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Crunchy Data Solutions unveils MLS PostgreSQL database

Charleston-based Crunchy Data Solutions released Crunchy MLS PostgreSQL last week, an open-source database system that supports multi-level security. “Crunchy MLS PostgreSQL provides an innovative, open-source alternative to legacy relational database technologies," Crunchy CEO Bob Laurence said.

Charleston Harbor deepening-project plan a step closer to green light

Late last week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Civil Works Review Board in Washington, D.C., unanimously approved the Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement attached to the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project. “Having the approval from the Civil Works Review Board allows us to stay on track with our timeline and move forward with our deepening recommendation," Lt. Col. John Litz, Charleston District commander, said.

Boeing to sponsor South Carolina Aerospace Conference

The Boeing Co. will be the title sponsor for the second annual South Carolina Aerospace Conference and Expo at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center Aug. 26-27.

N. Charleston's Stokes Volkswagen offers model-research data on website

Stokes Volkswagen in North Charleston said that it recently has begun offering model-research data on its website to make comparison-shopping easier for customers, at www.StokesVW.com. A model recently researched was the 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen.

Charleston Harbor deepening plan clears federal hurdle

Late last week in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Civil Works Review Board (CWRB) unanimously approved a Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Charleston Post 45 Harbor Deepening project.

Berkeley County first Lowcountry community to get Connected tech status

Connect South Carolina recently announced that Berkeley County has been certified a Connected South Carolina community. Berkeley is the eighth certified Connnected community in South Carolina -- and the first in the Lowcountry. Additionally, Connect South Carolina released its Technology Action Plan.

US Club Soccer taps Buffalo Brand to manage PR campaign

US Club Soccer, based in Myrtle Beach, has chosen Buffalo Brand Invigoration Group to manage a public relations campaign. The program is designed to promote US Club Soccer's organization as a whole, coaching development programs, nationwide leagues and elite tournaments.

New civil engineer joins Hussey Gay Bell's Charleston office

The Charleston office of Hussey Gay Bell architecture/design firm recently hired Justin Robinette as a project civil engineer. Robinette has more than six years of experience in the field. In his role with Hussey Gay Bell, Robinette will design private-development residential, commercial and industrial projects.

Carolina One gains 3 Realtors

Realtors Bill Godwin, Blair Halford and Lara Thompson recently joined the team at Carolina One Real Estate Services.

S.C. Women's Business Center launches 'Mastermind Exchange' program

The South Carolina Women’s Business Center (SCWBC), a program within the Center for Women, recently launched a new program for the state's female entrepreneurs called “Mastermind Exchange." The program’s first event will be hosted 6-8 p.m. on July 14 at Local Works, a Lowcountry Local First event in Charleston. The event will include food and beverages.

Creators’ Clubhouse to hold strategic planning workshop

Creators’ Clubhouse recently announced that it is hosting a strategic planning workshop for small businesses, freelancers, entrepreneurs and other individuals Thursday.

Charleston American Marketing Association names officers

The American Marketing Association chapter in Charleston, South Carolina, has chosen its board of directors for 2015-16. The president is Andrew Barton, owner of Andrew Barton Design.

Collector car auction to be held in South Carolina this fall

Auctions America recently announced that it will host a collector car auction on Hilton Head Island.

Charleston Southern University veteran students receive assistance grant

Palmetto Warrior Connection and America’s Warrior Partnership representatives recently presented a grant to Charleston Southern University (CSU).

George Temple new chair of Palmetto Goodwill's board of directors

George E. Temple IV, AIA, LEED AP, was recently named the new chairman on the board of directors of Goodwill in Palmetto, South Carolina.

Linden Construction hires new VP of finance, accounting, quality

Jim Coman recently was named the new vice president of finance, accounting and quality management at Linden Construction, based in Charleston. Coman brings more than 25 years of experience to his new role, including a vast background in real estate and tax law.

GOODBusiness Summit set for Aug. 27

Summit participants will hear about innovative ideas and learn through models for success.

NHE to manage more Prestwick housing developments in S.C.

Prestwick Companies recently chose NHE Inc. to manage the company's affordable-housing developments in South Carolina. NHE has managed two other Prestwick properties since 2011. With the addition of the most recent properties, NHE will be serving seven Prestwick developments.

SIB Development & Consulting acquires Florida lighting firm

SIB Development & Consulting of Charleston said last week that it has purchased Florida-based HOA Energy Advisors, a company that specializes in energy-efficient lighting and installation, with the combined company to be known as SIB Lighting.

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