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.
The shop will offer chic, comfortable and casual shoes and accessories for men and women. A full service staff is prepared to help style customers.
Sole Shoe Co. is owned and operated by Margie Sutton, who also owns Mod Beaute Studio and FLY Modern Apparel.
Keto’s Asian Fusion will open this month at 248 N. Main Street. Owners Ivy Chen and Weisheng Yang are putting the final touches on renovations to the building- formerly OK Grocery. The menu features Chinese and Japanese recipes for hibachi meals and the restaurant will be open seven days a week. Keto’s will also offer catering.
A natural gelato and sorbetto shop, Popbar, will open in Summerville this fall. A representative from the company said a location has yet to be selected. Popbar offers handcrafted and customizable gelato popsicles in a variety of flavors including pistachio, blood orange, dulce de leche, green tea cookies and cream and spicy chocolate. GelatoShakes, popWiches, wafflePops and Hot Chocolate on a Stick is also offered. Popbar has more than 20 locations throughout the United States and shops in Canada, Singapore and Panama.
Construction is underway at Nailed It, a D.I.Y art design studio, which is moving into the former portrait studio located on 116 S Main St. Owner Missy Cramer said Nailed It is expected to open by mid-June. In the meantime, Cramer will sell some of her handmade signs at the Flowertown Festival. Her booth will be set up near the food trucks at 611 South Main Street.
“People can get a little taste of what we’re going to offer in the studio,” Cramer said.
Mary Kaye Halterman is the new chief nursing officer at Trident Medical Center. Halterman, a registered nurse, has more than 30 years’ experience in a variety of healthcare leadership roles in Florida, Colorado and California.
Trident Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Todd Gallati said the hospital’s executive team was impressed by Halterman’s “breadth of knowledge, interpersonal skills and concern for the safety of our patients.”
Dr. John McGue, Trident Medical Center’s chief of staff, said Halterman joins Trident at a critical time.
“Mary Kaye will build on the hospital’s foundation of patient-centered nursing care as it expands all of its service lines, especially emergency, cardiovascular, neuro, orthopedic and oncology services.”
Halterman will lead a team of nearly 600 nurses at Trident Medical Center.
Halterman earned her Masters of Science in Organizational Change in Leadership from Pfeiffer University and her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Ball State University. Her career includes executive nursing positions in HCA Healthcare hospitals in the Western and Southeast United States. Prior to joining Trident she served as interim CNO at Regional Medical Center in San Jose, CA. Halterman moves in to her new role following the retirement from HCA Healthcare of former CNO Lynn Singleton.