Airport board might try to recoup asbestos losses

United Airlines and JetBlue Airways are the first airlines to move from the old ticket counters, built in the 1980s, to the new ticket counters as part of the airport's makeover. (Photo/Provided)An expert has determined that the asbestos materials used during Charleston International Airport’s terminal construction in the early 1980s was legal at the time; but the airport board might be open to trying to recoup losses from remediation costs anyway. The current terminal renovation project at the airport is now 65% complete and on schedule.  Read More...

Ports Authority OKs $1.6M terminal work, reports revenue up 21%

The board approved $1.56 million today in repairs and improvements to the North Charleston Terminal’s wharf to handle the wear and tear anticipated from bigger ships. The board also approved adding more security systems at the Columbus Street Terminal rail yard where BMWs come through the Port of Charleston.  Read More...

Boeing South Carolina surpasses delivery goals for 2014, execs say

Boeing South Carolina has delivered more 787 Dreamliners in 2014 than planned, though the number was not disclosed. Boeing executives said the local facility is on schedule with 787-9 integration and exceeding delivery goals for the Dreamliner program after production delays earlier this year.  Read More...

Hubner Manufacturing expanding Charleston County facility

Hubner Manufacturing Corp. plans to invest $8.6 million and add 50 jobs to expand its 100,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Mount Pleasant by about 50,000 square feet. The global company produces parts to the bus, rail and air transportation industries.  Read More...

Mankiewicz Coatings to grow operations with move to new Berkeley County site

As a result of increased demand from its automotive and aerospace customers, Mankiewicz Coatings plans to make a $15 million investment to relocate its Berkeley County operations to a larger facility. The company plans to hire 15 more employees over five years.  Read More...


Fashion Plate for Dec. 18, 2014

Charleston Fashion Week has extended the deadline for its Fashion and Film Contest. The contest is open to seasonal film veterans, aspiring filmmakers, or filmmaking teams.  Read More...

Helping Out for Dec. 17, 2014

George Roberts (from left), East Cooper Meals on Wheels president; Tracy Hunter, East Cooper Medical Center HR director; Jenny Hanzel, East Cooper Medical Center; Jason Alexander, CEO of East Cooper Medical Center.East Cooper Medical Center donated nearly 100 gifts to East Cooper Meals on Wheels. Gifts were collected during the past two weeks, including blankets, robes, clothes and socks.  Read More...