Articles in Local Business
Wachovia Bank, N.A. recently made a $25,000 donation to Tri-County Technical College in support of promoting economic and community development, one of the four initiatives addressed in the College’s Major Gifts Campaign.
Subway restaurants are biting into fast food industry’s $40 billion breakfast business with the introduction of a new breakfast menu. Subway restaurants in the area are now serving a variety of breakfast omelet sandwiches, made to order with choice of bread, cheese, meat, veggies and sauces.
Chattooga Belle Farm, 454 Damascus Church Road, will celebrate its grand opening event from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., May 1.
Chattooga Belle Farm is a 138-acre working farm in the shadow of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The centerpiece of the farm is a large event barn for weddings, special occasions and corporate retreats.
Oconee Federal Savings & Loan Association has been presented with BauerFinancial’s 5-Star Superior rating.
This marks the 87th consecutive quarter that Oconee Federal Savings & Loan Association has earned this distinction. Only 1 percent of the nation’s banks can claim that.
As Duke Energy turns to cleaner-burning wood to help fuel some of its coal-fired power plants in North and South Carolina, some environmentalists worry that growing demand could damage local forests.
Mark Akridge, a financial adviser for national investment firm Edward Jones, got into the business in August 2008, just as the country’s economy was hitting the worst months of a deep recession.