200 Boxes of Face Shields Delivered to State Capitol Building   To aid in reducing the spread of COVID-19, Columbia based digital manufacturer, ZVerse has donated 200 boxes of face shields to members and staff of the South Carolina House and Senate as lawmakers prepare for the start of theContinue Reading

Commercial real estate brokerage Marcus & Millichap has announced the sale of Ballentine Market, a 51,010-square-foot retail property located in Ballentine according to Benjamin Yelm, regional manager of the firm’s Raleigh office. The market sold for $4,050,000. The seller was a limited liability company based in North Carolina. The buyerContinue Reading

Members of the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina (BIA) voted for their choice of nominees for the Byron Crosthwaite Residential Builder Member of the Year Award and the Associate Member of the Year Award. Sponsored by Knight’s Ready Mix, The 2020 Residential Builder Member of the Year isContinue Reading

Recognizing many families face increased difficulties during the COVID-19 pandemic, Dominion Energy continued its annual Good Neighbor Fund Christmas Project to help those in need across the Midlands. The 37th annual event at the company’s Cayce operations center looked very different from previous years as volunteers followed recommended safety protocols,Continue Reading

In observance of National Recycling Day Novem 15, Dominion Energy South Carolina is sharing its commitment to protecting the environment and the communities it serves while reminding customers of the company’s free Appliance Recycling Program. Now through December 31, residential electric service customers can schedule a free, no-contact pickup ofContinue Reading

Extraordinary Headhunters, a staffing company founded by Irmo residents Julius and Kiara Streater, has earned the Better Business Bureau’s large business of the year award. The Streaters were also recently recognized among the Best and Brightest Under 35 selected by Columbia Business Monthly. Kiara serves on the Board of DirectorsContinue Reading

LawyerLisa, LLC has welcomed Mackenzie Pearson to the firm as an associate in their home office. The addition of Pearson is an illustration of the firm’s regional growth and ongoing commitment to the development of new attorneys. “We are delighted to include Mackenzie as part of the future generation ofContinue Reading

With many people spending the holidays at home this year, Dominion Energy South Carolina is sharing five tips for staying safe and saving energy this holiday season. “The easiest tip to save energy and money with holiday lighting is to replace old incandescent lights with LED lights,” said Ginger Greenway,Continue Reading

In a season normally overflowing with an abundance of tree lightings, special shopping events, and holiday markets the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 continue to weigh heavily on local small businesses in the Midlands. In speaking with many of the business owners and hearing of their concerns, Columbia Economic Development andContinue Reading

Bank of America has named Senior Resources a Neighborhood Champion, in recognition of their work to advance economic mobility in Columbia. This recognition includes $50,000 in grant funding and virtual leadership training from experts in the nonprofit sector. The Neighborhood Champions program is invitation-only for nonprofits who have demonstrated strongContinue Reading

As the holiday season approaches, Dominion Energy is helping its customers prepare for an expected increase in scam activity. Throughout Utility Scam Awareness Week (November 16 – 20), the company provided its customers with helpful tips and resources so they can easily spot and protect themselves against the most commonContinue Reading