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7:12 pm on Monday April 23, 2012

Signs of Spring: The Terracotta Jungle

By Gordon Mercer and Marcia Gaines Mercer Sign in window of plant nursery:  “It’s spring, I’m so excited I wet my plants!” “It’s time,” Marcia said, peering out the kitchen window excitedly, “for the wild azalea walk.”     The half circle path...
5:00 am on Friday March 12, 2010

$200 million stimulus extension headed this way

Image by Flickr user SqueakyMarmotWhile it is unclear when the state will receive the federal money, the U.S. Senate has approved a six-month extension for stimulus-related state health care money. The extension will bring in $200 million to restore...
1:20 pm on Wednesday December 16, 2009

Unemployed South Carolinians granted 13 week benefit extension

Image by Flickr user CayusaThe S.C. Employment Security Commission is taking claims for an extra 13 weeks of checks from the unemployed who have exhausted their benefits. In addition to the 13 week extension, South Carolinians can get another seven...
6:44 am on Wednesday May 6, 2009

Port inks extended contract with Mediterranean Shipping Co.

Image by Flickr user checiapImage by 20090506-msc.jpgWhile our state awaits news if the world's largest container shipper is really leaving, word has come that the world's second-largest, the Mediterranean Shipping Company, is extending its stay....