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Aviation Authority board approves funds for art, furniture at Charleston airport

The Charleston County Aviation Authority approved a roughly $1.1 million change order today for airline ticket offices and seismic joints, which will delay completion of the Charleston International Airport renovation project by 49 days. The board also approved a $1.15 million award for furniture and allocated $250,000 to its art committee.  Read More...


Harrell pleads guilty, resigns House seat

Bobby Harrell agreed to resign from office immediately, pay a $30,000 fine and reimburse the state $93,958, according to USA Today. (Photo/file)Suspended House Speaker Bobby Harrell, R-Charleston, has pleaded guilty to six counts of misconduct in office. He agreed to resign from office immediately, pay a $30,000 fine and reimburse the state $93,958.  Read More...


Customer service company adding 200 jobs at facility in North Charleston

Apac Customer Services Inc. is planning to expand the workforce at its North Charleston facility at 4275 Bridge View Drive. The new full-time jobs, which include team leader and back-office customer care roles, are being created to support an undisclosed health care client.  Read More...


S.C. below national average for number of seriously underwater home loans

In Berkeley and Dorchester counties, 10% of residential properties had a combined loan amount at least 25% higher than the property‚Äôs estimated market value during the third quarter, according to RealtyTrac. In Charleston County, 11% of homes were seriously underwater.  Read More...