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10:24 am on Thursday April 3, 2014

South Carolina ranks 6th in women owned businesses

via GreenvilleOnline: More South Carolina women are opting to be their own bosses. The number of women-owned firms in the state grew to 114,500 or 78.3 percent between 1997 and 2014, according to the fourth annual State of Women-Owned Businesses ...
11:07 am on Monday June 4, 2012

Charleston Resident Helps New Movers with Welcomemat Services

   Having moved three times over the past year, Charleston resident Randy Rhea knows how difficult it can be for people to get acquainted and familiar with their new community or neighborhood. The Atlanta native relocated to Augusta, Ga., in July...
11:21 am on Wednesday May 26, 2010

South Carolina craft brewery tasting bill makes it to the Senate (update x3: Last stop, Gov. Sanford)

Image by Flickr user Narisa Update May 26:  After Senator Phil Leventis removed his objection, H. 4572 passed through three Senate readings, and the amendments the Senate made were just approved by the House.  If my calculations are right, the bill...
8:00 am on Thursday October 29, 2009

Downtown neighborhood piloting Halloween project

Image by 20091029-pilot.jpgThis year, the Cannonborough-Elliotborough Neighborhood Association is starting what they hope will become an annual Halloween event and initiative on the peninsula. The neighborhood is a vibrant mix of homes and small...