Enplanements, capacity up at Charleston International

Charleston International Airport is in the midst of a nearly $200 million renovation to handle the growing number of passengers flying in and out of the region. (Photo/Liz Segrist) Charleston International Airport had more than 1.5 million enplanements during fiscal year 2014, a nearly 13% increase from the year prior and the highest in its history. The airport also increased seat capacity by 80,300 seats, up 5%, according to preliminary data.  Read More...

Airport renovation project uncovers what appears to be more asbestos

With the terminal renovation project about halfway completed at Charleston International Airport, crews have discovered what appears to be more asbestos from the building’s construction in the 1980s. Testing of the materials is underway.  Read More...

Two medical facilities opened Thursday

Trident Cancer Center now has a TrueBeam Linear Accelerator, which it will unveil as part of its expansion today. (Photo/Provided/Trident Health)Trident Cancer Center held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a $6 million, 3,500-square-foot expansion on Thursday. East Cooper Medical Center also debuted a 42,000-square-foot medical office called the Mullis Building.  Read More...

S.C. State University kicking off executive-in-residence program

David Kerford (Photo/Provided/S.C. State University)Executives, who will take part in guest lectures and other activities, are appointed by Barbara Adams, interim dean of the School of Business, for a one-year term. They’ll be given an office and will be considered staff members.  Read More...

Conference to focus on business impact of African-American tourism on state

Organizers said the conference will look at how growing the overall economic impact of African-American tourism can contribute to the state’s multibillion-dollar hospitality industry.  Read More...


Hot Properties for Sept. 22, 2014

Robert Pratt of Re/Max Pro Realty represented the landlord, Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce, in the lease of 2,508 square feet of space at 402 N. Main St., Suite D, in Summerville to The Harbor Entrepreneur Center.  Read More...

Helping Out for Sept. 17, 2014

Dunne Saal (from left), Children's Museum of the Lowcountry board president; Jim Newsome, S.C. State Ports Authority president and CEO; and Sherrie Snipes-Williams, CEO of Charleston Promise Neighborhood. (Photo/Provided)

The Children's Museum of the Lowcountry received $15,000 from the S.C. State Ports Authority to provide students at four Charleston Promise Neighborhood Learning Community schools with a free field trip to the museum during the 2014-2015 school year. The grant covers the cost of the museum visit plus lunch and bus transportation.  Read More...