A restaurant chain new to the Charleston area is setting up shop between Goose Creek and Summerville.
Wisconsin-based Culver's, which specializes in its signature ButterBurgers and frozen custard, will build a new location at 1904 N. Main St. on U.S. Highway 17A, just south of Royle Road between the developing mixed-use communities of Nexton and Carnes Crossroads, according to a notice of project commencement filed with Berkeley County.
A ButterBurger features fresh Midwest-raised beef, never frozen, on a slightly buttered bun.
A November/December opening is targeted, according to a company spokesman. Franchisee is Marilyn Christman.
Culver's offers three restaurants in South Carolina: in Fort Mill, Greenville and Greer. The nearest one to Charleston is in Pooler, Ga., near Savannah, where a second one is on the way.
The iconic American toy store whose once-popular jingle for children proclaimed, "I don't want to grow up," will disappear from Charleston on Thursday.
Toys R Us, which filed for bankruptcy last year, is closing its last remaining stores this week nationwide. The shop at 7800 Rivers Ave. in North Charleston will go dark at 9 p.m.
Sister store Babies R Us, which operated down the street, closed Tuesday.
A discount golf cart shop is now open in Mount Pleasant. King of Carts recently rolled a new factory outlet location into National Crossing Shopping Center. Look for it at 3365 S. Morgans Point Road.
Northwoods Mall has landed a new tenant.
Perfume World is now open in the North Charleston shopping center's food court area. It offers scents for men and women, including designer fragrances.
“Perfume World will bring a use back to Northwoods Mall that’s been missing for a while now,” said Leigh Burnett, mall marketing director. “It’s great to have a store fully dedicated to offering the latest in fashion scents.”
Charleston-based sports Palmetto Moon will open its 20th store this weekend.
The Southern lifestyle brand and collegiate gear retailer will welcome customers during a grand opening celebration with prizes and giveaways 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday 1 at its new location in the Mall of Georgia in Buford, a suburb of Atlanta near Lake Lanier.
Palmetto Moon will open two more stores this year: in Dunwoody, Ga., in August and Gainesville, Fla., in September.
Fast-food burger restaurant Hardee's at 2235 Ashley Phosphate Road recently closed. The chain offers several other locations throughout Charleston.
Bi-Lo grocery store customers can help with hunger relief over the next two weeks.
Parent company Southeastern Grocers of Jacksonville has partnered with Feeding America to collect donations from customers at checkout through July 10.
The SEG Gives Foundation, the giving arm of Southeastern Grocers, will raise funds at Bi-Lo, Winn-Dixie, Harveys and Fresco y Mas for a companywide Hunger Relief Program for 25 food banks, including Lowcountry Food Bank in North Charleston and Harvest Hope Food Bank in Columbia. The foundation also will give $150,000 of shelf-stable SE Grocers products and fresh produce to food banks.