Less than a month apart, two Columbia-area vaping retailers were hit with violations of federal overtime laws.
Jessica Holdman is a business reporter for The Post & Courier covering Columbia. Prior to moving to South Carolina, she reported on business in North Dakota for The Bismarck Tribune and has previously written for The Spokesman-Review in Spokane, Wash.
A Columbia-area call center is looking for 780 people to handle phones for several months as part of the 2020 Census.
Prisma Health CEO Mark O’Halla said he’ll spend the next year focused on joining operations of the two recently merged hospital systems he oversees before he starts thinking about strategy and growth. Meanwhile, nearby Lexington Medical Center has been on a hiring and building streak to compete with its now even larger rival.
Another 200 positions have already been eliminated through attrition, cutting 527 jobs from the hospital system's 32,000 person workforce.
Columbia’s newest downtown hotel is now open. Another hotel developer is breaking ground near Lexington Medical Center. And Lexington is expected to see its first hotel in the city center this summer.
The University of South Carolina needs places to house its growing student body, yet the school joined in opposition to one such project near its campus center.
Allen University says it will break ground in two weeks on renovations of a former hospital, once the only medical facility to serve African Americans in Columbia, turning it into classroom space and a memorial to the Emanuel Nine.
Allen University will break ground Jan. 21 on a renovation and expansion of the historic Good Samaritan-Waverly Hospital building. The hospita…
“People are losing their homes over less than $1,000," said Columbia attorney Brian Boger.
Devery and Tina Hale stand outside the home in Irmo they have fought in court for four years to keep. A Florida-based company, Regime Solution…