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AVX Corp. net income increases 47% year over year

Greenville-based AVX Corp. reported relatively flat net sales and net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2015 compared with the previous quarter but posted year-over-year gains in net income. Read More...


S.C. hospitals trim Medicare readmissions by 15%

South Carolina ranked ninth nationally in the percentage reduction of hospital readmissions, according to Medicare claims data. The reduction means more than 1,400 hospital stays were avoided, resulting in cost savings of more than $14 million. Read More...


Clemson professors and researchers open ‘Science on Tap’ to public

Clemson University professors and researchers have extended an open invitation to discussions promoting novel ideas in science and technology. The “Science on Tap” gatherings are being held the third Monday each month at Moe Joe’s Coffee at 385 S.C. Highway 93 in Clemson. Read More...


Brewing association: Stone passes on S.C. because of geography

South Carolina is no longer in the running for Stone Brewing Co.’s East Coast location due to logistical and geographic reasons, said Brook Bristow, S.C. Brewers Association. (Photo by Valentyn Volkov)After South Carolina changed its legislation to accommodate Stone Brewing Co.’s requirements for a $29 million East Coast location, the country’s 10th-largest craft brewery has decided to focus its search on locations in Virginia and Ohio instead. The vast majority of the decision was based on location and centrality, said S.C. Brewers Association General Counsel Brook Bristow. Read More...