Four South Carolina officials earned the Accreditation in Business Licensing designation after completing the three-year Business Licensing Officials Training Institute and passing the exam. The officials were Shannon Altman, finance director/human resources, Town of Hampton; Goliath Brunson, business license supervisor, City of Columbia; Katie Butler, business license inspector, City of Columbia; and Sharon Redmond, business license official, Town of Lyman.
Two Main Street South Carolina programs obtained a COVID-19 Economic Stabilization Grant from Main Street South Carolina to help provide targeted assistance for local needs.
Main Street Hartsville and Main Street Laurens each received $3,500. Hartsville will use funds to help customize its Main Street program website. Laurens is providing one-on-one marketing guidance for downtown businesses.