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North Charleston playscape to offer inclusive and adaptive features

The City of North Charleston is requesting input from the public to construct its largest playground to date.

Greenville Chamber hires 2 new team members

The Greenville Chamber recently hired Andrew Van as investor relations manager and McClain Talley as marketing and communications coordinator.

Latest Tri-County report demands major changes to combat educational inequality

Major movement must be made to eradicate deep-seated inequalities in education in the Tri-county Region, according to a community-wide movement dedicated to improving standards for the area's children.

In Business: Sean Feliciano State Farm Agency

The Sean Feliciano State Farm Agency is dedicated to providing insurance and other financial services to their community.

Methodist Church to open new park in Spartanburg

Spartanburg has demonstrated its ability to offer great public, private and nonprofit partnerships and the recent partnership with Central United Methodist Church is no exception.

Comptroller general's push for transparency continues with gas tax spending

South Carolina's comptroller general will publish details of how much is raised from the state's 2-cent gas sales tax and where it is spent.

Prosperity prompts calls for responsible growth in Low Country

The Low Country has a problem, and the problem is prosperity, according to the head of the state's leading organization advocating for responsible land use.

Port of South Carolina posts record numbers as work to deepen harbor begins

The Port of South Carolina expects to grow much faster than other facilities in the U.S. in the coming years as a number of major developments are completed.

Debate over reauthorization of conservation bank to resume this week

Debate over a bill reauthorizing the South Carolina Conservation Bank will resume in the House this week.

Greer Family Fest to feature Vertical Horizon

The 34th Annual Pelham Medical Center Greer Family Fest will feature popular '90s band Vertical Horizon as this year’s headline performer.

Preparations for disaster are key to business continuity

Business continuity is a company’s ability to recover from worst-case scenarios, resulting in minimal impact on your business. Therefore, a business continuity plan is crucial for every company in case unexpected circumstances beyond your control happen.

Solar power is part of a green energy 'bull market' in South Carolina

Solar energy is at the center of a "bull market" in South Carolina, with demand in all sectors, according a business alliance committed to encouraging its development.

114,405 U.S. borrowers in default on student loans from private, nonprofit schools

From Higher Education Tribune

Everest University in Florida, Liberty University in Virginia, and International American University of Puerto Rico - Aguadilla Campus reported the largest share of borrowers from private, nonprofit institutions who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Analysis: Homeowners in Pennsylvania county pay highest property tax rate in U.S.

From Keystone Business News

With an effective property tax rate of 3.99 percent, Westmoreland County in Pennsylvania has the highest tax rate among U.S. counties, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

Analysis: 58,361 college athletes play baseball

From Higher Education Tribune

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

Analysis: Counties in Virginia, Texas and Missouri pay lowest property tax rate in U.S.

From Texas Business Daily

With an effective property tax rate of 0.1 percent, Mecklenburg County in Virginia has the lowest tax rate among U.S. counties, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

Spartanburg resident Smith to co-host City News Podcast

The City News Podcast introduces a newcomer as co-host, in the person of Meghan Smith.

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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