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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

Charleston's growing pains: Lack of affordable housing

Kathleen Farrell, who heads commercial real estate at SunTrust Banks, is concerned about the workforce housing crisis facing many families in growing U.S. markets, like Charleston, South Carolina.

Spartanburg City Council receives update on African-American Business Accelerator Program

Participants will have Saturday morning classes at the Spartanburg Community College’s downtown campus, where they will be given lessons, guidance and expert advice with regard to all phases of opening or growing a business.

Greenville Chamber applauds Upstate manufacturers with BBQ Bash

The Greenville Chamber held its annual BBQ Bash Oct. 4 in appreciation of Upstate manufacturers.

SBA offers disaster loans for businesses impacted by Florence

In relation to the recent destruction of Hurricane Florence, the federal Small Business Administration is offering assistance to residents and businesses in North and South Carolina.

Survey seeks to identify barriers to employment

To identify barriers to workforce participation and career improvement, the Workforce Data Collaborative will conduct employer and employee surveys within the Brookfield/Mauldin area.

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