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Commission reschedules Uber hearing; legislators file bill outlining rules

The Public Service Commission has rescheduled for Feb. 23 the hearing it previously canceled, but Uber is not as interested now that several S.C. legislators introduced a bill last week that outlines a set of rules to allow app-based transportation services such as Uber to operate in the state.  Read More...


Readers see U.S. businesses unprepared for cyberattack

Nearly two-thirds of respondents to this week’s reader poll feel American businesses are not prepared for major cyberattacks. Additionally, half the people polled said they take workplace cybersecurity very seriously, but less than a third felt very confident in their company’s cybersecurity. Read More...


Rite Aid shifting 600 jobs to Spartanburg County facility

Rite Aid Corp. plans to build a 900,000-square-foot distribution center that will open in March 2016. The $90 million project is part of a company consolidation move that is shutting down distribution operations in Charlotte; Tuscaloosa, Ala.; and Poca, W.Va. Read More...


Ponzi receiver seeks $1.2M from ex-Anderson County administrator

The court-appointed receiver in an Upstate Ponzi scheme that duped hundreds of investors is seeking a $1.2 million repayment from former Anderson County Administrator Joey Preston. A court petition trying to recover money in the Atlantic Bullion and Coin Inc. case gives Preston 30 days to say why he shouldn’t repay “ill-gotten monies.” Read More...