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South Carolina’s unemployment rate records all-time low

South Carolina’s unemployment estimates declined to 62,363 people in October, representing an all-time low rate of 2.6 percent compared to 2.9 percent in September.

Innovate Fund pours $7 million into Ingevity Corp. to transform North Charleston headquarters

The Innovate Fund recently allocated $7 million in New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) to Ingevity Corporation, providing flexible and below-market financing to the chemical manufacturing company for the transformation and improvement of Ingevity’s 84,283-square-foot headquarters in North Charleston.

Bank of South Carolina opens new branch in North Charleston

The Bank of South Carolina Corp. has officially opened its newest branch at 9403 Highway 78 in North Charleston.

CDCA summit to focus on cybersecurity and digital technology

The 13th Annual Charleston Defense Contractors Association (CDCA) Defense Summit will be held on Dec. 11-12 at the Charleston Convention Center.

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.

Bank of South Carolina to open North Charleston branch

The Bank of South Carolina Corp. will be opening a fifth office at 9403 Highway 78, North Charleston, in November.

Food Lion unveils $158M renovations at 92 stores

Extensive renovations have been made to Food Lion’s across the southeast, providing South Carolina customers with a new, easier shopping experience.

Port of Charleston to provide strategic global reach to A&R Logistics

Charleston is welcoming a new member of the business community, as A&R Logistics, Inc. is developing its new global facility in which the Port of Charleston will have a vital role in the supply chain logistics service provider's East Coast strategy.

Charleston and Greenville among the 'Best Small Cities in the U.S.'

Charleston and Greenville have been named among the top 10 Best Small Cities in the U.S. in Conde Nast Traveler's 32nd annual Readers’ Choice Awards Survey. Charleston tops the list for the ninth straight year, while Greenville earned the ninth spot.

South Carolina oyster harvesting season open until May 2020

South Carolina's recreational harvesting season has opened for shellfish such as oysters and will last until May 15, 2020, unless conditions warrant an extension of the season or cease it at an earlier date.

NLRB finds unit at Boeing plant not appropriate for union election

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has reached its decision on "The Boeing Company and International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers" (10-RC-215878; 368 NLRB No. 67) case wherein the petitioned-for unit at Boeing’s South Carolina plant that was limited to only two job classifications within an aircraft production line was not an appropriate unit for purposes of conducting a union election.

South Carolina’s 25 fastest growing companies to be awarded Oct. 22

The Official 2019 SC 25 Fastest Growing Companies Awards is set for 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.

SC Manufacturing Conference and Expo set for Oct. 29-30

The fourth annual SC Manufacturing Conference and Expo is set to happen Oct. 29–30 at the Charleston Area Convention Center in North Charleston, through the partnerships of SC Aerospace with SC Biz News and SCME.

SC Chamber of Commerce seeking new Vice President of Marketing & Brand Strategy

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce has recently posted a vacancy to fill the role of Vice President of Marketing & Brand Strategy.

Charleston adding new hotel option as historic anniversary approaches

The coming year will mark the 350th anniversary of the beautiful city of Charleston, and as the city prepares for its historic anniversary a new hotel is coming to the area.

Duke Energy Progress proposes new savings for customers

Duke Energy Progress, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, is proposing savings for South Carolina customers starting on New Year’s Day 2020.

Century Communities plans to build first 3 South Carolina projects

Century Communities, a top 10 national homebuilder, will be building homes for three new communities in South Carolina the company announced Aug. 9. Ebenezer Village and Rhyne Estates will be in Rock Hill, and Carrington is in Indian Land.

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