From rural fields to front porches, bustling city streets to serene forest trails, Central SC is a one-of-a-kind place where people, communities, and businesses flourish. Abundant natural beauty, history, and a rich culture inspire everything from art, theater, dance, and music to food, drink, and independent shops and artisans. Vibrant, charming neighborhoods sit alongside downtown city apartments. Weekends are spent on local lakes and rivers or at the ballet. It’s a place where you’ll find big-city amenities and small-town hospitality. Come see for yourself why so many businesses, job creators, and doers are flocking to the heart of South Carolina.
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (Oct. 5, 2023 | South Carolina Department of Commerce) – West Fraser, one of the largest timber producers in North America, today announced it is growing its Newberry County sawmill operations with its third expansion in 10 years. The $17.7 million investment will create 30 new jobs. Founded by three brothers in 1955, West […]
ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. — Three of South Carolina’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will be involved in a nationwide project that has been awarded $10 million from the US Department of Energy. The Second life sMARt sysTems (SMART) project will work to solve the problem of the growing stockpile of electric vehicle lithium-ion batteries by […]