Tourism's economic impact on South Carolina has grown again, marking six years of consecutive record-breaking growth for the state's visitor industry.
Emily Williams is a business reporter at The Post and Courier, covering tourism and employment. She is also the author of the weekly Business Headlines newsletter. Before moving to Charleston, her byline appeared in The Boston Globe.
A new bill approved by the U.S. Senate this week would designate Charleston-area historic sites Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie as a national park, potentially increasing their visibility to visitors.
On Sunday, Chris Singleton spoke at a North Charleston church about forgiveness, love and conquering hate. The professional baseball player and motivational speaker is the son of Emanuel AME shooting victim Sharonda Coleman-Singleton.
There are no hotels or bed-and-breakfasts on Daufuskie Island, but the private gated community of Haig Point started allowing visitors to book stays at an almost 150-year-old lighthouse at the island's northern tip.
From a fashion show to an archery course to a full slate of lectures, luncheons and outdoor demonstrations, there is far more to do at the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition, hosted for its 37th year in Charleston, than look at art.
Under the current ordinance, city permission to sell palmetto roses in public areas is only given to youth in the program, who must be between ages 9 and 16. A new change would extend it to age 18.
A dispute over a small hotel proposed is headed to court after the development group was denied an extension that it says is guaranteed under state law.
A downtown lot purchased as a potential location for the Charleston School of Law may be on the track to become one of the largest hotels on the peninsula.
The pop up hotel concept is the brainchild of hospitality start-up WhyHotel. By operating pop up lodgings in luxury apartment buildings, the company isn't quite a hotel but also differs from home-shares like Airbnb.
The group who attended the first program of the IAAM's four-part series came armed with questions, several which involved concerns about how the museum would address ongoing racial disparity in the Lowcountry.