Logistics company expands to Berkeley County

A logistics company that is designed for high-volume, mass retail distribution is expanding its facilities to Berkeley County, creating more jobs for the area. Regal Logistics, a third party retail distribution company, is expected to bring in about 30 new full-time jobs and 50 to 100 seasonal jobs with its new distribution center in Berkeley [...] [...] Read More

NFIB: Saturday is for shopping small businesses

Saturday is a busy shopping day–and even after Black Friday, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) has claimed a day for its members, says state NFIB Director J.J. Darby: Small Business Saturday is a collaborative effort by a number of organizations, NFIB, American Express, and others, to promote small business. Everyone is familiar with “Black Friday” and [...] [...] Read More

$65M approved for new factory in Aiken County

A new diesel engine factory in Aiken County is one step closer to opening. The state’s top budget oversight board approved three new tax-free bonds Monday for MTU Detroit Diesel to complete a new $45 million facility that the company says will bring 250 new jobs to the area. The bonds are part of federal [...] [...] Read More

More jobs coming to Barnwell County

A tissue company will locate its new facility in Barnwell County. South Carolina Tissue LLC announced Tuesday that it will open a tissue plant in Barnwell County in 2012. The company will invest $140 million on the plant and plans to hire 200 workers over the next five years. The company recycles paper into bulk [...] [...] Read More

SC jobless can still file for unemployment benefit extensions

More than 84,000 South Carolinians will still be able to file for extended unemployment benefits, even though federal funding for it will cease at the end of the month. The state Department of Employment and Workforce says it will allow those who are out of work to continue filing for Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC), in case Congress [...] [...] Read More