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Little River Chamber supports Shop with a Cop program

The Little River Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center has donated to the "Shop with a Cop" program to formally give its appreciation to the Horry County Police Department.

Analysis: South Carolina posted 13th highest individual income tax rate in 2018

South Carolina ranked No. 13 for its top individual income tax rate, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers that tracked the District of Columbia and the 43 states that levy such taxes.

South Carolina building permits: October 2018

South Carolina issued 2,856 building permits for privately owned housing during October, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Which college golf program grossed the most in South Carolina

Coastal Carolina University, Wofford College and Clemson University top the list of highest grossing women's college golf programs in South Carolina in 2016

Saluda Riverwalk will be accessible to the public this year

Proposed in 1996, the Saluda Riverwalk’s Phase 1 is set to open in 2019 together with the Boyd Island Sanctuary at the convergence of the Saluda and Broad rivers.

Columbia International solicits applications from former Virginia College students

Columbia International University is ready to accept new enrollees, including those coming from the recently closed Virginia College.

South Carolina gets ‘D’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

South Carolina ranked No. 39 in a study of the state’s ability to pay all of its bills, including public employers’ pension benefits, according to a new ranking of the states’ fiscal health by Truth in Accounting (TIA).

South Carolina ranked No. 21 in average charitable giving

South Carolina residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $6,444 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: Which college golf program grossed the most in South Carolina

College of Charleston, Coastal Carolina University and University of South Carolina-Aiken top the list of highest grossing men's college golf programs in South Carolina in 2016

Limestone College has most student athletes in South Carolina

Limestone College ranked No. 1 for student athletic participation in the state, according to a Palmetto Business Daily analysis of college sports participation.

State institution: These 4-year South Carolina schools attract the most in-state students

W L Bonner College, Strayer University-South Carolina and Virginia College-Charleston enrolled the most in-state students of all four-year South Carolina schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

Myrtle Beach Bowl to join ESPN Events for 2020

The Myrtle Beach Bowl, a new bowl game, will join the ESPN line up starting in 2020.

Charleston Metro Chamber receives $25,000 grant from Bank of America

Charleston Metro Chamber's Lead CHS Foundation received $25,000 fund for Career Academies

South Carolina business leaders eye potential impact of automobile tariffs

With the possibility of President Donald Trump imposing a 25 percent tariff on all vehicles imported from countries other than Mexico and Canada, automobile manufacturers are concerned about how that could affect their U.S. operations.

South Carolina building permits: September 2018

South Carolina issued 2,620 building permits for privately owned housing during September, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

South Carolina Chamber presents Excellence in Workplace Diversity Awards

SC Chamber's Excellence in Workplace Diversity Awards winners announced at the 39th Annual Summit

Berkeley Chamber hosts Salute to Business & Industry Luncheon

Berkeley Chamber of Commerce recognized 5 companies at its Salute to Business & Industry Luncheon

South Carolina’s population rose 1.3% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

South Carolina’s population increased by 62,908, or 1.3 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Short-term health plans in Columbia 57% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Columbia is $226.48, 57 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

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