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Ports Authority continues to see record shipment levels, though slowdown may be on horizon

The South Carolina Ports Authority continues to post records for shipments and expects December to also be a busy month before an eventual slow down over the next several months due to concerns over U.S tariffs.

Tariffs could impact economic stability in several of South Carolina's key industries

President Donald Trump's tariffs will have an impact on South Carolina's economic stability, including an effect on the auto industry when they go into effect on Jan. 1.

Protracted tariffs, trade war could drive up used car sales and prices, SC Chamber official says

More South Carolinians might take up the used-car habit—and pay more for it—if the Trump administration's tariffs and ongoing trade war becomes a protracted thing, an official with the state's Chamber of Commerce said during a recent interview.

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.

Consumers could be hurt by protracted tariffs and trade war, SC Chamber official says

As manufacturers ship goods at a record-breaking pace out of South Carolina, one certainty about a protracted trade war is that consumers could end up feeling the most pain, a state Chamber of Commerce official said during a recent interview.

Ports Authority: 'Too early to tell' if tariffs will affect ports

The South Carolina Ports Authority said it's too early to tell if President Donald Trump's higher tariffs will affect ports in South Carolina.

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.

Planned Cambria Hotel undergoes preliminary review from Spartanburg officials

After the announcement of the planned construction of a six-story hotel Cambria Hotel to be located at 179 N. Church St., Spartanburg’s Design Review Board has asked the developer for a revision before preliminary approval shall be granted.

South Carolina gets score of 78 on financial transparency

South Carolina earned above-average marks for its system of making annual budgetary data available to residents, according to a study by the Chicago-based policy institute Truth in Accounting (TIA).

SCPA accepts applicants for next Port Ambassador class

South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has announced its 2018-19 Port Ambassadors class, which consists of 25 individuals who will go through the program to learn how to ports operate.

Charleston County Aviation Authority welcomes British Airways

South Carolina’ first transatlantic flight commences in April 2019

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.

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.

Small business loans of up to $2 million available in wake of Hurricane Florence

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced on Oct. 18 that Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available for eligible farm-related and nonfarm-related businesses and organizations that suffered financial losses from Hurricane Florence.

Department of Commerce offers free code skills classes

Upskilling or starting to know about programming, SC Code is a great platform to learn

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