How To: Prepare for HurricanesOct 6, 2020
We can’t prepare for unpredictable events like fires and earthquakes, but we are commonly told every June to get ready for hurricanes…..and to remain prepared until the season ends November 1st.
The Effort to Address Health Disparities in the LowcountrySep 17, 2020
Healthy Tri-county has conducted several community health audits and found that disparities tear at the fabric of health within the Lowcountry.
A Coordinated Plan to Reignite the Lowcountry EconomyMay 19, 2020
Like all regional economies around the nation, the Charleston metro’s robust economy has skidded nearly to a halt. As one example, pending home sales dropped 11% in April, and listings fell 26% compared to the year before, following a torrid start to the year.
Jobs Await New Coding Course GradsMar 18, 2020
We hear all the time about the need for tech talent all over the country and here in Charleston as the local tech sector blossoms. Right now, website developers with coding skills and no experience can walk into $60,000 entry-level positions with dozens of area tech companies.
SCTechEdMar 9, 2020
The technology industry in the Lowcountry has created a resource in Charleston Open Source to attract skilled workers in the field.
Ingevity Earns Chamber Pillar Award for 20 Years of Extraordinary Community ServiceJan 13, 2020
When the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce considered whom to bestow its Pillar Award upon in 2019, it was seeking a local company with 20+ years of dedicated community service with a commitment to philanthropy.
Recruiting Tech Talent to the Charleston AreaNov 12, 2019
Did you know that Charleston’s burgeoning tech sector now comprises 600 companies, with jobs paying more than twice the regional average? In a community known for tourism and manufacturing, the area is increasingly becoming a tech hub.
For Manufacturers: Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt at the LGCOct 15, 2019
It’s going to be quite a week for the manufacturing sector in South Carolina at the end of October. The SC Manufacturing Conference and Expo comes to the coast for the first time in years, this time at the North Charleston Coliseum.
The Initiative to Reboot the Commute in the Charleston AreaSep 10, 2019
In the Charleston area, 40% of commuters now spend more than an hour of their day on the roads traveling to and from work. The Reboot the Commute initiative implements strategies that boost alternatives.