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6:24 am on Wednesday August 29, 2012

No, Obama will not pay your Santee Cooper bill

Flickr User: Icrontic.com A reader alerted us to a national scam that has been around for a few months and it may find its way to our area.  Victims of the scam have been reported in Florida, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Indiana, New England, Utah...
6:15 am on Tuesday November 22, 2011

MoneyCon: A day of lectures, documentaries and discussion on money

MoneyCon, December 3 at the Charleston Public Library Main Branch Auditorium.The near collapse of the U.S. economy in 2008 was the result of 30 years of increased risk-taking and reduced regulation in the U.S. banking and finance industry. According...
12:06 pm on Wednesday March 23, 2011

Unemployment tax increased 400% for some local businesses

Kevin Dooley Borrowing money from the goverment and be a tricky situation, at some point they want it back. What does it mean for local business when the tax man comes calling? For some it means a 400% tax rate increase from previous years. Carolina...
8:47 am on Wednesday February 11, 2009

Senate passes $838 billion stimulus bill. What's it mean for S.C.?

Update February 11, 3 p.m.: The bill will likely be paired down to $789 billion. Get the latest. First reporting: If you hadn't heard, the Senate has passed the "Economic Recovery and Reinvestment Plan." But that bill has some significant...
6:05 am on Friday February 6, 2009

A $315 million wish-list for North Charleston

Included as part of Charleston Mayor Joe Riley's $1 billion package, was some $300 million from North Charleston's Mayor Keith Summey. The Post and Courier has a rundown on what's on it and why -- and a bit on the minor controversy. Here's a few...
4:48 am on Wednesday December 17, 2008

A long way to go, but Charleston arts groups making progress

Image by Flickr user włodi Image by 20081217-sheet-music.jpg With only two weeks left in the year, and a need to raise thousand upon thousands of dollars just to stay open next year, local arts groups are also looking to cut costs. Read more...
1:48 pm on Saturday December 6, 2008

Support for big three arts groups rocking forward

Despite some earlier hope, the Donnelley Foundation is holding off on a plan to give the embatled Charleston Symphony Orchestra, Charleston Ballet Theatre, and Charleston Stage a $250,000 matching grant to encourage donations from the community....
5:53 am on Tuesday December 2, 2008

Charleston Stage makes deep cuts to stay afloat

Founder and producing director of Charleston Stage, Julian Wiles, in The Post and Courier: In my 31 years at the helm of Charleston Stage, I have never seen anything like the current across-the-board fundraising shortfalls that the arts...
4:21 am on Tuesday December 2, 2008

Arts aid would likely benefit smaller venues, too

Charleston City Paper's John Stoehr on the shifting momentum to help out smaller venues if the big three (Charleston Symphony Orchestra, Charleston Ballet Theatre, Charleston Stage) get help: Promoting the holiday shows is the first step in...
11:15 am on Monday December 1, 2008

Southern politicians not too keen on auto-maker bailout

The Charleston Regional Business Journal on Southern politician's feelings for a bailout of Detroit: It’s unfair to reward an industry that has saddled itself with a top-heavy management structure, runaway employee salaries and union monopolization...

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