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West Ashley High School recognizes seniors at College Decision Day

West Ashley High School recently honored all graduating seniors accepted into a higher education or military program at its second College Decision Day.

Fitness First USA relocates to Mt. Pleasant, SC, bringing $600,000 first-year investment

$600,000 and 10 new jobs. That's the promised first-year result of Fitness First USA's move to Mt. Pleasant, SC.

Will Charleston see negative impact from Trump's climate deal decision? 'No way', says scientist

Will the president’s decision truly have a drastic impact on the Lowcountry? "No way," said Dr. Jay Lehr, the science director at The Heartland Institute, a 32-year-old national nonprofit research and education organization.

Quality Business Solutions tapped as May's Small Business of the Month

Quality Business Solutions of Travelers Rest has been named the May Small Business of the Month by the Greenville Chamber of Commerce.

Leadership Greenville graduates 57 people in latest class

The Greenville Chamber of Commerce congratulates the individuals who completed its intensive Leadership Greenville program this year.

Charleston County School District honors its literacy coaches

Sixty-seven literacy coaches from the Charleston County School District recently received certification from the University of Florida’s Lastinger​ Center during a celebration to honor the coaches, hand out certifications and offer participants a chance to share what they've learned during the process.

University of South Carolina co-hosts cyber security summit

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and the United States Chamber of Commerce teamed up with the University of South Carolina’s SC Cyber to host a cyber security summit for businesses.

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd shareholder completes LSC program

The Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd's Florence shareholder John Scott has graduated from this year's Leadership South Carolina program.

Greenville Chamber hires new Business Advocacy Intern

Greenville Chamber has hired a Business Advocacy intern to assist in research in other daily tasks in the office.

Trump Administration set to issue permits for Atlantic energy exploration

The Trump Administration is set to bring the Atlantic coast one step closer to energy exploration and development, as the National Marine Fisheries Service is expected to request five Marine Mammal Protection Act permits for companies to engage to seismic testing to determine how much oil and natural gas reserves exist in the Atlantic Outer-Continental Shelf (OCS).

PURE Programs offer added coverage in South Carolina

The PURE Group of Insurance Companies, including the Privilege Underwriters Reciprocal Exchange, is expanding its excess and surplus PURE programs line into South Carolina for homes insured for $1 million or more.

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd wins honors from Chambers USA

The law firm Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. has won a number of honors in the 2017 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business publication.

Southern Tide to open 3 shops in North Carolina

Greenville-based Southern Tide plans to open three new signature stores in North Carolina in the coming months, with Raleigh and Asheville locations opening in summer and a Wilmington location opening in fall.

Wall Fellows from Coastal Carolina visit London

The Wall Fellows, a student group from the E. Craig Wall Senior College of Business at Coastal Carolina University, visited the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors in London, thanks to the CCU's Grant Center for Real Estate and Economic Development.

Affordable housing a challenge for Charleston millennials

Millennials are facing more challenges than ever, including where to live.

Blackbaud enters new $700 million credit facility

Blackbaud, a cloud software company powering social good, has entered into a new $700 million credit agreement that includes a $300 million senior secured term loan and a $400 million revolving credit facility.

South Carolina faces long road for infrastructure repairs and improvements

"National Safety Month," as June has been labeled, sees much improvement needed across the entire U.S., which received an infrastructure rating of D+ in 2017 by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Charleston County hires first female county administrator

Charleston County Council has hired its first female county administrator.

Greenville Chamber leads forum on bank regulations

Members of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce recently met with bank leaders and staff from several congressional offices about frustrations over Dodd-Frank banking regulations.

The Beach Company executive writes on wetlands construction

The Beach Company’s vice president of development, Kevin O’Neill, recently wrote an article for Multifamily News about building on wetlands.

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