Aerospace pushing universities to think bigger

George Patrick, deputy secretary of the S.C. Department of Commerce and member of the S.C. aerospace task force, said the burgeoning aerospace sector has created a need for universities to collaborate in a bigger way to develop aerospace workers and fill jobs across South Carolina. (Photo/Kim McManus)George Patrick, deputy secretary of the S.C. Department of Commerce and member of the S.C. aerospace task force, said the burgeoning aerospace sector has created a need for universities to collaborate in a bigger way to develop aerospace workers and fill jobs across South Carolina.  Read More...

Charleston Restaurant Week nixing standardized price categories

More than 140 Lowcountry restaurants are expected to participate in Charleston Restaurant Week to offer specially priced lunch and dinner menus beginning Wednesday and running through Sept. 14.  Read More...

Northwoods Marketplace shopping center sells for $35 million

American Realty Capital – Retail Centers of America Inc. purchased Northwoods Marketplace, a shopping center on Rivers Avenue in North Charleston, earlier this month. The 236,078-square-foot shopping center is 97% leased with 23 tenants, including Best Buy, Barnes & Noble and PetSmart.  Read More...

Innovative Machining Technology expands to Dorchester County

The Boyertown, Pa.-based company plans to create 45 jobs and invest $7.8 million in a 37,000-square-foot facility in Dorchester County. It will manufacture components for power generation equipment, including gas turbines and nuclear and hydrogen generators.  Read More...

Number of physicians statewide up nearly 12% since 2009, report says

Midway through 2013, there were nearly 200 family practice physicians in Charleston County, 30 in Berkeley County and 34 in Dorchester County, according to the latest edition of the S.C. Health Professions Data Book. About 330 internal medicine physicians practiced in Charleston County, five practiced in Berkeley County and three practiced in Dorchester County.  Read More...


Fashion Plate for Aug. 28, 2014

Charleston Shop Curator, Finicky Filly and Haute Hanger will partner with O-Ku and Bellelina Skincare and Makeup Studio for a fashion-focused social media party on Sept. 4 called “Sip. Selfie. Shop.” Read More...

Helping Out for Aug. 27, 2014

Corporate Challenge team winners from Atlanta Bread Co. stand with Micky Styslinger (left) and Naomi Cills (second from right), both Ark staff members. (Photo/Provided/Douglas Carr Cunningham, Iveta Image Photography)Almost 500 runners and walkers completed the Race for the Ark 5K on Aug. 23, a record number for the 15th annual event. Registrations for the run/walk topped out at 550, and 490 people completed the race.  Read More...