GREENVILLE,NewSouth Communications says it is now offering local telephone service, long distance, and Internet services for business customers in the greater Florence, SC, area.

NewSouth currently provides these services to other areas of the state, including Columbia, Aiken, Charleston and Greenville, where it is based.

“South Carolina is NewSouth’s home and to be covering more of the state where we started doing business over six years ago is indeed a testimony to the success of NewSouth,” said Pendleton Gaines, senior vice president of marketing for NewSouth. “We welcome the opportunity to get to know the businesses in this area and meet their needs for years to come.”

NewSouth serves thousands of business customers in South Carolina, including BMW, Fort Jackson Army Base, and Krispy Kreme Doughnuts.