James Hardie Industries' Summerville plant is among the first manufacturing sites in the state to go dark permanently in part because of the conronavirus outbreak.

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.

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 Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the grand opening of State Farm Insurance in Knightsville.

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.

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.

Lowcountry Women’s Specialists recently welcomed Dr Martha Cohen to their OB/GYN practice. Dr. Cohen is currently scheduling patients in the Carnes Crossroads, Summerville and North Charleston offices where she provides comprehensive OB/GYN services, including routine wellness visits and hig…

Morton Buildings, a post-frame manufacturing and construction business, recently announced it is expanding operations into Summerville. The Illinois-based company serviced the Summerville area in the past, but to meet industry demands in the area, has established a new, permanent office loca…

Exactly seven years ago the Summerville restaurant, Sweetwater Cafe, closed its doors. This week the restaurant has been reborn as Sweetwater 123, located at 123 W. Richardson Avenue. The restaurant’s retail shop has been open since the end of October. Owners Chris and Sharon Bauer renovated…

Parker’s Kitchen recently opened a new store at 1107 Cane Bay Boulevard. The award-winning convenience and food service company has multiple locations across coastal Georgia and the South Carolina Lowcountry. The Cane Bay store is the company’s 60th store and its second location in Summervil…

Summerville D.R.E.A.M. along with Old Barrel Tea Company and TSG Real Estate are celebrating their move into new offices. Members of the public will have an opportunity to tour the new offices spaces located at 130 E. 2nd North St. during a joint ribbon cutting hosted by the Greater Summervi…

Rockstar Cheer Charleston just opened a new location in Nexton at 1270 Dropoff Dr. A grand opening celebration is planned 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. Along with food trucks, a bounce house, tumble clinic, vendors and giveaways, the Stingray’s and River Dogs mascots will be on site. Two Gir…

It’s not uncommon for Rhonda Henthorne to wake at 4:30 a.m. on a Tuesday through Saturday to mix cake batter in the work trailer next to her Ridgeville home. It’s the quiet still of the morning when the seasoned baker starts her day.

Donovan’s Custom Framing is under new ownership after James Trimm bought the business from Dennis and Maryanne Donovan. The sale took place in August, but staff recently made it official with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

A modern shoe company is coming soon to historic downtown Summerville. Sole Shoe Co. will open in late April at 118 E. Richardson Ave. Suite A.

Main Street Reads will celebrate their opening with a ribbon cutting at 1pm on Friday, March 1. Summerville’s new Indie bookstore is located at 115 S. Main Street. Summerville local Kathryn Taylor, author of Two Minus One, will be on hand to sign her award-winning memoir. Also featured will …

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