Business & Finance

Credit Union & Church Partnership Promises Mutual Benefits

  By Barney Blakeney Nationally the African Methodist Episcopal Church has entered a partnership with some 19 Black owned banking institutions around the country to begin an innovative economic collaboration. In Charleston where Community Owned Federal Credit Union is the premier such entity, that process is in its infancy. C.O. Federal Credit Union President and…

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Charleston County DSS deputy director Darrell Morris named Employee of the Month

The South Carolina Department of Social Services’ Employee of the Month programs recognizes staff whose work exemplifies our core principles: Competence, Courage and Compassion. Darrell Morris, deputy director of Charleston County DSS, was recently named a July Employee of the Month. “I was surprised and honored to be selected,” he said. According to his nomination,…

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Business Profile: Smallwood Care Removal Services, LLC

SMALLWOOD CARE REMOVAL SERVICES, LLC Owner: • Anthony Smallwood, Timberland High School – Class of 2006 Service Rendered & Available: • 24/7 Removal Services – Inclusive of holidays • Services provided in all geographical regions pick-ups • Removal from homes, medical facilities, nursing home & others     • North Charleston Business • License #LIC-12-16-159553 Mission Statement Our goal is to facilitate…

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African-American Technology Innovator Launches a Smart Business Platform Targeting the Mid-Sized Market

AtWork Systems Inc., a software company based in Northern Virginia, is a smart business platform with an ERP solution for SMBs that delivers mobile, flexible and highly accessible business intelligence to every business owner. It includes a Marketplace application for the GIG economy and a set of open tools that delivers BI/AI/ML-driven decision support to…

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Norton, Chavis Vow to Seek Legislation After GAO Report

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Contributor In a blistering response to a new report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) that revealed federal agencies spend very little advertising dollars with minority-owned businesses, D.C. Democratic Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton said that she would work with minority publishers to press her colleagues in Congress “to demand…

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