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The U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship holds a hearing in Columbia this week on how South Carolina employers have recovered from the historic October floods.

MARKETING BASICS: Charleston chapter of SCORE holds a business marketing workshop. 6-8 p.m. Lonnie Hamilton Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive, North Charleston. $20. Register at

ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS: The Charleston chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals meets. 6-8 p.m. Chill and Grill, 2810 Ashley Phosphate Road, North Charleston. Bring ideas and suggestions for future programs. Contact Azile Rose

BUSINESS ADVICE: Charleston County Public Library and the Charleston chapter of SCORE offer free, confidential counseling for small business owners and entrepreneurs. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Johns Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway.

BASTIAT SOCIETY: The Bastiat Society of Charleston meets. 6-8 p.m. Harbour Club, 35 Prioleau St. Charleston. Scheduled speaker is Donald Livingston, retired professor of philosophy at Emory University. Topic: “Liberty and Jeffersonian Americanism.” Free. Email

FLOOD FIELD HEARING: U.S. Sen. Tim Scott and the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship hold a field hearing, “Strategies for Rebuilding: An Examination of Small Business Recovery Efforts in South Carolina.” 9-11:30 a.m. Columbia City Hall, 1737 Main St., Columbia.

Affordable Care Act Assistance: Charleston County Public Library and the Palmetto Project offer free assistance with enrolling for health insurance for the federal Affordable Care Act. Mount Pleasant Regional Library, 1133 Mathis Ferry Road, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 4; Johns Island Regional Library, 3531 Maybank Highway, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 5. Call 888-998-4646 for an appointment.

DELINQUENT TAX SALE: Charleston County holds its annual delinquent tax sale of real estate and mobile homes. 9 a.m. Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building at 4045 Bridge View Drive in North Charleston. If necessary, the sale will continue at 9 a.m. Dec. 8. Go to or call 843-202-6570.

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PROBATE WORKSHOP: Charleston County Government holds a free workshop on routine estate administration and the probate process. 10 a.m.-noon. Charleston County Historic Courthouse, 84 Broad St. Planned speaker: Probate Judge Ir- vin Condon. Register: 843-958-5030.

FOLLY BEACH RENOURISHMENT PLAN: S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control’s Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management holds a public hearing on the decision to approve, modify or remand the city of Folly Beach’s beach management plan. 6 p.m. Folly Beach Town Hall, 21 Center St.

USC ECONOMIC OUTLOOK: The University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business holds its 35th annual economic outlook conference. Noon-4 p.m. W.W. Hootie Johnson Performance Hall, 1014 Greene St., Columbia. Scheduled speakers include USC research economists Joey Von Nessen and Doug Woodward; Silicon Valley software executive Martin Ford, author of “Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future”; and Jay Bryson, managing director and global economist for Wells Fargo Securities; and Moore School dean Peter Brews. $95. Email or call 803-777-7311 or go to

GRANT-SEEKING BASICS: Charleston County Public Library holds a workshop, “Introduction to Seeking Grants.” Noon-1 p.m. 68 Calhoun St., Charleston. Free.