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7:23 am on Friday March 23, 2012

March events big success in 2012

Flickr user TheDigitelMYR The news that this March has been the most successful in recent memory has been spread all over local media and by the Mayor of Myrtle Beach, himself.  Last weekend, March 16-18, 2012, Myrtle Beach saw huge crowds come to...
5:07 am on Friday March 23, 2012

N. Myrtle Beach 2012 St. Patty's Day Parade social media coverage (Update: broadcast)

Update March 23, 2012: CarolinaLive has posted their full video coverage of the North Myrtle Beach Parade online. As we noted in our first report below, WPDE/CarolinaLive was all over social media covering the parade and they were the on hand to...
9:30 am on Wednesday March 14, 2012

Lil Gaga at the Masters Club for St. Patty's Day

Columbia, SC native Margaret "Maxie" Feverstein, who is best known as Lil Gaga thanks to her 2009 appearance on Maury will be performing at The Masters Club this weekend.  Maxie has been performing as a little person entertainer for years,...
7:00 am on Monday March 5, 2012

'Catch The Leprechaun 5K' kicks off St. Patrick's Day weekend

The Catch the Leprechaun 5K is back and it’s kicking off the St. Patrick’s Day weekend at Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park. Runners from across the country have signed up for the event on Thursday, March 15th, which combines a 3.1 mile run...
9:00 am on Thursday September 1, 2011

Jobs, economic activity on the up as Amazon's new Midlands distribution center nears completion

Amazon It was only in June that the Amazon tax-break for jobs deal was finalized but the new distribution center is already nearing completion. With it comes approximately 2,000 seasonal and permanent jobs, due to start by year's end, and a host of...
4:32 am on Thursday May 19, 2011

Bring it back in: The S.C. Amazon job-sales tax deal lives again

Flickr user elvisripley Not trash just yet? Update May 19: While Senate approval and Gov. Haley's signature are still needed before the deal's done, there's been a remarkable turnaround in the S.C. House on the Amazon sales-tax deal. After voting...
6:25 am on Monday May 9, 2011

Views from the man at the helm of South Carolina's job and industry ship

Flickr user baldheretic Let's face it, a Q and A with South Carolina Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt sounds about as exciting as eating a loaf of stale french bread — but sometimes it turns out that beneath that crusty title lies some...
6:00 am on Monday May 9, 2011

Peca-what? Southern pecan prices jump thanks to Chinese apetite

Flickr user Susan Sharpless Smith Aw, nuts: Now twice as costly. Ah, the pecan, few things evoke Southern lore more than the soft nut and its namesake pie and sugary praline counterpart. And thanks to fluke in pecan v walnut prices a few years...
10:45 pm on Wednesday May 4, 2011

Haley, Wal-Mart to announce major expansion in S.C. (Update: Not everyone cheering)

Flickr user Koonisutra Update 5-6-11 Not everyone is cheering over Wal-Mart's 4,000 new S.C. jobs. And honestly, who could blame them? It didn't take long for reaction from Lexington County residents to chime in on the whole Boo Amazon, Yea! Wal-...
5:56 pm on Tuesday March 15, 2011

SCE&G: Despite Japan nuclear woes, don't fret about South Carolina reactors

Duke Energy The Oconee Nuclear Station in the Upstate is quite far from tsunami danger. It's an inevitable path: Japan's unfolding nuclear power disaster will continue to raise global and local concern about the long-term safety of nuclear power....

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