#yeahTHATAgenda: Fire at Bacon Bros, Free Coding School, Carolina Panthers Moving, Stratos AviationDec 13, 2018 04:48AM ● By Chris Haire
BMW, The Commerce Department, And The Greenville County Library Join Forces
To Offer Free Lessons In Computer Coding Statewide: Launched in September, SC Codes is an online educational platform available at sccodes.org that provides South Carolina residents with access to free tutorials in a variety of coding topics ranging from beginner to advanced. (Greenville Business Magazine)
Death by a thousand cuts: Fountain Inn blade maker struggles under steel tariffs (Greenville News)
The Rotten Condition Of Columbia’s Roads Are Finally Being Addressed, But A Long-Term Solution Is Sorely Needed: Despite efforts from the South Carolina General Assembly, state agencies, road contractors, economic development agencies, and advocacy groups, the Midlands appears to be stuck in a traffic jam backed up 30 years. (Columbia Business Monthly)
This Man Spent 6 Weeks Working Undercover In An iPhone Factory In China--Here's What It Was Like (Business Insider)
CEO of MoviePass' parent company had $7.25 million in stock that's now worth less than $50 (CNBC)
‘Smash Bros.’ Cures Nintendo of the Summertime Blues (WSJ)
As the Craft Brewing Industry Continues to Grow, It Continues to Get Weirder—in the Best Way Possible (Wired)
Executive Director Marcia S. Adams To Continue To Lead S.C. Department Of Administration: Following the Government Restructuring Act of 2014, former Governor Nikki Haley appointed Adams as the first executive director of the newly-formed Department of Administration in July of 2015.
Stratos Aviation Recognized For Flight Training Excellence By National Organization: For the third year in a row, Stratos Aviation has been recognized as a Distinguished Flight School by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), the world’s largest aviation association. AOPA also recognized Stratos Aviation Instructor and Founder Dimitri Partafyllas as a Distinguished Flight Instructor.
Healthcare US Co., Ltd. Launching Fairfield County Operations: Healthcare US Co., Ltd., a venture of China-based Healthcare Co., Ltd., announced plans to establish new operations in Fairfield County. The company’s $45 million investment is projected to create 250 new jobs.
W International Locates Berkeley County Operations: W International, a full-service manufacturer of large, complex welded metal fabrications, announced plans to locate new production operations in Berkeley County. The company's $35.2 million capital investment is projected to create more than 600 new jobs
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