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7:36 am on Friday November 28, 2014

7-digit Lowcountry dialing is dying in 2015

South Carolina's 4th area code, 854, is coming to the Lowcountry in March 2015.
9:32 am on Thursday April 3, 2014

Relocating? Charleston, Myrtle Beach, Beaufort areas among nation's most popular

It's not a secret: South Carolina's Lowcountry is a fast growing and an ever-so popular spot to move to — but notable is just how popular all three of it's coastal community hubs are to relocate to, ranking in the top 60 spots nationwide. Estimates...
12:27 am on Sunday March 23, 2014

President McConnell has plans for the College of Charleston

Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell says he will use his political now how to secure a doctorate program, and focus on growth, from profit to, yes, diversity at S.C.'s third-largest university.
4:30 am on Sunday January 19, 2014

An updated look at Dick Stewart's vision for Beaufort

Last week word came that Nippy's restaurant would shut down, becoming an early indicator of the likely change for downtown Beaufort, with an epicenter on Nippy's former home, the Port Republic surface parking lot. 303 Associates founder Dick Stewart...
12:19 pm on Monday December 30, 2013

South Carolina adds another 50,000 residents

The Palmetto state grew some 1.07% from mid-2012 to mid-2013, according to the latest Census Bureau estimates.
2:14 pm on Wednesday December 18, 2013

New area code for South Carolina Revealed

South Carolina 4th area code has been revealed and it will be 854,but no one will be getting one of the new phone numbers until sometime in 2015. The new 854 will be the first "overlay" area code in South Carolina, so some confusion is expected. It...
10:13 am on Wednesday December 18, 2013

New 854 area code to come to Lowcountry

As 843 area code phone numbers dwindle, the S.C. Office of Regulatory Staff has requested a fourth combo for the state to join 803 and 864.
6:35 am on Wednesday September 11, 2013

The 843 area code running out, get ready for a new combo

South Carolina is expected to run out of phone numbers in the 843 area code by 2015, and the North American Numbering Plan Administrator is requesting a fourth combo for the state to join 803 and 864.
5:29 am on Monday April 8, 2013

Tourism and leisure jobs booming in South Carolina

South Carolina's hospitality and leisure industry has added 10,800 jobs over the past year, that's more than any other industry in the state. It's also 77% more than the next highest increase, the government sector at 6,100 jobs.
12:55 am on Sunday September 16, 2012

A chat with the Charleston port leader about successes and challenges

Image by Flickr user r_bowley Last week I wrote how although Charleston ports were once again bosting of a good year of great growth, they were still in many ways making up lost ground — something that could keenly be seen in how the once smaller...