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Business

  • Gilbert wins national recognition

    Jamie Gilbert, the county’s economic development director, took a bow at the May 28 Lancaster County Council meeting after he was named one of the Top 50 professionals in his field nationwide.
    Site-consultant agency Consultant Connect named Gilbert one of the best in the country for 2019. The agency links economic developers with site consultants and other stakeholders to find locations for industrial clients.

  • Business Briefcase 6-12-19

    County job fair set for June 12
    The Lancaster County Job Fair is 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 12 at INSP CrossRidge, 3000 World Reach Drive, Indian Land. Industries represented include manufacturing, corporate headquarters and skilled trades. Please be interview-ready. Dress appropriately and bring your resume.
    Pond Management Workshop June 13

  • Carolina Hemp Co. opens store in IL

    It helps to have a passion for your product when you work in the retail business.
    That’s how Amber Young feels about cannabidiol (CBD).
    Young opened Carolina Hemp Co.’s Indian Land branch in March.
    An Asheville, N.C.-based company, Carolina Hemp has been in business for five years and is a retailer and wholesale distributor of hemp flower extracts, such as sublingual oils and other hemp products.

  • County job fair June 12 features 100+ positions

    from SC Works – Catawba Region
    Across the country, it is prime season for hiring new employees, as recent high school and college graduates enter the workforce.
    To help local businesses and assist area job seekers, Lancaster County Economic Development Department is hosting a job fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 12 at INSP CrossRidge, 3000 World Reach Drive, Indian Land.

  • Business Briefcase 6-5-19

    SBDC offers free business services
    The Small Business Development Center will offer free business services June 6 (first Thursday of each month) at the Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce, 453 Colonial Ave., Lancaster.
    Business consultant Eduardo Venegas offers business planning, financing options, marketing assistance, sales and growth strategies, financial management, human resources, veterans and minority business programs and resources and referrals.
    For details, call (803) 283-4105 or visit www.winthropregionalsbdc.org.

  • Job fair in Rock Hill this Saturday

     

    from release

    Congressman Ralph Norman (R-5) will host a job fair this Saturday, June 1, featuring at least 28 companies from York, Chester and Lancaster counties that are trying to fill hundreds of positions.

  • Business Briefcase 5-29-19

    Chamber’s After 5! Mix-n-Mingle May 30
    Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce’s next After 5! Mix-n-Mingle is 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 30 at North Corner Haven, 3420 Charlotte Highway, Lancaster.
    The event will feature Two Chicks and a Truck and the Rock Hill All-Star Band, which includes Mark Baker of Lancaster County.
    Tickets are $35.To buy tickets, call (803) 283-4105 or email Melissa@lancasterchambersc.com.
    Chili’s restaurant to cut ribbon June 3

  • Business Briefcase 5-22-19

    Chamber’s After 5! Mix-n-Mingle May 30
    Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce’s next After 5! Mix-n-Mingle is 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 30 at North Corner Haven, 3420 Charlotte Highway, Lancaster.
    The event will feature Two Chicks and a Truck and the Rock Hill All-Star Band, which includes Mark Baker of Lancaster County.
    Tickets are $25 for chamber members and $30 for non-chamber members. After May 27, tickets will be $35.To buy tickets, call (803) 283-4105 or email Melissa@lancasterchambersc.com.

  • Business Briefcase 5-15-19

    Ribbon cutting at Panera Bread
    Panera Bread will hold a ribbon-cutting 10:30-11:30 a.m. May 16 at its new store in the Promenade at Carolina Reserve, 7756 Charlotte Highway, Indian Land. The Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce and county officials will assist at the event, which is open to the public.
    Chamber’s After 5! Mix-n-Mingle May 30
    Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce’s next After 5! Mix-n-Mingle is 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 30 at North Corner Haven, 3420 Charlotte Highway, Lancaster.

  • Area farmers study high tunnels

    by Kelly Morrissette/for Carolina Gateway
    A curious crowd congregated inside a high-tunnel greenhouse at Howell Specialty Farmz on March 23 for a workshop on using high tunnels in farming.
    The workshop, sponsored by the Catawba Farm and Food Coalition, covered the benefits, costs, installation, cultivation, and irrigation associated with high tunnels, as well as federal financial aid available for them.