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7:53 am on Wednesday November 6, 2013

CCU’s high economic impact noted in new study

Coastal Carolina University contributed nearly $500 million to the economy of South Caroina in 2012, according to a new study released by the Center for Economic and Community Development in CCU’s E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration...
5:05 am on Friday April 5, 2013

Charleston colleges, higher ed bring a $4.4 billion impact

A study estimates that public universities in the Charleston area bring a $4.4 billion economic impact during, supporting 41,000 jobs. The study covered fiscal year 2010-2011 and was released by the Charleston Regional Development Alliance in...
8:23 am on Monday March 11, 2013

Fort Sumter, Fort Moultrie visits bring in $24 million

A report says that the Fort Sumter National Monument and Charles Pinckney National Historic Site brought in 903,137 visitors in 2011, accounting for some $24 million in spending in the surrounding communities, and supporting 312 jobs.  
4:24 am on Monday March 11, 2013

Fort Sumter, Fort Moultrie visits bring in $24 million

Image by Carlin Timmons/NPS A report says that the Fort Sumter National Monument and Charles Pinckney National Historic Site brought in 903,137 visitors in 2011, accounting for some $24 million in spending in the surrounding communities, and...
6:15 am on Thursday September 6, 2012

Study: Clemson has $7.5 Million impact on tri-county

Flickr User: dok1 No word on if the impact includes hat sales. In an economic study through 2010 charting Clemson University's impact on dollar, job, and population creation, the university is attributed with creating some $7.5 million in the tri-...
4:14 am on Thursday September 6, 2012

Study: Clemson has $8.5 Million impact on Charleston area

Image by Flickr user dok1 No word on if the impact includes hat sales. In an economic study through 2010 charting Clemson University's impact on dollar, job, and population creation, the university is attributed with creating some $8.5 million in...
7:01 am on Friday June 22, 2012

Charleston Fashion Week announces record economic impact, 2013 dates

Image by TheDigitelCharleston Fashion Week, one of the leading fashion weeks in the United States, was bigger and better than ever in 2012. With record attendance, sponsor participation, and national & international media impressions, the event...
6:03 am on Friday June 15, 2012

Spoleto's impact: 70,000 tickets, millions of dollars

Image by Piccolo SpoletoThe 36th annual Spoleto Festival USA wound down on June 10, and now the less artistic bean counting is complete.  The more than 140 events drew some 70,000 ticket sales for $2.9 million in revenue. The overall economic...
4:48 am on Monday May 14, 2012

Lamenting South Carolina's slow growing beer industry

Jim Nix Sierra Nevada is one the latest breweries to pick North Carolina. After three large breweries west of the Mississippi picked North Carolina as their brewing home, Timmons Pettigrew over at CHSBeer.org has penned a piece asking why is it that...
3:44 am on Monday May 14, 2012

Lamenting South Carolina's slow growing beer industry

Image by Jim Nix Sierra Nevada is one the latest breweries to pick North Carolina.After three large breweries west of the Mississippi picked North Carolina as their brewing home, Timmons Pettigrew over at CHSBeer.org has penned a piece asking why is...

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