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1:44 am on Tuesday July 10, 2012

Number of births to moms on Medicaid falls in Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton counties

Flickr user Koffiemetkoek The number of moms in total — along with the number of teenage moms — who were relying on Medicaid fell across the region in 2011. In Beaufort County the number of moms giving birth while on Medicaid fell 10.2% to 862, and...
11:00 am on Tuesday November 23, 2010

North Charleston's crime rate declines for second year running

Image by Flickr user North CharlestonAccording to the newly released City Crime Rankings 2010-2011 produced by CQ Press, the city of North Charleston's crime rank has fallen for the second  year in a row. A few years back, North Charleston was...
4:03 am on Thursday November 19, 2009

Business continues to decline steeply at the Port of Charleston

Image by Flickr user ahknightImage by 20091119-port.jpgThe Port of Charleston has gotten hit harder and suffered more loss than any of its counterparts across the country. From July to September the number of containers crossing Charleston docks...
3:08 am on Wednesday September 16, 2009

FBI reports S.C. violent crime down 6 percent

The Post and Courier reports that the state of South Carolina saw a 6 percent drop in violent crimes in 2008. The drop in violent crime is good news, especially in trying economic times. On the downside, however, there showed to be an increased rate...
10:58 am on Saturday August 8, 2009

Charleston's hotels are emptier and renting for less

Image by Flickr user gakImage by 20090808-hotel.jpg The Charleston Regional Business Journal reports that hotel occupancy in Charleston fell in June by 5.4% and were renting for 9.6% less than they were in June 2008. Read more stories on this...
4:35 am on Thursday July 23, 2009

S.C. media giants do better in 2nd quarter, still face specter of falling revenue

Image by Flickr user marcelgermain Image by 20090723-paper.jpg It'll float, but it still doesn't seem sea-worthy.Two media conglomerates that own more than a dozen South Carolina daily newspapers and news stations have reported profits during the...
3:18 am on Thursday June 11, 2009

City of Charleston charts a drop in violent crime

Image by Flickr user raymond's photos Image by 20090611-crime.jpg The drop in crime was partially attributed to new technology, not so much the man on horseback. The Post and Courier writes that Charleston saw a 12 percent decline in violent crime...
12:51 pm on Monday March 30, 2009

Six stories in today's State, but jury's still out on death of local reporting

Image by Flickr user just.Luc Image by 20090330-newspapers.jpg Tim Kelly of The Indigo Journal writes that today's edition of The State contains six staff-written stories. It's a sad and poignant example of declining newspaper ad revenue and...
5:01 pm on Wednesday March 25, 2009

Report: Charleston area got fewer tourism dollars in '08 (updated)

Image by Flickr user kimberly hurst Image by 20090325-register.jpg Tourist: You don't miss 'em until they're not spending as much. A report by the College of Charleston's Office of Tourism Analysis stated that the Charleston area saw $40 million...
10:46 am on Friday February 6, 2009

Layoffs at The Post and Courier tops bad week for S.C. papers (updated)

Image by 20090206-layoffs.jpg Charleston.net as of 7 this morning -- a harbinger of what was to come?Word has just come that The Post and Courier has laid off 25 people including six from the newsroom. Read more stories on this subject in our...

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