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Charleston-area teacher survey shows nearly half plan to pursue graduate degrees

A Lowcountry Graduate Center survey of teachers in the Charleston area reveals that nearly half plan to pursue graduate education in the next five years.

Tri-County Mechanical to host Business After Hours

HVAC company Tri-County Mechanical Inc. is hosting the next Little River Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours networking event July 18.

Spartanburg adopts new rules on towing companies' vehicle storage

Spartanburg City Council recently passed new rules that will make it easier for owners of towed impounded cars to retrieve their personal belongings and recover their vehicles.

Charleston Metro Chamber names new director of corporate partnerships

Jenna Turnage has joined the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce as the director of corporate partnerships.

Carolina Trust promotes Naylor, Doty

Two Carolina Trust employees have been promoted to new positions.

Chamber’s Pitts challenges Orangeburg County licensing proposal

Reasoning that a proposed business license tax would place Orangeburg County at a distinct disadvantage, South Carolina Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Ted Pitts recently released a statement urging county council leaders to reconsider.

North Charleston Cultural Arts Department hosts Summer Children's Theatre

North Charleston’s Cultural Arts Department is hosting the next Summer Children’s Theatre presentation July 28 at two different locations and times.

Little River Chamber to host ‘Business Buzz’

One software consultant with potential solutions beyond the proverbial carrot or stick will offer his ideas from 9-10 a.m. Aug. 3 at 1180 Highway 17 North, Suite 3 (CresCom Bank building, second floor) in Little River.

Charleston Metro Chamber reps attend awards convention

Several members of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce leadership team are in Nashville for the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives 2017 Convention.

Wando Gateway Engineering Camp events are under way

The 11th Annual Wando Gateway Engineering Camp for females entering high school started today.

AmbioPharm to expand its Aiken County operations

AmbioPharm Inc., a manufacturer of biopharmaceuticals, plans an $18 million expansion of its Aiken County operations and will add 100 new jobs within five years.

Charleston voted top U.S. destination by Travel + Leisure readers

Charleston is the top city in the country, as ranked by Travel + Leisure readers, and the second-best city in the world.

The Beach Company executive speaks on housing panel

The Beach Company's senior vice president of development, Dan Doyle, spoke on a panel recently at the 2017 Power Breakfast Series offered by the Charleston Regional Business Journal and Charleston Southern University.

Electro-Spec to add 53 jobs in Lexington County

Electro-Spec Inc. is starting a new production operation in Lexington County.

Hope Center for Children earns GuideStar's top transparency honor

Hope Center for Children has earned a top honor for nonprofit transparency and accountability.

State Chamber of Commerce launches S.C. Branded initiative

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce has teamed with Upstate S.C. marketing firm The Brand Leader on a new initiative and event to celebrate the most recognizable brands in the state.

Utility Audit Solutions receives chamber's monthly recognition

The Greenville Chamber has selected Utility Audit Solutions (UAS) as the July Small Business of the Month.

Columbia Chamber to honor Staley at 115th annual gala

The Columbia Chamber will honor University of South Carolina women’s basketball coach Dawn Staley at its 115th Annual Gala Sept. 27.

Little River prepares to host annual ShrimpFest

One of South Carolina's most anticipated events, the Little River ShrimpFest, is coming in the second week of October.

U.S. House passes measure to overturn CFPB 'anti-arbitration' rule; Scott co-sponsor of Senate version

Every Republican member of the South Carolina Congressional delegation yesterday voted to pass a measure to overturn the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) rule to prohibit class-action waivers in virtually all financial consumer-service agreements.

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