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Clemson: Strong dollar a threat to SC agriculture industry

South Carolina’s agriculture industry could be pinched by an uptick in the value of the U.S. dollar, Clemson University agricultural economists said Thursday. The challenge to South Carolina’s top industry follows the pressure of drought, last year’s historic flooding, and low commodity prices.

Business

IT firm moving 1,500 jobs to Lancaster County

A Texas-based information technology company said Thursday that it’s building a new global headquarters in Lancaster County, S.C., about 6 miles south of Ballantyne – a move that will bring 1,500 new jobs and a $41 million investment.

National Business

Asian shares meander as ECB-inspired rally fades

Asian shares meandered Friday as an overnight rally in U.S. markets helped by the European Central Bank's decision to extend its bond-buying economic stimulus program faded. South Korea's benchmark slipped as lawmakers prepared to vote on whether or not to impeach President Park Geun-hye.

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China Jushi USA plant president explains what the new manufacturer will make

China Jushi USA plant president Drew Walker explains the fiberglass product they will make and how it's used in other applications such as boats and trucks.
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China Jushi USA plant president explains what the new manufacturer will make 1:46

China Jushi USA plant president explains what the new manufacturer will make

Lula Drake Wine Parlour on Main Street 2:08

Lula Drake Wine Parlour on Main Street

VC Summer Nuclear Generating Station tour of the new reactors being built 0:59

VC Summer Nuclear Generating Station tour of the new reactors being built

Four things to know about the iPhone 7 0:44

Four things to know about the iPhone 7