Nicknamed “the Garden City,” Orangeburg County has captivating natural beauty that separates it from the rest. From renowned gardens to its proximity to beautiful waterways, spending time outside in Orangeburg County is a breeze. With more than three dozen listings on the National Registry of Historic Places, Orangeburg has a little something for everyone. A wide assortment of annual festivals provide ample family-friendly entertainment and unique flavors of the community, like the Orangeburg County Fair, Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival, and Taste of Orangeburg. Its location between the state’s capital, Columbia, and Charleston provides a logistical advantage to companies, bringing more business (and opportunity for talent) into the area.
There is no shortage of things to do in Orangeburg County, especially with its historical elements and captivating scenery. Stop by the Edisto Memorial Gardens for a tranquil afternoon, where you can find over 4,800 flowers, a butterfly garden, and plenty of children’s activities. The Orangeburg Festival of Roses is not to be missed, as well as a slew of special and unique festivals the whole family can enjoy. The Grand American Coon Hunt kicks off the UKC calendar for the year and attracts visitors from across the country. For golf lovers, Hillcrest Golf Club is a must-visit and is rated one of the top municipal golf courses in the Carolinas. Looking for fun for the whole family? The Santee/Orangeburg Aquatic Center, and the Lake Edisto Park Project offer entertainment for all ages.
There are over 14,000 students in the Orangeburg County School District, and the local private school system offers an alternative option with nine schools dispersed throughout the county. A strong network of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), technical colleges, and community colleges are fostering the minds of next generation’s movers and shakers. Claflin University, Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College, and South Carolina State University attract and retain talent in the Region.
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COLUMBIA, S.C. – Chick-fil-A Supply, a wholly owned subsidiary of Chick-fil-A, today announced plans to establish its newest distribution center in Lexington County. The company’s $80 million investment will create 165 new jobs. Founded in 2020, Chick-fil-A Supply supplements Chick-fil-A’s distribution network and allows the company to maintain greater flexibility within its supply chain. […]
The University of South Carolina will offer a Certified Supply Chain Certificate training program beginning in early 2023. The certificate program is an opportunity for individuals working in the supply chain industry to increase their knowledge and expertise in the field of supply chain management, while also preparing to earn the nationally recognized APICS CSCP credential. […]