Davenport: Fairfield poised for development

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – The announcement this month that Oldcastle APG purchased a facility in Fairfield County for $2.2 million, plans to invest $25 million and create 100 jobs paying $20+ an hour on the line, is an example of the county’s economic development program working, said Ty Davenport, the county’s economic development director who has […]

Secretary of Commerce Speaks at Intergovernmental Meeting

South Carolina Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt was the guest speaker for the Quarterly Intergovernmental meeting held last week at the office of Winnsboro Town Council member Bill Haslett. Hitt was appointed by Gov. Nikki Haley to serve in this position in January 2011. He is the previous manager of corporate affairs at the BMW […]

Economic Development, Event Consultants Join Town of Blythewood

The Town of Blythewood announced this week the addition of two new consultants to their arsenal to guide the Town in its pursuit of economic development and to organize and manage special events. Ed Parler, a Lancaster native now living in Cobblestone Park in Blythewood, will lead the Town’s economic development efforts. Parler has 30 […]