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New bakery coming to West Columbia

A new bakery is coming to West Columbia. Always Original Bakery is set to open in July at 501 Meeting St. “I love to bake,” said Jay Dawson. He said the bakery will offer cakes, cupcakes, … more

Local bank's future leaders

First Community Bank has graduated its 2021 Leadership Institute class. The 18-month program was conducted at the Columbia International University School of Business. The Lexington-based … more

Cayce Planning Commission votes to deny Cook Out rezoning request

The City of Cayce Planning Commission, in a 4-3 vote Monday, denied a rezoning request from the developers of a Cook Out on Knox Abbott Drive. The recommendation to deny the rezoning request will … more

How to write letters to your prospects

Jane Ellen Murray bubbled over with advertising ideas. After she was graduated from college, she landed a menial job at an ad agency where she loved working. “I was around all the writers and … more

The #1 secret of sale success

Our friend John Carlton has noticed something disturbing about people lately. What is it? Nobody asks good questions when they meet new people. Most folks don’t ask any questions at … more

West Columbia merchants ready for Father's Day Sunday

Father’s Day is June 20, about 10 days from now. West Columbia, like the rest of the country, will recognize dad on his special day.  Father’s Day was actually created by a woman in 1909 … more

Savvy sellers build strong networks

Many of us learned the hard lessons about selling door to door. Beauty aids, Girl Scout cookies, garden seeds, household products, magazines, you name it. It was a hard sell if the prospect had no … more

Asian-Americans/Pacific Islanders recognized on Business Day in West Columbia

The Asian -American/Pacific Islanders Business day was held at Mota Crosslinking on May 27. It was held at Mota Crosslinking Business Academy on 12 Street in West Columbia. On that day, … more

Are you in deep credit card debt?

The average Lexington County and Columbia area household credit card debt  is $13,624. That's almost twice the national average. It's 36th worst in the country, according to … more

New owners moving into St. Anns Alley

The 1st 11 St. Anns Alley homes are under contract or sold.  Phase II of the 34-home single-family West Columbia neighborhood will include 15 new homes. The River District … more
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