By 5 a.m. each day, a gyro cone is placed on the upright rotisserie grill inside of Derek’s. The meat roasts slowly until lunchtime when John Derek Mickalis slices it from the cone, wraps it in a warm pita bread and tops it with fresh vegetables, feta cheese and authentic tzatziki sauce.
The monthly Department of Employment and Workforce survey of households across the state estimated the number of South Carolinians working moved substantially higher, establishing a new record of 2,324,510.
The ARK of SC is the recipient of $5,000 from the Allstate Foundation Helping Hands Grants, thanks to Allstate volunteers who empowered people and the community.
If Josh Swindle could pause a particular moment, just to soak it in, it would be the moment when the sun begins to rise over a fairway spilling the fresh light of a new day onto well-manicured paths winding through a golf course.
Exactly seven years ago the Summerville restaurant, Sweetwater Cafe, closed its doors. This week the restaurant has been reborn as Sweetwater 123, located at 123 W. Richardson Avenue. The restaurant’s retail shop has been open since the end of October. Owners Chris and Sharon Bauer renovated…
The Santee Cooper Board of Directors approved the sale of $163 million in variable rate revenue obligation bonds during a special telephonic board meeting today. The proceeds will be used to refund existing debt, and the transaction achieves projected debt service savings of $40 million over…
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…
Swank Desserts, a speciality dessert shop, is set to open this month at 110 A South Cedar Street. The space was previously occupied by JJ’s Bakery which recently closed.
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…
The monthly survey of households across the state estimated the number of South Carolinians working moved substantially higher, establishing a new record of 2,311,479, According to the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce.
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…
Serving the Nexton, Cane Bay and surrounding Summerville neighborhoods, Carolina One Real Estate’s new Cane Bay/Nexton location on Highway 171 welcomes six new sales associates to the vibrant and rapidly expanding sales and marketing office.
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.
Brenda Jaicks, broker-in-charge of Carolina One Real Estate’s Summerville Trolley Road office, announced the addition of 10 new sales associates.
One of the Lowcountry’s most-beloved restaurants for dining on succulent steak is preparing to open its doors in Summerville this month. Halls Chophouse in Nexton Square is set to open on Wednesday, according to an announcement from Hall Management Group LLC on Friday. It will be the fourth …
After more than a year serving as publisher of Summerville Communications Inc., Rebecca Alexander has announced she will be leaving her leadership role with the community newspaper company for a career opportunity out-of-state.
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…
BKeDSHop will soon bring its hand-crafted donuts and other decadent desserts to Summerville. The Charleston-based food truck business is expanding to its second storefront facility. The site will be located in Nexton’s booming business community.
One of the top economic development investments in Berkeley County is inching closer to fully operating its $300 million expansion initiative it first announced in 2018.
The Summerville area has been inundated over the summer with new construction, expansions and ribbon-cuttings. With no shortage of places to dine or bank, Flowertown is getting more of both business types.
Starting next month, Fetter Health Care Network’s OB-GYN, Larry Wilson, MD, will be moving with his team from downtown Charleston to the organization’s Summerville facility, the Thaddeus J. Bell, MD Family Health Center.
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.
The retirement community, Del Webb Charleston at Nexton, is planning to cut the ribbon this month on its new 26,000-square-foot amenity center for residents to enjoy additional indoor and outdoor recreation and relaxation. In addition to an outdoor saltwater pool and lounge area, Del Webb of…
For the first time in more than four decades, Berkeley County will again house an inpatient hospital facility, allowing residents a more convenient place to receive life-saving care and welcome new life into the world.
A Mississippi-based developer that owns assisted living facilities throughout the Southeast wants to build a facility in Summerville; it would be the company’s first in South Carolina.
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.
Dorchester County officials said they believe the Oakbrook area’s safety will greatly improve now that a bar and lounge, known for community complaints and unlawful behavior the last year, will soon be evicted.
Beyond BASIC Life Skills welcomes Kay Phillips, PhD LISW-CP, executive director at the Dorchester Children’s Advocacy Center, as the newest Board of Directors member.
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.
After two decades in its original location on Short Central, Summerville’s first cooperative art gallery is relocating to the Nexton Square.
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.
A company specializing in industrial packaging materials and paperboard converter has chosen to expand its operations in Dorchester County, investing $4.5 million into a new distribution and warehouse facility.
The countdown is on for the first-ever South Carolina Aeronautical Training Center to welcome students later this year at Trident Technical College’s main campus in North Charleston.
“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…
Development at Nexton is showing no signs of slowing. Sightings of new commercial, business and residential units have been common the last couple years, and plans for more are stacking up.
Michael Lisle, executive director of Summerville DREAM, will leave his position at the nonprofit by the end of this month. However, his work improving the Summerville economy is far from over.