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Mother Emanuel memorial to show 'love will overcome hate'

A memorial to be built outside a Charleston church where nine worshipers were massacred will serve to raise national awareness that racism and hate can be overcome by love and forgiveness, according to one of those leading the campaign to build the monument.

SkyView donates drone to Goose Creek Fire Department

SkyView Aerial Solutions LLC had donated a drone to the Goose Creek Fire Department to use for fighting fires and land searches.

Mount Pleasant parks win TripAdvisor awards

Two Mount Pleasant parks have won Certificate of Excellence awards from TripAdvisor.

Spartanburg removes criminal history question from city job application

Spartanburg City Council voted unanimously at a recent meeting to remove a question about criminal history from job applications.

Salute from the Shore hosts July 4 military flyover along beaches

Salute from the Shore, a nonprofit organization, has arranged a July 4 flyover of military aircraft from the Cherry Grove to Bluffton areas.

Columbia vows to use 100 percent green energy by 2036

The Columbia City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution establishing a community-wide goal of transitioning to 100 percent clean and renewable energy by 2036.

BB&T named title sponsor of Fall for Greenville festival

BB&T has signed on as the title sponsor for the Fall for Greenville festival in October.

Medical University of South Carolina breaks ground on pediatric medical campus

The Medical University of South Carolina recently broke ground for a new children's medical campus in North Charleston.

Bluffton Buck Island Road sidewalk project begins July 15

Town of Bluffton officials report that approximately 1,000 linear feet of sidewalk will be installed this month on Buck Island.

Display in Mount Pleasant mayor's office supports art program

Mount Pleasant recently installed a piece of art called Golden Marsh from local artist Courtney Page as part of the Mayor's Office Art Program.

PASOs wins Health Equity Hero award from DentaQuest

The community-based organization PASOs has been named this year's Health Equity Hero by DentaQuest, according to the University of South Carolina.

Colonial Life report encourages employers to look at the big picture

Avoiding the distracting health care reform legislation under way and instead looking at the big picture can help employers save money on health care benefits plans, according to a new report from Colonial Life.

South Carolina Chamber of Commerce releases Legislative Scorecard

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce has released this year's version of its Legislative Scorecard and posted the results online.

BridgeTower Media acquires South Carolina Business Publications

BridgeTower Media has acquired South Carolina Business Publications, also known as SC Biz News.

Samsung to build $380 million home appliance plant in Newberry County

Samsung plans to build a $380 million plant to manufacture home appliances in Newberry County after reaching an agreement with the state.

Charleston Chamber's Graham honored by Joint Base Charleston

Mary Graham, the chief advancement officer at the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, was honored with a public service award from the Joint Base Charleston commander during a recent chamber meeting.

US Auto Sales opens new location in Greenville

US Auto Sales has recently opened along the Motor Mile at 2752 Laurens Road in Greenville, the company's third location in South Carolina.

iRevive opens Apple device-repair center in Greenville

The Greenville Chamber of Commerce recently helped celebrate the opening of iRevive, an Apple-product repair shop, with a ribbon-cutting.

Greenville Women at Work speaker notes ways to thrive in the workplace

Krista Bourne, south central market president for Verizon Wireless, gave a presentation offering tips on how to have a better work experience no matter what the job during the recent Greenville Women at Work breakfast.

Charleston County School of the Arts students attend Palmetto Boys and Girls State

Two close friends from Charleston County School of the Arts attended Palmetto Boys and Girls State recently, elected by different colleges for the honor.

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