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Sea cruise announced for watching 4th of July fireworks

The Little River Chamber of Commerce recently announced a celebration the 4th of July aboard the Sea Screamer Dolphin Cruise on the Little River.

By the Numbers: Clemson University ranks 104th best in the nation for its graduate fine arts program, study finds

Clemson University finished in a tie for 104th in a peer-assessment ranking of the best fine arts schools by U.S. News that examined 229 campuses around the nation in areas such as graphic design and painting.

By the Numbers: South Carolina is among 29 states that retain personal income tax exemptions

Twenty-nine states, including South Carolina, maintain personal income tax exemptions, even though the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act suspended such exemptions at the federal level, according to a Tax Foundation analysis.

Medical University of South Carolina named best hospital in South Carolina

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) has been recognized by the U.S. News, including being named the No. 1 hospital in the state of South Carolina, ranked nationally in five adult and five children’s specialties, and rated high performing in six adult specialties and eight procedures and conditions.

Tech industry growth exponential in Charleston area

Charleston’s tech presence is growing by leaps and bounds, changing the economy and the demographics of the area at a fast clip. But in order to sustain the trend, attention needs to be focused on providing training and education at entry levels - and even earlier - and ensuring that the area remains attractive as a place where tech talent wants to live.

Central ranks the poorest of South Carolina towns, study finds

Central was ranked the poorest town in South Carolina in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.

South Carolina ranks 3rd lowest for state tax collections per capita

South Carolina finished 48th in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

Two surveys indicate strong support for I-73 in Horry County

Two recent polls showed there was strong support for having the I-73 in Horry County.

Falconhead renews lease at 3955 Faber Place Dr

Pete Harper, CCIM, Reid Davis, CCIM, SIOR, and Cameron Yost of Lee & Associates Charleston represented Faber Charleston Limited Partnership (landlord) in the renewal of 2,720 SF of office space located at 3955 Faber Place Drive in North Charleston, SC to Falconhead, Inc. (tenant)

Schools in the U.S. with the most wrestling players

Here are the most popular states for college wrestling in 2016

El Thrifty Social Club relaunches with new menu items

El Thrifty Social Club has organized a Summer Launch Party to relaunch the bar with the addition of its new menu items, with the Greenville Chamber gracing the ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday.

Greater Columbia Region honored at the 2019 Defense Communities National Summit

The Association of Defense Communities held its 2019 Defense Communities National Summit at Washington last month, and recognized the Greater Columbia Region among five communities named 2019’s Great American Defense Communities.

Housing stock not meeting needs in Charleston

The Charleston area — its city, county and surrounding environs — is experiencing a period of major growth, accelerated by substantial investments in the Port of Charleston and related infrastructure. A healthy tourist industry, growing tech sector and influx of retirees from chillier climes are also feeding the growth.

South Carolina ranks 19th highest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

South Carolina finished 19th in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.

It's a workers' market in South Carolina as employers struggle to find qualified employees

It’s a complaint heard all across the country—companies bemoaning their inability to recruit and retain the workforce they need, even when they are willing to pay them well. South Carolina, despite its growth, is not immune.

Five Forks ranks the richest of South Carolina towns, study finds

Five Forks was ranked the richest town in South Carolina in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.

Congressman Ralph Norman quiet on USMCA

Rep. Ralph Norman (R-S.C.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Congressman Jeff Duncan quiet on USMCA

Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Congressman Joe Cunningham quiet on USMCA

Rep. Joe Cunningham (D-S.C.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Analysis: Which college wrestling program grossed the most in South Carolina

Newberry College, Allen University and Limestone College top the list of highest grossing college wrestling programs in South Carolina in 2016

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