The Midlands fastest growing county has enacted a temporary moratorium on new residential subdivisions in its latest attempt to slow development while it determines how to handle issues associated with its rising population.
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 47-year-old South Carolina man pleaded guilty to making threatening phone calls to a former federal prosecutor over information released on the leader of the alt-right group Proud Boys.
South Carolina's largest hospital system terminated its agreement to purchase competing hospitals in Columbia and Camden.
The first step was taken by lawmakers April 8 to change South Carolina liquor laws in order to attract California wine producer E&J Gallo Winery to the state. The Senate passed the proposed legislation. It now goes to the House for consideration.
Richland County Council voted to provide tax credits to Irmo-based IMCS, short for Integrated Micro-Chromatography Systems, Inc. The company plans to invest $4.1 million and add 31 new jobs over the next five years.
A partnership has formed between the S.C. State Library and Holland-based Fields of Honor Foundation, a European nonprofit that has worked for just under a decade to add photographs and memories to the headstones of American soldiers killed in World War II and buried abroad.
In exchange for $6 million in sponsorship dollars, South Carolina has lured its third PGA Tour event to be held in as many months. State leaders hope an ad blitz during the Palmetto Championship at Congaree PGA tournament will help the ailing tourism industry and encourage more visitors to come to the state.