THE NEW COLUMBIA. With the opening of Aloft in the Vista and the planned Hotel Trundle near Main Street, Columbia is catching on with the global travel trend that favors boutique hotels and unique experiences.
South Carolina could miss out on new jobs and economic development if lawmakers delay passing a gas tax, business leaders said Tuesday. Executives met at the State House to rail against crumbling S.C. roads that they say cost their businesses millions of dollars in extra maintenance and added fuel costs.
President Donald Trump’s brand of personal diplomacy may be one of the quiet successes of this young administration. He relies on personal connections, relationships and deal-making learned in his real-estate experience, writes Andrew Malcolm.