Campaign disclosure reports not always accurate

Flaw in procedure suggests false conflict of interest for CofC board

College of CharlestonSPECIAL REPORT: Campaign disclosure forms incorrectly show that four College of Charleston board members, including Chairman Greg Padgett, gave money to Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell’s war chest last year. Read More...

Crisis Ministries employee brought up on embezzlement charges

Carol Libby, a former CFO for Crisis Ministries, was charged with fraudulently obtaining more than $440,000 from the organization over a period of seven years. Approximately $102,000 has been recovered through an insurance policy and restitution paid by Libby. Read More...

USC study finds SCRA’s economic impact on state $1.35 billion in 2013

Applied research corporation SCRA announced 2013 revenues of $266 million and an economic impact of $1.35 billion during the same year. The company, aimed at developing South Carolina’s knowledge economy, has helped to develop 280 ventures since 2006. Read More...

Major work visible at Charleston International Airport

Renovations are completed for the second baggage claim area at Charleston International Airport. Installation of the first baggage claim area is underway, officials said. (Photo/Charleston County Aviation Authority)Contractors have removed a lot of the facade from the outside of the airport in preparation for the installation of a canopy and are getting ready for the delivery of new passenger bridges as part of the $200 million redevelopment project. Read More...

Aviation Authority tries to put lawyer controversy to rest

Last week, the board voted to keep its long-serving attorney on the job until the airports’ director decides an extensive redevelopment project is far enough along to open bidding for legal services. Read More...


Hot Properties for April 21, 2014

Johnny Bevon of Avison Young represented the buyer, Jiffy-Boi LLC, in its purchase of a 3,075-square-foot retail space at 5138 Ashley Phosphate Road in North Charleston from seller First American Exchange Co. LLC for $545,000. Jason Ryals with Colliers International represented the seller.  Read More...

Fashion Plate for April 17, 2014

Visit local shops at the Pitt Street Stroll, today at 113 Pitt St. in Mount Pleasant's Old Village. Swoon is hosting “Tea with Ted” and offering a free tote with any Ted Baker purchase. Read More...