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As social media buzzed about church fires in the South, investigators said July 2 that weather caused a destructive blaze at a predominantly black church in South Carolina. The State Law Enforcement Division said in a statement that investigators found no evidence of criminal intent in the fire at Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church in Greeleyville, about 50 miles north of the "Mother Emanuel" church in Charleston where nine people were killed June 17. The pastor at the rural black church targeted by the Ku Klux Klan 20 years ago had said he suspected lightning was to blame. Comment?
Confie Seguros, a national provider of personal lines insurance based in Huntington Beach, California, announced that it has acquired three East Coast insurance brokerages. Confie Seguros acquired the assets of Your Insurance Spot Inc. based in Kissimmee, Florida, which was founded in 2007 and specializes in non-standard auto insurance; Wise Insurance Agency Inc. of Columbia, South Carolina, founded in 1999 and specializing in personal lines insurance; and Bronkie Agency Inc. of Williamsville, New York, near Buffalo. Comment?
A.M. Best has revised the outlook to stable from negative for the financial strength rating and the issuer credit rating of Southern Mutual Church Insurance Co. of Columbia, S.C., while affirming the FSR of A- and the ICR of "a-". Comment?
An exotic dancer who was shot at a Columbia, S.C., nightclub is entitled to workers' compensation benefits for her injury, according to a ruling by the state's highest court. The State newspaper reported that the South Carolina Supreme Court made that ruling last week in the case of LeAndra Lewis, stating that Lewis was an employee of the Boom Boom Room Studio 54, not an independent contractor, when she was shot there in 2008. Comment?
A.M. Best has downgraded the financial strength rating to B+ from B++ and the issuer credit ratings to "bbb-" from "bbb" of South Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co. and Palmetto Casualty Insurance Co. Comment?
Columbia, S.C.-based Dovetail Insurance, a supplier of cloud-based insurance products for agents and brokers, is offering a MetLife Business Owners Policy through its NetBOP Insurance Portal in five states: California, Illinois, Indiana, North Carolina and Ohio. The company said retail agents appointed in December will be eligible for bonus compensation for all risks quoted in December and January 2015. Comment?
Bouknight will be responsible for developing new business opportunities for property/casualty and employee benefits. He is based in Hub's Columbia, South Carolina, office. Comment?
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