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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, […]
The SC Chamber of Commerce’s Workforce Innovator Awards honor companies that have implemented unique private sector workforce development
When existing borrower, Naynesh Dave decided to purchase another gas station/convenience store Catawba Regional partnered with
Main Street Junction was completed in November 2016 and successfully delivered a first-class venue for the use and enjoyment of the greater Union
New SC Agribusiness Loan Fund (SC ALF) In August, EDA awarded Catawba Regional grant funding of $1,040,000 to start an agribusiness
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 […]
Cancer is such a scary word, no matter how it’s spoken.
Peace of mind taken
Request For Qualifications (RFQ)-Land Surveying Professional Services
PROPOSED UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE (UDO) FOR LANCASTER COUNTY, SC
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 – […]
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 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
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
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, […]
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
Union County Traffic Count Map – 2015
Lancaster County Traffic Count Map – 2015
Chester County Traffic Count Map – 2015
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 […]
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 […]
Catawba Regional Development Corporation recently partnered with Park Sterling Bank to assist Tega Cay Children’s Academy
Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: July – September 2015
Area youth enrolled in the WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act) program are learning valuable skills through work experience. They are
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 […]
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
Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: April – June 2015
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 […]
Union County is seeking a qualified consulting firm to develop a Transit Feasibility Study to determine the viability of public transit. Union County,
S&F Investments, Inc.
dba Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen
When existing borrowers, Sidney and Jacquelyn Fulton needed working capital funds,
The following two projects received funding from the April 2015 round of the Community Development Block Grant – Infrastructure Program:
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 […]
“From Lemons to Lemonade: How DHEC’s Brownfield Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund Can Help” was published in County Focus, in the May 2015
NIP-8 Debarrment Certification Form
NIP-9 Conflict of Interest Certification
RFQ – Demolition Contractors
Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: January – March 2015
NOTICE OF FIFTEEN DAY (15) PUBLIC REVIEW AND INTENT TO SUBMIT TO SCDOT FOR THE CATAWBA REGION. THE CATAWBA REGION INCLUDES CHESTER, LANCASTER, UNION, AND YORK COUNTIES IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
Rural Planning Work Program (RPWP) – This document outlines the Catawba Regional Council of Governments’ proposed annual work program as well as priority work tasks and […]
Rural Transportation Planning Work Program – FY 2015-16 & 2016-17
SC Works hosted the 2015 Catawba Regional Job Fair held on April 30 at the concourse of the Winthrop University Coliseum. Representing the tri-county area of Chester, Lancaster and York Counties, 33 companies posted 900 + job openings on the SCWorks website prior to the job fair. This provided job seekers an opportunity to apply […]
Catawba Regional recently assumed the Revolving loan Fund (RLF) loan program from Pee Dee Regional Council of Governments
The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is seeking public comment on the Fiscal Year 2016 State Program. The State Program provides statewide budget information including a distribution of resources among state funded maintenance programs.
The 2016 State Plan was prepared as required by Act 114 and contains objectives and performance measures for the preservation and […]
The Community Development Planning staff recently submitted a grant application for the Town of Great Falls to the SC Rural Infrastructure Authority
The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is seeking comment from the public on proposed revisions to the Fiscal Year 2015 Federal-Aid Funding Plan resulting from a federal penalty imposed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
On October 1, 2014 State Act 158, entitled Emma’s Law, went into […]
Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: 2014
NOTICE OF FIFTEEN DAY (15) PUBLIC REVIEW AND INTENT TO AMEND THE TIP AND SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING PROJECTS TO SCDOT FOR THE CATAWBA REGION. THE CATAWBA REGION INCLUDES CHESTER, LANCASTER, UNION AND YORK COUNTIES IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
I. FY 2013-2017 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) – An amendment to the Program which includes the following changes / […]
Star Investments Group, LLC
dba Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits
Chester, South Carolina
When Raj and Nancy Pathak (pictured below)
Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan 2014-2024
The Catawba Regional Elected Officials Forum was held January 8th, 2015. To view the survey results presentation, click here.
Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: July – September 2014