Charleston Business News

Charleston County Offers Free Small Business Enterprise 101 Monthly Workshops

Charleston County Government’s Contracts and Procurement Department announces free workshops for small business owners. All workshops are from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the county’s Perimeter Building located at 4050 Bridge View Drive, Suite 500 in North Charleston, in the Office of Business Opportunities Conference room. Small Business Enterprise 101 Workshops: March 29 April…

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The Natural Hair Guru – Lisa V. Burks

By Patrice Smith Lisa V. Burks’ passion for hair began when she was child. “At the tender age of seven, I started braiding hair on a mannequin. By nine I was doing my mother’s hair and by the time I was twelve years old I was braiding my sister’s hair.” After a two year stint…

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Young Restaurateur Serves Up Delicious Buffet

By Patrice Smith At the tender age of 23, Angela Baby owns one of the largest restaurants in the Lowcountry.  The U.S. & Asian Buffet on Ashley Phosphate Road (near Dorchester Road) opened the day after Thanksgiving and Angela is straight business. “All my friends just want to hang out and have fun. But I’m…

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Charleston County Parks’ Executive Director honored as Professional of the Year by the South Carolina Recreation and Park Association

On December 13, the Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission’s (CCPRC) executive director was honored with a statewide award. At their annual conference, the South Carolina Recreation and Park Association (SCRPA) presented their Professional of the Year award to David Bennett. The SCRPA Professional of the Year nominee must be in the parks and recreation…

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Charleston Native Eric D. Bailey: One of the Nation’s Top Financial Planners

Charleston native Eric D. Bailey is doing quite well for himself since he embarked from Charleston on his way to  running a nation-leading financial company in Maryland. A Rivers High School and Hampton University graduate, Bailey, CFP®, CMFC, is founder of Bailey Wealth Advisors. A Certified Financial Planner™ professional with 30 years of experience, Eric…

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