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Columbia SC News Update 08-11-2011


Nuclear agency issues safety report on reactor design

The report from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is the clearest signal yet that the government does not intend to block U.S. nuclear projects because of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

SBA lending up dramatically in S.C.

Small business loans backed by the federal government have nearly doubled in South Carolina, according to new data from the South Carolina district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration. Among the state’s top SBA lenders, TD Bank has doubled its volume and Bank of Travelers Rest has tripled its amount of SBA lending to small businesses.





NAI Avant brokers sale of $1.3M tract in Richland County

Tom Milliken of NAI Avant recently brokered the sale of 29.5 acres in northeast Richland County.

S.C. to get $4.2M from HUD for affordable housing

The federal Housing and Urban Development Department will provide $1.3 million to Beaufort County, Rock Hill and Summerville for community development and affordable housing. That’s on top of $2.9 million announced Friday for housing grants in Charleston County.




S.C. GED passage rate bests national rate for first time

The state’s passage rate rose from 69% in 2009 to 75.3% in 2010 — nearly three percentage points higher than the overall national passing rate of 72.6%.

Job of the Week

The Larry Dempsey Agency is currently seeking a licensed sales producer for its West Columbia office. The candidate must be self-motivated, with a passion for helping others. A property and casualty license is required; a life, accident and health license would be a plus. Learn more or apply here.





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