Municipalities missing $12.5M from state

South Carolina's Statehouse (File Photo)For seven consecutive years, the town of Mount Pleasant hasn’t received money from the state’s Local Government Fund. The town isn’t alone with municipal leaders from across South Carolina finding unfulfilled promises from tax money collected from banks, alcohol sales, transportation, gas and other sources. Read More...

Business professionals invited to Business & Community Expo

Mount Pleasant’s annual business and networking expo presented by the Mount Pleasant Business Association will have 70 exhibitors this year and costs nothing for business professionals to attend.  Read More...

Bidr platform uses auction bids via text

The silent auction platform lets bidders text in their bids rather than signing bids on paper sheets. The Charleston-based company was one of seven startup teams chosen for second round of The Harbor Accelerator.  Read More...

Lowcountry home sales up 5% during summer months, Realtors group reports

From May through August, about 5,500 homes were sold in the region at a median price of $216,231. When compared to the summer months of 2013, the median price of homes increased 2%, according to the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors.  Read More...

Harris Teeter to open new grocery store location in Summerville next week

The Sawmill Village Harris Teeter, 680 Bacons Bridge Road, will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening at 8 a.m. Sept. 24. Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc. was purchased by The Kroger Co. in January.  Read More...


On the Menu for Sept. 16, 2014

Avondale Restaurant Week runs through Sunday at eateries in the Avondale area of West Ashley. Restaurant will offer special menus, including three courses for $20 and $30.  Read More...

Hot Properties for Sept. 15, 2014

Chad Yonce of Southeastern Management Group represented the buyer, XX Capital LLC, in the purchase of a 7,000-square-foot mixed-use property at 547 King St. from EGGG LLC for $1.85 million.  Read More...