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December 22, 2016

Companies planning investments at $9.3M

Two companies are considering making a total investment of $9.3 million in Orangeburg County. They could bring 38 new jobs over a five-year period. Orangeburg County Council gave first reading…

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December 21, 2016

Hitt: S.C. economic development pipeline ‘strong’

On the day state and local officials celebrated China Jushi’s plans to invest $300 million and create 400 jobs in Richland County, about 70 miles to the north CompuCom Systems…

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December 20, 2016

Here’s a twist: China brings textile jobs to USA

WASHINGTON A Chinese fiber manufacturer is opening a plant in South Carolina, an investment that counters President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign criticism of Beijing for allegedly stealing American jobs. South Carolina…

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Solar beginning to power growth in South Carolina

South Carolina ranked ninth among states in terms of solar photovoltaic installations in the second quarter of 2016. It’s a huge jump from its 36th position in 2015. The ranking…

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Labon launching first U.S. facility in Orangeburg County, S.C. USA

China’s leading textile manufacturer investing $3.1 million in Orangeburg facility ORANGEBURG, S.C. – December 20, 2016 – Shanghai Labon Technical Fiber Co., LTD, the leading technical fiber and textile manufacturer…

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December 19, 2016

Tomson honored for service

Chester Tomson has an easy-going spirit, but his long history in social service shows he’s determined to help those in his community, particularly the elderly and disabled. Tomson, 80, has…

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