Augusta Economy

More News | Fort Gordon | Plant Vogtle | Savannah River Site | Editor

Haley, Commerce hosting rural summit in Aiken

  • Follow Business

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and officials from the state Department of Commerce are talking about ways to foster economic development in rural areas.

The 23rd annual South Carolina Rural Summit is happening Monday in Aiken.

Haley is giving a keynote address at the meeting and presiding over an awards ceremony. She says the gathering gives local leaders the opportunity to share ideas about how to improve their communities and make them more competitive.

Other speakers include Joe Max Higgins, chief executive officer of Columbus-Lowndes Development Link and Visions International CEO Bernell K. Ingram.

loading...
Top headlines

Pearl the obese dog gradually losing weight

After six months in the care of DNA rescue and through a careful rehabilitation program, Pearl has lost 15.7 pounds, down from the 76.5 she weighed when she was found as a stray on Kensington ...
Search Augusta jobs