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Coastal Carolina Hospital’s Adams receives Daisy Award

Danielle Adams, a nurse with Coastal Carolina Hospital, has received the Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses given by The DAISY Foundation.

Adams began her nursing career at Coastal Carolina Hospital in June of 2018 and currently works in the hospital’s Medical-Surgical Unit. She was nominated for the award by her colleagues.

Formed in 1999,The DAISY Foundation has honored nurses with its awards program in over 4,500 healthcare facilities and schools of nursing in all 50 states and 28 countries.

Beaufort Economic Development promotes Stone to senior project manager

Charles Stone has been promoted to senior project manager for the Beaufort County Economic Development Corporation.

Stone joined the agency in 2018 after graduating from the University of South Carolina. He has managed over 100 prospects and more than 30 projects. Stone is working on his professional accreditation through the International Economic Development Council.

In the past two years, the BCEDC has seen over $100 million in projects announced in the county, which will create 546 new jobs at an average annual compensation of $48,000, and helped to maintain 174 existing jobs, according to a news release from the agency.

Hilton Head Public Service District earns 10th financial reporting award

The Hilton Head Public Service District (PSD) – a water, sewer, and recycled water public utility serving customers on Hilton Head – has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association, a nonprofit association with 21,000 members.

This is the PSD’s 10th consecutive year receiving the award and is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, according to the association.

The award is for the PSD’s 2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), which can be found at

Collins Group Realty ranked No. 2 firm by sales volume in SC

Collins Group Realty was recently named one of America’s most productive sales teams by REAL Trends + Tom Ferry America’s Best Real Estate Professionals, a ranking report sponsored jointly by REAL Trends and Tom Ferry International.

REAL Trends is a leading source of analysis and information for the residential real estate brokerage industry. Tom Ferry International is a nationwide real estate business and life coaching and training company.

The report ranked over 14,500 residential real estate professionals solely based on their excellence in real estate sales during calendar year 2019. All production numbers are independently verified by a third party to ensure accuracy and report integrity.

Collins Group Realty was ranked No. 2 by sales volume for the state of South Carolina.

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