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Sealed Air Corp. relocating 700 Upstate jobs to Charlotte

Fortune 500 packaging company Sealed Air Corp. will relocate 700 jobs from Duncan and Greenville to Charlotte in a move to consolidate management and move its New Jersey headquarters. The company considered Greenville for its new headquarters but chose Charlotte instead.  Read More...


Bon Secours Wellness Arena begins $6.5M interior renovation

The project is the second phase of a $14.6 million renovation that began last year to the 15,000-seat Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Harper Corp. is doing the work and expects to complete renovations before the next event, which is slated to take place in late August. Read More...


Palmetto Bank reports flat net income, quarterly dividend

Palmetto Bank holding company Palmetto Bancshares reported net income for the second quarter was flat at $2.0 million compared with the first quarter. Also, the bank will resume paying quarterly cash dividends, which it hasn’t done since the first quarter of 2009. Read More...


S&P raises Oconee County general obligation debt rating to AA

Oconee County’s credit rating has been upgraded to AA from AA-minus by Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services. County Administrator Scott Moulder said that will be a benefit in any future borrowing. He said Oconee joins the short list of S.C. counties that were rated either AAA, the best, or AA, in 2013. Read More...