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8:39 am on Thursday April 24, 2014

South Carolina high schools ranked 36th in the country in new report

South Carolina ranks 36th in the country in a state-by-state ranking of the Best High Schools in 2014 2014 from U.S. News and World Report [...] No local high schools were in the top 10 highest-ranked schools in the state. The highest-ranked local...
5:35 am on Friday March 8, 2013

South Carolina's college graduation rate is sixth-highest in the nation

Image by Flickr user cryptic_star A recently released report by the National Student Clearinghouse has revealed that the college graduation rate in the state of South Carolina is 71.52 percent, earning the Palmetto State bragging rights for having...
4:30 am on Wednesday August 1, 2012

SC ranks in the top 10 states with the biggest underemployment problems

Flickr User: ***Karen The Huffington Post has a write-up about the ten states with the biggst underemployment problem and guess what - South Carolina is on it. Underemployment is a big problem and as HuffPo puts it, "8.2 percent of Americans are...
8:00 am on Tuesday July 3, 2012

MUSC amongst most popular medical schools in America

Image by Flickr user jasleen_kaurThe U.S. News and World Report short list recently named the Medical University of South Carolina a the 5th most popular medical school in the nation. The rankings were based on the highest percentage of enrolled...
4:35 am on Wednesday February 1, 2012

Wentworth Mansion ranked as one of the '10 Best Hotels in the USA'

U.S. News and World Report has ranked Bluffton's Inn at Palmetto Bluff as the number one hotel in America. The hotel is, of course, in the Plamett Bluff portion of town on the other side of May River from downtown Bluffton (map below). Here's what...
10:53 am on Tuesday January 31, 2012

Wentworth Mansion ranked as one of the '10 Best Hotels in the USA'

Image by Flickr user CM SimsU.S. News and World Report has ranked Charleston's historic Wentworth Mansion as the No. 3 hotel in America. Here's what U.S. News and World Report had to say about the Wentworth Mansion in their recently released list of...
2:45 am on Saturday December 17, 2011

Charleston-North Charleston score in top 20 for economic growth

Image by James M. Bowman/Air Force 1.2% of the area's job growth in 2011 was attributed to the military. Here U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class James Moreland welds a vertical arc on a piece of metal at the Aircraft Metals Technology Shop on Joint...
5:30 am on Friday December 2, 2011

College of Charleston makes Huffington Post's '10 Best Places To Go To College' list

Image by Flickr user pfarrell95 The back of Randolph hall on the College of Charleston campusThe Huffington Post has deemed the College of Charleston one of 'The 10 Best Places To Go To College.' As an alumn of the College, this comes as no surprise...
11:21 am on Saturday May 14, 2011

Lowcountry makes the grade for 'American's Best Cities for People-Watching'

The Charleston Farmers Market: one of the best people-watching spots in our big sister to the north. We all love the Lowcountry for its history and charm, but let's not forget it's also full of curious folks. Travel and Leisure Magazine has included...
2:37 pm on Tuesday May 10, 2011

Charleston makes the grade as one of 'America's Best Cities for People-Watching'

Image by TheDigitel The Charleston Farmers Market: one of the best people-watching spots in townThe city of Charleston has been called a lot of things, but today, Travel and Leisure Magazine is calling it one of 'America's Best Cities for People-...

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