional artists working in all mediums in the Carolinas, ages 18 and older. Final artwork may not be […]

Dominion Energy announced plans Wednesday to buy SCANA Corp.

RICHMOND, VA — Dominion Energy announced plans Wednesday to buy SCANA Corp., a South Carolina utility holding company that has been struggling under big cost overruns for a pair of canceled nuclear reactor projects, in a deal valued at $14.6 billion including debt. As part of the deal, the Richmond-based utility giant is offering rebates […]

Florence Center brings governments together

By: Joshua Lloyd, Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. – The Florence Center, formerly known as the Florence Civic Center, is growing both figuratively and literally. In 2017, construction of a 28,000-square-foot expansion with a price tag of $16 million got underway. That project is nearly complete and is expected to be ready for use before the […]

AT&T donates $5k to Jr. Leadership Florence

Thank you AT&T for your support! Junior Leadership Florence County is modeled after the Florence Chamber’s Leadership Florence program, and is designed for public and private high school sophomores and juniors. It enables students to be able to develop leadership skills while also increasing their awareness of the community. Junior Leadership Florence County consists of […]

First doctoral class at Francis Marion University set to begin matriculation

By: SCNow.com FLORENCE, S.C. – Francis Marion University’s first class of doctoral students is nearly complete and will begin their studies in January when FMU’s spring semester begins. Dr. Ruth Wittmann-Price, dean of the university’s School of Health Science, said in a news release the initial class in the new Doctor of Nursing Practice program […]