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Mar 19, 2020

COPING WITH COVID: Limehouse Produce

Coping with COVID SC Biz News is speaking with small businesses and community leaders about the impact of the new coronavirus on business and industry, and how this is changing how they operate. Contact Andy Owens,, with any questions or ideas. Andrea Limehouse said her company has had trouble making plans because of how fast things […]

Jan 10, 2020

Some stats on those Christmas trees you just (hopefully) recycled

We’re in a new year, and the one thing we’re sure you’re excited about is the chance to make more green. For South Carolina’s largest industry, green comes from literal green, as in forests and tracts of timberland. Timber accounts for more than $2.5 billion in annual payroll and nearly 50,000 jobs in the[...]

Dec 9, 2019

Magnolia Botanicals opening hemp processing plant in Dorchester County

Magnolia Botanicals, a joint venture between S.C.-based Blue Water Green Bridge LLC and United Cannabis Corp., plans to establish an industrial hemp processing plant in Dorchester County. The 25,000-square-foot facility will be located at Pine Hill Business Campus in Ridgeville. Magnolia Botanicals will provide hemp extraction services for farmers working under the 2018 U.S. Farm […]

Nov 22, 2019

Putting a face to your food

That turkey dinner you might be enjoying a week from now will cost you a penny more this year than it did last year, according to a group that represents the farmers who provide most of the dishes you’ll find on your table. The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 34th annual survey of items often included […]

Nov 15, 2019

We have the best city, but we can’t rest on our laurels

After so many years of being rated the No. 1 city in the entire universe, it took us a little work to digest this new-to-us ranking from U.S. News & World Report. The great state of South Carolina is not No. 1, nor No. 2 or even No. 22. The Palmetto State ranks 42nd in […]