Business & Finance

Krystal Klear Productions Presents Signature Event for Entrepreneurs

Krystal Klear Productions (KKP) presents The Entrepreneurial Kickback (TEK): The pARTnership Edition on June 22, 2018 from 7:00-10:00 p.m. at Lightroom Studios (2070 Northbrook Blvd., Suite A5, North Charleston, SC 29406). The overall purpose of this event is for entrepreneurs to come together, have fun, fellowship, network, share their business experiences, participate in an art…

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Black PR Wire Power Profile: Thomas W. Dortch, Jr

Thomas Dortch is a noted Author, Entrepreneur, and Community Activist. He has had guest appearances on the Oprah Winfrey Show, C-SPAN, National Press Club, CNN and more. Mr. Dortch is the recipient of numerous awards and honors that celebrate his efforts, including being listed in the 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004 May Editions of Ebony…

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Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation’s 3rd Annual “SC Rural Landowner Symposium” at Voorhees College June 21-22

If you need help with heirs’ property and/or if you want to learn more about managing your land for timber to provide increased income for your family, the Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation is inviting you to attend its 3rd Annual 2-day “SC Rural Landowner Symposium” to be held on the campus of Voorhees College…

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Robinson-Berry to Take New VP Role at Boeing’s Global Services

Staff Reports – Joan Robinson-Berry, vice president and general manager of Boeing‘s North Charleston site, will take on a new role as VP of engineering maintenance and modification at the Boeing’s global services business. She will offer technical support services to the defense and commercial sectors at the Plano, Texas-based unit. The three-decade Boeing veteran previously…

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At Murray’s Mortuary The Circle Remains Unbroken

By Barney Blakeney For Grippon Boags, Chardale Murray and Rev. Charlie Murray, a relationship that is their triangle has come full circle. Boags took Chardale Murray under his wings while she still was in high school training her to become a mortician. He later took her younger brother Charlie under his wing as well and…

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Airport Revenue Flying High, Black Businesses Still Low Balled

By Barney Blakeney By most accounts, Charleston International Airport is in good financial shape. The approximately $200 million Charleston International Airport Terminal Redevelopment and Improvement Program (TRIP) was completed in 2016. The county’s aviation authority, which sets policy for the airport, is set to start another building project: construction of a second parking deck estimated…

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New U.S. Energy and Jobs Report Shows Growth, Less Diverse Workforce

By Freddie Allen, Editor-in-Chief, NNPA Newswire and BlackPressUSA.com Energy jobs are growing faster than the national average and energy-related sectors are less diverse than the national workforce, according to the 2018 U.S. Energy and Employment Report (USEER). “The nation’s energy sector employed 6.5 million Americans in 2017, up 133,000 jobs from the year prior,” a…

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Debt in America: Combatting Predatory Practices and Keeping Assets in our Communities

The NAACP is building public awareness of an initiative to enlighten individuals and families in our communities to the harm that predatory lending practices in South Carolina are doing to our economic health and general welfare. The SC State Conference, NAACP, SC Appleseed Legal Justice Center and the SC Christian Action Council have partnered to develop…

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