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  1. Charleston, SCRead the original story

    Friday | Charleston Business Journal

    Leaders from the Charleston Regional Development Alliance and local counties and municipalities met Friday to discuss how they can work together on future industry recruitment efforts. Board Chairman Lonnie Carter called the special CRDA board meeting to gather feedback on a new proposed agreement for each entity's responsibilities and roles regarding economic development in the region.

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  2. Aviation Authority board approves funds for art, furniture at Charleston airportRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | Charleston Business Journal

    The Charleston County Aviation Authority approved a roughly $1.1 million change order today that will delay completion of the Charleston International Airport 's renovation project by 49 days to Nov. 6, 2015. The change order includes increasing the size of interior and exterior seismic joints needed for the terminal in the event of an earthquake, costing about $130,000, and the buildout of airline ticket offices, costing about $700,000.

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  3. Customer service company adding 200 jobs at facility in North CharlestonRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | Charleston Business Journal

    Apac Customer Services Inc. is planning to expand the workforce at its North Charleston facility, according to a news release from Gov. Nikki Haley's office. Apac, a subsidiary of Expert Global Solutions Inc. , has a facility at 4275 Bridge View Drive .

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    Thursday Oct 23 | Charleston Business Journal

    The percentage of residential properties in South Carolina that were seriously underwater in the third quarter was slightly below the national average, according to a report released by housing data company RealtyTrac . In South Carolina, 93,933 homes were seriously underwater - meaning the combined loan amount secured by the property is at least 25% higher than the property's estimated market value.

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  5. Bobby Harrell agreed to resign from office immediately, pay a $30,000 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Charleston Business Journal

    Suspended House Speaker Bobby Harrell , R-Charleston, pleaded guilty this morning to six counts of misconduct in office, according to USA Today . He agreed to resign from office immediately, pay a $30,000 fine and reimburse the state $93,958, the USA Today story said.

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  6. Grow Financial opens 2 branchesRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | Charleston Business Journal

    One is in the Shoppes of Summerville, at 1585 Central Ave., Suite C1, and the other is in Wescott, at 9514 Dorchester Road in North Charleston. A formal ribbon-cutting event at the two branches, plus two more new offices in the Midlands, will be held in January, spokeswoman Adrienne Drew said.

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  7. Viewpoint: Voting to extend 1% sales tax for schools fiscally smartRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Charleston Business Journal

    On Nov. 4, Charleston County voters have the opportunity to positively impact more than 40,000 students throughout the county simply by voting yes to extend the Education Capital Improvement Referendum, originally passed in 2010. With a $736 million economic impact on our community, other beneficiaries include thousands of employees, parents and residents, not just in Charleston county, but region wide.

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  8. Boeing delivers 31 Dreamliners in Q3Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Charleston Business Journal

    Boeing Co. delivered 31 787 Dreamliners during the third quarter ended Sept. 30, for a total of 79 Dreamliners delivered thus far in 2014.

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  9. NewBridge Bank planning first Charleston branch on Daniel IslandRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Charleston Business Journal

    A North Carolina-based bank has opened its first loan production office in the Charleston area and is planning a full-service branch, according to a news release. NewBridge Bank's office is temporarily located at 234 Seven Farms Drive , Suite 215, on Daniel Island.

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  10. Helping Out for Oct. 22, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Charleston Business Journal

    Helping Out highlights some of the many charitable events and activities going on in the Charleston area. Submissions should be sent to dailyjournal@scbiznews.com .

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  11. Sens. Campbell, Grooms advocate for statewide gas tax increaseRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Charleston Business Journal

    Sens. Larry Grooms and Paul Campbell both advocated for an increase in the state's 16-cent gas tax to help increase funding for state infrastructure. During the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce's infrastructure panel this morning, Campbell proposed increasing the gas tax by 10 cents this year, and Grooms proposed increasing it by 2 cents annually over the next decade.

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  12. 10 Startups to Watch - Small WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Charleston Business Journal

    Will Jamieson , Kim Powell and Buckley Powell are preparing to launch the Small World app in November. Will Jamieson, a junior at the College of Charleston, is working on a mobile app that he predicts will "change the game when it comes to networking."

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  13. 10 Startups to Watch - SnapcastrRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Charleston Business Journal

    Brian Tice and Sean Stewart talk about growing Snapcastr's customer base from Tice's home in downtown Charleston. A large screen by the stage could showcase concertgoers' selfies through a live Instagram feed.

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  14. 10 Startups to Watch - The New PrimalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Charleston Business Journal

    He was in need of a change. He joined a Crossfit gym on Daniel Island, started eating the paleo diet and lost 45 pounds.

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  15. CRDA to cut 25% of staff in wake of funding cuts from tri-county governmentsRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Charleston Business Journal

    The Charleston Regional Development Alliance is planning to cut three jobs at the end of the year to spend less money from its reserve account, according to spokeswoman Claire Gibbons. The alliance has been depleting its $650,000 operating reserve savings account at a rate of about $50,000 per month since July, Gibbons said.

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  16. On the Menu for Oct. 21, 2014Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Charleston Business Journal

    On the Menu provides the latest news from the Charleston area's extensive culinary community, including new restaurants, new menu items and upcoming events, as well as details about local chefs. Submissions should be sent to dailyjournal@scbiznews.com .

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  17. Carolina Financiala s net income drops to $6.6M in first 9 monthsRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Charleston Business Journal

    Carolina Financial Corp ., parent company of Charleston-based CresCom Bank , reported a net income of $2.4 million for the third quarter of 2014, according to a news release. That's a 6.8% increase over net income reported for the second quarter and a 14.25% decrease from the third quarter of 2013, according to Carolina Financial Corp. President and CEO Jerry Rexroad.

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  18. Ten Startups to WatchRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Charleston Business Journal

    Something is happening in Charleston. Call it a buzz. Coin it Silicon Harbor. Say it's an entrepreneurial vibe.

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  19. 10 Startups to Watch - No. 1: Moondog Animation StudioRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Charleston Business Journal

    Like DreamWorks and Pixar, Moondog Animation Studio in Mount Pleasant focuses on digital animation and creating feature films that are shown in theaters around the world. Created by Bryan Ransom, JM Khayat and Ben Davis, the company launched in 2013, and its five employees are now working out of a small rented space within the Crabpot Theatre on Johnnie Dodds Boulevard.

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  20. 10 Startups to Watch - No. 3: ZubieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Charleston Business Journal

    Ever wonder whether your car needs to be taken in for maintenance or whether your kids are actually driving their car where they say they are? Zubie launched its connected-car service last fall to enable drivers to monitor their cars in real time. The service uses the Zubie Key - a cellular device that plugs directly into a car's onboard diagnostics port - to capture data about both car and driver.

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