Charleston Business News

New Profs on Call Group Helps Local Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

By Erika LeGendre The College of Charleston School of Business and the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce have joined forces to provide pro bono consultations to Charleston-area businesses affected by the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in a new initiative called Profs on Call. Profs on Call aims to help business owners and their management staff navigate this unprecedented…

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BCDCOG To Partner With Town Of Harleyville On Comprehensive Plan Visioning Session

The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments (BCDCOG) will partner with the Town of Harleyville to host a comprehensive plan visioning session Thursday, March 26th, at the Harleyville Community Center. During the session, which will be open from 7 to 8:30 p.m., the public will learn about relevant issues in Harleyville such as population, housing, land use, economic development, community…

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Free Tax Assistance Available for South Carolina Low Income and Other Qualified Taxpayers

Need help filing a simple tax return? Free assistance is available for qualified taxpayers. One of the best-known programs is the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA). These IRS-certified volunteers provide free, in-person assistance for individuals who make $56,000 or less a year, for people with disabilities, or those with limited English skills. You’ll need the following…

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Upcoming Origin SC’s Workshops in March 2020

  Begin believing in achieving your goals today! Origin SC offers workshops around the tri-county area of Charleston, SC. We also offer one-on-one appointments with certified credit advisors. Take a look at their offerings below to find the next workshop nearest you.  Making Ends Meet Learn basic budgeting techniques and day-to-day money management strategies.  March 12th 6-8…

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Local Group Calls For More Frequency Along CARTA Bus Routes

By Barney Blakeney Last week, the Charleston Area Justice Ministry (CAJM) along with the ACLU of South Carolina, Citizens Climate Lobby, Best Friends of Lowcountry Transit, Charleston Climate Coalition, and the Center for the Study of Slavery Social Justice Working Group held a press conference at the Cherokee United Methodist Church to show support for increased bus frequency. The average bus…

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New App, Temporary Location Puts TINYBUSINESSES On Display

By Barney Blakeney The Charleston Rhizome Collective’s ConNECKtedTOO work is continuing through two of its latest initiatives – the December launching of the conNECKtedTOO/TINYisPOWERFUL mobile app and revitalized website and a temporary conNECKtedTOO Community Lab at 2023 Reynolds Avenue in North Charleston. The Rhizome Collective is an inter-generational grassroots collaboration of artists, social activists, educators and…

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Leonitta L. Turner Named Charleston County Aviation Authority Director of Human Resources

Leonitta L. Turner has been named Director of Human Resources for the Charleston County Aviation Authority. In this role, Turner will plan, direct, and coordinate a comprehensive human resources management program for CCAA employees. Leonitta “Nitta”, a 19-year Human Resource Executive, will also be responsible for HR strategic planning, health & safety, recruitment and selection,…

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