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11:05 am on Tuesday January 10, 2012

Beaufort County legislators discuss 2012 top priorities, as they see them

Flickr user opensourceway Beaufort County legislators recently convened to discuss the top priorities for this year. What topped the list? Education funding, state spending, and pension and tax reform. While quite a bit of progress was made in 2011...
12:00 pm on Wednesday June 29, 2011

Tire recycling company comes from China to Lowcounty with jobs

Image by Flickr user vagawi Yes, you read that right: Tire International, a U.S.-based tire recycling company, is moving its operations to the Lowcountry from China. And the best news is that they're bringing 150 job openings with them. Tire...
4:03 am on Saturday March 5, 2011

Beaufort County in 2016: Here's a glimpse of what it could be like

Flickr user khawkins04 Kyle Peterson of The Island Packet published a short post on March 3 about what goals local lawmakers have for Beaufort County within five years. There are some interesting items on the list include: greater local food...
9:55 am on Monday November 15, 2010

Gulfstream announces 1,000 new jobs bound for Savannah

Flickr user elentir Aeronautics giant Gulfstream today announced a $500 million, 1,000-job expansion over at its Savannah facility. While not in Beaufort, an investment of this magnitude so close to our region only can serve to help our community...
10:31 am on Wednesday July 7, 2010

Greene's plan for creating jobs: Make actions figures of me

Alvin Greene, the unemployed Army veteran who surprised the nation when he becoming a South Carolina Democratic U.S. Senate nominee has an, um, interesting plan for creating jobs: manufacturing actions figures of himself. Greene shared his idea in a...
5:40 am on Tuesday December 22, 2009

Charleston urges the Fed to grant $146.3 M for drainage tunnels

Image by Flickr user Chemist Following last week's flooding, the City of Charleston is continuing its push for a $146.3 million federal stimulus grant to build a network of drainage tunnels and pumps to eliminate flooding around the Medical...
11:02 pm on Friday November 20, 2009

Boeing breaks ground on assembly plant today (update: ground broke)

Image by Flickr user Drewski2112Image by 20091120-boeing.jpg Update November 21: The Post and Courier was there for the ceremony and has a lengthy write-up and photo gallery. Unless you're just captivated by the historic moment for the Lowcountry...
2:53 am on Wednesday September 9, 2009

Charleston's $146 million drainage plan

Image by City of Charleston The city wants to end flooding like this on the Crosstown, only problem is the pumps needed aren't cheap nor small.The City of Charleston is submitting an application in hopes of receiving $146.3 million in stimulus...
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