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5:51 am on Thursday October 30, 2014

Southern Barrel Brewing Co. setting up home in Bluffton

The brewery is opening its first location this February with eight craft beers on tap. Check out The Island Packet's profile and follow along on Facebook.
9:10 am on Wednesday October 29, 2014

Free holiday parking to start on Thanksgiving

Free holiday parking in downtown Beaufort starts on Thanksgiving and runs through New Year's Day.
10:08 am on Saturday October 25, 2014

Profiling 10 Charleston tech startups

As Charleston's tech entrepreneur scene continues to grow, the Charleston Regional Business Journal has profiled 10 local startups worthy of tracking.
7:46 am on Wednesday October 22, 2014

Jack's Cafe closing, but will reopen with a new owner

After 42 years, the George Street icon will close on October 31.
1:07 pm on Saturday October 18, 2014

No Deal: 'Myrtle Beach Caddy Girls' appears on ABC's Shark Tank

Last night Meghan Tarmey, owner of 'Myrtle Beach Caddy Girls' appeared on ABC's hit show Shark Tank. While the Sharks were impressed with the Caddy Girls' presentation, and concept, their worries about safety, growth, and the bottom line didn't...
6:08 pm on Wednesday October 8, 2014

Horry Council votes down mobile food truck pilot program

Horry County Council voted against a one-year mobile food vending pilot program after months of work surveying the public, perfecting distance requirements and determining what would be allowed for the mobile vendors. The fear of mobile food trucks...
9:58 am on Monday September 29, 2014

Tipping point: Myrtle Beach area restaurants face lawsuits over alleged illegal tip pools

One of the latest trends in the restaurant industry — class-action lawsuits over allegedly illegal tip pools that enrich owners while cheating employees out of their wages — has hit the Myrtle Beach area. The tip pools, critics say, are used by some...
9:44 am on Monday September 29, 2014

Startup.SC, local startup incubator, accepts its first class of entrepreneurs

Startup.SC, a nonprofit startup incubator based in Litchfield, has selected five companies to participate in its first cohort. To be selected, the companies must be web- and technology-based businesses with ability to scale to $10 million over the...
9:41 am on Wednesday September 24, 2014

Myrtle Beach raises taxes to pay for Memorial Day weekend security

The Myrtle Beach City Council is raising (property) taxes to help pay for increased security and safety during Memorial Day Weekend 2015...amounts to $8 per year on a $100,000 home.
10:31 pm on Tuesday September 23, 2014

Charleston one-year alcohol ban for new bars advances

Hoping to address the perceived chaos that Charleston's explosion in bars has brought, city council has passed a first reading of a one-year ban on permits for alcohol between 12 a.m. and 6 a.m. on portions of King, Meeting, and Market streets. The...

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