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City leaders in Goose Creek are hopeful about creating a municipal electric utility but it will be voters who decide whether their idea becomes a reality. In a referendum vote set for Dec. 3, residents will choose yes or no for the city’s proposal to operate an electric utility system that f…

A Grayco Hardware & Home will have a soft opening on Nov. 13 at its new location in the Knightsville Crossing Shopping center,1605 Central Avenue. A grand opening date is to be announced. The family-owned hardware store is filling the space that sat vacant after Mr. K’s Piggly Wiggly clo…

Parker’s Kitchen recently opened a new store at 1107 Cane Bay Boulevard. The award-winning convenience and food service company has multiple locations across coastal Georgia and the South Carolina Lowcountry. The Cane Bay store is the company’s 60th store and its second location in Summervil…

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Summerville D.R.E.A.M. along with Old Barrel Tea Company and TSG Real Estate are celebrating their move into new offices. Members of the public will have an opportunity to tour the new offices spaces located at 130 E. 2nd North St. during a joint ribbon cutting hosted by the Greater Summervi…

Justin Farnsworth, a senior financial adviser with the First Citizens Wealth Management group in Summerville recently earned his CRPC designation through the College for Financial Planning.

The Nexton community will soon offer smaller, courtyard and cottage style homes built by New Leaf Builders and Saussy Burbank. Those new homes are another example of Nexton’s aim to develop with diversity in mind, according to Brent Gibadlo, Nexton’s vice president and regional manager.

As Summerville Medical Center undergoes extensive site growth and patient care improvements to better meet healthcare needs in a region with a rapidly-increasing population, another change is on the horizon. After more than five years leading the hospital to new heights, Lisa Valentine is le…

It’s not uncommon for Rhonda Henthorne to wake at 4:30 a.m. on a Tuesday through Saturday to mix cake batter in the work trailer next to her Ridgeville home. It’s the quiet still of the morning when the seasoned baker starts her day.

Celebrating its 115th year in operation, Home Telecom is planning to break ground later this month in Summerville’s rapidly-developing Nexton community for a new facility for retail and office space, particularly providing opportunities for small businesses and professionals who work from home.

The Santee Cooper Board of Directors today named Mark Bonsall, a proven utility executive who most recently served as CEO of the Salt River Project (SRP), as its new President and CEO.

On June 18, Bayer Heritage Federal Credit Union celebrated a groundbreaking ceremony in Nexton for its newest branch. The facility will be located at 343 Brighton Park Boulevard and will be the third Bayer Heritage in the tri-county area, corporate officials said. Two others operate in Goose Creek.

“Collaborate, communicate, cooperate,” are three things South Carolina businesses do best, according to Governor Henry McMaster. McMaster addressed a crowd of local business owners this month at the 42 Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce to discuss the year in business, includ…

A modern shoe company is coming soon to historic downtown Summerville. Sole Shoe Co. will open in late April at 118 E. Richardson Ave. Suite A.

Richard Hayner, Dorchester PAWS president, accepts a collection from Debbie Maccario of Maggie Rose Boutique and Myra Crutchfield of Everything Chic. Downtown Summerville shopkeepers support a different local charity each month. During March, shopkeepers are accepting donations for The ARK.

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