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Charleston County breaks ground on new high school

Lucy G. Beckham High School will become Charleston County School District’s first new high school in over 20 years when it opens for the 2020-21 school year.

Boeing plans to appeal NLRB decision allowing some South Carolina employees to vote to unionize

A small group of South Carolina Boeing employees will vote on whether or not to join the International Association of Machinists (IAM) union at the end of the month.

Analysis: College men's golf grosses $173 million

From Higher Education Tribune

West Virginia University men's golf tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting nearly $2.1 million – or $190,559 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Greenville Chamber honors entrepreneurs during National Small Business Week

In partnership with The Greenville Chamber and Community Works, several local entrepreneurs were recognized May 1 during the Excellence in Entrepreneurship Small Business Awards as part of National Small Business Week.

Analysis: College softball grosses $451 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Florida State University softball tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $2.2 million – or $95,837 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: Dorchester County has the highest foreclosure rate for first quarter

One in 221 properties in Dorchester County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the highest foreclosure rate in South Carolina, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Junior colleges report borrower default rate of 18%

From Higher Education Tribune

At Daymar College in Ohio, 37 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

South Carolina Chamber releases 2018 Workforce & Jobs Report

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce recently released the 2018 Workforce & Jobs Report.

Coastal Carolina National Bank serves state's coastal counties

Fee-free ATM access, attractive rates and flexible choices all point toward Coastal Carolina National Bank (CCNB) as a beneficial banking choice for both individuals and businesses, according to the Greenville Chamber.

Greenville’s City Manager John Castile steps down

Having led the community in public service for over two decades John Castile has opted to step down as Greenville’s city manager, Mayor Knox White announced recently, with plans to assist in transition with leadership.

Analysis: 31,936 college athletes play softball

From Higher Education Tribune

California, Pennsylvania and New York are the most popular states for college softball, federal data shows.

Analysis: South Carolina has the 5th highest foreclosure rate for first quarter

One in 458 properties in South Carolina started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

209,472 U.S. borrowers in default on student loans from two-year colleges

From Higher Education Tribune

Ivy Tech Community College in Indiana, Ross Medical Education Center and Everest Institute – both in Michigan – reported the largest share of borrowers from two-year institutions who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

25 high school seniors win scholarships to Trident Technical College

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce recently awarded 25 area high school students with Accelerate Greater Charleston 2 (A2) Scholarships to attend the Trident Technical College.

7 CCSD students win National Merit Scholarships

Seven students from the Charleston County School District (CCSD) will receive 2018 National Merit Scholarships.

Civil engineer praises role of Ingleside development in curbing urban sprawl

The development of Ingleside in North Charleston will help limit urban sprawl and produce a diverse community where people can live, work and play, according to one of the region's leading civil engineering firms.

Analysis: College baseball grosses $684 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Louisiana State University baseball tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $6.4 million – or $182,464 per athlete – in 2016, followed by Florida State University ($6 million), Vanderbilt ($5.9 million), UT Austin ($7 million) and University of Mississippi ($5 million), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: Colleton, Richland and Beaufort counties have highest property tax rates in South Carolina

With an effective property tax rate of 1.02 percent, Colleton County has the highest tax rate among South Carolina counties, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

Private colleges, universities report borrower default rate of 8.2%

From Higher Education Tribune

At United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck, 41.4 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

IG Custom Printing receives Greenville Chamber honor

The Greenville Chamber of Commerce has selected IG Custom Printing as its “Small Business of the Month” for April.

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