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S.C. DOT plans study of Midlands’ interstate corridor By Chuck Crumbo ccrumbo@scbiznews.com Published July 25, 2014 The S.C. Department of Transportation plans to conduct an analysis of the Midlands’ interstate highway corridor aimed at determining what’s needed to support economic growth. The analysis will be similar in scope to studies the agency has done on… Read more »

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Midyear economic forecast: Job growth exceeds expectations By Scott Miller smiller@scbiznews.com Published July 17, 2014 The S.C. economy is outpacing the prediction University of South Carolina economists made at the beginning of the year. In the USC Moore School of Business’ annual economic forecast released at the end of 2013, economists predicted job growth of… Read more »

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Companies Dropping Birth Control Have to Alert Workers By Alex Wayne Jul 17, 2014 2:41 PM ET Closely held companies that decide to drop insurance coverage of birth control for religious reasons have 60 days to tell their employees after they end the benefits, the Obama administration said today. The Supreme Court ruled last month… Read more »

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Happy Birthday Nanci Fields & Lynda Beard!  Nanci is the VP of Finance at GPS Corporate and Lynda is the Staffing Assistant at GPS Hot Springs! Nanci and Lynda, don’t count the years…count the wishes & all the cheers! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBb0LlOIB6w          Nanci Fields as Avionte’s Client Crush earlier this year!           Lynda Beard

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Is office politics destroying your career? ~ Alex Malley via LinkedIn In my view, one of life’s greatest ambitions is to remain authentic. Never underestimate the many circumstances, however, that will challenge your ability to be yourself – particularly early in your career. Navigating office politics is one of these challenges. It is a high-ranking… Read more »

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S.C. jobless rate steady at 5.3% in June Staff Report colanews@scbiznews.com Published July 18, 2014 South Carolina’s unemployment rate remained flat at 5.3% in June, a level unchanged since April, the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce reported today. An estimated 115,583 people were unemployed, an increase of 630 people over the month, while the… Read more »

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“Firms responding to the Business Outlook Survey indicated continued expansion in the region’s manufacturing sector in July. The survey’s indicators for general activity, new orders, shipments, and employment were all positive this month and increased from their readings in June. The survey’s indicators of future activity also increased or stayed at high levels, suggesting that… Read more »

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GPS Newberry is seeking Receptionist / Staffing Assistant! This position is for short-term 8-12 week coverage, then it will be “on-call” basis. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the receptionist for the office and to function as an assistant to staffing specialist by conducting preliminary steps in applicant process. Daily Functions… Read more »