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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.

Miss Maddies, a shop providing customized pet products, celebrated their grand opening on Jan. 11. The shop is located at 805 North Cedar Street in Summerville.

Latorie Lloyd Walker was named one of the 2019 Top Ten Business Women of ABWA, a national program that honors 10 outstanding members for achieving excellence in career, education and community involvement. From those 10 honorees, one is selected to represent the association, and all working …

Palmetto Custom Carts of Summerville is opening this month at 112 East 3rd North Street in Summerville. The sales and repair shop for golf carts will offer Club Car, one of the largest golf cart manufacturers in the nation.

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South Carolina’s first Stars and Strikes Getaway-n-play opens Saturday. The Georgia-based entertainment company has brought its signature family entertainment center to 4570 Ladson Road.

My editor had received an email idea for this profile from D. Michael Thomas, military history author. Since we have the Veteran’s Day holiday coming up, I thought now would be the perfect time to interview him about his first book — a military history book published by The History Press &am…

Worldwide Equipment has opened a new location at 780 Jedburg Road in Summerville. The new full-service dealership will sell heavy-duty trucks and offer a service center. WE closed their dealership in Charleston in preparation for their new location in Summerville. WE is part of a network of …

The weather was simply beautiful as thousands of people shopped, ate, played, danced and roamed their way through the Goose Creek Fall Festival on Saturday heldbehind the Marguerite H. Brown Municipal Center.

The weather was simply beautiful as thousands of people shopped, ate, played, danced and roamed their way through the Goose Creek Fall Festival on Saturday heldbehind the Marguerite H. Brown Municipal Center.

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