GOOSE CREEK, S.C.—People who call Goose Creek home will soon have another option for buying groceries.
According to Mayor Michael Heitzler, he and other city leaders met with representatives for Walmart Neighborhood Market approximately two months ago. Plans are now moving forward to build a store in the area.
“They were very impressed with Goose Creek,” Heitzler stated. “They think this is a dynamic community with a lot of opportunity here especially with the growth the city is experiencing.”
While Berkeley County’s population has dramatically increased in the past fourteen years from 142,000 in 2000, to an estimated 194,000 now, 35% of the population still resides in the county’s rural areas.
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Fruit of the Loom announced today plans to expand the company’s Berkeley County distribution center. The addition will add 402,000 square feet to the current 350,000-square-foot building, more than doubling its size. The expansion is expected to create 49 new jobs by 2016 and will primarily help service Fruit of the Loom’s growing e-commerce and intimates businesses.
COLUMBIA, S.C. –JBE, Inc., a supplier to the automotive, aerospace, and industrial electrical industries, today announced
its decision to expand into the City of Hanahan in Berkeley County. The investment is expected to create approximately
20 new jobs in the Charleston region.
As part of this expansion, the company plans to grow its aerospace work and better serve the Port of Charleston and all
of its customers.
North Charleston, SC – Palmetto Goodwill has been selected by Best Buy to conduct a hiring event for 60 job openings in their West Ashley, Summerville, and North Charleston store locations. The June 5th event will be held at the Palmetto Goodwill Community Service Center, 5150 Eagle Drive in North Charleston, between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Interested applicants must register for the event by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org no later than June 4. The event is limited to 75 applicants.
Employment specialists and hiring managers will be onsite to explain open position requirements; answer specific questions; and job seeker will have the opportunity to engage with products prior to the interview process.
If job seekers can’t attend the Hire Me! events, they may apply for jobs at Job Link Centers, create or update resumes, seek employment training, and search for jobs Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Applicants should dress professionally.
Goodwill Industries of Lower South Carolina is a nonprofit social service organization whose mission is to help people achieve their full potential through the dignity and power of work. Over 90 percent of Goodwill’s revenue goes to fund mission related services. Goodwill serves their mission by providing career counseling, job training, and other employment related programs to people with barriers to employment. Last year, Goodwill placed over 1,301 people into new jobs and provided services for over 53,084. For more information about Goodwill’s programs and services, please visit palmettogoodwill.org.
Needed… Energy Reliability, Fuel Diversity, Fuel Security, Rate Stability
EPA’s new climate regulations could ban existing coal plants by requiring carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to be eliminated through technology that’s not commercially viable and prohibitively expensive leading to higher rates and decreased reliability.
These will be one hour sessions and limited to 30 participants and only one per organization. All sessions will be held at Berkeley Electric Cooperative – Community Room, 2 Springhall Drive, Goose Creek, SC. The cost is free to Chamber Members and $35.00 per session to non-Chamber Members.
Please contact the Chamber at 761-8238 or 577-9549 and sign up for all individual sessions. Enrollment will be on a first come basis.
Eutawville, SC—Continuing the mission of “making a difference one step at a time” in the community, CJB Productions proudly announces that registration for the 2014 Eutawville 5K Family Fun Run and Walk began on April 1, 2014. The race will again be managed by the aforementioned in conjunction with the town of Eutawville and will be held during the Labor Day holiday weekend. This is the second year of the event and while the inaugural race saw great community participation, race director Corin Gillens expects an even larger turn out this year.