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Development of Union County’s Transit Feasibility Study

Community Transit Needs and Next Steps for a Transit Program

Union County received South Carolina State MassTransit Funds from

Chester, South Carolina

Founded in the late 1700s, Chester County, South Carolina is located half-way between two of the fastest growing cities in the Southeast…Charlotte, NC and Columbia, SC linked by Interstate 77.

The county has the best of both worlds for residents and businesses… a beautiful rural setting as well as a dynamic growth plan for business. As the county grows, […]

Dislocated Worker Transition Centers open in Lancaster and York Counties

The Catawba Region recently opened two Dislocated Worker Transition Centers. These centers

SC Agribusiness Loan Fund (SC ALF) News

In August 2016, the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) awarded Catawba Regional grant funding of $1,040,000 to start an

CDBG Update: Three Projects Underway

The following three projects received Community Development Block Grant funding in July 2016 and are now underway:

Catawba-Wateree River basin News

As of Monday (July 3rd), the Catawba-Wateree will return to a Low Inflow Protocol (LIP) Stage 0.  This means the C-W will return to the normal operations of minimum flows, recreation flows, and lake level  operating ranges.  Duke Energy will also begin operating according to the attached recreation flow schedule.  This schedule will be updated […]

York County Traffic Count Map – 2016

York County Traffic Count Map – 2016

Lancaster County Traffic Count Map – 2016

Lancaster County Traffic Count Map – 2016

Chester County Traffic Count Map – 2016

Chester County Traffic Count Map – 2016

Union County Traffic Count Map – 2016

Union County Traffic Count Map – 2016

WIOA Update – SC Vocational Rehabilitation events held in April

Event date: 04/25/2017 (Rock Hill Area office)
Expect, Employ and Empower. 

Revolving Loan Fund Program Update

Catawba Regional recently assumed the Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) loan program from Lake City, SC.

This assumption increased Catawba Regional’s loan fund by approximately $350,000.

 

CRCOG and CRDC 2016 Annual Report

CRCOG and CRDC 2016 Annual Report

2017 Small Company Workforce Innovator Award

The SC Chamber of Commerce’s Workforce Innovator Awards honor companies that have implemented unique private sector workforce development

Small Business Administration 504 Loan News

When existing borrower, Naynesh Dave decided to purchase another gas station/convenience store Catawba Regional partnered with

City of Union – Main Street Junction Project

Main Street Junction was completed in November 2016 and successfully delivered a first-class venue for the use and enjoyment of the greater Union

ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL LENDING

New SC Agribusiness Loan Fund (SC ALF)  In August, EDA awarded Catawba Regional grant funding of $1,040,000 to start an agribusiness

Gateway Master Plan Project

Bring your best ideas to the Gateway Hands-On Workshop happening Tuesday, October 18th at the Gateway Conference Center, Grand Ballroom beginning at 8:30 am. The Gateway Master Plan District includes key areas surrounding Exits 65 and 62 and the Town of Richburg.  On Thursday, October 20th, the results of the Hands-On Workshop will be shared […]

In Honor of Those Who Have Won and Lost the Battle With Breast Cancer

Together
Cancer is such a scary word, no matter how it’s spoken.
Peace of mind taken

Request For Qualifications (RFQ)-Land Surveying Professional Services

Request For Qualifications (RFQ)-Land Surveying Professional Services

UDO – Draft Versions

PROPOSED UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE (UDO) FOR LANCASTER COUNTY, SC

10/24/2016 Version

CHAPTER 1 – INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS – 10/24/16

CHAPTER 2 – DISTRICT STANDARDS – 10/24/16

CHAPTER 3 – MIXED USE DISTRICTS – 10/24/16

CHAPTER 4 – OVERLAY DISTRICTS – 10/24/16

CHAPTER 5 – USE REGULATIONS – 10/24/16

CHAPTER 6 – SUBDIVISION AND INFRASTRUCTURE STANDARDS – 10/24/16

CHAPTER 7 – GENERAL DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS – 10/24/16

CHAPTER 8 – NATURAL RESOURCES PROTECTION – […]

Chester Sewer District awarded $2.9 million grant

On August 30, 2016, the Chester Sewer District was awarded a $2.9 million dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic

Catawba Regional Releases 2016 County Level Employment and Industry Reports

Catawba Regional Council of Governments has released its annual Employment and Industry Reports for the counties of Chester, Lancaster, Union, and York, SC.  These reports contain detailed data pertaining to growth and/or decline in industry clusters for each respective county.  Industry cluster data is delineated by either “Local Clusters” (those industries whose products and services […]

Catawba Regional – Program of Work 2016 – 2017

Catawba Regional – Program of Work 2016 – 2017

SC Works Catawba Job Fair – 2016

SC Works Catawba sponsored its first Sector Job Fair on June 14, 2016 at USCL. The focus of the job fair was Light Industrial/Manufacturing.  The 14 Catawba

SC Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) News

The SC Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) will now be assisting qualified water, sewer and storm water infrastructure projects statewide, including areas that were not previously eligible. To learn more, plan to attend the RIA’s grant application workshop being held on July 19, 2016 in Columbia. Representatives of local governments, special purpose districts, public service districts, […]

WIOA Out of School Youth Program Success Stories

ResCare Youth – Out of School Youth Program is a case management based program that focuses on academic and employment success.

York County Traffic Count Map – 2015

York County Traffic Count Map – 2015

Union County Traffic Count Map – 2015

Union County Traffic Count Map – 2015

Lancaster County Traffic Count Map – 2015

Lancaster County Traffic Count Map – 2015

Chester County Traffic Count Map – 2015

Chester County Traffic Count Map – 2015

Catawba Regional Development Corporation News

When Pat Dandridge (pictured above with President, Cyndi Mitchell) had the opportunity to expand his business and relocate the refurbishment facility, Catawba Regional and Park Sterling Bank jointly assisted with a total funding package to include land, building and the additional 30 acres. Anderson Crane & Bridge Technologies, Inc. provides hydraulic equipment for under bridge access for […]

Community Input needed on Union County Transit Needs

Union County, in cooperation with the City of Union and the towns of Carlisle, Jonesville, and Lockhart, received South Carolina State Mass Transit Funds from the South Carolina Department of Transportation to conduct a Transit Feasibility Study. The outcomes of the study will show public need and benefit, likely users, analysis of possible alternatives, and […]

Small Business Administration 504 Loan News

Catawba Regional Development Corporation recently partnered with Park Sterling Bank to assist Tega Cay Children’s Academy

CDBG Update – 2 projects receive funding, another underway

The following two projects received funding from the September 2015 round of the Community

SC Mortgage HELP Program Impact

Through the SC Mortgage HELP Program, Catawba Regional provides assistance to responsible homeowners who are struggling to keep their homes

2016 Catawba Regional Elected Officials Forum

January 7, 2016, Richburg, SC.    One hundred local elected officials and legislators from across the four-county Catawba Region met in Richburg

Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: July – September 2015

Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: July – September 2015

WIOA Youth Getting Work Experience

Area youth enrolled in the WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act) program are learning valuable skills through work experience. They are

Revolving Loan Fund Program Update

Catawba Regional Council of Governments (CRCOG) assisted Pure Gold, Inc. with a Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) loan for two CNC machines when demand for its shotgun chokes outgrew the capacity of its existing machines. Partnering with CRCOG on this project was Park Sterling Bank. Pure Gold’s sister company, Quick Tech Manufacturing, is an existing RLF customer owned […]

CDBG Project Update – Ottaray Mill Village

Union County and the City of Union recently completed neighborhood improvement activities associated with the Ottaray Mill Village. Upgrades included

Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy for the Catawba Region – 2015

Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy for the Catawba Region – 2015

Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: April – June 2015

Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: April – June 2015

2016 Federal Aid Pavement Improvement Program – Request for review and comment

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is providing public notification of projects identified for the 2016 Federal Aid Pavement Improvement Program prior to inclusion in the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).

The projects listed in the program have been allotted $190,104,000.00 and will include the reconstruction and rehabilitation of a total of 489.72 miles of […]

Revolving Loan Fund Program Update

S&F Investments, Inc.
dba Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen  

When existing borrowers, Sidney and Jacquelyn Fulton needed working capital funds,

CDBG Update: Two Projects Awarded – June 2015

The following two projects received funding from the April 2015 round of the Community Development Block Grant – Infrastructure Program:

SC Consolidated Plan for Housing & Community Development Survey

The Department of Commerce, Grants Division, and its partner agencies are in the process of preparing the State Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development for the upcoming 5 years, 2016-2020. The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires this Plan in order for the State to receive funding for the State Community […]

Brownfields Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund Update

“From Lemons to Lemonade: How DHEC’s Brownfield Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund Can Help” was published in County Focus, in the May 2015

Neighborhood Initiative Program – Request for Qualifications (RFQs)

NIP-8 Debarrment Certification Form

NIP-9 Conflict of Interest Certification

RFQ – Demolition Contractors

 

 

Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: January – March 2015

Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: January – March 2015