Business & Finance

Friends Of The Lowcountry Low Line Set For Community Input

By Barney Blakeney After more than eight years of planning, the Friends of the Lowcountry Lowline soon will be making community presentations about the proposed linear park that will transform the abandoned rail line that runs adjacent to I-26 on the peninsula into vibrant community spaces. The Friends of the Lowline was organized approximately eight…

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Poll Managers Needed for the Democratic Presidential Primary

  The Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration (BEVR) is in need of additional poll managers for the Democratic Presidential Primary. “Poll managers have a unique opportunity to serve the community, meet their neighbors and become involved in the democratic process,” said Joseph Debney, BEVR’s Executive Director. Poll managers are compensated $135 ($60 for training and $75…

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It Either Will Take Magic Or Voters To Affect Controversial Board Appointments

By Barney Blakeney The South Carolina National Action Network is among those locally protesting the recent Charleston Aviation Authority Board’s appointment of Charleston County Council Chairman Elliott Summey as the authority’s executive director. Summey, first elected to county council in 2008 is son of North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey and followed his father onto the…

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GM Prodigy Charles Muse Recounts his Rise to the Top of Auto Industry

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrowmMedia At 28-years-old, Charles Muse is already a significant player at General Motors. Muse, who serves on GM’s Program Engineering Management Team for Autonomous Vehicles, certainly counts as a prodigy. A graduate of Ohio State University Aerospace Engineering, Muse already has more than eight years of automotive…

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Lowcountry Local First Congratulates First Graduating Class of the Community Business Academy

  Lowcountry Local First (LLF), a 501(c)3 nonprofit cultivating an economy anchored in local ownership, is inviting all entrepreneurs to participate in the Community Business Academy (CBA), a 12-week business planning and management program that is part of LLF’s Good Enterprises Initiative. Good Enterprises aims to be a catalyst for reshaping the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem to one that provides equitable opportunity for business ownership, in order…

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South Carolina Federal Hosts Retirement Workshops Through CFS

South Carolina Federal Credit Union will host seven complimentary workshops on retirement basics, presented by CUSO Financial Services, L.P. (CFS)*, beginning on February 10.  In the workshops, CFS* investment advisors will educate attendees on how retirement needs have changed over the years and how they can successfully plan for their future. Each workshop will be…

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