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Little River Chamber supports Shop with a Cop program

The Little River Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center has donated to the "Shop with a Cop" program to formally give its appreciation to the Horry County Police Department.

South Carolina building permits: October 2018

South Carolina issued 2,856 building permits for privately owned housing during October, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Saluda Riverwalk will be accessible to the public this year

Proposed in 1996, the Saluda Riverwalk’s Phase 1 is set to open in 2019 together with the Boyd Island Sanctuary at the convergence of the Saluda and Broad rivers.

Columbia International solicits applications from former Virginia College students

Columbia International University is ready to accept new enrollees, including those coming from the recently closed Virginia College.

Limestone College has most student athletes in South Carolina

Limestone College ranked No. 1 for student athletic participation in the state, according to a Palmetto Business Daily analysis of college sports participation.

Charleston Metro Chamber receives $25,000 grant from Bank of America

Charleston Metro Chamber's Lead CHS Foundation received $25,000 fund for Career Academies

South Carolina building permits: September 2018

South Carolina issued 2,620 building permits for privately owned housing during September, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Short-term health plans in Columbia 57% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Columbia is $226.48, 57 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

College wrestling earned $1.8 million for South Carolina schools in 2016

Citadel Military College wrestling brought in $26,613 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it among the highest-grossing wrestling programs in South Carolina that year, according to a Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

North Charleston City Gallery features artwork of Amble, Chaplin

The City of North Charleston’s Cultural Arts Department presents the artwork of Quintin Chaplin and Richard Amble at the North Charleston City Gallery through Jan. 31.

Charleston Area Small Business Development Center adds new office

The Charleston Area Small Business Development Center has added a new office as it extends its coverage area at Berkeley County.

Spartanburg joins Government Alliance on Race and Equity

The Spartanburg City Council has unanimously voted to become the first city in South Carolina to join the Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE). The city joins 93 cities in 32 states.

Erskine College fields most volleyball players in South Carolina

Erskine College ranked No. 1 for student volleyball participation in the state, according to a Watchdog analysis of college sports participation.

Deadline for FEMA assistance applications nears

The last day for those impacted by Hurricane Florence to apply for FEMA assistance is on Nov. 20.

Mobile Disaster Recovery Center visits Myrtle Beach

A Mobile Disaster Recovery Center will be at the South Strand Recreation Complex through Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

SBA extends Hurricane Florence relief to North Carolina counties

The U.S. Small Business Administration has expanded the list of counties in its disaster declaration for businesses and residents that were affected by Hurricane Florence.

Sumter Beauty College enrolls 21 undergrads

At Sumter Beauty College, 67 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 90 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

South Carolina small businesses received more than $349 million from SBA this year

The U.S. Small Business Administration's fiscal year 2018 lending data shows that over $349 million was provided to South Carolina small businesses, with 695 loans made.

41 percent of applicants to Claflin University were admitted for fall 2017

At Claflin University, 90 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 68 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

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