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South Carolina finishes in the bottom 10 on best state ranking

South Carolina was ranked the 42nd best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

Little River Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center in need of financial services

The Little River Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center is seeking proposals for an accounting firm that could oversee the chamber’s financial reporting needs.

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin metro area exports in 2017

Greenville County, South Carolina, was responsible for $11.09 billion in exports in 2017, more than any other county in the Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin metro area, according to the International Trade Administration.

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia metro area exports in 2017

Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, was responsible for $7.32 billion in exports in 2017, more than any other county in the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia metro area, according to the International Trade Administration.

Chester County ranks 226th among counties in highest exporting metros

Chester County ranks 226th in trade with $67.35 million in exports in 2017.

Pickens County ranks 203rd among counties in highest exporting metros

Pickens County ranks 203rd in trade with $149.72 million in exports in 2017.

Lancaster County ranks 181st among counties in highest exporting metros

Lancaster County ranks 181st in trade with $337.18 million in exports in 2017.

Lincoln County ranks 179th among counties in highest exporting metros

Lincoln County ranks 179th in trade with $345.22 million in exports in 2017.

Average teacher salaries in South Carolina rank 10th lowest in nation

The average South Carolina teacher’s 2018-19 salary is estimated to be $50,395, the 42nd highest in the nation, according to annual rankings and estimates released last month by the National Education Association (NEA).

Iredell County ranks 155th among counties in highest exporting metros

Iredell County ranks 155th in trade with $595.49 million in exports in 2017.

Analysis: Dorchester County posts 17th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 291 properties in Dorchester County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 17th highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Greater Columbia Region named Great Defense Community

The Greater Columbia Region takes pride in being one of the five communities across the country to be named as a 2019 Great American Defense Community.

Anderson County ranks 151st among counties in highest exporting metros

Anderson County ranks 151st in trade with $649.02 million in exports in 2017.

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia metro exports are most similar to Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin in 2017

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia metro area exported $13.12 billion in 2017, $181.55 million more than Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, according to the International Trade Administration.

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale metro exports are most similar to Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia in 2017

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale metro area exported $13.22 billion in 2017, $100.57 million more than Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, according to the International Trade Administration.

Cabarrus County ranks 145th among counties in highest exporting metros

Cabarrus County ranks 145th in trade with $685.10 million in exports in 2017.

Gaston County ranks 143rd among counties in highest exporting metros

Gaston County ranks 143rd in trade with $733.17 million in exports in 2017.

Port growth means big changes for little St. George

As the Port of Charleston continues to grow, its economic benefits continue to spread into the surrounding area as companies seek to move their goods in and out of the port.

Bridge Commercial represents Hyde Properties in the sale of Cross Park Drive

Bridge Commercial, through Hagood S (Hagood II) Morrison and Brooks Courtney, represented Hyde Properties in the sale of the 106,353 SF industrial building on Cross Park Drive, North Charleston.

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