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Charleston Chamber says 30,000 new jobs expected in next five years

South Carolina's employment rate is booming, and the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce says tens of thousands of new jobs are forecast to be created in the next five years.

Spartanburg Council approves annexation for apartment complex

The Spartanburg City Council approved the westside annexation for the future apartment development of two parcels on Franklin Avenue.

Analysis: South Carolina ranks 27th best on property tax study

South Carolina finished 27th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

North Charleston Citizens Public Safety Academy begins in March

Grab the opportunity to be part of the City of North Charleston's Citizens Public Safety Academy

Analysis: South Carolina House members rank 26th most frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from South Carolina ranked 26th lowest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

Analysis: South Carolina ranks 27th best on unemployment insurances taxes

South Carolina finished 27th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Affordable housing proves hard to come by in Charleston

Charleston is one of the fastest growing cities, causing problems for people trying to find affordable homes in the area.

Analysis: California, New York, D.C. have most progressive income taxes

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

Charleston region's economic success earns national recognition, but also poses local challenges

Charleston and the region's economic success creates certain challenges, particularly linked to housing access and affordability, according to the official tasked with overseeing the city's development

Registration for Leadership Columbia Class of 2020 in underway

About 60 applicants will be chosen to take part in the Columbia Chamber leadership program, which is a 10-month course that aims to groom community leaders.

Analysis: South Carolina ranked 21st most affected by government shutdown

South Carolina ranked No. 21 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

Mark Clark Expressway finally gains state approval

The State Transportation Infrastructure Bank has approved the amended agreement to fund the completion of the Mark Clark Expressway, which was likewise approved by the Charleston County Council.

Talent and workforce solutions hire tops Greenville Chamber's 2018 accomplishments

The Greenville Chamber of Commerce has reveiewed its list of top successes and top challenges for 2018.

Greenville drive, trail closed for wastewater project

Cleveland Park Drive between Ridgeland Drive and Lakehurst Street will be closed for about two months to give way to the pipe installation for the city’s largest wastewater conveyance project.

Greenville Chamber publishes its 2019 Public Policy Agenda

The Greenville Chamber has published its 2019 Public Policy Agenda, which focuses on subjects such as state pension tax reform, augmenting teachers pay, and engaging Greenville residents to participate in economic growth.

Analysis: South Carolina posted 13th highest individual income tax rate in 2018

South Carolina ranked No. 13 for its top individual income tax rate, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers that tracked the District of Columbia and the 43 states that levy such taxes.

South Carolina gets ‘D’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

South Carolina ranked No. 39 in a study of the state’s ability to pay all of its bills, including public employers’ pension benefits, according to a new ranking of the states’ fiscal health by Truth in Accounting (TIA).

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