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10:44 am on Saturday April 6, 2013

Analyzing the 1st: Mark Sanford, Elizabeth Colbert Busch an unusual competition

Elizabeth Colbert Busch is running for the 1st Congressional District seat in Republican territory, and she's doing so against former Gov. Mark Sanford. But there are those with a distinct distaste for the former governor, and the election is in an...
8:06 am on Wednesday May 2, 2012

YESCAROLINA AND MOTLEY RICE SUPPORT YOUNG LOCAL ENTREPRENEURS

Inaugural competition gives students opportunity to participate in business plan competitions Students from four Charleston County schools will compete in a series of business plan competitions organized by Youth Entrepreneurship South Carolina (...
6:51 am on Thursday April 19, 2012

Wine and Food Festival '12 pumps $8.6M into local economy

Image by Flickr user armisteadbooker Fueled in part by increased attendance figures, out-of-town guests and total spending, the College of Charleston’s office of Tourism Analysis team estimates that the 2012 BB&T Wine and Food Festival brought...
8:16 am on Thursday November 19, 2009

Charleston County searches for answers in 12,000 pounds of trash (updated with video)

Image by Flickr user D'Arcy NormanImage by 20091118-landfill.jpg First reporting: Charleston County officials want to know all the dirty secrets about what you throw away. To find out, workers at the Bees Ferry Landfill are analyzing waste from 45...
4:03 am on Saturday June 6, 2009

What's next for S.C.'s Mark Sanford? (w/ bonus cartoon link)

Image by S.C. Governors OfficeImage by 20090606-sanford.jpgIf you've wondered what's next for Gov. Mark Sanford's political ambitions now that his stimulus challenge has largely failed, then check out this piece by The Post and Courier's Robert...
4:54 am on Wednesday June 3, 2009

South Carolina endures a year-after-year job deficit

Image by Ken Hawkins/TheDigitelImage by 20090603-jobs.jpg Sanford's long run of unemployment: Red areas show when South Carolina had above-the-national-average unemployment, and blue when we fared better. Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor...
3:04 am on Tuesday February 3, 2009

Analyzing the last decade of Charleston's real estate market

Image by Flickr user TheTruthAbout...Image by 20090202-home-sales.jpg The Charleston Update has a lengthy piece analyzing Charleston's real estate market. Dubbed "The Charleston SC Real Estate market over the last 10 years," this piece is number-...
4:37 am on Tuesday December 23, 2008

Maersk's pullout from Charleston may not be as final as it seemed (updated 3X)

Somewhat expectedly, Maersk's announced pullout from the Charleston market may not be as final as it was being reported. Read more stories on this subject in our port topic page.First there's this line from The Charleston Regional Business Journal'...
7:15 am on Wednesday November 26, 2008

Why they proposed a 3.6 million-square-foot development

Charleston Regional Business Journal on the logic behind the massive Ingleside Plantation: However, both analysts say the Ingleside development likely won’t contribute to higher-than-usual vacancy rates or be dragged down by them. Because most...
1:21 pm on Saturday November 22, 2008

Does S.C.'s DHEC not have enough political pull?

Image by Flickr user SkrewtapeImage by 20081122-sulfur.jpg Sulfur: There's a lot in the diesel fuel used in shipping activities, and The State says that DHEC may not have taken its side effects seriously enough. Continuing their look into the roll...

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