Business & Economy

USC's Economists Release 2017 Economic Forecast

December 12, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by A. Crouch
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The University of South Carolina’s economists at The Darla Moore School of Business unveiled their 2017 economic forecast and they expect gains for the state this upcoming year. The state continues to add more jobs and expects incomes to rise for S.C. families. Job growth...

Riverwalk Development Brings Economic Growth to Rock Hill

November 15, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Cannon
Photo of competitors at the UCI BMX World Cup Event held in Rock Hill, SC.

Based on the sight of the Celanese Acetate Filament Plant, Riverwalk is a community in Rock Hill, South Carolina. It features housing, dining, shopping and athletic opportunities. The plant is a major part of Rock Hill’s history and economy, employing as many as 2,300...

ETV Carolinas: Behind the Scenes of Riverwalk / UCI BMX World Cup

October 13, 2016 - Posted in ETV Regionals by K. Cannon
Photo of competitors at the UCI BMX World Cup Event held in Rock Hill, SC.

Members of the ETV crew went to Riverwalk Carolinas , a riverfront community located in Rock Hill, South Carolina. In shooting a story about the community as a whole, the ETV crew visited the Pump House Restaurant , the Piedmont Medical Center Trail, the Canoe and Kayak...

Darla Moore

October 4, 2016 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Photograph of Darla Moore

Darla Moore was born and raised near Lake City, South Carolina, growing up on the family cotton, soybean and tobacco farm. After graduating from Lake City High School, she attended the University of South Carolina to study political science, later working for the Republican...

Homegrown Cooking Sauces Dip into Local Markets

September 29, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Park
savvy foods bottles with steak, shrimp and barbecue sandwich

“I taught myself from a lot of trial and error and watching a lot of Food Network. I like to say, you really can learn something from television.” Savvy Foods cooking sauces President and Chef Will Lacey is by no means a traditional chef de cuisine, and he wouldn’t hesitate...

ETV Carolinas: The Museum of York County and The Pump House Restaurant

September 21, 2016 - Posted in ETV Regionals by K. Cannon
"An Afternoon with Nathalie Dupree" held at The Museum of York County.

An Afternoon with Nathalie Dupree On Sunday, Sept. 18, The Museum of York County hosted An Afternoon with Nathalie Dupree . At this event, award-winning chef Nathalie Dupree taught her fans how to create cream cheese Southern biscuits. The event concluded with a book...

SC's Aerospace Industry Continues to Rise

August 24, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by A. Crouch
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A new study was released this week at S.C.’s Aerospace Conference and Expo that showed the industry continues to grow and has a $19 billion impact on the state. The South Carolina Council on Competiveness released an economic impact study that shows a $2 billion increase in...

VIDEO | Cupcakes for a Cure Brings Sweetness to Lexington

August 22, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by A. Esselman
A cupcake made by Cupcakes for a Cure

It is not often that you will see a fully functional business run by three 6th-graders. But that's exactly what Charlie, Katelyn, and Mattie are doing. These three eleven-year-olds won't let their age stop them from running a thriving cupcake business. Check out how Charlie...

City Roots: Columbia's In-Town Farm

August 19, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
Plants in the greenhouse at City Roots

City Roots is an in-town sustainable 2.75 acre farm in the city of Columbia. This urban farm not only grows fresh, organic food for the community but it's also grown roots in the hearts of the people they serve.

VIDEO | Performing Artists Get a Jump-Start at Midlands Tech's Performance Incubator

August 11, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by A. Esselman
Performer at the Harbison Theater at Midlands Tech

It is tough for performing artists to make a living pursuing their passion. Despite our community valuing the arts, those who pursue a career in the arts are constantly struggling to get their work off the ground. This is where Midlands Technical College steps in. The...

Made in SC: Mercedes Benz Vans

July 29, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by A. Crouch
ground breaking

This week, in North Charleston, Mercedes Benz Vans broke ground on its first U.S. manufacturing plant. The plant will produce the Sprinter vans and is an expansion to an existing assembly site. The company is expected to invest $500 million and create 1,300 jobs in South...

Filmmaking Industry Growing in SC

June 28, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by S. Hankinson
Film Industry in South Carolina

Thanks to legislation by South Carolina lawmakers, the state’s film industry is growing. On a recent podcast , director of the South Carolina Film Commission Tom Clark talked about the growth. Recently, South Carolina legislators passed a law making what was originally...

South Carolina Ports Authority Harbor Deepening

June 22, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by W. Richardson
SC ports

Recently, the South Carolina Ports Authority exported its two millionth BMW, which was manufactured at the plant in Greer. Plans are underway to deepen the Port, which will expand the Port's competitiveness and capabilities, as it continues to be a force for growing the...

VIDEO | How Columbia has Changed over the Past Decade

June 16, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by A. Esselman
Main Street in Columbia facing the State House

Columbia is one of only five American cities that is home to both the state capital and the state university. Toss in a pinch of Southern charm (and cuisine), plus the nation’s largest U.S. Army training facility in nearby Fort Jackson, and you have a lively stew of ideas,...

Q&A | Making Columbia a Hub for Innovation

June 9, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by A. Esselman
Panelists discussing questions

What draws people to a city? What makes people stay? What really makes a city a great place to be? These questions and others were discussed in the recently renovated City Hall in downtown Columbia on the night of June 8 as a way to bring together the arts, business and...

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