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The board of directors of Sustain SC, a nonprofit organization connecting the sustainability goals of business in South Carolina with local solutions, has appointed Leslie Skardon as CEO. (Photo/Sustain SC)
Feb 15, 2024

Sustain SC names new CEO

The executive will lead Sustain SC as it works to build on its mission to connect businesses and local stakeholders to support both economic growth and conservation priorities.

Jan 24, 2024

Better Business Bureau Announces Relocation to New Strategic Location for Enhanced Exposure

Cayce, SC — The Better Business Bureau serving Central SC and Charleston is excited to announce its relocation to a new, strategically chosen location that promises to enhance the exposure and accessibility of the organization. The move represents a significant step forward for the BBB as it continues to serve businesses and c[...]

Jan 23, 2024

Second Year Running: SEL4SC Brings Back Acclaimed Screenagers Film Series in 2024

Right now, record numbers of young people are dealing with unprecedented levels of stress, anxiety, anger, depression, and other mental health issues that can lead to negative — and often tragic — outcomes if not properly addressed. With that in mind, the Social Emotional Learning Alliance for South Carolina (SEL4SC) held mu[...]

Jan 22, 2024

Water Mission Awarded $1 Million Grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation, Funding Safe Water Programming in Uganda and Tanzania

More than 53,000 People to Benefit in the Eastern Region in Uganda, and the Dodoma Region in Tanzania N. Charleston, SC — Water Mission is partnering with The Coca-Cola Foundation on a safe water program grant that will benefit more than 53,000 people in Uganda and Tanzania. The $1 million grant will fund continued safe [&hell[...]

Jan 19, 2024

Charleston Parks Conservancy Welcomes New Members to its Board of Directors

The Charleston Parks Conservancy, dedicated to enhancing and maintaining over 24 parks and green spaces in the Lowcountry, announces the appointment of new members to its Board of Directors. The Board plays a pivotal role in providing governance, strategic direction, and oversight to ensure the success of the Conservancy’s[...]

Jan 17, 2024

Juan Acevedo Joins First Tee – Greater Charleston Board of Directors

Charleston, SC—First Tee – Greater Charleston is pleased to welcome local entrepreneur Juan Acevedo to their Board of Directors this month. Born in Columbia, South America and raised in Columbus, Ohio, Juan Acevedo developed a passion for athletics at an early age. He was an All-American high school soccer player and went on[...]

Jan 16, 2024

The ARK of SC receives $3,000 from The Employees Community Fund of Boeing South Carolina

The ARK of SC is pleased to announce being a grant recipient of The Employees Community Fund of Boeing South Carolina. Each year, Boeing employees not only go above and beyond by offering hundreds of thousands of hours of volunteer work in the community but by giving back monetarily with donations. The ARK was awarded […]

Jan 9, 2024

2024 MLK Celebration Theme, Parade Marshal, Honorees Announced

Beginning on January 11, 2024, South Carolinians will come together to celebrate Charleston’s 52nd Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. Put on by YWCA Greater Charleston each year, the tribute—first held in 1972 as one of the first national tributes of its kind—is a multi-day event reigniting Dr. King’s d[...]

Jan 5, 2024

BBB Serving Central SC & Charleston Announces 2024 Board of Directors

Cayce, SC – Chris Morrison has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of the BBB Serving Central SC and Charleston. Morrison has served on the BBB Board of Directors since 2017, including Vice Chair and Secretary. Morrison is the Owner of Terratec, Inc. in West Columbia, SC. He is a native of Columbia, […]

The Charleston Museum experienced a banner year in 2023 amid its anniversary celebration. (Photo/Provided)
Jan 4, 2024

This Charleston museum welcomes most visitors in over 20 years in 2023

The museum commemorated 250 years since its founding with special exhibits and events throughout 2023.

Jan 3, 2024

First Tee – Greater Charleston Announces New Name for Game Changers Immersion Program

Charleston, SC–First Tee – Greater Charleston is kicking the New Year off with a new name for its golf and STEM enrichment program. The Pathfinder Immersion Program, which launched under the name Game Changers in 2021, will continue providing year-round athletic, academic, and social/emotional support to students grades [...]

Dec 21, 2023

MassMutual Foundation Partners with MassMutual South Carolina to Support Local Youth Development Programs

Charleston, SC–The MassMutual Foundation has announced a $15,000 matching gift that will support Charleston Area youth development programs administered by First Tee – Greater Charleston. The donation comes in response to personal contributions made to First Tee by Ry Hudnall, President and General Agent for MassMutual S[...]