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July 2019 home sales in the South less than June’s

The estimated sales of new homes in the South for the month of July was 30,000, compared to 38,000 for June, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Approved construction of South housing units in July increases over same month last year

The total number of housing units approved for construction in July 2019 for the United States' South region was 60,900, compared to 58,700 for July 2018, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

U.S. hardware stores estimate 0.4 percent sales decrease for June compared to last year

Hardware stores in June 2019 saw a 0.4 percent decrease in sales compared to the same month the previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Advance Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services Survey.

U.S. food and beverage stores estimate 2.5 percent sales increase for June compared to last year

Food and beverage stores in June 2019 saw a 2.5 percent increase in sales compared to the same month the previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Advance Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services Survey.

U.S. grocery stores estimate 2.9 percent sales increase for June compared to last year

Grocery stores in June 2019 saw a 2.9 percent increase in sales compared to the same month the previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Advance Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services Survey.

Authorization of construction on South single-family homes in June falls from the same month last year

The total number of single-family homes authorized but not started in June 2019 for the United States’ South region was 48,500, compared to 51,800 for June 2018, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

21.8 percent of North Greenville University students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 21.8 percent of North Greenville University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

53.8 percent of Newberry College students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 53.8 percent of Newberry College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

2.4 percent of Clemson University students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 2.4 percent of Clemson University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

U.S. sporting goods stores estimate 9 percent sales increase for June

Sporting goods stores in June 2019 saw sales increase 9 percent from the previous month, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Advance Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services Survey.

U.S. hobby, toy and game stores estimate 5.4 percent sales decrease for June

Hobby, toy and game stores in June 2019 saw sales decrease 5.4 percent from the previous month, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Advance Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services Survey.

Residents and visitors to Tennessee paid $14.3 billion in taxes in 2018

Tennessee collected $14.3 billion in taxes in 2018, a 2.7 percent increase from the previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

Residents and visitors to Texas paid $60.3 billion in taxes in 2018

Texas collected $60.3 billion in taxes in 2018, a 12.5 percent increase from the previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

South Carolina collected 7% more in individual income taxes in 2018

Of the $10.6 billion in taxes collected by South Carolina in 2018, $4.4 billion came from individual income taxes, a 7 percent increase over the previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

Port of Charleston recovers quickly from Hurricane Dorian

In the end, a little luck and a lot of foresight contained damage to the Port of Charleston from Hurricane Dorian to some containers knocked over and some buoys that were bounced around by the raging winds.

Energy analysis programs available to support energy renewables and efficiency in South Carolina

South Carolina has at least seven energy analysis programs available to consumers as incentives that support energy renewables and efficiency, according to data obtained from the Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE).

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach non-farm payroll employees increase by 3.4% since last year

The number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of January in the Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach metropolitan statistical area was 165,900, a 3.4 percent increase over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

29.5% unemployed in Arcadia in 2017

29.5 percent of Arcadia residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

45.2% unemployed in Clifton in 2017

45.2 percent of Clifton residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

41.9% unemployed in Fair Play in 2017

41.9 percent of Fair Play residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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