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Business

  • Springs Global bringing 20-30 jobs to county

    Springs Global US Inc., a company formed from the merger of Springs Industries and Coteminas, is bringing nearly 30 jobs to its Grace Avenue location by the end of April.

    The company will use the former Grace Logistics Center, 234 Grace Ave., built in the mid ‘90s, as a distribution center.

    The transition to S.C. comes after selling a Mississippi plant.

  • All hands on deck

    The new Shrimp Boat at Buford Crossroads opened last week to an overwhelming response from patrons that left the owners and employees both astonished and bone tired.

    Much of the time, the parking lot was packed with a line of customers that snaked from the front door to the cash register for those wanting some of the best fried chicken around.

  • Mayor completes S.C. municipal training

    COLUMBIA – Lancaster Mayor John Howard recently completed the advanced component of the S.C. Municipal Elected Officials Institute.

    In order to graduate, Howard completed seven required courses, including two daylong sessions in conjunction with the Municipal Association of South Carolina’s annual Hometown Legislative Action Day.

  • Barber-Thompson receives finance honor
  • Walmart workers wash feet, give kids new shoes, socks

    North Elementary students smiled Tuesday morning as they skipped to wash stations, where employees from the Walmart Distribution Center were waiting to wash their feet and give them new shoes and socks.

    Samaritan’s Feet, a nonprofit that has provided shoes to more than 6.5 million children around the world, brought its Shoes of Hope event to North’s gym Tuesday. The event was sponsored by Walmart Distribution of Pageland.

  • Big job fair Thursday in Fort Lawn

    From release

    FORT LAWN – With spring comes the season of job fairs. While it is a relief when local businesses are hiring again, often the bigger challenge for job seekers is finding employment beyond the status of temporary or part-time.

  • Senior Helpers receives Provider of Choice Award

    Senior Helpers

    Lancaster Senior Helpers has received the 2017 Best of Home Care – Provider of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse. Senior Helpers is now ranked among a select few home care providers across the country who have proven their ability to provide outstanding care.

    The Provider of Choice Award is granted only to top-ranking home-care providers, based on client satisfaction scores gathered by Home Care Pulse, an independent satisfaction research firm for home care. 

  • Boosting young people's job prospects

    Cherri Flynn

    SC Works

    Young people in the American workforce are facing new challenges that may go unnoticed by other generations. Many want to improve their circumstances by going to college, but find their goal unreachable due to increased tuition costs and poverty-wage jobs.

  • Casey Crawford makes Hot 100 list

    Mortgage Professional America

    Centennial, Colo. – An Indian Land-based mortgage professional has been recognized in a list of the industry’s most influential individuals.

    Mortgage Professional America magazine just released its fifth annual Hot 100 report, featuring Casey Crawford, co-founder and CEO of Movement Mortgage, as one of the major power players heating up the mortgage world.

  • RedStone signs 3 more restaurants

    The developers of Indian Land’s RedStone retail development said they have signed three more restaurants to the project’s growing list of businesses. 

    Charlotte’s MPV Properties announced last week that it had recently signed leases for Tropical Smoothie Café and Jackson’s Java, and sold a 1-acre outparcel fronting Charlotte Highway to Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers.