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Economy coming back in Barnwell

...additional 150 jobs."It's just odd that we would have this many job announcements at once," Barnwell County Economic Development Director Marty Martin said.As residents and local government officials are riding high on this good news, these...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2011-11-07/economy-com
Adviser says borrow now for TEE Center

...for exhibit space is plummeting while supply is growing. Mr. Russell told commissioners that Housing and Economic Development Director Chester Wheeler will be before them Monday saying he's about to run out of money for the Laney-Walker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2009-11-20/adviser-says-borrow-now-
Government | Deke Copenhaver | TEE Center | Coliseum Authority | Government
Sanford's charter trips scrutinized

...various locales were scheduled too close together. The use of expensive charters surprised a former state economic development director who said less costly commercial travel in Europe was the norm during his tenure under former governors Democrat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/18/met_548586.shtml
Metro
Tears fall as Holland says he's on way out

...mailed with only the signatures of Mayor Deke Copenhaver , City Administrator Fred Russell and Housing and Economic Development Director Chester Wheeler . "I told the mayor, the administrator and Chester they had broken the law, and I still...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2009-08-30/tears-fall-holl
City Ink | Deke Copenhaver | TEE Center | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Hotel tax bruised in TEE Center battles

...project in Goshen the folks out there don't want. Before Chester Wheeler came on board as the housing and economic development director, the department had an active oversight board known as the Citizens Advisory Committee, a knowledgeable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2009-08-23/hotel-tax-bruis
City Ink | TEE Center | Coliseum Authority
Jasper Port looks forward to change

...Authority chief. "I think the person can have a tremendous effect if they want to," said Ted Felder, the economic development director for the city of Hardeeville. Still, others say development of the 1,500-acre site is more dependent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/26/met_509137.shtml
Metro
County's output is worth $58 million

...actual and potential value of the industry to our economy," said Dr. William Small, Hampton County's economic development director. "Wood product development and wood waste management are areas where South Carolina would be wise to invest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/15/met_180401.shtml
Metro
Kronotex expansion to bring 40 positions

...three years ago that left unemployment numbers slow to turn around, said Marty Martin, Barnwell County's economic development director.The county's unemployment rate crept up from 16.5 percent in June to 16.9 percent at the end of July...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2010-09-01/kronotex-ex
Local Business | Business
Across South Carolina

...South Carolina, giving tourists their first direct interstate link to the Grand Strand. Dillon County's economic development director echoed Mr. Shine's sentiments. "Right now Dillon County is doing all the giving and not getting anything...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/08/met_88214.shtml
Metro
Branson keeps growing as Titanic joins lineup

...come in summer and the older visitors in the spring and fall have an interest in the Titanic story. City economic development director Michael Rankin said Branson Landing will help meet a city goal of increasing year-round business and employment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/02/liv_74598.shtml
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