A new car wash with character-themed wash experiences is coming to the outskirts of Summerville near Goose Creek.
Eligible businesses seeking assistance should operate in the tri-county and be able to provide evidence of revenue loss since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Business owners may apply for a one-year, interest-deferred and/or an interest-free loan ranging from $10,000 to $100,000.
The construction had to be delayed because of the efforts to stop the work but soon there will be a ceremonial ribbon cutting marking its completion.
The coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on local employment, according to data from a major economic indicator released last week.
Inc. magazine revealed that Preferred Home Services is No. 1,352 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.
The Greater Summerville Chamber of Commerce along with Dorchester Economic Development held a virtual, Industry Appreciation event. The virtual gathering, presented by TD Bank, took on the challenging subject of Artificial Intelligence (A.I.).
TOWN OF SUMMERVILLE FARMER'S MARKET: The Summerville Farmers Market will not be back in its normal form for the rest of 2020, but it will take place as a scaled-down Mini Summerville Farmers Market in an effort to support local farmers. The market operates between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. every Saturday behind Town Hall.
Walmart's announcement last month that it'll build a $220 million distribution center near mile marker 187 promises to bring more industrial development — and traffic — to the Ridgeville area.
Soon we will here the sound of school buses as school will begin on Tuesday, Sept 8. (Which is very different because for the past fifty plus years school has started in Aug). Bonner Elem. welcomes new staff members, Ms. Beauford; Mrs. Glenn; Mrs. Green; Mrs.Edens; Mrs. Tindal; Mrs. Stratton; and Ms. Wallace. HB1 will provide all school supplies for the new school year. Students will not need to share any supplies his year. Please plan to provide a book bag. Macedonia Middle School will provide the following supplies for each student: Binder, Package of binder dividers, college ruled lined paper, composition notebook, pencils, pencil pouch ( traditional Pathway students only). Students will need to provide colored pencils, hand held pencil sharpener 9traditional Pathway students only), and a box of pens (blue or black).
The Summerville Town Council has ruled to extend the emergency ordinance requiring masks. The ordinance states the public must wear face coverings inside businesses where face-to-face interaction occurs and outside where social distancing is not possible through 11:59 p.m. Sept. 10, 2020.
Guerin's Pharmacy in Summerville is one of the few businesses in the state that has survived through two pandemics — the 1918 Spanish flu and the current COVID-19 pandemic.
According to the Property Tax Reform Act of 2006, most real estate transfers are considered Assessable Transfers of Interest or ATI’s. Properties that are classified as ATI’s are required to be reappraised at current market value as of December 31st of the year in which the sale occurred.
Santee Cooper is freezing rates for its residential, commercial and lighting customers from August 2020 through December 2024.
The State Ports Authority’s plan to broaden its business horizons picked up a big head of steam last week, fueled by a mad scramble real estate deal and some old-fashioned relationship building.
REV Federal Credit Union is proud to welcome Shawn Kaup as Vice President of Marketing. Mr. Kaup brings more than twenty years of Marketing and Management experience. He will be responsible for advancing the new REV brand, data analytics, business intelligence, internal culture, business dev…
Walmart has announced plans to build a $220 million distribution center in Dorchester County, near Ridgeville, South Carolina. The announcement was the culmination of an effort, supported by state, county and local officials, to strengthen Walmart’s supply chain network while creating more than 1,000 local full-time jobs.
“We are tickled to welcome Walmart’s newest distribution center to western Dorchester County,” said Dorchester County Council Chairman George Bailey. “A project such as this would not have been possible without the county’s long-term commitment to infrastructure improvements and our strong relationship with the S.C. Ports Authority. We are grateful for Walmart’s faith in the county and excited for the new jobs this project will bring to our community.”
Unemployment rates across the state showed a sharp recovery in June as more people went back to work in the wake of the coronavirus, according to the Department of Employment and Workforce.
The most recent survey by DEW was released early Friday, July 17 included data collected by its monthly Household Survey.
The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber Board of Directors has endorsed the concept of a boutique hotel in downtown Summerville.
The most recent figures from the Department of Employment and Workforce suggest the unemployment situation is improving since the coronavirus left many without jobs for the last two months.
The Dorchester Soil and Water Conservation District Awarded three people with its 2020 scholarship winners, and congratulated them on their “hard work and determination to obtain such excellent scholastic achievements,” according to a press release sent to the Journal Scene.
A Colorado company that announced plans for a joint venture hemp processing site in Ridgeville is fighting for its financial life in bankruptcy court, and that has its Charleston-based partner ready to go it alone.
Any pet store in unincorporated Dorchester County selling a dog or cat could have its business license suspended.
GFI Investors purchased the 563,154-square-foot building at 2550 W. 5th St. for $14.5 million.
The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the grand opening of SpokeWorks Bicycle Workshop in Collins Square. SpokeWorks Bicycle Workshop aims to develop a culture of cycling-centered fitness and enjoyment that serves Summervill…
Summerville Medical Center plans to open Phase 1 Monday of a $24 million emergency expansion.
The deal announced Wednesday includes several stores in and around the Charleston region.
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North Carolina-based Food Lion is beefing up its presence in the Charleston area with a 17th store in a growing part of Dorchester County.
A Summerville plant that manufactures cement-based exterior siding and other products for the housing and commercial construction markets is being closed as part of a business restructuring plan by its owner.
The first of two large industrial buildings has started vertical construction in the 31-acre Portside Distribution Center project next to Interstate 26 near Summerville.
Recent numbers from the State Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) shows that in the past five weeks there have been 341,790 claims for unemployment.
Thrift stores like Goodwill are visited by those looking for a quick flip on an auction site, the hobbyist wanting to refinish some furniture or those who will depend on the used discounted items, now more than ever, to tame a dwindling cash-flow.
The 12,000-square-foot store won't have a grand opening as it usually does for new locations because of the pandemic and its hours will be shorter than normal. It will be open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. while the virus outbreak persists.
The Summerville Journal Scene is offering local businesses a free webinar about how they can effectively market their products and services during a crisis.
A group of investors has teamed up to reopen a handful of the shuttered Earth Fare organic grocery stores, including one in the Charleston area.
Bee City recently opened a forestry exhibit at the Nature Center. Members of the Edisto Chapter of the Society of American Foresters and the dedicated staff members of Bee City have been working on an expansion project for the Nature Center for nearly four years.
The monthly survey of households across the state estimated the number of South Carolinians working has moved higher, establishing a new record of 2,330,683.
The State Ports Authority plans to build a dozen warehouses in the Ridgeville area for e-commerce retail businesses that ship goods through the Port of Charleston, according to a permit application filed with the Army Corps of Engineers.
Summerville-based Booze Pops and one-time business partner Buzz Pop Cocktails, now based in Florida, have filed federal lawsuits accusing the other of trademark violations and other misdeeds.
The Summerville Chamber of Commerce recently hosted information sessions to gauge residents' and business owners' feelings on a boutique hotel being built in Summerville's historic downtown area.
Baby boomers, some 76 million strong, have always had an outsized impact on the U.S. economy, culture and lifestyle as they bubbled through the decades. Now, all 55 and over, they are still affecting housing trends. Unlike their parents, they aren't staying in the home where they raised a family.
The Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the grand opening of State Farm Insurance in Knightsville.
The Nexton development near Summerville will see a new 345-unit apartment development on the rise through the spring of 2022 after the developer, Spectrum Cos. of Charlotte, broke ground Wednesday.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court seemed prepared Tuesday to preserve an important tool that federal securities regulators used last year to recoup $3.2 billion in ill-gotten gains in fraud cases.
One of the Charleston area's largest internet providers says it is adding 100 employees to its North Charleston contact center, part of a broader effort to up its customer service game.
Jeff Baxter's real estate development group has put much of its focus on the Park Circle area of North Charleston, so he was a little surprised that every time he stopped in at one of that neighborhood's restaurants he ran into a Goose Creek resident.
The impact of the coronavirus on South Carolina manufacturers has been slight so far, but concerns are growing that supply chains could be disrupted if the outbreak continues to persist and spread.