S.C. ports authority approves FY17 plan, $248M for projects

S.C. ports authority approves FY17 plan, $248M for projects

The S.C. State Ports Authority board unanimously approved the highest capital plan in its history when it unanimously passed the fiscal year 2017 financial plan on Wednesday. More »

College of Charleston to increase tuition for 2016-17

College of Charleston to increase tuition for 2016-17

Full-time S.C. resident undergraduates will pay $5,693 per semester, and out-of-state undergrads will pay $14,772. In-state graduate students will pay $6,262 per semester, and out-of-state graduate students will pay $16,249. More »

New gate system coming to Wando Welch Terminal

New gate system coming to Wando Welch Terminal

The State Ports Authority will implement a new gate system at the Wando Welch Terminal on Saturday. The new system should enable faster turn times and provide more information about the trucks More »

Charleston County: No plans to reapply for I-526 funding

Charleston County: No plans to reapply for I-526 funding

After state funding was pulled from the long-delayed I-526 extension project, Charleston County Council Chairman Elliott Summey said last week the county has no plans “to apply for funds that are already More »

 

China-based JGBR to open $7.2 million manufacturing plant in Walterboro

The 240,000-square-foot facility will create 65 jobs. JGBR makes steel balls and ball bearings for global mechanical and automotive markets. The Colleton County facility is the company’s first in South Carolina.

Legislators oppose seismic testing in Atlantic Ocean

Reps. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., and James Clyburn, D-S.C., along with more than 50 other members of the House, sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Wednesday asking him not to allow seismic testing in the Atlantic Ocean.

Haley signs roads bill, lashes out at lawmakers

Potholes like this one on Haywood Road in Greenville have been a source of frustration for many Greenville motorists. (Photo/Bill Poovey)

Gov. Nikki Haley called the measure “incremental and incomplete,” yet she signed the bill into law. In a letter to House and Senate leadership, Haley lashed out about the process of selecting oversight of the Department of Transportation.

Fashion Plate for June 9, 2016

Bits of Lace is holding Bits, Burgers and Bikinis this month. Ibu has launched a new collection. Zero Cafe & Bar is hosting a dinner on Wednesday. And Gwynn’s of Mount Pleasant is hosting Lafayette 148 New York.

Boeing hires new leader to replace Wyse as head of S.C. operations

Joan Robinson-Berry

A little more than a year after assuming the helm of Boeing South Carolina, Beverly Wyse is no longer head of the North Charleston Dreamliner campus. Joan Robinson-Berry, a 30-year Boeing employee, succeeds Wyse.

Blackbaud opens 1st Canadian office

The Daniel Island-based tech firm has opened an office and training center in Toronto — its first in Canada. This is an expansion from its existing sales presence in Canada, which was established two years ago.

Helping Out for June 8, 2016

East Cooper Medical Center is holding a Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive to benefit the Lowcountry Food Bank. The drive, part of a community effort to provide local children in need with a healthy breakfast during the summer, runs through

Buyer of port headquarters property requests zoning change

The buyer contracted to buy the S.C. State Ports Authority’s headquarters in downtown Charleston is considering a rooftop feature and street-level activity for the future development.

The buyer contracted to buy the S.C. State Ports Authority’s headquarters in downtown Charleston, is considering a rooftop feature and street-level activity for the future development. The buyer has applied for a zoning change.

State forgives $12M loan for S.C. State University

The state has agreed to forgive $12 million worth of loans for S.C. State University and allow the school to repay a separate $6 million loan at a rate of $355,036 annually. (Photo/Provided)

Gov. Nikki Haley signed a bill Tuesday forgiving $12 million worth of loans for S.C. State University and creating a repayment plan for an additional $6 million in loans. The aid hinges on the university’s maintaining accreditation and increasing student

On the Menu for June 7, 2016

Twenty Six Divine, at 682 King St. in Charleston, will host a five-course dinner paired with live jazz funk music from 5:30-9 p.m. June 18. Each course is inspired by a classic jazz funk song.