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South Carolina ranks third in U.S. for 2019 inbound moves

The recently released North American Van Lines, Inc. 2019 Migration Map and Report has ranked South Carolina the third most popular state for inbound moves.

Charleston Chamber PAC endorses candidates for city council

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee (PAC) has endorsed Karl Brady (representing District 5), Angela Black Drake (representing District 1), James Lewis (representing District 3), Bill Moody (representing District 11) and Keith Waring (representing District 7) for election to Charleston City Council.

Charleston named top relocation destination by’s recently released “Cross Market Demand Report” shows Charleston as the top destination for those looking to relocate.

Julie Franklin joins LISC Upstate SC program as executive director

The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) has opened its 36th metro office in Upstate South Carolina, bringing in Julie Franklin as executive director of the LISC Upstate SC program.

Employees are reaping the benefits in Charleston, survey finds

Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce has released its survey results on the benefits and compensation practices among employers in the three-county Charleston Metro Area. The study concluded that companies are trying to stay competitive by offering better compensation and benefits packages.

South Carolinians want simpler tax code, stronger education, Chamber poll shows

The majority of South Carolinians support the creation of a simpler tax code and stronger efforts toward education reform, according to a statewide poll recently released by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce.

Duke Energy moves Callahan and Ghartey-Tagoe to new roles

Duke Energy is having a change in executive leadership with Michael Callahan, vice president of investor relations to succeed Kodwo Ghartey-Tagoe as South Carolina state president.

Hootie & The Blowfish back from hiatus, Myrtle Beach sponsors concert tour

Darius, Mark, Dean and Soni, better known as Hootie & The Blowfish, is having a comeback tour sponsored by Visit Myrtle Beach, the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, Golf Tourism Solutions and the Myrtle Beach International Airport.

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.

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.

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.

Greenville Chamber spotlights Leadership Development and Economic Development intern Kritika Ravichandler

Greenville Chamber introduces its team members through their Meet The Team blog. One of the members who has been given the spotlight was Kritika Ravichandler

Columbia Chamber chooses Karen’s Mobile Kitchen & Catering as June’s Partner of the Month

Karen’s Mobile Kitchen & Catering has been named by Columbia Chamber as June’s Partner of the Month

Women’s Chamber calls for comment on proposal on certifications

The U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce is preparing a comprehensive review of a Small Business Administration proposal and will be notifying its members and women-owned organizations about its opinion of the best comments to submit.

Analysis: Dorchester County posts 17th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 291 properties in Dorchester County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 17th highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Port growth means big changes for little St. George

As the Port of Charleston continues to grow, its economic benefits continue to spread into the surrounding area as companies seek to move their goods in and out of the port.

Songs of America Book Tour set for June 11 at Gaillard Center

Catch Grammy Award-winning Tim McGraw and Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Jon Meacham on June 11 at the Gaillard Center for their book tour.

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